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Technical Project Manager, International Investor/Developer, Amsterdam

Property People


15 mei 2019


Soort functie: Technisch Beheer | Werkervaring: Meer dan 5 jaar | Fulltime


Our client (with 30 offices worldwide) is a real estate property group. They own, develop and manage real estate all over the world including logistics and industrial facilities, warehouses and business parks. Their investment translates into long lasting relationships with customers worldwide

The organization is characterised by a result-driven, but informal and inspiring working environment in a dynamic, international setting with a talented and committed team!



Due to the continuous growth of the organization and the focus on Development in the Benelux, we are looking for a Technical Project Manager who will take the lead in determining the optimal technical design, tendering construction works and end-to-end management of the technical execution.

The role is ideal for a highly motivated, can-do attitude individual who will rely on his/her extensive experience in the design and building of (logistic) real estate to deliver all works in time, within budget whilst guaranteeing top quality and customer satisfaction.

Accountabilities & duties

  • Management of various future warehouse development projects from initial customer inquiry until completion and hand-over, including sites investigations and due diligence, contract negotiations with customers, contractors and suppliers, permits application and follow-up, construction site deployment and progress coordination;
  • Land investigation (greenfield/brownfield) / due diligence process (technical and environmental), suitability of the plot for the project, zoning compatibility, infrastructure works, utilities;
  • Preparation of all technical documentation (specifications, design and build timeline, options) and cost estimates to be used during the commercial process. This will also involve meetings with senior customers and advising these customers on the most suited technical solution for their project;
  • Supervise preparation of all licenses / permits application files necessary to develop the project, negotiate with local authorities, follow and support examination period, react to authorities requests;
  • Contractor’s tendering and contracts negotiation of development projects back-to-back with commitments and liability raised from the lease / sales agreement;
  • Project’s monitoring and coordination of experts / suppliers during execution phase to ensure costs control, risk reduction, quality, timing and ultimately customer’s satisfaction;
  • Close collaboration and internal coordination of projects with all departments (business development, legal, transactions) involved;
  • Technical support to the transaction and asset management teams where required.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Holding a Master degree as civil or industrial engineer (construction) or equivalent based on experience;
  • Demonstrated experience of at least five years in managing construction project developments - international experience is an asset.
  • Good knowledge of the regulations in the Netherlands, market requirements and market trends regarding (industrial) real estate;
  • Combine technical expertise and strong project management skills, ability to coordinate and work on several projects simultaneously;
  • Self-propelled entrepreneur and deal-maker with excellent communication and negotiation skills. Highly success and results-oriented;
  • Strongly developed sense of responsibility, feeling for financial results, risk management, quality, anticipation, organization and planning
  • Fluency in English and Dutch

Further the ideal candidate will have the following characteristics:

  • Team player but also able to work independently;
  • Driven and can-do mentality;
  • Resourceful;
  • Positive attitude;
  • Eye for detail;
  • Pro-active thinking, hands-on, able to prioritize;
  • Initiative taking, goes beyond what is expected;
  • Good communicator.


What they offer:

A challenging position within a small team as part of a fast-growing international organization with a professional but informal atmosphere.


For questions and/or more information you can contact Theo Hoogendoorn, PropertyPeople +31 (0)627074825