NPI End-to-end Project Manager

Are you a seasoned Project Manager with the drive to lead end-to-end NPI projects in the bike manufacturing industry? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Project Manager at Accell.

About the role
As a E2E Project Manager at Accell, you will take charge of end-to-end developing and lauching new bike introductions, serving as the driving force behind their success. Your leadership will be instrumental in ensuring these projects, in terms of time, budget, quality, and customer expectations.

 Your responsibilities will include:

  • Leading cross-functional teams, collaborating with R&D, Brand Management, Procurement, Manufacturing Unit, Quality, Sales, Service, and Suppliers;
  • Translating project goals into SMART objectives for project team members;
  • Taking decisions within the project boundaries (scope, timing, budget, quality) to ensure meeting project goals.
  • Defining business cases, project budgets, project teams, and timelines;
  • Requested and non requested advice to management and senior management concerning NPI / bike transfer company policy.
  • Making project-related decisions within project boundaries and setting priorities for the team;
  • Assessing project feasibility to achieve project goals and advising Program Manager on a.o. feasibility of product portfolio whishes.
  • Identifying collaboration and communication issues within Accell and taking corrective actions;
  • Adhering to the NPI/bike manufacturing transfer process and providing risk-based justification for any deviations.

Our Company
Accell Group is an international group in the middle and higher segments of the markets for bicycles and bicycle parts and accessories. The company is market leader in Europe. Accell Group is also Europe’s market leader in electric bikes. The company’s portfolio includes strong national brands and leading international (sports) brands that together provide a complete and complementary range of products for all cycling-related needs. The best known brands are Batavus, Sparta, Koga, Loekie, Ghost, Haibike, Winora, Raleigh, Lapierre, Tunturi, Atala and XLC.

Why Join AccellAt Accell, we are dedicated to creating world-class bicycles and fostering a dynamic work environment. As a NPI end-to-end  Project Manager, you will have the opportunity to make a real impact on the development and success of our projects. You'll work with a passionate team of professionals who share your love for cycling and innovation.

What We're Looking For
One of your qualities is strong leadership. Equipped with the ability to inspire and guide cross-functional teams, you ensures that every member is aligned with project objectives, fostering collaboration and driving collective success. The leadership style is characterized by a balance of decisiveness and inclusivity, creating an environment where diverse talents synergize for optimal project outcomes.

Communication is very important in this role. Whether interfacing with team members, stakeholders or executives, your communication style is clear, concise, and tailored to the audience. Ensuring a shared understanding of project milestones and expectations.

Next to this we would like to see the following in your profile:

  • Proven track record in managing NPI projects within the manufacturing industry.
  • The ability to make well-informed decisions to meet project goals.
  • A proactive approach to problem-solving and risk mitigation.
  • A passion for the world of cycling and a genuine interest in our products.
  • You have a good command of the english language both spoken and written. 
  • You want to work either in the Netherlands or in Germany. 

What we offer

  • Pleasant and informal working atmosphere;
  • Plenty of individual learning and development opportunities;
  • Your place of employment will be depend on your place of residence . It is also possible to work hybrid with a home working (place) allowance and flexible working hours;
  • Favorable benefits and a market-competitive salary; 
  • 28 vacation days based on full-time employment;
  • Attractive staff discount on bikes and bike accessories and bike lease arrangement. 

 Next steps

  1. Is there a match between your background and our needs? Then we will invite you for a first interview.  In this interview we are curious about you as a future colleague and give you a first impression of the position.
  2. When we are both enthusiastic after the introduction, we will invite you for a follow-up interview. You will meet the team and get a more complete picture of the position and culture at Accell.
  3. After our evaluation, you will hear whether there is a match and you will receive an offer. If this is not the case, you will receive clear and useful feedback.

How to apply

Are you enthusiastic and do you see yourself working at Accell? Then apply via the button below.
If you have any questions about the procedure, please contact our recruiter Anieke de Groot via whatsapp or call: +31611175489 (or via If you have any job-related questions questions, please contact Charles de Jong (Manufacturing Quality Manager) via


This vacancy is open both internally and externally, in case of equal suitability, internal candidates will have priority.



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Accell GROUP

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Accell GROUP

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