Smart Solutions Manager The Netherlands


Smart Solutions Manager The Netherlands

OVG is the largest Real Estate company in The Netherlands. It has a strong foothold in Germany and is growing rapidly internationally. We develop smart, high-tech office buildings, but always with a sustainable footprint. Our core purpose is to create healthier working, living and learning environments by using smart technology. To achieve OVG‘s green focus on innovation and technology we are active members of the World Economic Forum (WEF), the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), the Dutch Green Building Counsel (DGBC) World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and CoreNet Global.

We are a strong team of highly driven entrepreneurs. Innovators who get stuff done, people who create, like challenges, love to explore, who are passionate. OVG seeks achievers; leaders and visionaries who want to join our team and make OVG a global success story.

Next to OVG’s build-to-suit developments, multi tenenat and functional projects and investment driven re-developments, the company is working on a new strategy. This strategy is aimed at the global expansion of our company on the basis of a unique business model and high quality office product. Few real estate companies are paying attention to the irreversible tide of the 4th industrial revolution and the benefits of new tech developments. OVG wants to lead this revolution in the real estate market.

Job description 

As a Smart Solutions Manager you are responsible for the ongoing development and successful implementation and commissioning of the “Smart Package” in the OVG projects. The Smart Package being, a state-of-the-art IoT platform and building automation solution, realized in collaboration with key suppliers, to deliver smart solutions to our clients and users.

You will have to:

  • Manage the delivery of the smart package to multiple complex projects in various stages across different countries, to ensure timely and superior completion of all deliverables.
  • Support the operations team to ensuring the smart solutions work and are maintained in accordance with specifications.
  • Manage and oversee the contracts with our smart package partners to cover risks back-to-back.
  • Setting and reviewing the budgets and manage the planning process for the Smart Package delivery.
  • Challenging the pricing and solutions offered by our smart solution suppliers.
  • Form effective working relationships and networks with smart suppliers and service providers.
  • Stimulate and help partners and potential partners in developing and redeveloping new and existing smart solutions.
  • Estimate and help finding new smart solutions and upgrades for the OVG Smart Package.
  • Work with other OVG teams to help support OVG’s growth. More specific:
    • Work on the definition of the Smart Package version 1.0 and help with the further continuous development of OVG’s Smart Solutions.
    • Support the design teams of different OVG projects in the specification of the Smart Package in different countries (to start with NL, Germany, US).

Given the growing portfolio of OVG the expectation is that in the short term this single position will grow to a team of experts managing the delivery of smart solutions for several projects globally.

We offer
This is a full-time position in Amsterdam. OVG offers an attractive employee benefits package that more than meets market conditions. Therefore, flexibility, a desire to constantly learn and a desire to take on new challenges are an absolute must in order to succeed with us.

Would you like to know more or apply directly?
Do you have any questions about the position or are you already sure about your choice and want to get started as our Global HR Director? Please send your CV and motivation to Sharla Bhawanidin (HR Manager) via