Project manager for Measurement and Control Technology

Project manager for Measurement and Control Technology

Published Deadline Location
30 May 1 Jul Wageningen

Job description

Become our new project manager for Measurement and Control Technology! Dynamic role, room for growth, challenging projects and a strong focus on sustainability. Good salary, exciting challenges and a substantively interesting working environment. You?

Wageningen University & Research (WUR) has a lot of real estate (650,000 m2 GFA), mainly research buildings that contain a lot of technology. Technological development is moving fast and there is a great need for further optimization and energy savings. In addition, there are many renovations and sustainability projects, which involve a lot of measurement and control technology.

The measurement and control technology team optimizes all of WUR's building installations, while ensuring comfort and energy efficiency. They also plan maintenance, timely replacement and improvements of measurement and control systems to comply with the latest technical standards.

This vacancy focuses mainly on project management for the control of building installations, where energy optimization and the (transition to) professional and structured monitoring of energy performance and comfort in buildings is paramount.

What are you going to do?
  • You will develop a vision on M&C technology, in which energy optimization, ease of management and smart use of data are paramount;
  • You set up a management plan and implement it. Consider: better efficiency, reliable operation and better monitoring;
  • You set up overarching measurement and control technology across the Campus, including the WKO-ring. The aim is to make this work as optimally as possible, also in view of limiting peaks in electricity demand;
  • You carry out MJOP maintenance and replacement jobs on M&C technical installations for which you have been appointed (jobs are distributed annually);
  • You will contribute to the General Technical Program of Requirements for Control Engineering in WUR buildings;
  • In collaboration with the M&C technical coordinator, you check technical (design) drawings of projects that are managed by fellow project managers.

Specifications

Wageningen University & Research

Requirements

You are a team player, a good planner and organizer, have strong communication skills, work meticulously and possess the following competencies: analytical, decisiveness, persuasiveness, result orientation and organizational sensitivity.

You also have:
  • A college education, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering;
  • Knowledge of M&C technology of complex building installations such as labs and hospitals;
  • Technical building knowledge and extensive experience with installations, complex buildings and laboratories;
  • Experience with and knowledge of building management systems;
  • Experience in setting project objectives, definition and a schedule of requirements;
  • Experience with and knowledge of data analysis.
  • You have a good command of Dutch both verbally and in writing.

This is where you'll be working
The Real Estate & Housing Department, Construction and Housing Management (BHM) section provides asset and contract management and advice and project management for building-technical work (maintenance, renovation, new construction and renovation) of the buildings of Wageningen University & Research.

Conditions of employment

Wageningen University & Research offers excellent terms of employment. A few highlights from our Collective Labour Agreement include:
  • working hours that can be discussed and arranged so that they allow for the best possible work-life balance;
  • the option to accrue additional compensation hours by working more;
  • sabbatical leave, study leave, and partially paid parental leave;
  • there is a strong focus on vitality and you can make use of the sports facilities available on campus for a small fee;
  • a fixed December bonus of 8,3%;
  • excellent pension scheme.

Of course, these excellent fringe benefits also come with an appropriate salary. Depending on your experience, we offer a competitive salary of at least €3,639 to a maximum of €5,737 for a full working week of 36 hours in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement Wageningen Research (scale 11).

Wageningen University & Research encourages internal advancement opportunities and mobility with an internal recruitment policy. There are plenty of options for personal initiative in a learning environment, and we provide excellent training opportunities. We are offering a multi-faceted position in an international environment with a pleasant and open working atmosphere.

You are going to work at the greenest and most innovative campus in Holland, and at a university that has been chosen as the “Best University” in the Netherlands for the 19th consecutive time.

Coming from abroad
Wageningen University & Research is the university and research centre for life sciences. The themes we deal with are relevant to everyone around the world and Wageningen, therefore, has a large international community and a lot to offer to international employees.

Because we expect you to work and live in the Netherlands our team of advisors on Dutch immigration procedures will help you with the visa application procedures for yourself and, if applicable, for your family.
Feeling welcome also has everything to do with being well informed. Wageningen University & Research's International Community page contains practical information about what we can do to support international employees and students coming to Wageningen.

Furthermore, we can assist you with any additional advice and information about for example helping your partner to find a job, housing, or schooling. Finally, certain categories of international staff may be eligible for a tax exemption on a part of their salary during the first five years in the Netherlands.

Employer

Wageningen University & Research

The mission of Wageningen University & Research is “To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life”. Under the banner Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen University and the specialised research institutes of the Wageningen Research Foundation have joined forces in contributing to finding solutions to important questions in the domain of healthy food and living environment.

With its roughly 30 branches, 7,600 employees (6,700 fte) and 13,100 students and over 150,000 participants to WUR’s Life Long Learning, Wageningen University & Research is one of the leading organisations in its domain. The unique Wageningen approach lies in its integrated approach to issues and the collaboration between different disciplines.

Read the 5 reasons why your future colleagues enjoy working at WUR and watch this video to get an idea of our green campus!

We will recruit for the vacancy ourselves and do not appreciate unasked for services from recruitment agencies. However, sharing in your network is appreciated.

Additional information

For more information about this position, please contact Eric Steinebach, Head of Construction & Housing Management, telephone 0317-486 226 or by e-mail eric.steinebach@wur.nl

For more information about the procedure, please contact Edvard Jongschaap, telephone: 0317–489 178 or by e-mail: edvard.jongschaap@wur.nl

Do you want to apply?
This can be done directly via the application button for this vacancy so that we can process personal data with your permission. This vacancy is open until Monday 1 July 2024. We want to schedule the first job interviews in the week of Monday 8 July.

Specifications

  • Management
  • Natural sciences
  • max. 36 hours per week
  • Higher professional education
  • P1408245-15

Employer

Wageningen University & Research

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Droevendaalsesteeg, 6708 PB, Wageningen

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Application procedure

For more information about this position, please contact Eric Steinebach, Head of Construction & Housing Management, telephone 0317-486 226 or by e-mail eric.steinebach@wur.nl

For more information about the procedure, please contact Edvard Jongschaap, telephone: 0317–489 178 or by e-mail: edvard.jongschaap@wur.nl

Do you want to apply?
This can be done directly via the application button for this vacancy so that we can process personal data with your permission. This vacancy is open until Monday 1 July 2024. We want to schedule the first job interviews in the week of Monday 8 July.

Application procedure

Application procedure

For more information about this position, please contact Eric Steinebach, Head of Construction & Housing Management, telephone 0317-486 226 or by e-mail eric.steinebach@wur.nl

For more information about the procedure, please contact Edvard Jongschaap, telephone: 0317–489 178 or by e-mail: edvard.jongschaap@wur.nl

Do you want to apply?
This can be done directly via the application button for this vacancy so that we can process personal data with your permission. This vacancy is open until Monday 1 July 2024. We want to schedule the first job interviews in the week of Monday 8 July.

Make sure to apply no later than 1 Jul 2024 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).