Projectmanager (0,6 fte)

Sluitingsdatum:  28th of August 2022

Do you consider your job to be more then attendance and salary? 

Would you like to contribute to a more sustainable future? Joining our Digital Production Research group means working on research in smart production and the circular transition quest. 


The Faculty of Technology of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS/HvA) is looking for  an enthusiastic: 


Projectmanager (0,6 fte)


Your Challenge 

In your role as projectmanager you will be overseeing project planning and progress and maintaining contact with internal colleagues and external project partners. You are responsible for staffing, finance and reporting and you are the contact person for the subsidy provider. In addition, you will develop the Digital Production partner network and acquire new projects, acting as a sparring partner of the head lecturer of Digital Production. An interesting job in a vibrant and rapidly growing research environment. The HvA conducts groundbreaking and innovative practice-based research in collaboration with leading partners within this field. 


The Digital Production Research Group 
You will manage commissioned or subsidized research projects like KIEMs, RAAK, and/or possible participation(s) in larger research consortia (SPRONG, EU projects), which relate to exploring the added value of digital production towards a more sustainable future. Digital production involves the application of computational design and robotic production processes (Smart Industry) in challenges like the Circular Transition (by making use of residual material streams) and/or Building Future Cities (by creating adaptable, locally deployable, bio-based building systems). 


What you are going to do 

  • You will act as the project manager and possibly researcher in the project(s) on behalf of the HvA; 

  • You will draw up the planning for the project and ensure that the planned activities are carried out accordingly; 

  • You will take care of the project administration, documentation and reporting; 

  • You will be monitoring the HvA project budget in cooperation with the department Finance & Control; 

  • You will organize and lead expert sessions with multiple (external) stakeholders; 

  • You will align potential partners and write subsidy applications for new projects. 


About you 

  • You are a skilled project manager with a relevant master degree  

  • You welcome the complexity of working in multi-disciplinary research projects involving many partners and you are able to maintain the project overview, structure, prioritize and coordinate multiple people and tasks; 

  • You are used to or interested in working in a engineering or science environment; 

  • You are a committed personality, you are keen on making a difference and achieving results with  good presentation skills;. 

  • You are preferably experienced with acquiring projects and writing research applications for practice-based research; 

  • You are communicatively strong and enjoying working in an international team. Excellent communication skills in Dutch and good communication skills in English are required.  


Where will you be working 

The AUAS Faculty of Technology has a broad, multidisciplinary research program focused on the research, design and realization of smart technological solutions for the city. Within the program 10 lectors and approximately 40 fte (teacher) researchers and hundreds of students engineering, logistics and built environment are active. The research projects you will be working on fall within the faculty profiling themes of Smart Industry, Circular Transition and Designing Future Cities.  


Talent as a basis, diversity as a strength 

The AUAS wants to be an organization in which everyone feels welcome, appreciated and at home. As an employer, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better we can perform as a knowledge institution of and for the city. We therefore strive to see the diversity of backgrounds and perspectives that Amsterdam has to offer reflected in the workforce of our university.  


More about DPRG Digitale Productie Onderzoeksgroep - HvA  


What you can expect from us 

  • To start with a pleasant workplace in a fun and driven team; 

  • Your activities will be part of the organizational function of Projectmanager 4 and is remunerated at salary scale 11 (Collective Labour Agreement for Universities of Professional Education). 

  • The maximum gross monthly salary for this position is € 5332,- for a full-time appointment. Your salary will depend on your level of education and experience. 

  • Holidaypackage contains 428 hours leave for fulltime (40 hours a week) employement, or by choice increased leave hours and reduced working hours a week.  

  • A temporary appointment for one year. If we are enthusiastic about your performance and you are enjoying yourself, we will discuss an extension of your appointment. The AUAS offers an extensive package of employee benefits; a broad arrangement of sporting activities and an end of year allowance. 

  • Via the AUAS Academy, the AUAS also offers excellent opportunities for study and personal development and encourages employees to continue their professional education.  


Want to know more about this job opportunity? 

Feel free to contact Alice van den Brink, team coordinator of the DPRG after 22nd of August due to summer leave, email: and about the content of the job you can contact Marta Male-Alemany, email  (applications submitted directly to the point of contact or in any other manner will not be processed.) 


Will you be our new colleague? 

Convince us! Click on the link below to apply latest 28th of August 2022.  


What else you need to know 

  • All interviews will be conducted in English; 

  • This vacancy has been published simultaneously internally and externally. In the event of equivalent suitability, internal candidates will be given preference over external candidates;  

  • We apply the AUAS Job Application Code to this vacancy’s recruitment and selection process. 
    No (recruitment) agencies please.