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Knowledge Management Program Manager

Research & development

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Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



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Introduction to the job

Do you have a passion for knowledge management and the program management skills to define and develop the implementation of the knowledge management solutions that support the learning and knowledge management strategy for Research & Development at ASML? If you want to help build our newly formed group, drive change, and contribute to buildinga high performing team with a focus on defining and maintaining standards then we invite you to read the job description below and let us know if you are the person we are looking for.

Job Mission
This roles exists to design, develop and implement the knowledge management capability for ASML R&D by bringing experience in organizing knowledge management, identifying opportunities, and executing important projects to realize the vision. ASML is adopting new platforms for knowledge sharing. At the core of the job mission will be to make this platforms effective and successful for the global R&D community.

Role and responsibilities

  • Evaluate the existing Knowledge Management practiceswithin ASML R&D and identify Knowledge Management projects that willcreate value for R&D engineers in the short-term with a long term view
  • Manage the execution of projects in the roadmap, inclbudget and planning activities via partnerships with IT, HR and internalstakeholders
  • Build alliances with the technical, functional andintegration competences within R&D and coordinate the knowledgemanagement roadmap with competence owners.
  • Work together with the R&D Learning &Development team towards the common goal of shortening the time toeffectiveness of engineers. Ensure alignment between knowledge managementand learning initiatives.
  • Be a member of the ASML cross-sector team of knowledgemanagement representatives to create an aligned companywide cross-sectorroadmap
  • Define metrics and set up reporting to measure thevalue of knowledge management and make data driven decisions thatimprove the access to critical knowledge
  • Serve as a highly visible, credible and respectedmodel, coach and advocate across the R&D organization as it adoptsknowledge management principles and processes.
  • Put knowledge management enablers in place forimproving knowledge flows to connect: people-2-content, content-2-people,and people-2-people. In terms of culture and behavior, businessprocesses, technology, terminology/taxonomy (etc.), while promotingKnowledge Management and the use of common approaches across sectors.

Education and experience

A Master’s or PhD in science or engineering (for example information science, computer science or information technology). Experience with research & development is appreciated.


  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in a knowledgemanagement role in a multinational organization operationalizing knowledgemanagement strategy. Or a minimum of 4 years experience in knowledgemanagement and 5+ years in R&D roles.
  • Must have an understanding of the IT landscapesupporting Knowledge Management and Collaboration tools as well as astrong affinity with high tech industry and engineering competencies.
  • Adaptive Thinking: Ability to think strategically forlong term vision and in terms of culture, behavior, business processes andtools, yet can meet tactical needs and tailor solutions to befit-for-purpose and deliver quick wins
  • Transformation leadership skills required includingstrong vision and influencing skills in a multi-national andcross-cultural work environment
  • Project Management skills: Ability to manage projectplans, budget, risk, mitigation, action logs and timelines
  • Experience in working within matrix andmulti-disciplinary project teams, including virtual working with teamsacross a number of regions


Working at the cutting edge of tech, you’ll always have new challenges and new problems to solve – and working together is the only way to do that. You won’t work in a silo. Instead, you’ll be part of a creative, dynamic work environment where you’ll collaborate with supportive colleagues. There is always space for creative and unique points of view. You’ll have the flexibility and trust to choose how best to tackle tasks and solve problems.
To thrive in this job, you’ll need the following skills:

  • Ability to interpret and communicate technicalinformation in business language
  • Good stakeholders management particularly duringchanges and projects
  • Ability to influence without authority
  • Agile Mindset

Diversity & Inclusion

ASML is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is the policy of the company to recruit, hire, train and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We recognize that diversity and inclusion is a driving force in the success of our company.

Other information

The position is full-time and based in Veldhoven, NL.
Interested? Please apply with cv and cover letter detailing your motivation in wanting to take on this role.

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