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IT Project Manager

Amsterdam, NH, NL

CRH Corporate-EU


Country: Netherlands 
City: Amsterdam
Req ID: 332439 

About CRH


CRH is the leading global diversified building materials business in the world, employing more than 70,000 people at 3,100 locations worldwide. We manufacture and supply a diverse range of superior building materials and products, used extensively in the built environment, in infrastructure, housing and commercial construction projects, of all sizes, all across the world. Each day, millions of people around the world come into contact with our materials and products which help fulfill the basic human need of shelter and the infrastructure we need for our societies to thrive.


About The Role 

We are looking for an ambitious and enthusiastic IT Project Manager to manage several significant, complex and challenging IT transformation projects across Europe within our dynamic organization. In this exciting position you’ll lead projects within the European IT Portfolio throughout the project lifecycle, ensuring that projects produce the expected deliverables of quality, within the specified constraints of time and costs, as well as realising the potential benefits defined at project inception.  


This opportunity is based at our vibrant Amsterdam office, next to the Amsterdam World Trade Center. In addition to your demonstrable project management experience, you’ll have the capability to effectively work with multiple internal and external teams, plus a confidence and mindset to continuously improve the way we do things. 


Reporting directly to the Head of Europe IT PMO you’ll work closely with the European IT team across all disciplines. This is an exciting time to join our European IT organization, as we are implementing a new IT operating model as part of a large IT transformation programme. 


Main Responsibilities  


In this role you’ll be responsible for: 

  • Effective execution, coordination, and organization of multiple IT projects from project definition business case to successful delivery and adoption, while working closely with internal and external vendors and technical teams, business functions, and our European IT organization  

  • Planning, initiating, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating project activities, timelines, deliverables, staffing, risk mitigation, reporting, and communication activities required to deliver project objectives 

  • Project Issue and Risk Management – ensuring project predictability by anticipating and evaluating factors that may compromise project success and mitigate those risks so that the project objectives are consistently delivered 

  • Managing overall project documentation and status reporting   

  • Communicating accurately and in a timely way with internal and external stakeholders to ensure smooth project implementation  

  • Coordinating project team activities, and where required, vendors activities, to ensure that projects progresses on schedule and within the prescribed budget with a focus on the critical path 

  • Liaising with a wide range of stakeholders to determine and prioritize project objectives and critical success factors, and to facilitate decision making 


Experience & Qualifications 


  • University degree, preferably in the field of computer science or engineering for technical project managers - or equivalent experience 

  • 5+ years working experience as a project manager in the information technology sector, with a specific focus on transition, consolidation, and improving IT services.  

  • Proven technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in areas such as ERP, CRM, Digital, software, infrastructure, or web projects 

  • Developed client-facing, written and verbal communication skills, and a proven ability to influence stakeholders at all levels including senior management  

  • A structured, well-organized and methodic approach to projects 

  • Prince 2, PMI or Agile methodologies accredited is desirable 

  • Experience in Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestments is desirable 



As a multinational and multicultural organization, CRH recognizes that our diverse and talented global workforce is critical to sustaining competitive advantage and long-term success. At CRH we want to challenge all of our employees to reach their full potential and play their part in the success of our business. We place a strong focus on developing and empowering our employees to help ensure that we have the talent and capabilities we need now and in the future. We also strive to provide an attractive, rewarding and stimulating modern work environment that will engage and inspire our employees to meet the ever evolving standards and expectations of our customers. 



We offer an international workplace with a lot of opportunities, freedom and flexibility. As such, self – starters who enjoy working in a challenging environment and who can play a role in shaping our future are encouraged to join CRH. We take care of our employees and therefore offer a generous total rewards package, a diverse and inclusive culture and professional development opportunities.


What CRH Offers You  

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion 

  • Competitive base pay 

  • On-site gym at our offices 

  • 30 vacation days 

  • Discount on collective health insurance 

  • Excellent opportunities to develop and progress with a global organization 


CRH is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Date:  16-Oct-2021

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