Works Manager/ Construction Manager Foundation Installation (m/f/d)

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

As Van Oord, we work to create a better world for future generations by delivering Marine Ingenuity.
Van Oord is an internationally active company focusing on dredging and offshore wind power. The company is family-owned, headquartered in Rotterdam (Netherlands) and employs 5,300 people worldwide.

Offshore wind is one of the fastest growing markets for green energy. Not only in Western Europe, but also elsewhere in the world, wind farms are being considered to make electricity supply more sustainable. By building offshore wind farms, Van Oord is contributing to the energy transition. To maintain our leading position and to keep up with the influx of projects in the coming years, we are looking for a Worksmanager/ Construction Manager Foundation Installation (m/f/d) for our Offshore Wind business unit in Hamburg (DE).

Your tasks

As Construction Manager Foundation Installation you are co-responsible for the preparation and execution of foundation installation works for offshore wind projects. You are part of our Offshore Wind Operations department and work in one of our offshore wind offices during the preparation phase and in the field office during project execution.

  • You will ensure that onshore activities (loading area and shipyard) and offshore foundation activities comply with safety procedures;
  • You take care of the detailed preparations of foundation installation projects;
  • Establish working methods and associated project specific equipment in collaboration with the operational team and ship management department;
  • Coordinate the mobilization and demobilization of ships in cooperation with the ship management department.
  • Coordinate loading of foundation components at marshalling yards with yard manager and/or subcontractors.
  • Coordinate and support the execution work of the foundation installation vessel(s) in close cooperation with the Offshore Construction Manager(s);
  • Ensure that the foundation operations process meets contractual requirements related to quality standards, in conjunction with the QA/QC Manager;
  • Coordinate operational interfaces with other disciplines within the project;
  • Coordinate project interfaces with the Marine Warranty Surveyor;
  • Provide operational support to subcontractors;
  • Inform and report to the Project Manager/Package Manager on progress, deviations from installation plans, and contractual issues that arise during the project;
  • Ensure foundation installation activities remain within budget in conjunction with the Project Manager/Package Manager;

Professional requirements

  • An independent, practical and creative person with technical understanding who can solve problems and has the confidence to make decisions;
  • Motivated Team Leader;
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ideally 7 to 10 years of professional experience, primarily on complex projects, including several years in offshore foundation installation;
  • You should be able to work on a 24/7 project basis;
  • Higher intellectual and professional level;
  • Good command of the English language;
  • Willingness to alternate between working abroad on a rotational schedule and also in the office depending on project phase.

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, if you wish something else, please let us know.
  • 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 (great fruit salad), water, coffee specialties, canteen and cafeteria.

Do you want to join our team?

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

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