Project Director

  • Van der Hoeven
  • 39 hours
  • University education

The role: Project Director

As Project Director, your primary responsibility will be to lead your team in the execution of EPCI projects across multiple locations. Reporting to the CEO, you will work closely with your team to ensure that projects are completed on time, within budget and with an emphasis on safety and quality performance.

Some of your key duties will include managing project profitability, internal engineering deliverables and vendor selection, as well as steering contract management throughout the execution phase. You will also be responsible for selecting and managing key project subcontractors and suppliers, ensuring construction, commissioning and handover performance, and building strong customer relationships.

Leading the project team in both the Netherlands and abroad, you will also champion QHSE throughout the project value chain. As EPCI projects require you to be stationed close to our clients, therefore, you will be stationed abroad for 30-50% of the time.

Overall, this exciting role requires a motivated and resourceful Project Director with strong communication skills, the ability to work well under pressure, and experience in international project management.

Nice to meet you

Van der Hoeven Horticultural Projects. The future of horticulture technology.

The world is realizing that we need to preserve our planet and that it requires a much more sustainable approach on agriculture. Also, the world deserves access to healthy food. Therefore, we design, build and operate tailor made horticultural solutions for our customers, with a reduced footprint in natural resources, water, CO2 and pesticides. We continuously invest in R&D to strengthen our propositions towards our customers. This vision allows us to operate our business successfully for a better future.

Your profile

  • Engineering and/or technical background
  • University degree required
  • 15 years of experience in a project minded environment
  • Self-starter
  • Result orientied and resilient when required
  • Proven (international) EPCI project management experience is a must

What to expect?

At Van der Hoeven, we believe in teamwork and support. We are helping each other in our work and sharing our experiences to achieve success together.

To ensure the future of our employees, we have developed the VDH Academy. This internal platform promotes knowledge sharing and provides opportunities for professional growth. We like to invest in the development of our employees.

In addition to professional growth, we also strive for a healthy work-life balance. This is why we offer work fruit, among other things, to promote the well-being of our employees.

At Van der Hoeven, fun is also an important part of our team spirit. Our staff association organizes various activities throughout the year, such as fun office drinks, barbecues and family events during the holidays. Our office is also equipped with areas where you can relax and play games, including a pool table.

At we value a positive work environment where we grow, learn and enjoy together.

Got your interest?

Let’s start our future together!

Does the position appeal to you, and do you recognize yourself in the requested profile? Please send your application letter and CV to our HR department, via: If you have any other questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Nice to meet you

van Goch

HR Consultant

van der Vaart

HR Manager


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