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Employee Business Office

  • Office Rotterdam
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The position

We are looking for an enthusiastic Employee Business Office / Business Development employee for Van Oord Netherlands to provide general support on current tender processes, but above all to play an active role in visualising future great projects. Having an accurate picture of the market in which we operate and the feats of innovation and sustainable solutions that characterize our current projects will help us remain successful in future tenders. Does having responsibility for seeing the big picture in a company with a passion for water and technology appeal to you? If so, apply to Van Oord!

Your responsibilities
As a Employee Business Office/ Business Development employee, you will provide secretarial and administrative support to the Business Development Manager. You will be responsible for the administrative start-up of the tender process and will remain involved as the manager of the communication platforms with our clients (such as TenderNed) up to the submission of tender documents. Internal communication around tenders and pre-qualifications will be channelled through you.

Van Oord works with the ERP / CRM system Microsoft Dynamics. You will be responsible for the operational management of Dynamics for Van Oord Netherlands – for example, creating new projects, monitoring and offering help to our tender and project managers in keeping stakeholders up-to-date and periodically generating relevant management information.

You will proactively translate the acquisition plan into practice. This will include cataloguing and keeping track of specific regions, clients or fields of activity and making / providing input for QuickScans for new projects.

You enjoy organizing internal meetings and would be happy occasionally representing Van Oord Netherlands at trade shows or conferences.

Job requirements
You will occupy a key position within the department and have an unrivalled ability to organize. You rarely lose sight of the big picture and are able to work meticulously. Even if things are sometimes hectic and throughput times are short, you continue to communicate and work with others.

  • Completed intermediate vocational training programme, higher vocational intellectual and professional level;
  • At least 5 years' work experience on projects;
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel;
  • You like to deliver results and continue to work accurately even under time pressure;
  • You keep an eye on deadlines and make sure things are delivered on time;
  • You have strong communication skills and are able to spur colleagues into action;
  • Good writing skills in both English and Dutch.

We offer
As a Employee Business Office / Business Development employee, you will be joining a dynamic team of hard-working colleagues within the Business Development department. Together, you will work to further optimize the link between knowledge of our market and clients and knowledge of our added value in projects. You will also get:

  • a salary to match your responsibilities
  • an excellent package
  • plenty of scope (and a training budget) to develop professionally and personally, including internationally, so that you can continue to grow within 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?
Apply now online by clicking on the 'apply' button below. Still not convinced? Feel free to contact me for more information or regarding other opportunities at Van Oord.

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Please do not send job applications to my e-mail address. Only online applications received through the Van Oord website will be considered. You can use the 'apply' button at the bottom of the vacancy ad for this purpose.

We will not be using external agencies to fill this vacancy.

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