Head of Project Management


Region: Rotterdam
Country: Netherlands



Salary: Negotiable

Application Details:

Expiry Date: 30/01/2024
Job Reference: hpmhk_1704195556

Head of Project Management

This is an unparalleled opportunity to shape the future of our client’s project processes, drive innovation, and ensure the highest level of productivity and efficiency within their operations. As the Head of Project Management, you will be responsible for overseeing a diverse project management portfolio and leading the successful execution of various engineering projects.

Key Responsibilities:

Leadership and Team Management:

  • Manage, support and guide external freelance (ZZP) project managers
  • Promote a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement within the engineering department.

Engineering Strategy and Execution:

  • Develop and implement the project strategy aligned with the overall business goals, ensuring efficiency, quality, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Drive project and engineering excellence by implementing best practices, new technologies, and innovative approaches.
  • Monitor and evaluate engineering processes, work flows, and standards to optimise productivity and minimise risks.

Project Management:

  • Oversee and manage complex engineering projects from initiation through to successful completion, ensuring adherence to time lines, budgets, and quality standards.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including operations, production, and R&D to integrate engineering initiatives seamlessly.


  • Management of external contractors is essential
  • Proven experience in a similar leadership role within the food and beverage industry.
  • Strong technical expertise in project principles, design, and execution.
  • Demonstrated success in managing complex engineering projects within budget and time line constraints.
  • Exceptional leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and build strong relationships with stakeholders.
  • Solid understanding of regulatory requirements and safety standards.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of emerging engineering trends, technologies, and practices.

g2 Recruitment are committed to equality of opportunity for all applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships or any other characteristic protected by law.

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L&D Team

We are very lucky that g2 recruitment see Learning and Development as a vital part of a consultants journey which is why we have 4 people in the team who you will work very closely with from day 1 in your career. The team are on hand to guide you through your career at all levels and provide extra support working closely with the management team to give all consultants the best chance of success.  

Our Three Pillars of Training

Week 1 is a series of remote sessions to learn all things systems, followed by a 1 week academy process which is a mixture of classroom and deskside this will be in one of our UK offices and usually consists of 3-8 other consultants all starting their journey together.

Experienced Modules:
These are a variety of sessions curated by us designed to support consultants as they are progressing through the career ladder, the aim is to ensure consultants at all levels have access to L&D.

Junior Management Programme:
Ran by our head of L&D this programme is designed to support junior managers as they start their management career. This involves things like personal branding, time management and ends in a business plan which is presented to members of the Exec board and senior management team.

Jaz D’Avola
Head of Learning & Development

Jaz joined g2 Recruitment in 2013.

She now leads our Learning and Development programme, transferring the knowledge and wisdom she learnt as a recruiter to the new generation of talent.

Imani WIlliams
Learning and Development Consultant

Imani joined g2 Recruitment in 2022.

His role involves developing individuals in all areas of the business, varying from inducting and onboarding consultants to working with them 1 to 1 to identify areas of development.  He aids with growth of L&D across the business, watching consultants experience and develop.

Meghan Mcloughlin
Learning and Development Consultant

Meghan joined g2 in 2023 as an L&D consultant, Working in recruitment for 6 years, her role is to  help consultants at all levels to upskill and focus on development points. This could be anything from sales calls or candidate calls to organisation improvements.

Kane Gray
Systems & Academy Trainer

Kane joined g2 in April 2023 as an Academy & Systems Trainer.

His role involves teaching the consultants that are new to the company the foundations of recruitment and our systems before then helping them to upskill in areas specific to each consultant. Working closely with different consultants and watching them implement the feedback, apply it, and then benefit off the back of it.


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