Program Manager R&D - Industrialisation ( NPI )

  • Experience in R&D - Industrialisation
  • Experience in the Automotive - , Aerospace -, Medical -, Food- , Pharma -, Life Sciences -, Semicon -, Hightech -, Defense industry
  • Relevant education at University (of Applied Sciences) level
  • 12+ years of work experience
  • Analytical, stress resistant, convincing and inspiring
  • Communicative skills in Dutch and English
  • Able to tap into synergies for maximum Program effectiveness

About the position

You are a driven and ambitious Program Manager R&D /Industrialization who is able to get various stakeholders on board with a clear and convincing approach. With a quick mind, an analytical mind and a heart for communication, you are able to combine the forces of activities and projects into one strong overarching program. You feel at home at the boardroom and help our clients take major steps within the domain of R&D to Industrialization for both corporates and scale-up organizations



This is a job that requires professionalism, expertise and communication. At GHYSELS we therefore work from the following core values:

  • responsible
  • proactive
  • communicative
  • improvement-oriented

To make the best possible match, GHYSELS makes an extensive inventory of both Project (organization) and candidate in advance. We match candidate with Projects based on context experience, competences and ambitions. If desired, we can support you with the deployment of a context-experienced Project Manager.

Type of Projects Program Manager

  • Projects with high (technical) complexity, high interests and a lot of stakeholders
  • Budget size: 10 - 25 million EUR
  • Project team 50+ employees
  • 4 year lead time
  • Strategic impact in the client's market



We will guide you during the first six months with coaching by a highly experienced project manager/projectdirector. This manager already has experience with the transaction you encounter in your work and often gives you tools to deal with it based on knowledge and often experience. Business cases can be discussed and the approach can be considered.



Contract form and salary range

Contract form: Fixed, secondment, freelance 

Salary range: 80.000 - 120.000