Project Manager

Den Haag Vast dienstverband €50.000 - €75.000

Toegevoegd 23/05/2022

  • Scale-up comany in Vertical Farming
  • Project management on design and contruction of production facilities

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Future Crops is one of the largest indoor vertical farms with more than 7,000 potential square meters of production area. They combine technology and agricultural expertise to grow crops in a fully controlled environment, using breakthrough technologies that are custom-made to their vertical farm. This data-driven way of agriculture allows for year-round high yields of local, fresh and pesticide free products, with a longer shelf life and consistent flavour from the same source. Future Crops was founded in 2016 by the current CEO with the ambition to establish a sustainable optimized food supply chain. After a few years of research, they launched production in the Netherlands in 2018. At present, there are around 50 employees, including operators, maintenance crew, engineers, plant scientists and a senior leadership with highly experienced personnel within the food and agricultural industry. The organization is currently initiating a fundraising round to invest in R&D, geographical expansion, and broadening and deepening their product offering. In order to realize these growth plans, they are now looking for technical Project Managers who can help to design and build new vertical farms.


The key responsibilities of a Project Manager:

* Oversee and ensure the realization/construction of the design in close collaboration with our operational team of maintenance/installation engineers and external suppliers
* Formulate functional and technical requirements and involve different internal stakeholders (e.g. R&D, Agronomy, Engineering) and suppliers
* Conduct regular project reviews to ensure that all required design work is proceeding in line with the project plan and budget
* Build and maintain strong relationships with a wide ecosystem of vendors and suppliers
* Work together closely with the leadership team on a daily basis to realize these mission-critical projects


The successful Project Manager:

* Degree in Agricultural, Mechanical, Civil Engineering or related disciplines (hbo/wo)
* 2-5 years of experience in project management and the design/construction of production facilities, preferably in the fresh food sector (e.g. green houses, indoor farming, warehouses with cooling systems etc.)
* Demonstrated experience in collaborating with construction project managers and other operations teams throughout the full lifecycle, i.e. design, construction and optimization of an operational site
* Strong project management skills
* Passion for foodtech/agrotech and for contributing to a sustainable future
* Strong sense of ownership and ability to work independently in a fast-moving environment
* Practical, hands-on and a positive "getting things done" mentality
* Proficient with AutoCad and/or Solidworks is a plus
* Fluent in English, both speaking and writing; Dutch would be a plus


* Dynamic and international start-up/scale-up environment (option to travel)
* Opportunity to make a true impact on the success of the vertical farming industry
* Salary based on experience and expertise
* Small team with high degree of flexibility and ownership

Thomas Tuerlings

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Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Project / Programme Management
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Den Haag
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Thomas Tuerlings
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