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Worksmanager Afsluitdijk

  • Project Management & Operations
  • International Projects
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The position

Are you an enthusiastic civil engineer and would you like to ensure that Lely’s heritage is secured for many decades? Do you want to help safeguard Lely's heritage for decades to come?
32 kilometres of dyke reinforcements and a new motorway. Sluices and pumping stations that can discharge 235 m3 of water every second. Innovative concrete elements, a solar farm and the cutting for a unique fish migration river. These are all part of the renewal of the Afsluitdijk, a project for which we will be pulling out all the stops in terms of Marine ingenuity over the coming years. Interested? If you would like to contribute as a Worksmanager, apply to Van Oord!

Your responsibilities
You will be responsible for the entire Afsluitdijk project, from design to management. We will entrust you with a part of the daily operations, the contractual responsibilities and the managing of the sub-contractors. You will monitor and ensure that everything is going according to the planning,  by making adjustments when required and ensuring that everyone, from your project manager to the teams at the head office, are always informed of the status of the project. An exciting position whereby your work place is one of the world’s most cosmic projects and where all your knowledge and resourcefulness will be called upon.

Job requirements
You know everything about national contracting and civil hydraulic engineering. You are a result minded engineer who seldom or never loses sight of the general overview and who remains outwardly calm. Furthermore, you have:

  • at least a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering or a comparable degree
  • at least 5 years’ experience in a project environment
  • excellent social skills and reporting skills

We offer
As Worksmanager you will work with a dynamic, broad and multi-disciplinary team, which is responsible for the Afsluitdijk Project. Together with your colleagues, you will be responsible for strengthening the execution team. Moreover, you will receive:

  • a salary that matches your responsibilities
  • excellent benefits
  • sample space (and a training budget) to develop professionally and personally so that you can continue to grow in your role

Project location / Work location: Den Oever (The Netherlands)

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

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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.

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Jolien Meijer
Jolien Meijer

+31 88 8268149

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