Program Director HMC Bouwt in The Hague (Haaglanden Medical Center)

Are you a connecting program director who focuses on integrity? Together with the internal stakeholders, do you ensure the realization of HMC’s building plans and the associated change task in care processes and technology in the organization? Are you looking for an organization of great societal importance with major challenges for the coming years? So read on!


As program director, you are responsible for the overall management of the construction and change processes set out in the housing plan (Integral Housing Plan, hereafter IHP), with the ultimate aim of ensuring that these two processes are integrated, so that they are both successfully implemented. These should lead to new state-of-the-art facilities where the best clinical treatment of HMC can be delivered optimally. Together with the Service & Housing sector and the organisation, you implement IHP and know how to connect ‘construction’ and ‘content’.

The focus for the coming years will be on the realization of the first phase of the complex renovation of the main clinical locations, HMC Antoniushove and HMC Westeinde. These must be ready by 2030 at the latest in order to take over the clinical care tasks from the HMC Bronovo location. These construction activities include the renovation and expansion of both surgery complexes, the renovation of the intensive care unit and the renovation of the nursing units at the HMC Westeinde site. In addition, expansion of the parking facilities there and realization of a mobility plan together with the municipality of The Hague for this location. This task naturally faces several challenges. Co-realization of these plans with colleagues from across the organization and internal and external stakeholders is essential in this regard. In addition, you create a solid management, program and project organisation, consisting of various line officers from HMC, who collaborate to achieve the desired result.

As program director, you have control over income, expenses and obligations, and you are responsible to the three-person board.

Job requirements

Connecting and accessible are the first two words that describe you. You know how important it is to have contact with colleagues and other stakeholders. Only together can you achieve the desired result. You have the analytical ability to create connections between the strategic organizational policy and your own area of ​​expertise. Your strong numerical insight and negotiation skills allow you to manage finances and cost-effective solutions. With your determination, you know how to actually start projects and realize them within the set framework within all developments, uncertainties and different interests internally and externally. You are able to set up a robust management that provides a stable basis for the construction program, where program director HMC Bouwt’s independence in relation to contracting parties is crucial.

You will also take the following experience with you:

  • you have an academic thinking and working level and extensive management experience;
  • you are an experienced business professional with an affinity for construction/technology in a hospital environment and you have a proven track record in leading a (change/construction) program in hospitals where changing working methods in care, service and technology have also played a role an important role;
  • you know how to give direction to the realization and design of the care functions that must be developed based on the interests of the primary process with a focus on the progress and feasibility of the projects within the financial framework;
  • you are used to working within the framework of an Integrated Housing Plan and the associated framework: you present choices and know how to translate them into concrete projects;
  • you have a vision of future housing for modern hospitals: know through teamwork what is needed to develop the care functions, so that the construction is realized in a future-proof way, adapted to current issues (JZOJP, transition of care, substitution of care, shortage of staff and economy). Has experience in the interaction between building and technology (from bricks to clicks) and knows how to translate HMC’s digital strategy into building and technology solutions that contribute to improving healthcare and business operations;
  • you add seniority and experience to HMC’s property, construction and project organization focusing on all kinds of areas, including developments in the sector, the way in which the progress of the construction program is communicated to the external environment and interest groups, the specialists and the employees;
  • you have experience of working in a program and project organization where the line management is hierarchically responsible for leading the individual organization members seconded to the program or project.

Terms of employment

  • Market-based salary and contract for the duration of the project.
  • Other terms of employment in accordance with the collective agreement for hospitals.

Contact information

Are you giving your career a plus? Then apply no later than 31 January 2023via the application button.

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Acceptance in response to the vacancy is not appreciated.

About Haaglanden Medical Center

Care is attention. At HMC, we see with and through the patient’s eyes. We help each patient in the way that suits him or her. Innovation, hospitality and collaboration contribute to the realization of our mission.

We are the city hospital for the Hague region with a complete range of care. As a top clinical teaching hospital, HMC has a lot of in-house expertise and we offer specialist care in various centers and partnerships. Our spearheads are us Trauma center and Neurocenter. In our HMC Cancer Center we provide top clinical cancer treatment.

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