Manager Strategic Projects (ENG)

In this new role you will get the chance to bring Vermaat in a strategic way to the next level. You will lead multiple projects and will be a sparring partner for our management team.
40 uur

Let's make it yours.

What are you going to do?

As Manager Strategic Projects you will support executive decision-making, strategic development and ultimately help define, shape and analyze the direction of our rapidly growing company. You will work cross-functionally to generate and drive strategic initiatives, and lead the generation of analytically driven and actionable insights to influence activities across the company. You are a self-starter with excellent quantitative and verbal/communications skills. You have the maturity and confidence to interface with company senior executives, and humble self-aware personal styles that enables to lead cross-functional teams to consensus around solutions.

Your job responsibilities are:

  • Support executive management in developing, implementing and executing across a variety of strategic initiatives and projects
  • Identify, prioritize, structure and solve complex business problems through the use of analytics and business judgment
  • Lead analysis on key industry trends and dynamics (market, technology, competitors, consumer etc.) and develop insights on the economic impact on our business
  • Assess market opportunity (addressable market, customer segments, geographic markets etc.)
  • Lead "research" engagement to develop and articulate perspectives on long-term topics
  • Provide thought leadership
  • Identify optimization opportunity through new technologies and services across different functions
  • Lead the (small) team of project managers

Who are you?

  • Degree/Master degree in a business related topic or MBA
  • 4-7 years of relevant working experience in a comparable position within a fast-paced organization
  • Experience working in a top-tier consultancy firm and/or corporate strategy department, is considered as an advantage
  • Superior analytical skills
  • Exceptional project and people management skills
  • Strong executive-level presentation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and prioritize diverse tasks with a proven ability to meet hard deadlines
  • Fluent in Dutch and good in English
  • Ability to thrive in an unstructured, fast-moving and constantly evolving environment

What we offer you?

  • The opportunity to set up the role in the way you think is best. In your own way!
  • An interesting work environment that supports growth and professionalization
  • A strong culture that provides you room to be, or become, te best version of yourself
  • An organisation that is actively working on bringing and keeping the renewed values alive; personal, inventive, competent, driven, entrepreneurial
  • Suitable remuneration, incl car, bonus, pension, phone and laptop

About Vermaat

We are Vermaat. Vermaat develops and runs catering concepts to businesses, hospitals, museums, universities, airports and events. We bring our own concepts into the market. With 300 locations throughout the country and 3.500 employees, we are among the five largest employers in the hospitality industry. They are unique, with the touch of Vermaat. We make your world of taste with food and drinks, talented and ambitious colleagues in special restaurants. We build timeless partnerships and work with the utmost care for people and the environment.


1 Online solliciteren
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2 Eerste gesprek
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3 Tweede gesprek
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4 Aanbod
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5 Aan de slag
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