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Project Manager Renovations and Operations

Netherlands, Noord-Holland, AmsterdamHQ

Job description

Are you ready to join the blue tire movement?

Hi, we are Swapfiets! 👋 The bicycle subscription where you are always assured of a working bicycle. Our mission? Making cities more livable and sustainable under the motto 'buy less, use more'.

Do you see a challenge instead of a problem? And are you ready for an acceleration in your career? Then you are ready for the Swapfiets adventure!

For our Operations team we are looking for a full time Project Manager Renovations and Operations for our HQ in Amsterdam. 

What will you be doing?

Swapfiets is on the hunt for a top-notch Project Manager to take charge of renovations and building projects. If you're someone who's always up for a challenge and wants to make a difference, this could be the perfect role for you! In this role, you will be responsible for defining the scope and objectives of each project, preparing budgets, and overseeing all aspects of the renovation process to ensure the highest quality in design, efficiency, and safety.

You will also be responsible for creating floor plans for new locations based on Swapfiets guidelines and local requirements. You will be developing detailed project schedules, and you will keep track of project costs. You are the one who calls the shots if any strategy adjustments should be made.

As a key member of the team, you will be expected to drive projects with sustainability goals in mind and act as a liaison between external contractors, suppliers, and internal stakeholders. If you are passionate about project management and want to make a meaningful contribution to our company, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity!


As a Project Manager Renovations and operations at Swapfiets, you will have the opportunity to literally build Swapfiets together with a great team. You will:

  • Act as the project manager on renovations, new stores and warehouses building projects for both our Store & Field (S&F) and Warehouse & Logistics (W&L);

  • Determine and define project scope and objectives and prepares the budget based on scope of work and resource requirements;

  • Manage renovation projects end to end and ensures the highest quality;

  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources;

  • Drive communication to provide project updates;

  • Act as a link between external and internal stakeholders;

  • Drive projects with sustainability goals of the company in mind.

Job requirements

Desired skills and experience:

  • Higher vocational or academic working and thinking level (like engineering, architecture);

  • 3-5 years working experience in a retail or warehousing environment, with at least 1 year of project management;

  • Technical insights and knowledge of buildings/construction;

  • 3D/2D CAD skills;

  • Fluent in English;

  • Car driving license;

  • Safety Certificate for Contractors (SCC) is a plus.

What we offer

  • Your own Swapfiets (lend-lease) đŸšČ!

  • 32 vacation days; 

  • A pension plan and a discount on your health insurance 

  • MacBook or a Windows laptop (what you prefer)

  • Lots of responsibility, challenging work, and friendly colleagues

  • Travel allowance (if you live more than 11 km away from the office, otherwise you’ll just use your Swapfiets, right.. 😎?)

  • Delicious lunch at the office for a small contribution

  • Onefit for Business arrangement (to promote your healthy lifestyle!)

  • Learning programs developed by our L&D department 

  • Lots of workshops and inspirational talks 

  • One day off per year to do voluntary work paid by Swapfiets

  • Flexibility in working from home/ at our brand new (!) office at the Molukkenstraat in Amsterdam.


You can now directly apply for this vacancy.

  • As soon as we think: you've got what it takes to qualify for this position, our recruitment team will contact you to check some basic information and ask you about some of your previous successes related to the role.

  • Next, you will be invited for a first job interview with two team members.

  • The second interview is held with our operations manager.

  • Are you and Swapfiets still as enthusiastic at the end of the process? Then you will receive an offer to join the Swapfiets team!