International Technical Project Manager

Do you have a background and several years of professional experience within the areas of Sustainability and/or Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S). Are you an experienced Project Manager with international ambitions? Are you interested in joining one of the largest Dutch family owned businesses with a truly global footprint? Then we have a great opportunity for you.



Bachelor / Master

Vacancy closed

Lucas Ligtenberg

Manager Talent Acquisition 06-27040711

International Technical Project Manager

With focus on Sustainability and Occupational Health & Safety

Royal De Heus is an internationally operating family company with a leading position in the animal feed industry. We are continuously expanding our borders. Driven by this ambition, we have been actively supporting the progress of the agricultural sector. Over the more than 100 years of our existence, but especially in the last two decades, impressive growth has been realized through both organic growth as well as acquisitions in Europe, Asia, Africa and South-America. Our mission is to secure the continuity of Royal De Heus as a family-owned business and continue our ambitious international growth strategy.

Royal De Heus believes in doing business in a responsible and sustainable way, by finding the right balance between people, profit and planet. Thinking about the needs of future generations, feeding the world, and the company’s role in society are important to De Heus, its employees and its owners.

With Royal De Heus’ headquarters based in The Netherlands, its activities span across more than 75 countries, including its own production locations in Poland, Russia, Czech, Egypt, Ethiopia, Brazil, South-Africa, Serbia, Spain, Portugal, Myanmar, Indonesia and Vietnam. Worldwide over 10.000 employees contribute daily to the company’s objectives and ambition.

What will your responsibilities be?

A number of aspects are combined in this position. You will be the community leader and responsible for the maintenance and continuous improvement of our OH&S group policy. More concrete: sharing best practices, coordinating improvement implementations and structural reporting OH&S performances are essential in this position.

Furthermore you are expected to become the expert regarding global green solutions for our operations worldwide; preparation, implementation and maintenance based on our global green goals policies . What will be the best energy mix in De Heus factories worldwide?

You are a successful International Technical Project Manager with strong personal preference for these specific topics.

What do we expect form you?

  • A relevant bachelors or master's degree;

  • Demonstrated experience managing significant projects within an international, technical context, and / or

  • Extensive experience as production manager or feed-mill plant manager;

  • Knowledge and experience of the themes Sustainability and OH&S;

  • Excellent project- and stakeholder management skills;

  • Analytical thinker and have a high level of quality awareness;

  • Proactive, strong communicator and team player;

  • Excellent command of the English language.

What do we offer?

You will work within a rapidly growing and international company, where there is adequate room for personal development within a team of highly qualified colleagues. De Heus will support you in this development. You will receive a competitive remuneration package based on your qualifications and work experience.


Would you like to work in an international and dynamic environment and does this opportunity appeal to you? Then apply directly by clicking on the job application button.

Would you like to know more about this vacancy? Please contact Stefan van den Bogaard (Group Director Technology & Investments) 06-46020250. If you want to know more about De Heus as employer, please contact Lucas Ligtenberg (Manager Talent Acquisition) 06-27040711.

An assessment is part of this procedure.


  • Fulltime
  • Master
  • Bachelor
  • Project Manager

Interested? You are invited to apply