Project Manager With A Background In Product Development

Tags: wearables, software, hardware, product, design, engineering, wearables, product development, project management, innovation

  • Would you like to help us improve the lives of 1 million people before 2035?
  • Do you want to be part of a winning team? (FD Gazelle 2021, KvK innovation top 100, Winner Get in the Ring 2021, finalist Health Innovation Price 2022)
  • Are you interested in working for a young and growing (15+FTE) tech company in the innovative domain of wearable technology & smart textiles, based in Utrecht?
  • Do you want to take part in our diverse and ambitious team with daily lunches, weekly bootcamps, yearly winter sport and quarterly targets with team rewards? (e.g. chair massage, wine tasting, etc.).
  • Would you like to collaborate with product and textile designers, hardware and software developers, and researchers in one team?
  • Do you enjoy working on multiple projects and managing multiple deadlines?

Then we’d love to hear from you!

Who we are

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At Elitac Wearables we are on a mission to improve the lives of 1 million people by 2035. We improve people’s daily lives with our meaningful wearables, combining textiles and electronics, haptic technology and sensor integrations. Our main focus is on the Medical and Safety domains, where our wearables help improve quality of life, quality of medical care and safety.
We work in multidisciplinary Agile teams with designers, hardware engineers, software developers and researchers. We work on a variety of projects at the same time. Most of our research and development happens in-house at our office and Wearables Lab.
We work for customers, join in research projects and develop our own products. Our core values are reflected in our people, the way we work and our projects:

Functionality, Agility, Curiosity, Creativity and Different Perspectives.

About the role

As a Project Manager, you organize and manage several projects at the same time. These projects are all related to developing wearables and are often at different stages of the development process: from the feasibility study for a potential product to a market launch and anything in between. As we work in an Agile environment, we are not looking for a ‘classic’ project manager, but someone who is comfortable working with Scrum teams, product backlogs and sprints.

At Elitac Wearables, we work on projects in multidisciplinary teams, with designers, hardware, and software developers. You will have already gained experience in at least one of these disciplines, and you are willing to make the effort to learn the ins and outs of the others.

You work together with researchers, hardware, and software developers in a small project team to make the best wearable for our clients. Depending on the stage the project is in, you must be able to come up with ideas and solutions and quickly prototype your ideas together with clients and colleagues. Some projects are in a stage that needs you to engineer durable solutions and make sure the product is complying with quality standards for a scalable product.

About you

  • You have organizational skills and experience in project or product management;
  • You have at least 3 years’ experience as a specialist in a product development role;
  • You are willing to improve your knowledge and skills by learning from your colleagues and other experts;
  • You have completed a technical bachelor or master;
  • You are excited by the idea of developing meaningful wearables that will improve people’s lives;
  • You speak English fluently; Dutch is preferable.

Soft skills

  • Great organizational skills;
  • Independent; yet a team player;
  • Representable, enthusiastic & energetic;
  • Great communications skills;
  • Interested in technology, fashion and/or wearables.

Our offer

  • Informal work environment with good coffee, great lunch and fruit;
  • Weekly team bootcamp, yearly office winter sport;
  • Bonus team activities when achieving quarterly targets (e.g. wine tasting, office massage, dinners);
  • Contract till end of year with possibility to extend (eventually a permanent position);
  • A challenging position in a young and ambitious team; enabling you to help improve people’s daily lives!
  • Possibilities for coaching and trainings;
  • A brand-new office with a Wearables Lab in a creative start-up community in Utrecht;
  • Enthusiastic and experienced colleagues; working on the front-end of wearable technology;
  • Preferably 32 hours or more per week;


What are you waiting for? Get in touch: Send your motivation and resumeto Martin van den Berg (COO). We look forward to meeting you virtually or at our office in Utrecht!

Please note that we do not accept admissions from recruitment agencies.

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