vacature techniek

Benelux Lead Project Manager Serialization

  • a challenging Benelux position as Lead Project Manager
  • an organization where you can use your skills and experience to improve
  • clear focus on serialization project in an international context
  • a permanent place in the organization
  • the change to growth and develop your knowledge

Our client is active worldwide in the development and production of commercial and clinical packaging materials. They have multiple offices and production locations around the world, employing around 1,800 people every day. For the Benelux locations in Belgium and the Netherlands they are looking to replace an interim manager for a permanent employee to keep building. They are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Lead Project Manager.


In the position as Lead Project Management you will be responsible to manage the sites to the continuously improvement process of Serialization as well as implementing and evaluating the process. Together with the team you lead, coach and guide the assigned projects. You will also lead the creation, implementation and monitoring of the serialization vision and architecture for the European organization. Therefor you need to oversee the complete serialization portfolio in the Benelux and Europe. You need to guard and report the project process and make sure that you have project ownership to ensure the progress, budgets and invoicing over the projects. Therefore you need to coordinate, monitor and report serialization packaging projects within timelines, budget, resource consumption and scope included changes. You will also identify the project risks in an early stage and mitigate, control or escalate them appropriately. Your reporting line is directly to the Site Leader of the plant in Belgium.

  • a bachelor or master degree
  • at least 2 years of experience as a Leading Project Manager
  • experience in a complex organization within a multidisciplinary team
  • experience in the pharmaceutical or packaging industry and familiar with serialization
  • familiar and practical knowledge with GMP guidelines
  • affinity with IT systems
  • excellent communication skills spoken and written
  • fluent in both Dutch and English
  • willing to travel within Europe

Interested? Please send your resume and motivational letter by e-mail, with reference to WL/20-034-DD, to Sandra van Putten:

For further information, please call Sandra van Putten at number +31 (0)33 472 80 87.

An individual assessment may be part of the selection procedure.

Our Client has chosen Derks & Derks B.V. as recruitment agency for this assignment. We request therefore to send any application or other response to Derks & Derks.

vacature hrm

Global HR System Specialist

  • diverse job within a pharmaceutical company
  • interesting position to use your skills and knowledge in HR IT systems
  • temporary contract with the possibility to extend

Our client manufactures and markets high-quality drugs in a diversity of fields. The organisation has been undergoing substantial growth and expects to be a global top ten player. In Europe, our client produces, develops and markets products through a network of affiliated companies. The European R&D and manufacturing activities are concentrated in The Netherlands. The European organisation is located at Leiden but with a tight line to the other affiliates. In order to give extra support to a project the organisation is searching for an HR System Specialist.


As an HR System Specialist you will be responsible and accountable for maintenance, troubleshooting and design of HR systems. You are also accountable for partnering with the Information Systems team, Data & Reporting teams and HR Operations Service Delivery teams on system updates and to ensure any amends to requirements / processes are delivered. You will be responsible for HR Operations tools from a functional perspective and ensure they are fit for purpose (e.g. case management, knowledge management & HR Portal). Also you will be supporting minor/major software and hardware upgrades ensuring that change management procedures are followed. Another responsibility is the identification, testing and resolution of escalated incidents from frontline support teams and assist with the command & control for major incident and service outages. It is a global role, based in Leiden (The Netherlands). You will report to the Manager of the department.

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • at least 5 years of working experience
  • at least 2 years of experience in IT and/or HR IT Space
  • experience of communicating and coordinating initiatives across functional and technical boundaries
  • knowledge of “Best of Breed” HR IT Systems and integration models
  • excellent written and oral communication skills in English
  • excellent IT skills in SAP, succesfactors or/and HR connect
  • proven HR Skills
  • proven people management skills
  • a widely used international language(s) is desirable

Interested? Please send your resume and motivational letter by e-mail, with reference to DT/20-025-DD, to Sandra van Putten: For further information, please call and discuss the opportunity with Sandra van Putten at number +31 (0)33 472 80 87.

An individual assessment may be part of the selection procedure.

vacature sales-marketing

Product Manager Biologicals

  • position at a growing company with a clear vision
  • contributing in the preparation and introduction of a new product
  • a flexible role where you can work from different locations
  • sharing your knowlegde for a good launch
  • good primary and secondary employment conditions

The organisation is an international company with multiple offices around the world. It is their vision to become the preferred care partner in improving peoples lives around the world. The organizational culture is characterized by a high degree of drive and passion to really make the difference when it comes to improving the quality of life of the patients. Because of the unique market approach and the strong positioning of its products, the organisation has been able to achieve excellent business results for years. To gain more success, they decided to expand their team with a Product Manager for a biologicals product launch.


The Product Manager will be focused on the preparation and introduction of a new Biological product. Therefore you will understand and monitor the patient journey and his/her eco-system and the competitive environment. You also understand the critical success factors of the therapeutical area and use them to set the direction. You will develop effective and competitive strategic and tactical marketing plans by key stakeholders, in accordance with the regional strategy and regional and cluster initiatives, in collaboration with sales and scientific affairs. You identify and implement digital marketing tools for multichannel communication to patients and healthcare providers. Next to this you will also propose yearly sales objectives and marketing cost budgets and quarterly updates. You need to monitor and propose adjustments of forecasts for designated products and engage with national (NL) Key Opinion Leaders. In this role you will manage alliances and partnerships to the benefit of Patient Solutions and you also give Patient Solutions product training. You will participate in national and international congresses/symposia and report monthly on launch/sales status and activities versus the approved marketing plan. In this position you will work with a lot of different stakeholders for the Dutch market. You will report directly to the manager of the department.

  • at least a Bachelors degree
  • at least 5 years of experience in Marketing and/or Sales
  • relevant work experience in Biologicals (e.g. product introductions for the local market)
  • relevant experience within the pharmaceutical industry
  • knowledge (and a network) of the national health system structure
  • understanding and correct adoption of the scientific relevant literature
  • high level of communication skills in both Dutch and English
  • driver’s license

Interested? Please send your resume and motivational letter by e-mail, with reference to WS/19-064-DD, to Sandra van Putten: For further information, please call Sandra van Putten at number +31 (0)33 472 80 87.

An individual assessment may be part of the selection procedure.