08 Jan

Project Manager Optical Transceiver development

Location: Eindhoven, The Netherlands

EFFECT Photonics is a leading scale-up company of high-speed optical transceivers for communication networks based on the Photonic Integrated technology. Our teams are made up of enthusiastic and highly skilled colleagues who all share a passion for developing and creating optical transceiver products that will carry the internet of the future. The combination of the high-tech environment and international character of the teams make EFFECT an interesting and challenging working environment.

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager for the coordination of EFFECT’s R&D projects (party funded) as well as product development and/or engineering projects in the telecommunications industry. The Project Manager will own multiple projects with a scope from a few months up to a few years, and roughly from 0,5-1,5 mil. euros currently.

The ideal candidate has a strong background in project management (5-10 years) and broad experience in research environments, engineering management, and NPI development cycles. An MSc degree is required for this position.

The Project Manager will:

  • own and manage all project coordination, and interaction e.g. scoping, setting up and facilitating meetings and reviews;
  • be responsible for the project planning and resource management
  • manage requirements, risks, deliverables, and expectations
  • be responsible for steering, motivating and supporting the project team
  • guard the project budget and make decisions accordingly;

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

We are looking for a self-starting project manager with an excellent talent for planning, tracking, and project coordination. You have demonstrated the ability to maintain a helicopter view of multiple multi-year projects to ensure decisions are made timely and adequately.

In addition, you need to be able to initiate and chase short-term planning spans over several days or weeks, over multiple sites and over multiple fields of advanced technology. In semiconductor technologies, activities such as a chip tape-out, impact the long-term course of the project significantly. The Project Manager needs to have an affinity with this detailed planning and how it impacts the long-term goals to ensure the long-term plan remains on target.

To be able to communicate and manage effectively, you need to possess general knowledge of electronic engineering, semiconductor engineering, and telecommunications. Experience in communication with research and knowledge institutes as well as with funding agencies is needed as well.  Experience with IP management is pre.

This job requires you to communicate with many stakeholders inside and outside the organization. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English are therefore of great importance.

Finally, you must be willing and open to travel – both domestic and international – up to 10% of the time. 

What do we have to offer?

  • Working in an exciting scale-up environment;
  • Working on state-of-the-art technology;
  • Being part of a very enthusiastic, international, and highly skilled team;
  • Develop your own skills and contribute to a company that is in full development;
  • A competitive salary;
  • Stock Appreciation Rights (SAR stock program);
  • Relocation assistance.

For more information regarding this position please send your question to recruitment@effectphotonics.nl

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