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Application Specialist

  • Office Rotterdam
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The position
Does it make no difference to you whether you have to dive into a complex issue or you are involved in process improvements, but do you always want to provide the best service? As a functional application specialist at Van Oord you can indulge yourself. From deep into the water to high in the air, our projects are often unique and are without exception full of technical, financial and organizational challenges. Can you handle that? Then apply as a Functional application specialist at Van Oord!

GRIP is our HR Planning application that was implemented 1.5 years ago. The system is used for all projects within Van Oord and for the planning of the ship's crew. A small but close team of 6 specialists is responsible for managing and optimizing this application.

Your responsibilities
As a functional application specialist at Van Oord, you never know where a question comes from. From the head office in Rotterdam? Gorinchem? A stone deposit in the Arabian or Baltic Sea? In the end, that does not matter to you either.

  • Your focus is to ensure the proactive support of our application at 80 different offices worldwide and on board more than 80 ships. You offer the right second line support for an environment with more than 350 active users.
  • Quality is very important to you, what we see in the way you want to continuously improve our applications by providing improvements, implementing changes, testing new releases and training users.
  • But also because of your contribution to roll out and implementation of projects worldwide. Much variation in this dynamic function,

Job requirements
You are a service-oriented Functional application specialist who combines analytical skills with a proactive, flexible and energetic attitude. Result counts for you! With your good social skills you know how to deliver the best support for the users. Through the combination of 'understanding the customer' and a process-based attitude you always know how to find the best solution You can withstand a sometimes heavy workload If you have already worked with an HR planning application before, you will enjoy it a lot. Furthermore, you bring along:

  • An HBO working and thinking level.
  • at least two experience as a (functional) application manager
  • knowledge of XML and / or SQL is a plus
  • and good command of the English and Dutch language in word and writing.

We offer
You end up in a unique company with a typical Dutch product, an environment with a lot of freedom and an international character. In the department we work hard on our own development and on yours and your 6 direct colleagues. In an open, free and direct work sphere within a typical Rotterdam mentality and the matching humor (which you should be able to handle). You also get:

  • a salary that suits your responsibilities
  • excellent secondary employment conditions
  • plenty of room to develop your professionally and personally, so that you can continue to grow in your role



 

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?

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?
Apply online by using the button below. Not ready to apply yet? Please contact me for more information or other career opportunities at Van Oord.

Feel free to come on board with us and join our LinkedIn!

Please do not send your application to my email address. Only online applications through the Van Oord website will be processed. You can upload your resume and motivation by using the apply button underneath the vacancy.

Acquisition for this vacancy is not appreciated.


Elise van Kasteren
Elise van Kasteren

+31 88 8268190

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