Project Planner Maritiem

Embark on a dynamic career as a project planner for the maritime sector at Van Oord, where your impact will extend to overseeing and orchestrating the planning for significant modifications and repairs to existing equipment. Joining our team means contributing to the construction of cutting-edge vessels.

THE POSITION 

As a project planner at the ship management department, you will be responsible for setting up and following up the planning of the larger modifications & repairs of the existing equipment. With the help of colleagues, you are responsible for understanding planning factors and reapplying them in the planning. But also translating risks into planning and various scenarios. In this role there is no reference to civil projects and is purely about construction, modification and repairs of equipment and ships.

Other key responsibilities:

  • Able to set up schedules in a technical environment and integrate schedules of other parties into an overall schedule;
  • Able to translate activities supervised by technically oriented colleagues into a realistic planning;
  • Working out scenarios to make the best choices in both preparation and execution of projects;
  • Able to analyze and critically assess third party planning's and prepare a shadow planning if necessary;
  • Participates in risk assessment sessions and can play an active role in them.


YOUR IMPACT

Within the ship management department, which covers the procurement and management of all maritime equipment, a group of planners is responsible for planning projects around these investments and modifications. Currently there are three planners working in this position. Together with these colleagues you coordinate the workload by mutual agreement and you can also temporarily take over work from colleagues.

You will report to the manager new building, but during daily work you will mainly work with project managers and project engineers. You will be part of the project planning team. This is a group of planners of approximately 35 colleagues. You work from the head office in Rotterdam and are flexible to visit our office in Gorinchem and projects.

ABOUT YOU 

To be successful in this role you need experience with multidisciplinary technical projects, experience in planning in maritime (manufacturing) industry, steel or construction. In this role you will work together with project managers, technical super intendents and technical engineers. Your communication skills and team spirit are therefore also very important as a project planner. In this role, it is important that you are proactive and take an active attitude when it comes to planning for instrument deployment in the realization of projects. In addition, you can find yourself in the following job requirements:

  • You have a technical degree or bachelor degree in the direction of engineering;
  • You have at least three years experience in planning of project control;
  • You have a good command of the English language both verbally and in writing;
  • Experience with developing project plans in Primavera P6 and MS Project;
  • You are full-time available at least 32 hours per week;
  • Opportunity to travel occasionally to a construction site abroad.

WE OFFER YOU 

We offer you a position in which you will have an important contribution to our mission 'building a better world for future generations'. In addition, we offer you:

  • A salary that matches your responsibilities and experience;
  • Travel allowance (€0.31 per km) and home office allowance (€2,15 per day);
  • 32 leave days per year;
  • Variable bonus;
  • Pension scheme;
  • Collective health insurance (optional);
  • Flexible working from home policy, 2 days a week when working on a full-time basis;
  • Extensive learning and (personal) development possibilities, including a wide range of online courses via Goodhabitz;
  • You can join communities, like Young Van Oord, Van Oord Women and the Van Oord staff association;
  • We organize several (sport) events, e.g. winter sport, weekend of sailing, cycling and a motorcycle tour.

Interested? Then apply now using the application button! 

THE POSITION 

As a project planner at the ship management department, you will be responsible for setting up and following up the planning of the larger modifications & repairs of the existing equipment. With the help of colleagues, you are responsible for understanding planning factors and reapplying them in the planning. But also translating risks into planning and various scenarios. In this role there is no reference to civil projects and is purely about construction, modification and repairs of equipment and ships.

Other key responsibilities:

  • Able to set up schedules in a technical environment and integrate schedules of other parties into an overall schedule;
  • Able to translate activities supervised by technically oriented colleagues into a realistic planning;
  • Working out scenarios to make the best choices in both preparation and execution of projects;
  • Able to analyze and critically assess third party planning's and prepare a shadow planning if necessary;
  • Participates in risk assessment sessions and can play an active role in them.


YOUR IMPACT

Within the ship management department, which covers the procurement and management of all maritime equipment, a group of planners is responsible for planning projects around these investments and modifications. Currently there are three planners working in this position. Together with these colleagues you coordinate the workload by mutual agreement and you can also temporarily take over work from colleagues.

You will report to the manager new building, but during daily work you will mainly work with project managers and project engineers. You will be part of the project planning team. This is a group of planners of approximately 35 colleagues. You work from the head office in Rotterdam and are flexible to visit our office in Gorinchem and projects.

ABOUT YOU 

To be successful in this role you need experience with multidisciplinary technical projects, experience in planning in maritime (manufacturing) industry, steel or construction. In this role you will work together with project managers, technical super intendents and technical engineers. Your communication skills and team spirit are therefore also very important as a project planner. In this role, it is important that you are proactive and take an active attitude when it comes to planning for instrument deployment in the realization of projects. In addition, you can find yourself in the following job requirements:

  • You have a technical degree or bachelor degree in the direction of engineering;
  • You have at least three years experience in planning of project control;
  • You have a good command of the English language both verbally and in writing;
  • Experience with developing project plans in Primavera P6 and MS Project;
  • You are full-time available at least 32 hours per week;
  • Opportunity to travel occasionally to a construction site abroad.

WE OFFER YOU 

We offer you a position in which you will have an important contribution to our mission 'building a better world for future generations'. In addition, we offer you:

  • A salary that matches your responsibilities and experience;
  • Travel allowance (€0.31 per km) and home office allowance (€2,15 per day);
  • 32 leave days per year;
  • Variable bonus;
  • Pension scheme;
  • Collective health insurance (optional);
  • Flexible working from home policy, 2 days a week when working on a full-time basis;
  • Extensive learning and (personal) development possibilities, including a wide range of online courses via Goodhabitz;
  • You can join communities, like Young Van Oord, Van Oord Women and the Van Oord staff association;
  • We organize several (sport) events, e.g. winter sport, weekend of sailing, cycling and a motorcycle tour.

Interested? Then apply now using the application button! 

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vacancy?

You can apply by clicking ‘Apply’. If you have any questions please contact our recruiter that can tell
you more: 

Daniel Lems

Team Lead Talent Acquisition
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Project Engineer

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