Manager Project Management Office

Thales is looking for a Manager Project Management Office.

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As Manager PMO you will lead an enthusiastic and dedicated team of 40 PMO professionals and will be responsible to bring the PMO to a higher maturity level. All with the aim to make the PMO the corner stone of the Thales Naval organization. 

Together with your project management office team you will ensure that the project management process, from bid phase till execution phase, will be followed and all associated (recurring) tasks will be executed in time. Beside serving the project management process you and your team will also provide the best possible service to the Product Segments teams.

Within this responsibility you will also develop your team and bring the best out of them, manage the budget and be the point of contact in case of escalations.  

This position will be the key-driver to secure a high-performance project life cycle. With your skills, experience and personality you will be able to connect people, challenge the project office team and the project managers in reaching the agreed deliverables.

Within the position, the team and the cluster, but also within the organization there are multiple opportunities for further development, specialization and possibly further growth.

The main tasks and responsibilities are:

  • Managing all aspects concerning the PMO team and budget
  • Execute the Naval PMO improvement plan and lead the change
  • Continuous improvement of the planning and data quality
  • Manage the organization of internal and external meetings / workshops
  • Maintain the relation and coordination with Product Segments, Departments, the Thales Group and process owners.


  • Completed a Bachelor or Master;
  • Dutch and English mandatory;
  • Experience as PMO-team manager; 
  • Experience with project management, project planning and scheduling;
  • Pro-active, accurate and solution oriented;
  • Soft/interpersonal skills and ability to coach
  • Strong communication skills
  • Certification IPMA B is nice to have


  • A challenging job in a great team within our high-tech, innovative work environment. Includes the freedom for initiative and good ideas.
  • Room for personal and professional growth within our organisation, for example in regards to technical, commercial or international skills. 
  • Valuable international collaboration with coworkers from 68 different countries around the globe. 
  • A comfortable work space in a modern environment, with a focus on flexibility and the right work life balance.
  • You can usually work where and when you want to be able to do your work as well and efficiently as possible. Within Thales we implement hybrid working, where you can, for example, work from home two days a week if your role allows it.
  • A good salary, fitting travel allowance, and the ability to personalise your employment conditions: for instance, you can trade days off for internet costs, our bicycle plan, company fitness and relocation costs.
  • 40 days off per year (PTO). Yes, really.

Bedrijfsprofiel Thales Nederland

About the team

The Project Management Office (PMO) provides resources, support, knowledge and coaching to the customer and product project management team to ensure a better performance along the project lifecycle. At this moment the PMO department making steps forward to increase the maturity. So the PMO department will beating the rhythm on the project milestones and will serve Thales Naval by providing the expertise, know-how, services and continuously striving to increase the data quality to ensure a better performance along project lifecycle in one predictable way with clear awareness and reliable insight on cost, time and quality.  


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