Project Manager

Project Manager

Location: Papendrecht, the Netherlands

Working for VBMS is more than just having an interesting job. It's about joining a highly skilled team of ambitious professionals who demand the best of themselves and others. It's about thriving in a challenging and stimulating work environment in a results-driven culture. It's also about joining Europe's market leader in subsea cabling.

For our Nearshore & Repairs Department we are currently looking for a Project Manager.

The Job:

In this role you will manage and will be ultimately responsible for realizing projects. You will do so according to company guidelines and contract requirements in a safe, healthy, environmental friendly and efficient way within time and budget. You will manage the team members within the project, while also managing the relation with the client. Other responsibilities will be:

  • Managing project budget and risks to achieve optimal profit margin;

  • Conducting problem analyses and generating creative solutions for project plans and translating project plan into operational plan;

  • Managing and appraising performance of project team;

  • Ensuring optimum client relations and creating commercial opportunities;

  • Drafting of reports: progress and project close-out for company and client;

  • Contributing to the development, implementation and maintenance of departmental policies, procedures and processes;

  • Contributing to the tendering process regarding project management specific aspect.

We ask:

You have some knowledge about working in a marine environment, tides, waves and currents as well as the impact of the weather on the execution phase of a project. You take pleasure in combining of strategic and practical solutions. You are able to easily deal with the occasional stress of assignments and stay client-oriented under pressure: you always want to achieve the best result.

  • Minimum Higher Professional Education (Bachelor) in a technical discipline;

  • At least 5 years’ experience in an offshore, maritime or civil environment in multidisciplinary project management;

  • Very good command of the English and preferably German language, both written and spoken;

  • Willing to travel, but also willing to stay abroad during the execution phase of the project (currently in the European region but expected to expand worldwide);

  • Motivated and eager to use your skills in this role.

We offer:

  • Being part of a professional team and multidisciplinary projects;
  • Numerous personal development opportunities within VBMS and parent company Boskalis;
  • Work in an organisation in full development where you can contribute to the growth;
  • Competitive benefits package.

Our company

VBMS, a subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., specialises in subsea power cable installation, Balance of Plant maintenance for the renewables market, and umbilical/flowline installation for the oil & gas markets and installation of interconnectors. The company delivers added value with its robust end-to-end project management and multi-disciplinary grid-to-grid solutions. In addition, VBMS complies with strict European and international industry standards, reflected in a high QHSE ranking. VBMS provides quality services balanced with cost effectiveness, with a portfolio including major offshore developments in Europe and beyond.

Do you want to join our team? Please apply via the link below. For questions please contact Christel Verheij, HR Business Partner, T +31(0)78 641 7500.


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