Project Analyst

  • Location

    Amsterdam

  • Sector:

    Other

  • Contact:

    Michelle Adviento

  • Job ref:

    JN -072018-24206

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-08-19

We are looking for a Project Analyst for our client, an international supply chain company in the Amsterdam area. They are a leading provider in cold-chain visibility solutions for global leading companies in the food and pharmaceuticals industries. They enable their clients to track and monitor assets across the supply chain and ensure the integrity of temperature-sensitive products. 


The Project Analyst will be assisting Project Managers in coordinating all aspects of projects designed to help companies involved in the manufacture or distribution of temperature sensitive Life Science products to monitor and continuously improve their temperature sensitive supply chains. This person will provide direct support to the Professional Services Project Managers in the planning and execution of projects. This involves project management, data analysis and process improvement activities, maintaining databases for customer projects, along with technical writing of report, protocol and proposal documents. He/she will work with a cross functional team that includes clerical personnel, data analysts, program/project managers, industrial engineers, scientists, and field technicians. There will be frequent contact with customers. This typically involves interaction with QA or operations personnel in Life Science companies by phone or email. This person will assist with the management of multiple projects and meeting aggressive schedules, along with other tasks as assigned. Principal Accountabilities:


Executes multiple projects simultaneously to defined department standards using proper project management techniques: Initiation, Planning, Execution, Monitoring and Control, and Closure. Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Data analysis
  • Report development
  • Project planning and protocol development
  • Proposal development
  • Project execution
  • Management of customer information and databases
  • Coordination of project materials
  • Engages and communicates progress to stakeholders
  • Must continuously improve skills and expertise in key areas that are core to our business: handling of life sciences products, process improvement and temperature sensitive management
  • Other tasks as assigned


REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required - engineering or sciences preferred
  • Fluent in written and spoken English (able to write technical documents)
  • Knowledge of basic statistics
  • Understanding of relational database structure helpful, but not required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work directly with customers
  • Strong Project Management skills and MS Office, particularly Excel and Word required
  • Ability to be flexible in an environment where priorities change frequently
  • Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively to meet customer requirements
  • Capability to adapt personal style, project management approach and methodology to the needs and requirements of the company, customer and specific projects assigned
  • Creativity, problem-solving skills, strong analytical and communication skills required 
  • Must be organized and highly detail oriented
  • Knowledge of Good Documentation Practices strongly preferred
  • Experience in Life Science or refrigeration industries helpful, but not required
  • Knowledge of process improvement methodologies and statistical methodologies helpful
  • 1 year experience working directly with sales people and customers, but not required
  • 2 years of project management work experience preferred but not required
  • Ability to travel up to 40%. This typically involves 1-3 day trips within EU to visit customer sites. Travel can be grouped and may require multiple trips in a row.


Company Profile:


They are a leading provider in cold-chain visibility solutions, and known for enabling global leading companies in the food and pharmaceuticals industries. They enable their clients to track and monitor assets across the supply chain and ensure the integrity of temperature-sensitive products.