Project Manager Cold Chain

Location Leiden
Discipline: Biotechnology
Contact name: Khanyisile Mabena

Contact email:
Job ref: 19994
Published: 20 days ago

We are looking for a Project Manager Cold Chain Lead for one of the leading biotech companies in the Netherlands! 


The area of responsibility of the job holder covers the project phase including the delivery of the PPQ batches. In this role you are pro-actively leading and managing the Outbound Supply Chain subjects:

  • FPX method to set up the Outbound activities.
  • Tie in the Change control activities in the umbrella Change Control of the project.
  • Planning and coordination of all activities in time and within budget.
  • Investigate and analyse the feasibility and opportunities of critical actions.
  • Initiate and manage risk assessment and critical path.
  • Contact with stakeholders and team members to find the best solutions.
  • Contact with receiving parties and internal clients.
  • Reporting results, archiving documents in a structural manner; prepare presentations.
  • Set up the Outbound Supply Chain in close cooperation with all Stakeholders involved (E2E process).

  • HBO/WO or equivalent in a relevant discipline.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in practical industrial experience, preferably in a supply chain environment.
  • Fluency in the English language in word and writing.
  • Experience with working in a GMP environment.
  • Working with relevant planning tools and in-depth experience with temperature-controlled shipments are strong advantages.

Key Competencies

  • Flexible, can deal with changing priorities.
  • Team player and leader
  •  Able to work independently on location, flexible, collaborative, communicative and motivating, enjoys working in a team.
  • Interpersonal skills, well developed understanding of process excellence and business acumen are key for this position.


  • Location: Sassenheim, South Holland, Netherlands
  • Start Date: 1 January 2023
  • Duration: 1 year contract
  • Full-time: 40 hours

Sound interesting? 
Get in touch ASAP by sending your CV to Khanyi Mabena at or call me on +31 2020 44502! You can also refer a friend and both earn 250 Euros on placement