Senior Risk Engineer (m/f/d)

Job Categories: Wind
Job Types: Full time
Job Locations: Hamburg

The Position

In your role as Risk Engineer you assist the Offshore Wind business unit with the controlled execution of its projects in hand. Your daily work entails the proactive identification of tender threats and opportunities, identifying strategies to effectively treat threats and to realize opportunities that arise within the operating environment. You will be responsible for the implementation of the Van Oord risk methodology, best practices and tools within the project environment. You will be required to facilitate the risk process including the facilitating of various risk workshops and strategic risk discussions internally and with clients/joint venture partners where necessary.

Your responsibilities

You are eager to connect the different disciplines of the project efficiently. Through your continuous engagement with project team members, joint venture partners where necessary, you will develop and maintain a high quality risk profile and ensure that identified actions are carried out by the designated owners. You are responsible for: 

  • Analyze and report on outcomes of risk engagements. You will be providing risk management services to multiple projects running concurrently;
  • Continuous update, review the communication of risk exposures (occurrences and trends) on projects;
  • Maintaining risk data of the projects and produce dashboards and forecasts;
  • Report important risk data for multiple stakeholders, internally and externally;
  • Provide risk input for new events or changes to the projects (e.g. design changes).

Your Workplace

So, who will you work together with? You will work within the Risk Management team, which is part of our Plan and Control department. The risk team has +/- 15 passionate colleagues working in different business units and specialisms.

Everything we do within our department, has a strong focus on balancing investments and risks. The last year we've worked hard on the fundament of (corporate) risk management. This is your chance to contribute as specialist to the further development and standardization of our risk department! We believe in combining knowledge and expertise to help get the best out of each other. Next to your own team, you will work closely together with multiple (engineering) disciplines, project management, (staff) departments and business units to contribute to the improvement of our works.

Job requirements

You are passionate about the discipline risk, connecting people and making sure that we all think and act across the boundaries of individual disciplines is what makes you tick. Next to that:

  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience as a risk engineer for big projects;
  • You have a bachelor's or master's degree;
  • Excellent command of the English language, spoken and written;
  • Good working understanding of ISO 31000 is a plus;
  • You are fulltime available (minimal 32 hours) and willing to travel regularly to our office in Hamburg. In the near future you are also flexible to visit our Dutch offices and projects. 

We offer

You will work with us in an international, very challenging and dynamic company, with the opportunity to make a real impact on our business, people and the environment. We offer you a complete package with excellent additional benefits. The package includes but is not limited to:

  • Flexible working hours (trust-based working hours)
  • 40 hrs. contract
  • Mobile working 2 days per week
  • 30 days vacation
  • Company pension plan
  • VWL allowance
  • Variable bonus payment
  • Germany ticket subsidy
  • Extensive learning and (personal) development opportunities through continuing education and courses as well as learning platforms
  • Sports and foreign languages

You can also expect:

  • A modern and international working environment with flat hierarchies;
  • a highly motivated team in which everyone can contribute, with a great team spirit;
  • A central and lively location in Hamburg City South with ideal bus and train connections;
  • Team events, fresh fruit, water, coffee specialties, canteen and cafeteria.

Do you want to join our team?

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Then send your complete application documents (preferably in English) to: Bewerbung@vanoord.com. Your contact person is Florian.

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