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Project Planning Expert

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Veldhoven, Netherlands


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3-7 years



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Introduction to the job

Want to be part of progress? To develop, coach and guide New Product Development in a dynamic international environment? In the ASML Program Management Office we raise the level of program management within ASML. If you want to be part of a high performing team with a focus on structural improvements, we invite you to read the job description below and let us know if you are the person we are looking for.

Role and responsibilities

Within ASML the Program Management Office (PMO) we are the recognized expert, that drives World-Class Program- and Project Management.

The (Senior) Project Planner is responsible to facilitate New Product Development projects with the set-up or revitalization of their project schedule. By doing so the project leader is enabled to manage the project timeline, report project progress and prepare for decision making, enabling effective and efficient product development.

Project methodology is either traditional project management or over the past years transformed towards an agile way of working.
As Project Planning Expert, your responsibilities include:

  • Pro-actively reaches out to theProject Leaders in creating and enhancing their project plans.
  • Ensure a stable structure andprocess ensures the project plan remains up-to-date and changes areprocessed.
  • Provide or refresh projectplanning training to (new) employees that pick-up a project leader role.
  • Drive continuous improvement ofthe way of working, based on market trends and internal developments.
  • Drive embedding and adoption ofthe project planning competence by communicating through various platformsand organizational levels

Education and experience

  • Minimal level of Bachelorsdegree, preferably in the area of Business Administration.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experiencewith planning for large complex programs and projects.
  • Experience with implementationof change and improvement projects or ability to do so.
  • Experience with project planningtools (e.g. Microsoft Project Online, Jira, Jira Align) ispreferred.


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:

  • Excellent communicator, beingable to influence without hierarchical power, and creative in managing alarge and diverse range of stakeholders.
  • Ability to guide, coach andadvise at all organizational levels to effect sustainable change andimproving the project and process maturity level of the organization.
  • Analytical skills.
  • Business savvy.
  • Team player, enjoys working inmultidisciplinary and multicultural teams with the ability to workindependently.
  • Project, Agile/SAFeexpertise.
  • Commitment:

a. Hands on / getting things done.

b. Take ownership.

c. Pro-active drive for improvement.

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

ASML creates the conditions that enable you to realize your full potential. We provide state-of-the-art facilities, opportunities to develop your talents, international career opportunities, a stimulating and inspiring environment, and most importantly a chance to be part of progress.

This is a full-time position (40 hours).

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