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Pool Manager / Field Manager

  • Finance, Personnel & Organisation
  • Office Rotterdam
  • Posted date:
  • Closing date:

The position

In the role of Pool Manager, you will be responsible for optimizing staffing levels and the deployment of the International Project Control pool (IPC pool), now and in the future. The IPC pool consists of about 50 project controllers and is very diverse. The controllers work on Van Oord's projects worldwide. They are (jointly) responsible for the financial performance of the projects.

You will ensure a good balance between the interests of the project controllers and those of the projects, the business units and Van Oord as a whole. To this end, good cooperation with business unit management and project management are key, as is maintaining a broad network. In addition to the human side, the substantive aspects of the job are also important. You will make a full contribution, in consultation with the business and the projects, to a high standard of work. You will report to the Corporate Control Manager.

Your responsibilities

  • Selecting the new project controllers, as well as trainees and interns
  • Actively introducing and supporting new project controllers within Van Oord
  • Coordinating the review process and, following on from that, providing career guidance for project controllers
  • Planning the deployment of project controllers on the projects, in collaboration with the business unit controllers and project planners
  • Contributing to further improvement of the design and implementation of project control 'tools'
  • Carrying out working visits on projects, in consultation with the business unit controllers, in order to stay in touch with how things are going in practice
  • Being the point of contact for project controllers for general, non business unit-related topics
  • Taking care of/delegating various support processes such as meetings, travel and administration

Job requirements

As Pool Manager at Van Oord, you are assured of a challenging and multifaceted role within an international environment. In order to protect the interests of our people and coordinate the projects as well as possible, you have excellent communication and social skills. You have knowledge and experience within an international company, preferably in the project sphere, an excellent command of English and you are a real people person.

In addition, you bring the following to the table:

  • A higher vocational or university degree in HR and/or Finance.
  • Experience and interest in the personal and professional development of people.
  • Experience and interest in working with people from other cultures.
  • Organizational sensitivity, independence and a structured approach.
  • The willingness to regularly travel abroad for work visits.

We offer
A challenging position within a vibrant and international operating organization, with opportunities for personal development and growth in many areas. You’ll become part of a dynamic and professional team but also an environment where innovation, automation, quality, flexibility and creativity are key to meet our company goals. We offer an excellent benefits package tailored 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?

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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Elise van Kasteren
Elise van Kasteren

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