Senior Program Manager Industrial


About this job

  • Branche: Industrial Services
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Overijssel

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Sunday, June 27, 2021

About this role

As Sr. Program Manager Industrial you are "CEO of your own business" and you do what is necessary for your customers with respect for yourself, the organization and the customers. This consists of realizing development and new product introduction projects to the full satisfaction of the customer and internal organization, maintaining the relationship with the client (s) and bringing in new business.

With your knowledge and experience of product development and production, you take a responsible role in the project management team. You continuously strive to improve results in the field of customer satisfaction and profitable results. You are technically, financially and commercially responsible for the implementation of one or more multidisciplinary projects from idea to production and if necessary you can also intervene in current projects. In addition, as a Sr. Program Manager the leading discussion partner for the customer, the manager of the team and the sparring partner of the MT.

Responsible for managing the relationship with existing customers.
Identifies new business opportunities, generates scope extensions and new assignments.
Leads quotation processes and provides the correct proposal documents, financial estimates and schedules for new customer projects.
Effectively executes (technical, organizational and / or relational) medium-sized and technically complex long-term projects for international clients.
In consultation with management, leads the preparation, negotiation and drafting of contracts with customers, subcontractors / suppliers and factory.
Identifies segment and customer needs in the longer term and drives changes in the own organization where necessary to continue to optimally serve the industrial segment.
Assembles multidisciplinary project teams for projects, directs them and supports the project members, including defining tasks, responsibilities and authorities within the program.
Manages medium-sized project groups (approximately 5-20 employees) consisting of senior designers, design engineers, system engineers, and technical project leaders.


Completed university education in the direction of Electrical Engineering or related.
At least 10 years of relevant work experience as a project manager within product development and preferably grown from a hardware developer role.
Experience in a multidisciplinary product development environment, preferably set up for serial production.
Experience in an international working environment with Contract Manufacturing, with New Product Implementations and with international customers.
Management and negotiation skills, reporting and communication techniques
Financial knowledge and strong analytical skills.
An entrepreneurial, decisive, proactive and result-oriented mindset.


Brunel offers outstanding individuals a highly diverse and challenging job opportunity in a company where an open, professional and pleasant working culture is greatly valued; where your personal initiatives will be noticed and rewarded; and where you will receive all the support, coaching and training you need for your future career.
This is your opportunity to discover a wide range of sectors and activities and develop your expertise in a fast-moving and results-oriented environment. Being intermediated by Brunel means that you are contracted by Brunel. Not only you will have a contract, you will as well be assured of a great career! Our primary and secondary terms of work are excellent. A few examples are price reductions at CZ Health Insurance, bonus opportunities and standard 26 days off. Brunel Engineering intermediates both junior and senior engineers within the industry for over 30 years now. Our clients vary from multinationals to local companies. Together we will find the job which meets your wishes.

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Our client is a global partner focused on the design and development of electronics products and the provision of services to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). They work for companies that make an impact with their innovations, for example they develop new products that increase safety, health or convenience. They supply these products from product design to volume production and even directly to the end user. This entire process, from design to production, is carried out entirely in the region of Twente.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Lisette Koopman is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Lisette Koopman
Brunel Netherlands Enschede
+31 53 478 6011

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