R&D Project Manager

Location Delft
Discipline: Medical Device
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Ivor Duif

Contact email: i.duif@panda-int.com
Job ref: 18929
Published: 19 days ago


For one of our medical device clients in Delft we are recruiting an R&D Project Manager! This company is in a very interesting phase as they just got part of a bigger multinational which is the reason this vacancy is open. You will be working on innovation and technology, in-house development, and production with high quality standards. In short we are looking for someone that has a strong project management with product development background.

In this key role you will be reporting straight to the Technical Director. This will be in a full-time position within the R&D department.



Definition and organization of multi-disciplinary projects, starting from a concept including: o Project organization into work packages, project planning, expectations, deliverables and identification of project risks.

  • Support of product management with the establishment of detailed requirements.
  • Definition of the need for internal and external resources.
  • Establishment of a project budget.
  • Assessment of IP and relevant regulations together with the manager IP & Regulatory Affairs.


Management of multi-disciplined projects including:

  • Taking the leadership role on project teams.
  • Taking the leadership role on the technical content of a project, including architecture decisions and technical specifications.
  • Management of subcontracting work.
  • Continually monitoring the project performance against plan. Management of disruptions and setbacks to schedule. Development and communication of contingency plans.
  • Lead in the identification and management of risks and opportunities identified from a budget, schedule and quality viewpoint.
  • Working closely with product management and major project stakeholders creating a cooperative and efficient environment with a pro-active, results oriented focus.
  • Compilation and presentation of regular project reports to the project steering committee and management team.
  • Negotiating with line managers and third parties, minimizing resource bottlenecks.
  • Tracking of project accounts.
  • Ensuring compliance of all project and process components with the quality system.


Delivery of an industrialized product to operations including:


    • Responsibility for fulfilment of requirements.
  • Responsibility for verification of compliance with specifications.
  • Responsibility for providing manufacturing and test means.
  • Responsibility for compliance with manufacturing cost targets taking into account process yields.

• Technology and feasibility assessments.

• Represent PL considerations in annual budget efforts.



• Experience with project leadership and/or management

• Experience in a multinational innovation-driven organization

• Experience with R&D, working in an R&D environment

• Managing multiple tasks independently

• Excellent communication skills

• Creative and problem solving.

• Spoken and written Dutch and/or English.



• Willingness to participate in different project teams.

• Ability to carry out personal tasks effectively and to manage multiple tasks professionally.

• Hardworking, organized, self-motivated and passionate about getting things done.

• Capable of working as a standout colleague or independently with minimal direction or supervision.

• Motivated to collaborate, to share information and to strive for maximum team result.



A competitive salary, pension scheme, 30 days annual leave and a pleasant working environment.


For more information please get in contact with Ivor Duif (Partner/Principal Consultant R&D) via i.duif@panda-int.com or +3120 20 44502