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Semiconductor Product Development Project Manager

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Semiconductor Product Development Project Manager

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    ConSol UK Semiconductors & Embedded Systems

  • Job type:

    Temporary & Contract

  • Salary:

    €55 - €70 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jamie Jenkins

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 months+

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Semiconductor Product Development Project Manager

Initial 12 month freelance contract + extensions

Nijmegen, Netherlands

About the role
The Project Manager is accountable to achieve defined project results. Accountable for execution of assigned R&D projects according to the project plan and within agreed boundaries (including specification, quality, timing, costs, information/reporting and organization). Responsible for communication within the core team as well as management team.

What you will do

  • Manage the project lifecycle and the core team from project start to close.
  • Accountable to define the project plan, deliverables, risks and timeline in agreement with all relevant stakeholders, both internal and external (management, quality, package, test, external manufacturing, assembly, etc).
  • Responsible to prepare, document, execute and track regular project progress on gate milestones and stakeholder management (including pre-gate alignments and/or escalations).
  • Accountable to define competencies and resources needed.
  • Challenge team members to meet committed project deliverables. Identify gaps in skills and performance of the team during the project, escalating as needed.
  • Initiates and chairs core weekly team meetings with multiple global time zones.
  • Responsible to ensure project quality standards are defined, met and completed according to plan by the core team.
  • Provide input about performance of team members to the resource managers as requested.
  • Initiate and contribute to continuous improvement activities related to business processes and procedures.

What you will need

  • Bachelor or Master's degree in engineering discipline
  • Experience in Semiconductor industry
  • Knowledge and experience in leading project management tools
  • Strong leadership skills in building and leading project teams in a global, multicultural environment.
  • Comfort in operational guidance and conflict management.
  • Delivering on commitments, demonstrating full accountability for project deliverables, removing obstacles.
  • Demonstrating customer obsession by actively looking for opportunities to reduce time to market.
  • Demonstrating an owner's mindset, critical judgement and the ability to build winning teams.
  • Very good communication, organization, and negotiation skills including stakeholder management up to an executive management level.

Additional Description
Must have:
- Bachelor or Master degree in Engineering, preferably electrical engineering or microelectronics
- At least 10 years of experience in Project Management experience in semiconductor product development
- Leadership skills in building and leading project teams in a global, intercultural environment