Worksmanager Dredging

Job description

The position
Do you have a passion for hydraulic engineering and are you up for the challenge of working anywhere in the world? Read on to see what Van Oord can offer you. For our international dredging and marine construction projects, we are looking for an experienced Works Manager Dredging. 
In the role of Works Manager, you will be in charge of and responsible for the technical execution of the project and the optimum deployment of staff and equipment. You will act as the operational lynchpin and make an important contribution to the delivery of prestigious international projects together with the project team and your colleagues at our head office.
Your responsibilities
  • Daily management of operations and the relevant subcontractors
  • Monitoring the progress of work and making adjustments where necessary
  • Ensuring that the team works safely and that the results meet the quality requirements
  • Monitoring and keeping records of progress, planning and contractual matters
  • Providing information to the Project Manager and interested parties

Job requirements
  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in civil engineering or similar
  • At least five years' experience in a similar role in an international project-based environment
  • Extensive knowledge of international contracting and civil engineering projects; knowledge of dredging and offshore an advantage
  • Experience of managing international multidisciplinary project teams
  • A good command of English, spoken and written
  • A hands-on and results-oriented person who can maintain an overall view and exudes calm to the outside world
  • Excellent communication and social skills
  • Willingness to work abroad an average of 7 months a year

We offer
Working for Van Oord means working on challenging, interesting and prestigious projects all over the world. Van Oord offers you opportunities for further development plus an excellent salary package appropriate to your background and experience.
About Van Oord
Van Oord is a leading global contractor in dredging, hydraulic engineering and offshore projects (oil, gas and wind). We are an innovative partner for our clients and have been contributing to the infrastructure of tomorrow's world for over a hundred years. Our people are committed, enterprising professionals with a passion for water and technology.
Do you want to be a part of Van Oord?
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Van Oord

Company description

We are a Dutch family-owned company with 150 years of experience as an international marine contractor. Our company culture is one of entrepreneurship and engaged employees. We think and act with responsibility and focus on the long term. Van Oord’s people represent 74 different nationalities but they all share the same passion. For water, for technology, for providing innovative and sustainable solutions for maritime challenges and for achieving the best possible result. Whatever the project is, and in whichever of the almost 46 countries in which Van Oord works every year. 


Vacancy details

DJ ID #183046
Date Updated Tuesday 22 October 2019
Location Rotterdam
Employment Type Full-time
Education level High
Sector Dredging
Function category Technical
Region Western Europe

Contact details

Company name Van Oord
ContactMr. Erwin Swets
Telephone +31 6 29299160

Schaardijk 211
3063 NH Rotterdam

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