Project Manager Commercial Excellence

  • Lindtsedijk, Zwijndrecht, Netherlands
  • Full-time

Company Description

Van Leeuwen is a specialist in pipes and tubes. The family company, with head offices in Zwijndrecht, is founded in 1924 and operating in nearly all industrial segments. Van Leeuwen has nearly 80 offices located in 33 countries in Europa, Middle East, Asia, Australia and the Northern-America’s. Our 2400 employees have specialistic knowledge of purchasing, (global) project management, logistics and stock planning. The combination of worldwide logistics and knowledge of products and application at customers, makes Van Leeuwen leading and distinctive in her markets.

Job Description

Are you ready to take the lead in innovative, customer centered projects? And are you ready to bring your drive, your analytical skills and your creativity into these projects? And, last but not least, are you looking for a challenging work environment in which you work with international experts? Then we are looking for you as our new Project Manager Commercial Excellence!

Your job

Within your new role, you will be part of the Commercial Excellence team, working from our headquarters in Zwijndrecht. You support the sales teams of our International Operating Companies with digitalization and improvements of business processes.

You, as an energetic Project Manager, are responsible for the development, implementation and change management of innovative solutions within our Operating Companies. These can be projects on customer relationship management, EDI, pricing strategies, web portals, customer surveys, etc.

Besides your close cooperation with our international sales teams, you are also the linking pin between internal stakeholders (IT, Corporate Managers) and external stakeholders (solution providers) in which you bring all fields together. Your role is key, as we at Van Leeuwen want to continuously improve and develop our digital services, improve our business processes and maintain our leading position within the market.

Your key responsibilities as a Project Manager Commercial Excellence will be:

  • Leading the development and implementation of innovative solutions to support our commercial teams in various countries.
  • Managing the relationship with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Change management within the sales teams of our Operating Companies.
  • Assuring projects are delivered on time, within budget and according to the requirements.

The team

You will be part of an international team that consists of 5 colleagues. You will be working from your office at our headquarters in Zwijndrecht but travelling can take up to 50% of your time. In your role, you will directly report to the Corporate Director Commercial Excellence.


As our new Project Manager Commercial Excellence, you are ambitious to develop yourself within a commercial role. Furthermore you have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • Experience in the field of project management, business process optimalization and implementation of state-of-the-art solutions
  • The ambition to grow within the field of commerce/commercial management
  • Excellent knowledge of the English language (both verbally and written)

Please note that a screening and an assessment can be part of the selection procedure.

Additional Information

What do we offer you?

  • The opportunity to learn, grow, and develop yourself within an international business environment
  • A working environment in which you are challenged to be innovative and to make an impact.
  • A good salary and other employment conditions like profit sharing and at least 27 holidays.

Are you enthusiastic?

Great! We are looking forward to meeting you as well! Maybe you have got some more questions before applying: we’re more than happy to help you answering these. In case you’ve got questions, you can contact Stephanie Kruijthof via 0653695696. Applications can be directly done through the application button.