Project Leader



About the role

We are seeking an experienced Project Leader. Someone who will be responsible for project management activities including project planning, execution, control, and responsible for shaping and leading cross-functional project teams.

As a key member of our Meatable team you will be working closely with our research team leads and other functions across the whole value chain. At the same time, you will interact and manage external stakeholders. You will report to our Director of Transformation & Execution, who is the functional head of our Project Management Office.

We are looking for an excellent communicator who is self-directing with an agile mindset, since you will be working in a fast-moving environment where things can and will change quickly. Your main responsibilities will include the defining of project objectives and scope and the developing of integrated project plans. You will lead project execution and periodic project reviews of both internal projects and projects executed (partially) with externals. You will provide project management coaching and development for team members as appropriate. Next to that you will keep the team focused on project objectives, budget, and timely delivery of results. In addition, you will be asked to contribute to developing and implementing necessary PM-practices, tools and processes within the organization as well as support specific tasks executed by the PMO. If you feel you match this profile and if you thrive in a highly motivated multi-disciplinary team, you are just the person we are looking for!


  • Master's or PhD degree in life sciences, engineering, chemistry, biology, or related field.
  • Strong experience with project management.
  • 5 - 10 Years working experience in a production industry, food industry or biotech.
  • Expert knowledge of working with a structured, gated project delivery process.
  • Proven track record of successful project leadership.
  • Proven experience with selection and implementation of project management tools.
  • Proficient in use of MS Project software.

Meatable Offers

  • A competitive salary
  • Participation in our employee stock option plan and pension plan
  • A dynamic work environment in a new exciting field using cutting edge technologies, working with the leaders in the field
  • A caring culture with strong emphasis on team performance and personal development
  • A gym membership

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