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Technical Project Manager

Job group: 5
Grade: G7 to G9 (net (basic) monthly salary* for this vacancy: EUR 5 891,56 to 7 435,96, depending on experience)
Duration of appointment: Five years
Career path: Technical 
Location: The Hague 
Application deadline: 04.04.2020

You will be part of the Technical Services The Hague team and report direct to the head of department. The department, which is responsible for providing technical services to all internal customers located in The Hague, will have two project managers on site to deal with all building-related projects in the existing building.

You will mainly be responsible for managing and contributing to projects in an existing building portfolio in The Hague. While focused chiefly on technical installations, you will also be able to manage end-to-end turnkey projects, from the conceptual/design phase till the go-live date. You will be capable of drafting tender documents for engineering services independently. You will work in a project-management environment where you will report on quality, time, cost and risk.

Your main responsibilities

  • Managing, co-ordinating and steering multidisciplinary projects in parallel
    o Overseeing the overall execution of projects in terms of methodology, quality, cost and timeline, including early feasibility studies, final completion and handover with the mandatory documentation mainly in the field of electrical (high & low voltage) and mechanical installations
    o Ensuring continuous reporting in the TPG project management tool on MS Project and SharePoint
    o Running tenders including writing tender specifications for engineering services and provider companies
    o Managing all external and internal stakeholders to ensure achievement of project goals
    o Managing allocated resources for the duration of the project
    o Ensuring compliance with statutory regulations as well with the EPO project methodology
    o Approving and checking invoices
    o Accepting service delivered
    o Gathering documentation for handover to operations
  • General support in Directorate 4.4.1
    o Developing and delivering presentations to internal and external stakeholders
    o Supporting the continuous improvement of EPO project management methodology
    o Clarifying requirements/wishes with internal users
    o Performing budget planning for upcoming projects
    o Pro-actively supporting Central Procurement in running procurement activities
    o Developing framework contracts
    o Managing the project portfolio for the site in The Hague

What we expect from you

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical/mechanical engineering or technical facility management
  • Five to ten years of experience in technical disciplines and managing turnkey projects
  • Ability to draft tender documents for design services, including for small works
  • Knowledge of Dutch building codes would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of the Dutch language would be an advantage
  • Diploma of certification as Project Manager would be an advantage
  • Experience in technical maintenance would be an advantage
  • Experience of working in the BIM environment would be an advantage
  • Pro-active support for the EPO's work to digitise its buildings

Your qualifications

  • Diploma of completed university studies at bachelor's level or – in exceptional cases – equivalent professional experience
  • Working knowledge of two of the EPO's official languages
  • Citizenship of one of the member states of the European Patent Organisation

Interested in this position?
We are happy to get in touch with you! You can send your application by using the below link or contact:

Eleni Tsikopoulou on +498923994393

Time frame
It is intended to hold the interviews in the 2nd trimester 2020, in The Hague.

* after deduction of EPO internal tax and before deduction of staff contributions to the social-security and pension schemes. The salary range depends on experience.


Technical Project Manager

The Hague
G7 to G9 (net (basic) monthly salary* for this vacancy: EUR 5 891,56 to 7 435,96, depending on experience)

Published on 24 Mar 2020