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Project Manager

  • Alphen aan den Rijn, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
Project Management

Job description

Why Sakura?

When it comes to diagnosing cancer, there’s no time to wait!

At Sakura, we’re driven by our desire to advance cancer diagnosis through fully automated anatomic pathology and by providing our partners with best-in-class innovations, quality and customer care.

What we do:

We empower pathology professionals all over the world by providing integrated solutions to deliver accurate & fast diagnoses of cancer, to optimize treatment success for each life we touch!

The opportunity:

As a Project Manager you will undertake and manage a wide range of projects from initiation to completion reporting directly to the Manager Strategic Projects of Sakura Finetek EMEAI.

You will be responsible for coordinating, implementing, executing, controlling and closing projects & keeping stakeholders informed throughout the process.

Key responsibilities:

  • Take a leadership role in projects to ensure completion on time, to specification, and within budget.
  • Contribute to the development of a feasible plan (including budget and resources) that achieves the goals and objectives of the project department.
  • Independently plan (including multidisciplinary resources), execute, monitor progress, and report on projects.
  • Use project management tools such as Smartsheet, Issue Log, and project management templates.
  • Present progress reports to stakeholders, as well as issues, solutions, and change requests as needed.
  • Track project costs to stay within budget.
  • Participate in change management activities related to the project management department and/or ongoing projects.
  • Achieve personal objectives and performance targets.

Job requirements

We perfectly match if you

  • have a project management qualification or equivalent.
  • have theoretical and practical knowledge of various project management methodologies: e.g. Prince II, Agile & Scrum, Change Management.
  • are proficient in project management software tools such as Smartsheet or MS Projects.
  • have +2 years of experience as a project manager.
  • have a lean & Six Sigma Green or Black Belt.
  • have proven ability to creatively solve problems.
  • have the ability to encourage and motivate people.
  • have a can-do mentality.
  • are an "owner" and "finisher" of his projects.

and you

  • have an excellent command of English, both written & spoken.
  • have a higher vocational or master’s degree in Engineering, Technical Business Administration or comparable.
  • are self-organised and structured, with the ability to define your own tasks.
  • liaise easily with internal stakeholders.
  • are a strong communicator.

We offer you:

  • A competitive salary.
  • 8% holiday allowance & 29 paid holidays (full-time based) to recharge your batteries.
  • Annual bonus of max. 8%.
  • Fully paid pension plan (according to the Dutch law).
  • Laptop.
  • Birthday gift & a gym discount to stay fit.
  • A Good work-life balance & hybrid working option.
  • A lease plan for an ergonomic home workplace.
  • a daily freshly prepared lunch: we eat all together at 12h30!

And last but not least, a great job opportunity where you have full ownership of your work, recognition of your achievements and professional development opportunities.

The invitation:

Our culture is friendly and open. We believe that the development of our people enables the company's growth.

By joining us, you will be part of:

  • An inspiring community with a mission that matters! ''advancing cancer diagnostics''.
  • Our International organization who's leaded by a supportive & inspiring management.
  • A financial healthy & privately owned company.

To learn more about Sakura, please visit our career page & follow us on LinkedIn.

*Acquisition in response to our job postings is not appreciated. This means that we think we can find a suitable colleague on our own.

*Please note that we don't offer sponsorship visa. Only candidates with valid EU work visa will be considered.