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Project manager at a municipality. Civil servant

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  1. Bas
    1. Personality
    2. Bio
    3. Motivations
    4. Goals
    5. Frustrations
    6. Behavior
    7. Influences
    8. Apps


General Role Family Salary
44, Delft Project Manager at Municipality of Rotterdam Married + 2 young kids €80K

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  • Analytical decisions.
  • Public speaking.
  • Organization.
  • Networking.
  • Resolutive, Get Things Done.


Bas has been working for the Municipality of Rotterdam for 3 years. Before joining the public sphere, he worked as a Project Manager for a decade in private companies.

He is an engineer that enjoys spending time with his family. In his free time he meets his long-time friends and their families and play football while BBQing. During winter time, he enjoys organizing skiing trips with them.


  • Contribute to the common good (40%).
  • Organizational change/innovation (80%).
  • High skilled team (80%).
  • Promotion (60%).


  • Make his projects known and replicated by other municipalities (portfolio project for him).
  • Bigger team.
  • Become a digital transformation paradigm.


  • Not enough budget.
  • Bureaucracy and procurement can be exhausting sometimes.
  • It’s difficult to set a pipeline. Too many stakeholders involved.
  • A lot of politics in his daily job.


  • 1:1 (80%).
  • Meetings (60%).
  • Sprint planing (80%).
  • Documentation (40%).


  • Lean & Agile.
  • Podcasts.
  • Colleagues.
  • Gov.uk (DGS).