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Manager Planning

  • Engineering & Technology, Project Management & Operations
  • Office Gorinchem
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The position

Do you know how to make a project schedule easy to use, update and maintain and make it an effective communication tool to coordinate actions and assist proactive collaboration? Are you passionate about mentoring and advising the planning frameworks to our teams in the playground that spans massive projects in dredging, offshore wind and offshore oil and gas as well as our ship building department? If so, apply for the role of Manager Planning at Van Oord!

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Your responsibilities

The Project Planning, Risk & Process Management department supports the tender and project teams within Van Oord to execute and deliver predictably and transparently. We do this by highly motivated risk, planning, systems engineering and process management professionals who think and act beyond the borders of their own expertise. We believe that scheduling is not just about control, but is a way to engage stakeholders, provide focus and communicate the actions and assist proactive collaboration.

You will be leading the planning service within the department. In doing so you will:
• Further mature the planning framework, tools, processes and systems for successful project delivery across Van Oord
• Seek interaction with other disciplines and project management to further strengthen the integrated project control and management capabilities.
• Assure the projects’ planning approach remains fit for purpose and state of art.
• Motivate and mentor our planners to enhance their performance.

Job requirements

You love the discipline of planning and want to share this passion within Van Oord. You follow the developments in the field of planning in the industry. In addition, you have the following skills:
• experience in mentoring and advising from junior planners to senior management on the application of planning frameworks; 
• high energy, proactive professional with the skills and experience of performing complex, multidisciplinary EPC projects yourself; 
• extensive experience with planning, developed and implemented standards, tools, processes and systems for successful project delivery; 
• strong knowledge of earned value management, probabilistic scheduling techniques; 
• ideally, you have been involved in 4D-BIM that enables the sequence of events to be depicted visually;
• excellent command of the English language.

We offer
As Planning Manager, you will join a team of hard-working fellow planners in the Planning, Risk and Process Management Department. Together, you will work on innovative solutions in a broad range of businesses, in The Netherlands and abroad. Our state-of-the-art technology ensures that you will always be working at the cutting edge and contributing to pushing back boundaries in order to create innovation. Next to your benefits package you will have plenty of room (and a training budget) to develop professionally and personally, 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?

Applying for this vacancy can exclusively be done online. As soon as we have evaluated the possibilities for you within Van Oord we will inform you right away.

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To fill this vacancy we will not be using agencies.

Matthijs Visser
Matthijs Visser

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