Performance Coach / Project Manager - Dutch & English

Management / Consulting


Our international client is a consultancy firm specialising in face-to-face coaching, with individuals and firms, with the goal of improving performance. Their main focus is on the following industries: oil and gas, mining, nuclear energy, aerospace, defense, refining, forest products, agriculture, manufacturing, distribution, transportation, finance, and information technology.
Please note that the position will require on-site work with their clients. This can be in the Netherlands or any other country in Europe. Therefore, you have to be flexible and open to travel. Furthermore, your current location can be anywhere in Europe.
Job Profile for Performance Coach/Project Manager
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
  • Help companies to connect their front line to the bottom line
  • Implementation of business process and tools - Implementation of performance improvement projects
  • Support clients in the identification, design and implementation of Performance Improvement Projects using the company’s methodologies (FAIR, Operating Rhythm, Px Project Excellence, Safer Model, PEML) for several industries such as Oil & Gas, Mining, Manufacturing, Aerospace, among others (depending on the assigned project)
  • Partner with companies for an immediate, lasting impact on financial performance and corporate culture, through front-line engagement – the company’s process is all about people, and most definitely about results
  • Apply structured approaches to Project Planning & Execution, using Lean Six Sigma, Project Excellence and PMI approaches
  • Work with a team of experienced coaches to help optimize delivery of the project(s)
  • Facilitate continuous improvement activities, develops meaningful dashboards to measure success, coaches business operating rhythm, and develops business planning and problem-solving ideas to support continuous improvement and excellent project execution
  • Provide project management and performance coaching to managers and diverse teams throughout a multi-functional organization in dynamic environments
Candidate Profile for Performance Coach/Project Manager
  • Must be fluent in Dutch and English, both written and spoken. Fluency in any other EU language is also an advantage
  • MBA degree or Master’s degree in a related topic
  • 10 years full time relevant work experience
  • Experience in coaching, project management, engineering or facilitation
  • Proven leadership experience
  • Proven success working with people from shop floor to senior management level
  • Strength in data analysis, reporting and leading improvement initiatives
  • Professional designation in Lean Six Sigma is preferred
  • Manufacturing, construction or engineering background would be an asset
  • Project Management (PMP, CAPM, etc.)
  • Familiarity with project management software (Primavera P6, Microsoft Project) is an advantage
What Our Client Offers
  • Opportunity to work for highly international company
  • Life insurance
  • Long term disability insurance
  • Private medical and dental insurance contribution
  • Bonus depending on performance
  • Company car is an option
  • Travel costs reimbursed
  • Accommodation will be provided (when necessary) whilst working on-site at the client
  • Mobile phone or reimbursement (depending on candidate’s preference)
  • Laptop
Work Hours:

40 hours per week