Manager D&E Project Management Office

Research & development

Other technical job categories

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Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & development


8+ years



Job Category

Other technical job categories



Published: 30+ days ago Job ID: J-00245393-631

Introduction to the job

-ASML is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of chip-making equipment. Our vision is a world in which semiconductor technology is everywhere and helps to tackle society’s toughest challenges. We contribute to this goal by creating products and services that let chipmakers define the patterns that integrated circuits are made of. ASML is a multinational company with offices in more than 60 cities in 16 countries, headquartered in Veldhoven, the Netherlands. We employ more than 25,800 people.
-Within ASML, the sector Development & Engineering (D&E) is responsible for the specification, design and engineering of ASML products. In this sector, departments such as Mechatronics, Mechanics and Electronics specify, design and qualify the various modules of the ASML products. D&E has more than 11,000 engineers over multiple locations (mainly in NL, USA and China) and is continuing to grow.
-Are you challenged by driving processes and performance in a growing organization and in a collaborative environment? ASML creates the conditions that enable you to realize your full potential. We provide state-of-the-art facilities, opportunities to develop your talents, career opportunities, a stimulating and inspiring environment, and most of all, the commitment of a company that recognizes and rewards outstanding performance.

We are looking for a manager that will drive the governance processes in D&E, coordinate execution and improvement of the main planning and technical competence processes, evaluate and establish as necessary a PMO function for the D&E line organization for both the product development and the capability activities, as well as support the Head of Finance and PMO in driving the main capability planning and performance processes. You will lead both a team and the required initiatives to make this a success. You will work close to the D&E senior leadership team.

Role and responsibilities

- Lead a team of approximately 5 FTE, possibly growing
- Drive execution and improvement of governance processes
- Drive execution and improvement of planning processes
- Ensure coordination across activities and clusters, also globally
- Drive coordination with staff functions (HR/Finance/MSO/Strategy/Portfolio)
- Organize activities of the Workgroup Finance, Strategy and Portfolio
- Drive definition and organization of PMO within D&E
- Drive the D&E KPI setting and business performance cycle

Education and experience

-Preferably Master, or Bachelor degree in business or technical topics, with focus on organizational or process improvement aspects
-At least 10 years of work experience in a complex, multi-disciplinary environment and matrix organizations
-Extensive experience with the design and/or implementation of new processes and change and improvement projects in a complex stakeholder landscape. Experience as PMO is a plus.
-A proven track record in leading teams and collaborating across organizations
-Fluent in English and another European language


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:

-You are flexible in the way you work and interact with people. You enjoy supporting as well as driving processes. You can easily tailor your approach to what circumstances require.
-You are a pro-active self-starter who can identify opportunities and risks with respect to projects, or large operational teams and supporting processes.
-You are a networker, you coordinate alignment between a multitude of stakeholders. You know how to influence without power and have excellent communication skills as well as well-developed political antennas.
-You maintain personal effectiveness and people focus under pressure, high speed of change and uncertainty.
-You have the ability to guide, coach and advise on all organizational levels to drive strategy into effective and efficient execution.
-You are quick to analyze a problem at hand and know how to set priorities between different alternatives or deliverables.
-You feel comfortable to challenge and hold up the mirror to senior managers and understand how to do this with the right level of sensitivity.
-You can take a step back to see the bigger picture, but at the same time are hands-on and willing to do what needs to be done.
-You are an empathic and supportive team player, who enjoys working in multidisciplinary and multicultural teams.

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.

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