Domain Project Manager

Permanent employee, Full-time · Bergen op Zoom

Do you want to be part of a global revolution in food & feed? We are looking for a Domain Project Manager who will focus on the realization of new production facilities worldwide. Are you ambitious and do you want to be part of our mission and growth? Join us and work for the future. 
What will your mission be?
The goal is to roll-out several large-scale insect production facilities worldwide in the coming years. We make this possible with an asset development team within Protix which is multidisciplinary in nature. In your role as Project Manager, you will be part of the Project Delivery team. The project delivery team is responsible for the realization of all (large) capital projects, from feasibility phase until handover to the operations team. Within the team you will be leading one or more functional domains within the realization of new production facilities. Think of the processing area, the insect rearing area or the feedstock intake and processing area. Together with colleague project managers, the Protix engineering team, external contractors and suppliers you will be realizing an exiting next step in the future of food and feed. 
What will be your responsibilities?
  • Lead the execution / realization within a specific functional domain of our new production facility (domains are: Processing and feedstock intake, Breed (BSF lifecycle), rearing (growing and harvesting of the larvae), utilities & HVAC 

  • Together with the CAPEX project manager and fellow project managers you will be leading and shaping the project execution plan, manage contractors, key suppliers and integrators 

  • Develop the project baseline scope, budget and schedule within your domain 

  • Regularly measure and monitor project progress to identify variances from baseline and define required recovery plans 

  • Report progress to steering committee and other key stakeholders  

  • Pro-active risk management strategy, timely communicating technical and commercial issues and threats to SC and defining effective corrective measures. 

  • Tender, contract and manage strategic suppliers and integrators for your domain and take full responsibility for effective contract management 

  • Together with Protix Domain Subject Matter Experts and process engineers safeguard the application of concept and technology choices into the engineering packages made by our engineering partners 

  • Prepare, execute and report the commissioning and start up (CSU) plan within your domain. Together with the CAPEX Project Manager and fellow project managers you integrate this to a single CSU planning 

  • Contribute to value events and value engineering activities to manage the capex development along capex roadmap 

  • Take active role in re-defining and executing Protix’ growth strategy.   

What do we promise?
  • You will become part of our mission: 'Food in balance with nature!' 

  • You get the opportunity to work 2 or 3 days from home 

  • A varied job where you can make the difference within a driven and inspiring team 

  • There is an employee participation plan ('piece of the Protix pie') 

  • A fast moving, entrepreneurial and sustainable work environment 

  • There is a lot of room to take responsibility and to develop yourself further 

  • After 5 years, you may go on sabbatical for 6 weeks. We pay 50% for your time out! 

  • Do you come by bike? Then you will also receive an allowance of €0.19 per km 

Who are you?
  • You have a BSc or MSc (NL: HBO or WO), ideally in the area of (technical) business administration, mechanical or process engineering (or similar). 

  • You have work experience in a relevant role in this area, preferably within brown- or greenfield CAPEX projects (5-10 mioEUR). 

  • You think and act on a high conceptual level whiles paying attention to details.  

  • In projects you can create coherent project plans, manage project risks, ensure stakeholder involvement and provide clear progress reporting. 

  • You are able to shape and structure projects in a self-sufficient manner.  

  • You are able to align stakeholders both internally as externally. 

  • You get excited about playing a crucial role in the international roll-out of Protix facilities internationally. 

  • Self-starting, pro-active and enterprising. 

  • You keep the bigger picture in mind and are goal driven. 

  • You are interested in working in a fast-moving work environment. 

About us

We are on the brink of a global insect revolution. Protix is a fast-growing company and is leading this 'ento revolution' as an industry leader. Since 2009, our life mission has been to bring the food system back into balance with nature. 

 With high-tech solutions, artificial intelligence, genetic enhancement programs and robotics, we produce the ingredient of the future: insects. 

 The black soldier fly is a key player in bringing our mission to life. Their larvae provide us with a unique source of protein that is processed into feed for pets, fish, piglets and chickens, among others. 

 Our values are a reflection of our culture. We are always looking for new talent who will go for the next step with us and recognize themselves in our values. Choosing Protix is a conscious choice, because it is important that our values also fit you. We care about our planet, are innovative & curious, open minded, diverse and always go for the best result. 

Do you want to work for the future and be part of our revolution? We would love to connect with you! Apply and connect with us on LinkedIn to stay on top of our mission. 
About us
We are looking for innovators! Operator, engineer, researcher, designer – if you want to work towards a better world, we are looking for you. We are at the eve of forming a global insect industry and Protix is leading the revolution. Through combining biology and technology, we create high-quality insect ingredients to bring the food system back in balance with nature. We are growing rapidly and are always looking for great new people. From mechanical engineers to process operators and research & development: you can find all our vacancies on this page.

Don’t see a vacancy but do recognize yourself in our profile? Send us your resume on we’d love to find a place for you. We are always looking for talented employees willing to work in one of our teams towards our mission.



We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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