Project Manager - Engineering & Materials

Ghent, Vlaams Gewest, Belgium
27 days ago
Full time role



Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands

Fastned is a fast-charging network for electric vehicles to charge with renewable energy from the sun and wind. The company's ...

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Job Description

Join a fast growing company with a purpose! Fastned enables EV drivers around Europe to fast-charge their vehicle with renewable energy and leads the way in making mobility sustainable. In this role you will contribute to achieving our goal of building a European network of 1,000 fast charging stations on prime locations where electric drivers can charge their vehicles with energy from the sun and wind.

Amsterdam, Cologne, Gent, Paris | Full Time

Your role

Fastned is expanding its network of fast charging stations in Europe and is looking to strengthen the team with a Project Manager - Engineering & Materials. In this role you will be an integral part of an experienced and international team and you will be responsible for delivering high quality charging stations across all our markets in Europe. You are working in close cooperation with our architects and construction managers as well as with our external suppliers and construction partners.

Our fast charging locations across multiple markets are built using standardized construction elements, such as canopies, illumination and foundations. As Project Manager you will:

  • Manage development projects of new elements as well as continuous improvement projects

  • Collect requirements and write specifications for future solutions and improvements

  • Research and find technical solutions as well as materials and evaluate them in terms of feasibility and cost

  • Be the contact person for external engineering partners, suppliers and advisors

  • Test and Evaluate new developments inhouse, at a suppliers factory or in pilot projects on site

  • Ensure the quality of our building elements to match our high standards

  • Update documentation and control the internal change management

Your desk can be in one of our many welcoming offices in Cologne, Amsterdam, Ghent or Paris. You will travel around all the locations we are operating in, in order to meet our partners, suppliers and own construction sites across Europe. We are looking forward to welcoming you to our innovative and rapidly growing company in the field of e-mobility!

Who we are looking for

You have gained some first experiences as a civil or design engineer and want to look beyond the calculations, participating actively in building a better mobility for our environment. You are not afraid to make mistakes and you are always keen to keep on learning. “Think like a founder” is something you identify easily with. Additionally, you tick the following boxes:

  • You hold a relevant degree, e.g. in industrial, civil or structural engineering (or an equivalent education)

  • First experience in a similar role (preferably at an engineering office)

  • Excellent organisational skills and a high level of initiative

  • Systematic and solution oriented thinking and an eye for detail

  • Ability to work in a structured manner and prioritise your tasks efficiently

  • Willingness to travel within our current markets (NL, DE, BE, UK, FR, CH)

  • Fluency in English and a second language (German, Dutch or French) is a must

  • You hold a valid driver’s licence

Join us in building a better future

At Fastned we are really excited about building a better future! Join us in a role with a true purpose and make use of our employees benefits:

  • We work hard to change the world, but we don't forget to celebrate our successes, big and small. In London, and in our other offices - Fastned knows how to bring people together.

  • Participation in the exciting company stock options program.

  • Continuous development is important to us and our industry offers endless opportunities for knowledge enhancement, so each employee receives a €3,000 training and development budget per year.

  • In order to feel & enjoy the EV life, and of course to travel to your job sites, you get a fully electric company car. And of course free charging at all Fastned stations across Europe.

  • We provide daily vegetarian lunches & the best coffee in all our offices, and cover your expenses on the road.

  • Next to fun events year-round, we throw notorious Christmas parties and organize an amazing yearly trip abroad with all European teams.

  • Other perks include flexible working hours, pension contribution, full travel compensation and the gear of your choice (MacBook vs Dell XPS, iPhone vs Android).

Apply for the job

We would love to have a conversation with you! Apply now, send us your CV and explain in your motivation letter why you’re excited about joining Fastned.

The process consists of 3 steps:

  • A first video call with our recruiter Anna-Lena to get to know each other better

  • An interview with our Construction Lead Engineering & Materials to deep dive into the role

  • A case-assignment and on-site presentation to the Construction Lead and Director Construction as well as meeting other team members

Fastned stands for equality and inclusion. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, neurodiversity, disabilities, parental status or any other protected characteristic that makes you unique.


Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, The Netherlands

Fastned is a fast-charging network for electric vehicles to charge with renewable energy from the sun and wind. The company's ...

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