• Senior Project Manager Utrecht
  • Eurail B.V. in Utrecht, , Netherlands
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

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Senior Project Manager

Our Team

We advocate for the positive impact travelling can have in the world. We are Eurail, and we have all the stops to take our customers’ curiosity further.

If we are going to inspire the world, then we need the right people around us. We are proud of our culture at Eurail, underpinned by our established company values that define and guide what is important to our people. We’re a diverse team of talented colleagues (from 50 countries!) who have a real curiosity for the world around them.

We strive to ensure that all of our people have the chance to innovate, influence and grow. With our international team (working hybrid from our HQ in Utrecht and/or from your home in the Netherlands), we believe that creative thinking and diversity help to improve our brands and ultimately create a unique and repeatable experience for our customers.

We’re on the search for…

…someone who can go One Stop Further by taking our vision to the next level and helping us... drive and lead internal and international IT-related projects. As the senior project manager, you lead cross-functional teams to deliver results that benefit our customers and colleagues. You will identify project goals, objectives, and scope and create a project plan outlining the required tasks, timelines, and resources. You ensure that projects proceed according to scope, schedule, budget, and quality standards. Examples of current projects on the backlog are delivering a European real-time train timetable to all our customers, including train delays and platform changes, implementing a technical middle layer for our distributors and B2B partners (distributors), and moving our DWH to the AWS cloud.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll be joining the IT team, primarily responsible for improving and maintaining the complete IT infrastructure and developing new features for our customers. You will report directly to the CIO.

You’ll be involved in:
• Initiating, executing and delivering projects that are outlined in the strategic roadmap. Afterwards, evaluate projects and document lessons learned.
• Ownership of project life cycle: successful project delivery includes full implementation from initiation to delivery in several projects simultaneously.
• Manage all aspects of a project: planning, supplier relationships, stakeholder management, communications, resources, budget, and risk management.
• Operate the day-to-day project activities and resources and chair the project management team meetings. Monitoring the project objectives and variables: scope, resources, quality of deliverables, time, budget, risk and issues.
• Monitor, track and provide status reporting regarding project milestones, critical path deliverables, dependencies, risks and issues.
• Set and continually manage project and program expectations while delegating and managing deliverables with team members and stakeholders.
• Manage and motivate project teams of highly skilled professionals and substantively strong colleagues.
• Ensure that key stakeholders (internal clients, product owners, etc) are involved and informed about progress.

What we’re looking for

It's already looking like a possible match when you share the same mindset as us, being forward-thinking, results-driven, caring and embracing diversity.

In terms of your experience and strengths:
• 5+ years of project management experience in all its aspects.
• 5+ years of experience working with business stakeholders in all kinds of disciplines (marketing, sales, finance, HR and IT).
• Be able to combine Waterfall projects within an Agile (SAFe) environment.
• You are result-driven by working creatively and analytically, demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence.
• Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs.
• Demonstrate decisiveness in resolving business problems, making decisions and identifying priorities.
• Ability to transfer expertise and knowledge to colleagues and suppliers.

In addition, it’s bonus points if you have…
• Knowledge of the SAFe framework.
• A love of sustainable travel!
• Already hold the correct documents to work in the Netherlands

Our offer
• You have the flexibility to manage when and where you work, with our hybrid way of working. Whether you need collaborative, quiet or social time, either face-to-face or online, everything is possible, but keep in mind that it’s necessary to come to the office some days per week.
• A complimentary NS train card for work and leisure travel across the Netherlands.
• An annual free Interrail travel pass for you and a companion (and any immediate dependents), so you can explore Europe with your family or friends and share the same experiences as our customers.
• Unlimited access to OpenUp psychologists to enhance mental well-being.
• An annual team trip across Europe to experience our product first-hand.
• Support for your work-life balance through a generous personal allowance.
• The autonomy to develop your own personal and professional growth plan using your individual annual training budget.
• An enhanced annual leave package of 28-30 days, plus study days, volunteer days, and Good Friday.
• Salary Scale: 61, Monthly gross salary (excluding 8% allowance): from € 6050 to € 8000 based on experience.

Diversity, inclusion and belonging

Travelling is about making connections. Our culture reflects and represents the communities that our product proudly connects. We share our traveller’s natural curiosity, passion for adventure and embrace of new experiences.

We offer a safe environment where you can bring your whole self to work, recognising that our strength lies in our differences and our values. Through self-organising teams that encompass a diverse range of views, skills and backgrounds, we encourage a culture of openness, curiosity and flexibility - attributes vital to deepening our shared understanding of customer perspectives.

And just as travel is about discovery, we are on a continuous journey to make our culture even more inclusive.

Curious to apply?

Apply directly via our website (https://jobs.eurail.com/en/vacancies).
• We'll ask you to share your resume in English (our business language) and tell us why you're excited about Eurail and this particular role. It doesn't hurt to be creative; we love to see your personality shine through.
• To show off your skills, we may also ask you to complete a short assessment as part of the process

If we feel you might be a good fit, the next step is a fairly informal interview with some of your potential new team members. For you, this is helpful to understand if Eurail is your ideal workplace, and for us, it tells us more about the value you would bring.

In the meantime…

Following your application, we will provide you with an update, even if you are unsuccessful. We appreciate the effort it takes to apply for a new role so we ensure that we respond to every candidate.

If you’re curious to know more, why not check us out on LinkedIn and get a feel for our culture, our values, and our place in the world. And we’re eager to answer any questions you might have too… just send them over to jobs@eurail.com and our People & Culture team will pick them up.

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