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Process Manager

  • Engineering & Technology, Project Management & Operations
  • Office Rotterdam, International Projects
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The position
Are you a true connector and do you bring the multiple project control disciplines (like planning, risk, systems engineering, quality and financial management) closer together? As Process Manager at Van Oord you can indulge yourself. From deep into the water till high in the air, our projects are often unique and are without a doubt full of technical, financial and organizational challenges. Are you guiding our teams towards a more integrated project controls? Apply now for the position of Process Manager for Dutch projects at Van Oord!

Van Oord is looking for a Process Manager for its projects in the tender and execution phase within Dutch borders, such as the Afsluitdijk, Windmillpark Fryslan and VIA15.

As Process Manager you are involved in complex DBF(M) and D&C projects from the beginning up until the end. You contribute directly to the transformation of Van Oord from a civil contractor to an EPC contractor by making integrated project controls a well-known understanding within the organization. Continuously the Project Planning, Risk & Process Management department work hard to bring the disciplines of Systems Engineering, Risk Management and Planning closer together. Your role is to be pro-active in this process and to bridge the gap towards Cost Estimation, Cost Control and other disciplines.

Your responsibilities
You guide our project teams and specialists within the department throughout the whole project. You implement processes, methods and systems to work more efficient. Your higher goal is maximum added value during every step of the process and at every location within the organization. Customer requirements, design and implementation are better aligned because of your project strategy and activities that cascade from there. You are responsible for managing the various employees of the core team (IPM team) and you advise and report to the Project Manager.

Job requirements
You are the ambassador of the department for our internal clients and for Van Oord towards our external clients. Hierarchical leadership is not your primary motive. Instead, motivating, stimulating and coaching are your keywords to inspire people. You are overall responsible for all processes, but you don’t hesitate to go into the details with stakeholders to understand why they act as they do. In addition, you will bring the following to the table:
● A Bachelor or Master degree in a technical direction (preferable Civil Engineering or Business- Administration/ Management with an interface with technology);
● A minimum 10 years of experience within one of the project controls disciplines of which a minimum 4 years of experience as Manager Project Controls or as a process manager;
● Excellent knowledge of DBF(M) contracts;
● Excellent command of the Dutch language is a mandatory requirement.

We offer
The department Project Planning, Risk & Process Management supports the tender- and project teams within Van Oord with predictable and transparent implementation and delivery. We do this with a team of highly motivated professionals in the field of risk, planning, systems engineering and process management who think and act beyond the limits of their own expertise. We believe that project management is not just about control, but a way to engage with stakeholders, focus, communicate activities and support proactive collaborations.

You know the tricks of the trade when it comes to projects in the Netherlands in the field of dredging and reclamation, infrastructure and or coastal activities, such as windmill installation. At Van Oord you get the opportunity to work on different types of projects which brings you and the organisation to the next level. In addition to your salary, you will receive excellent secondary employment conditions and plenty of room to develop yourself personally, professionally and internationally. 

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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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