Project Manager Test Facility


To be able to introduce hyperloop to the world as a safe and reliable system, extensive testing is required. Together with industry leaders and governments, we are developing a high-speed hyperloop test facility. The test facility will be used by several hyperloop parties to jointly develop an international standard. It will prove and showcase an entire hyperloop, get the public acquainted with the concept and allow Hardt and its partners to achieve regulatory approval for their system. You will engage with government, regulatory bodies, certification agencies, research institutes, universities, and industry that develops hyperloop and associated component to ensure broad support for the test facility. Together you will develop a roadmap for its realization and you will coordinate the required activities. Your efforts will bring together all public and private stakeholders to collaboratively realize worlds’ first high-speed hyperloop test facility to make the system ready for global deployment.   


As our Project Manager Test Facility your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop a roadmap for the realization of the High-Speed Test Facility.
  • Coordinate the realization of the High-Speed Test Facility.
  • Mobilize the funding required for the High-Speed Test Facility.
  • Ensure compliance with the technical project goals of the High-Speed Test Facility.
  • Build, manage, and maintain long-term and lasting relationships with stakeholders relevant to the realization and operation of the High-Speed Test Facility.

What we like to see

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience related to the position.
  • Demonstrated expertise in project management, research infrastructure and public-private partnerships.
  • Ability to see business as a whole, you must be able to see the implications of your findings with regards to the bigger picture.
  • 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.
  • Strong work ethic and drive to be the best.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Exceptional presentation and reporting skills.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Dutch — both written and verbal.
  • Availability to work extended hours and weekends when needed.
  • Flexibility in working hours and willingness to travel within and outside Europe.

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.

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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