Project Controller

Do you enjoy analysing multiple datasets for one large project, understanding project risks and collaborating with colleagues to achieve the best project results? Then this is a job for you!

  • Van der Hoeven
  • 39 hours
  • Bachelor degree/University education

The role: Project Controller

As Project Controller, you know your project inside out and are the financial point of contact/sparring partner for the Project Director and Project Managers on this project. You feel responsible for a correctly presented project progress and have affinity with risk management and contract management.

In this role of Project Controller, you manage and control the financial status of one of our largest projects. The basis is the information recorded in the financial records. By bringing these data together and analysing them, you are able to ask the right questions to the parties involved, such as the Project Managers, but also the administration, procurement and calculation departments. On this basis, you create a realistic expectation of the project result. You analyse, identify and report risks and opportunities in a timely manner.

During periodic meetings and by means of reports, you take the financial lead and report to the Project Director on the financial progress of the project. You also advise proactively on the project risks and think along with the client in a solution-oriented way.  
You are also responsible for correct and timely invoicing of the project and preparing the cash flow forecast.

You will start in this position for a multi-year project in Saudi Arabia. Periodic presence in Saudi Arabia is desirable.

Nice to meet you

Van der Hoeven Horticultural Projects. The future of horticulture technology.

The world is realizing that we need to preserve our planet and that it requires a much more sustainable approach on agriculture. Also, the world deserves access to healthy food. Therefore, we design, build and operate tailor made horticultural solutions for our customers, with a reduced footprint in natural resources, water, CO2 and pesticides. We continuously invest in R&D to strengthen our propositions towards our customers. This vision allows us to operate our business successfully for a better future.

Your profile

  • You have completed a bachelor degree in Finance, business economics or (technical) business administration.
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with international projects in the construction industry.
  • You are proficient in both the Dutch and English languages verbally and in writing.
  • You have good communication and social skills.
  • You show proactive ownership.
  • You are constructively critical.

What to expect?

At Van der Hoeven, we believe in teamwork and support. We are helping each other in our work and sharing our experiences to achieve success together.

To ensure the future of our employees, we have developed the VDH Academy. This internal platform promotes knowledge sharing and provides opportunities for professional growth. We like to invest in the development of our employees.

In addition to professional growth, we also strive for a healthy work-life balance. This is why we offer work fruit, among other things, to promote the well-being of our employees.

At Van der Hoeven, fun is also an important part of our team spirit. Our staff association organizes various activities throughout the year, such as fun office drinks, barbecues and family events during the holidays. Our office is also equipped with areas where you can relax and play games, including a pool table.

At we value a positive work environment where we grow, learn and enjoy together.

Got your interest?

Let’s start our future together!

Does the position appeal to you, and do you recognize yourself in the requested profile? Please send your application letter and CV to our HR department, via: If you have any other questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Nice to meet you

van Goch

HR Consultant

van der Vaart

HR Manager


HR Advisor