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Design Project Manager / Scrum Master for corporate Design organisation in Eindhoven


Fostering digital tranformation – that’s your reason for being ;). In this role you are key in further developing an agile way of working for one of the healthcare programs in this corporate Design organisation. Your vision on working agile and your ability to inspire others in a creative environment are key in making this job a succes. This assignment runs until end of 2021 an possibly beyond. Starting date is mid March and if possible sooner.

  • 16-02-2021
  • Eindhoven
  • Tijdelijk
  • Design, Digital Marketing
  • Master, Bachelor
  • Euro 5000 - 5500
  • 36 - 40 uur
  • Flexible working hours, Work from home
  • Responsibility, Flexibility, Leadership, Diverse

Your responsibilities as a Design Project Manager / Scrum Master for corporate Design organisation in Eindhoven

Driving digital transformation –it’s what you love doing. Your vision about working agile easily motivates others, especially in a creative environment. You will tackle challenges such as what the role of an Experience Designer can be in an agile environment, or how this XD can collaborate with developers, business partners and product managers in SAFe. 

As the current Project Manager is leaving, the team dedicated to a leading healthcare program of this corporate Design organisation is looking for a replacement. In this role, you will orchestrate and realize design delivery management; i.e. scope, plan and manage the execution of project activities, to realize the respective commitments and Design objectives. You work closely with the Design Business Partner, the designers within the program delivery team and other stakeholders in- and outside the organization.

Your main responsibilities include:
•    Clarify and align project goals, create project plans, specify quality standards, get stakeholder buy-in.
•    Organize team backlog, drive daily management, team sprints and retrospectives.
•    Manage the project execution towards the timely realization of the agreed deliverables.
•    Work in a structured and methodical way, utilizing company standard processes and toolset. 
•    Promote an empowered and collaborative team environment that fosters ownership, creativity and innovation. 
•    Secure transparency and predictability on the progress and outcome of a project in all its metrics. 
•    Contribute to the project management community’s performance and capability building

You are part of The Design Project Management community and the specific healthcare program team, where a professional and fun workplace atmosphere is valued and a diverse multi-functional team will greet you. You’ll report to the global Project Management Office lead, and on a daily basis work close with a team of designers who support multiple software development teams in the business on innovative projects.

The offer

  • A fulltime temporary secondment agreement or freelance agreement until end of year with the probability of extension.
  • A salary of max €5000,- to €5500,- per month on a fulltime basis. 
  • Freelance rate will be approx. €60 - 65,- per hour excl. VAT. 
  • The opportunity to work within a solid, international and diverse corporate organisation with lots of opportunities to develop your knowledge and experience. 

As a consquence of the COVID19 epidemic, you will work from home until the Dutch government advises otherwise. Currently the organisation is looking into the possibility to work a couple of days from home and a couple at the office as soon as this is possible.  

About our client

Our client is the Design department of one of the Netherlands' largest corporate organisations. The multinational is dedicated to improve the lives of millions of people. You will join the Design organisation within this corporate and you will build on the digital transformation journey of this corporate as a global leader in Health Technology. Together with 450 designers located in different parts of the world, you will contribute to creating the future identity for the portfolio and execute this through projects, guidelines and final design specifications. Within the Design organisation, you will be allocated to one of the leading healthcare programs in which about 35 designers are active. Most of them are located in Eindhoven. 

Job Requirements

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience: 

  • Bachelor/Master’s degree, with a minimum of 3+ years of relevant working experience, owning/leading projects from idea through implementation with evidence of business impact. 
  • Evidence of strong agile/scrum master knowledge and experience. Known with issue tracking tools as e.g. Atlassian Jira. 
  • Profound expertise in project management processes and knowledge areas. Preferably Project Manager Professional (PMP) or similar certified.
  • A strong performance track. Learning agility present: fast learner, impact through teamwork and a strong dose of self-reflection. Able to deal with complexity, and to develop the winning plan.
  • Key functional competences include the 10 Project Management Institute® knowledge areas, plus change and lean management. 
  • Key behavioral competences include business insight, balance stakeholders, direct work, ensure accountability, build effective teams and nimble learning.
  • A strong affinity or interest in design and a passion for organization, performance and continuous improvement


Are you interested in this position? Then apply by clicking on the green 'application' button or send an e-mail to karlijn@sms-intermediair.nl. As the current PM is leaving mid-March, the organisations would like to start interviewing a soon as possible. 

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Karlijn van der Noll

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