Project developer – Site and building

Job description

Would you like to join our worldwide mission to bring our food system back in balance with nature? We are searching for a Project Developer who will focus on site and building development. Are you ambitious and do you have the experience and talent? Join us and work for the future.

What will be your mission as our Project Developer?

Protix is looking for a Project Developer – Site and Building. Protix’ goal is to roll-out several production facilities worldwide in the coming years. As a Project Developer you will be involved in different project development and project management activities to support the international roll-out of Protix. Your main focus will be to support the planning and decision making process at Protix with regards to the building and site development.

What will be your responsibilities?

  • Develop early stage building plans

  • Facilitate the site search and selection process

  • Liaise with external parties, including real estate developers and brokers

  • Interact with the engineering team for further conceptual (building) design for permitting, project definition and project development purposes

  • Facilitate the permit application process with external parties

  • Write and maintain project plans, manage project progress and risks and report progress to key stakeholders

  • Explore and manage relevant partnerships for the projects

  • Support business case development

  • Take an active role in executing and improving Protix’ growth strategy and process

What can you expect of us?

  • You will be part of our mission: 'Food in balance with nature'.

  • You will have the opportunity to work 2 to 3 days from home

  • A varied job in which you can make the difference within a passionate and inspiring team

  • There is a personnel participation scheme ('piece of the Protix pie')

  • Flexible working hours

  • A fast-moving, entrepreneurial and sustainable working environment

  • There is a lot of room and support to take responsibility and to develop yourself

  • Do you travel by bike? Then you will receive an allowance of €0,19 per km.

Who are we?

We are on the brink of a global insect revolution. Protix is a fast-growing company and is leading this 'ento-revolution' as the industry leader. Since 2009, it has been our life's mission to bring the food system back in balance with nature. With high-tech solutions, artificial intelligence, genetic improvement programmes and robotics, we produce the ingredient of the future: insects. The black soldier fly is a key player in bringing our mission to life. Their larvae provide us with a unique source of protein that is processed into feed for pets, fish, piglets and chickens, among others.

Our values are a reflection of our culture. We are always looking for new talent who will go for the next step with us and recognise themselves in our values. Because you don't just choose Protix, it is a conscious choice. We care about our planet, are innovative & curious, open minded, diverse and always go for the best result.


Do you want to work for the future and be part of our revolution? We would like to get in touch with you! Apply and connect with us on LinkedIn to keep up to date with our mission. 

It is good to know that for us your motivation and the match with our company is key. That is why we do not accept applicants who send only their CV without any motivation.


Do you recognize yourself?

  • You have the knowledge and experience to support Protix in the site and building development activities

  • You have a BSc or MSc (NL: hbo or WO), ideally in the area of architecture, real estate, building management or similar fields

  • You have work experience in a relevant role in this area, preferably in large scale capital projects.

  • In projects you can create coherent project plans, manage project risks, ensure stakeholder involvement and provide clear progress reporting

  • You get excited about playing a crucial role in the international roll-out of Protix facilities internationally

  • You keep the bigger picture in mind and are goal driven

  • You are pro-active, good at working in multi-disciplinary teams and interested in working in a fast-moving work environment

  • Excellent communication skills are a must

  • Fluent in English (both verbal and in writing)

  • Dutch proficiency would be a preference