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Project Controller

Full-time

There is only one way to win the race: one step at a time. At Hardt we have a massive vision, and it can be daunting to think about the complexity of realizing the global hyperloop network. Hardt splits the development up into bite-size projects, each bringing us one step closer to our vision. We are looking for a team player that organizes these projects and helps the team towards success.

Your role is to work together with the project leads and content experts to structure the activities of the various projects that Hardt executes, both internally and with partners. These projects range from route feasibility studies, to stakeholder engagement programs, to the realization of physical prototypes and demonstrations. You help defining the activities in the projects, determining the duration of each step, the inter-dependencies, the planning, and the budget. You play a pivotal role in the integration of the various projects and the allocation of resources. You help the team identify critical paths, set priorities, achieve its milestones and stay within budgets.

Responsibilities

As our Project Controller your responsibilities will include:

  • Help define project goals and objectives
  • Help define project activities
  • Create and maintain project planning and budget
  • Report progress and recommend actions to improve
  • Process Management & project control within the company, with experience in:
    • Risk management
    • Planning
    • Quality management
    • Financial management
    • Document management
    • Systems Engineering

 What we like to see

  • Demonstrated expertise in project control.
  • Strong work ethic and drive to be the best.
  • Excellent communication skills in English — both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, autonomous, and demanding atmosphere.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, be assertive and manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a challenging work environment.
  • Exceptional teamwork skills.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience related to the position.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business or Management with a strong focus towards technology.
  • Demonstrate aptitude for analytics and forecasting.
  • Exceptional presentation and reporting skills.
  • Ability to see business as a whole, you must be able to see the implications of your findings with regards to the bigger picture.
  • Demonstrated expertise in project control.
  • Availability to work extended hours and weekends when needed.

The Team

We are a strong team of highly driven and enthusiastic entrepreneurs. People who get stuff done, people who can create, who have a passion for challenges and love to explore. Hardt seeks achievers; leaders and visionaries who want to join our team and make Hardt Hyperloop a global success story.

The Company

Hardt is a European technology company that specializes in hyperloop. We believe it is our duty to improve the lives of current and future generations by creating technologies that challenge time and distance and remove physical boundaries. We envision a world where you can go and be with everyone and everything you care about. A world where distance does not matter.

Hyperloop is the new mode of transportation for large volumes of passengers and cargo. The hyperloop network connects cities, countries, and even continents in short periods of time. Tubes with a low-pressure environment offer ideal conditions for low-energy travel and protect the vehicles from external influences. Just like a highway, vehicles join and exit the high-speed network at any point along the route and are seamlessly connected with other modalities. Direct trips are made possible without transfers or intermediate stops.

How do you see the future of travel? We offer you to be among the first to have a say. Here, if one of us has an idea and a way to prove it, you will have the grounds to do it. We continually challenge each other to think unrestrained. You will have the chance to make a real impact on society. Above all, you will also have the best fun with us at our beautiful office and test facility locations in Delft. Those who are part of the team claim they got more than they bargained for. Do you have what it takes to join?

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Application Process

Apply: Send your resume and motivation letter (max. one A4 page) using the form above, note: we only accept applications in English. You are encouraged to add another file containing more information about your experience.

First phone call: We will invite you for a quick 30 minute phone or Skype call where we will ask you a few personal questions to determine your team-fit and motivation.

First meeting: We will invite you to our office so we can meet in person and ask you a few questions to see what role you could play. For this, 60-minute part no extra material preparation is needed.

Interview*: We will ask you to carry out a series of short assignments on the spot, to evaluate your competence and way of working and lay out your previous experience in a short presentation. The interview takes up to 2-3 hours, and we like to carry it out in person, although remote interviews are possible too.

*Please bear in mind, the process may vary according to the position.

Contract proposal: If you are qualified, we will make you a job offer.

Employed: Just a signature and welcome to our team!

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