Senior Project Manager

An energetic, ambitious and open-minded project leader to innovate with purpose



Are you currently working as a Project Manager and are willing to go beyond mundane innovation projects that barely challenge your drive, energy and capabilities?

Are you ready to embark on a thrilling professional journey that will redefine your experience and career?

If that is the case, then look no further.

We are searching for an exceptional Project Manager with the instinct “to get the job done”, the talent to anticipate opportunities and challenges and the ability to guide and inspire project teams and stakeholders through uncertainties and ambiguities.

Let’s have a talk!


Sonion – We help the world listen.

Are you passionate about making a difference in people’s lives? So are we!

We are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for people who rely on hearing products. Sonion is the preferred innovation partner for development and manufacturing of transducers and electromechanical solutions for hearing instruments and professional earphones.

Sonion is a truly global company with more than 6000 colleagues working together to revolutionize the industry at our facilities in the Netherlands, Denmark, Vietnam, USA, Poland and China.

Our skilled team is constantly pushing the limits of what’s possible, leveraging cutting-edge technology to challenge the laws of physics and create smaller, better and more reliable products and solutions.

If you are a talented individual who shares our passion, we invite you to join us and be a part of our mission to make a meaningful difference in the world.


Your tasks

We are strengthening our Project Management Office (PMO), in charge of innovation project- and portfolio management. The Senior Project Manager will join the team of Project Managers reporting to the Head of PMO and will be based in Hoofddorp, The Netherlands (hybrid work possible). You will be accountable to manage and deliver innovation projects.

More specifically, you will be accountable of

  • on-time, in-full, on-budget delivery of assigned innovation projects
  • project strategy, planning and budgeting, in synchronization with teams and stakeholders
  • anticipating opportunities, challenges and (unexpected) project developments
  • managing and delivering the assigned projects according PMO guidelines
  • engaging and mobilizing internal and external stakeholders and ensuring timely, sharp and effective project reporting and communication


Your profile

We believe that attitude and mindset are crucial to succeed in the position. Therefore, we see the ideal candidate as provided with

  • leadership, inspiring and guiding their team members, able to make decisions confidently, to take responsibility and to motivate others to perform at their best
  • adaptability, being flexible in the face of changing circumstances. Open to new ideas, capable to adjust plans as needed, capable to anticipate challenges and to find creative solutions.
  • excellent communication, able to convey information, expectations and goals to team members and stakeholders in sharp manner. Active listener.
  • business oriented mindset, with the reflex to keep as a north star the expected benefit realization.
  • emotional intelligence, being empathetic, considerate and able to build strong relationships based on trust and respect, navigating conflicts and boosting team morale. Seeking and giving feedback, with the habit of self-reflection and continuous self-improvement.
  • stainless motivation to overcome hurdles and to succeed.

Experience, knowledge and qualifications will help to position yourself as the right candidate.

We see as advantageous if you are provided with

  • Master or PhD, preferably with technical Engineering background
  • At least 3 years of experience in product development and in project management, with demonstrated track record of delivery
  • Good command of main project management methodologies and processes
  • Good command of common innovation processes and concepts (job-to-be-done, hybrid gate processes)

The qualification as Senior Project Manager will be determined by the actual experience and development level.


Our offer

We offer a compensation package that matches your qualifications, including a competitive salary, 27 vacation days, 13 rota free days and 8% holiday allowance. But more importantly, Sonion is a working environment that provides you with the opportunity to develop steadily further. As we are the leading innovators in our field, you will work in different projects for different high-end customers. Along with your manager you will regularly reflect on and make plans for your development and interests. We are an international and inclusive organization where it is easy to connect with colleagues.


Further information and application

Ready to make a difference? Please submit your application in English to . Any questions can be send to our People & Culture department via this e-mail address or by phone+ 31 (0)20 606 81 00.

Research has shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply if they do not fulfill all requirements. We encourage you to send us your application anyhow, we do not expect you to check all the boxes.

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