Sr. Project Manager (Hybrid)

Wunderman Thompson

Department: Client Services

Expertise: CX, Technology

Location: Haarlem, Netherlands

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.

Who you are:

Are you an experienced Senior Digital Project Manager? We're looking for a new colleague!

You have a relentless focus on overall client satisfaction and you thrive on team development and shared success. As an agile Project Manager, you are the owner of technology projects and some internal projects. You leverage application and feature knowledge as well as business and marketing domain expertise in combination with the expertise of a cross-functional team to achieve success. You know what it means to operate efficiently in a demanding environment and to maintain composure. You show leadership and communication in an exemplary manner. And above all, you have a relentless focus on overall client satisfaction and you thrive on team development and shared success.  


No vacancy without bullets…

As an Agile Sr. Project Manager, you will:

  • Account directly for the overall success of the client projects within your portfolio; 
  • Manage and coordinate cross-functional resources to deliver against the Statement of Work (SOW); 
  • Play a key role in managing the client relationship. You work closely with the client on a daily basis to ensure project progress and maintain constant open communication;
  • Review and analyze project scope and manage client expectations;
  • Prepare project schedule and client-facing/internal status reports, as required by the client Identify risks/issues and report to the necessary and appropriate team members and stakeholders;
  • Track and review individual and project team utilization and revise forecasted hours throughout the duration of the project;
  • Track and review project budget vs. actual project costs, including revenue responsibility across all projects;
  • Organize and facilitate internal and external Steering Committees with all relevant stakeholders;
  • Have a commercial sense and be able to drive account growth by continuously looking ahead and focus on roadmap definition to establish long-term client engagements;
  • Be able to challenge the (internal/external) project team resources, by engaging in substantive discussions.

What we'd like you to show:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience;
  • At least five years of relevant project management experience;
  • Knowledge and experience with working according to the Scrum methodology;
  • Knowledge of systems integrations such as CRM, content management, or web analytics;
  • Familiarity with interactive marketing channels such as SEO, SEM, PPC, and Ad Management;
  • A self-starting attitude, ready to seize opportunities to make an impact without needing to be told.

Bonus points if you:

  • Speak Dutch
  • Have previous experience with Salesforce technology
  • Have the legal right to live and work in The Netherlands

In return, this is what we offer:

First of all, we don’t have dusty office carpets, fluorescent lights, and annoying hierarchy. That being said: through us, you will get in touch with an unlimited world of international connections and resources, since we operate in three countries. Therefore we have a listening ear for your wildest ideas and together we keep stretching our boundaries. We like you to follow the path you’ve created and we invest in your personal development. We support a dynamic and a feel-at-home kind of workplace.

Instead you will be welcome as part of a young and dynamic team working from a beautiful historic building with great canal views where you’ll also enjoy:

  • Working with a renowned international customer base, B2B and B2C customers.
  • A chance for you to evolve, develop, feel appreciated and have fun.
  • An open, informal, flexible and feel-at-home work culture.
  • Daily lunches in our state of the art kitchen.
  • A choice of a Mac or Windows laptop.
  • An international work environment.
  • A competitive salary.
  • End of the week drinks.

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And there’s more: 

  • You will be able to work on a hybrid schedule from home as well as one of our offices in Haarlem and/or Amsterdam.
  • Education budget for your own development; e.g. soft-skills workshops, language courses & leadership training.
  • Wellness pack: Yoga classes and our own in-house masseuse.
  • Access to a mobility package to suit your commuting needs.
  • Competitive pension benefits.



If you’re interested please ‘Apply now’ and send us your cover letter along with your CV. We’re looking forward to meeting you. For more information about working at Wunderman Thompson and this vacancy, please feel free to contact our Corporate Recruiter Daniel Chacon by sending him an email: or give him a call: +31 23 551 8899.

At Wunderman Thompson, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect.  As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency.  For more informationplease visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.  

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