Project Manager (Plant) Protein Technology

One of our core expertise areas is about the functional properties of protein, such as structure, texture, taste, stability and flavour. For this growing expertise area we are searching for an experienced

Project Manager – Plant Protein Technology 

With relevant expertise from plant protein source to customer benefit


  • Responsible for managing and supervising international research & development projects in the area of plant protein technology within a wide range of food products and food industries
  • Translating customer needs into scientific and technology approaches that will deliver practical solutions
  • Initiating project plans that meet customer requirements and make optimal usage of the available expertise and solutions
  • Leading various projects in multidisciplinary teams and realising set targets in terms of goals, planning and budget
  • Establishing and maintaining good relationships with both industrial partners and academic institutions
  • Continuously investing in new science and technology about the usage of the plant proteins in various functional applications
  • Member of a highly professional team and reporting to the R&D Manager of the division Flavour & Texture


  • Master´s degree in the field of Biochemistry, Food Technology related to proteins or equivalent; a PhD degree is highly preferred
  • Several years of product experience in the food industry and/or ingredients business
  • Internationally recognised expertise in the area of plant protein science and technology
  • Capable of managing various client projects and able to motivate multidisciplinary teams, both externally and internally
  • Ample opportunities for personal growth and to develop further in particular fields of interest
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written
  • Personal characteristics: overview, setting priorities, leadership, convincing, flexible, enthusiastic and team player

Our offer

  • An exciting and challenging international R&D and business environment, working with renowned customers and an interesting variety in projects
  • Multidisciplinary teams, generating business by translating science and technology to rewarding solutions
  • A recognized and leading contract research organization in which we create value by sharing our knowledge and by being open to feedback
  • Attractive compensation package : fixed salary, a minimum of 25 holidays plus 13 “ADV”-days, travel reimbursement and contribution free pension plan

More information

For more information contact René Floris, +31 (0)318 659535.

How to apply

The application process is coordinated by Wiebe Teeuwen, Sr. Recruitment Consultant (T: +31(0)23-7548660, M: +31(0)6-40840929). Please send your CV and motivational letter to

Responses from employment agencies will not be considered.