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Head of Projects – Offshore Wind

Requisition ID: 57398

Domein: Project Managers/Electromechanisch

Contract type: Permanent

Werktijd: Full-Time


Equans in Hoboken is looking for a Head of Projects (Offshore Wind).

In the context of the Equans Offshore division strategy and within the set framework, plan, organize, lead, coordinate and control the following activities in order to achieve excellence in the delivery of our projects.

  • project management activities
  • construction and operations activities in our Hoboken yard and Offshore
  • planning, cost control and risks
  • resources development and management according to the execution strategy

Find out more about this fascinating job and apply now!

  • project management
    • responsible for the project management processes in a structured way
    • monitor and administrate the project processes
    • lead the project managers in a supportive and coaching way. Implement and report on the project KPI’s & milestones
    • ensure a proper focus is implemented on the cost and contractual aspects of the project
    • preparing the monthly project management review meetings (monthly project health checks)
    • work closely together with the other discipline leads to escalate project needs and optimize the multidisciplinary processes
    • Project Life Cycle: you will take part in all stages of the project life cycle, from initial planning to final completion and ensure complete closure or handover of projects
    • knowledge management: capture knowledge and experience, optimize their usefulness, and make them available to improve decision making
  • construction
    • responsible for organizing that the works carried out as safe and efficient as possible for all parties on the substation. Coordination of all activities on the substations, with a clear visibility of all construction activities
    • responsible for transportation and lifting processes
    • responsible for the work preparation together with construction managers to ensure an efficient and lean process is in place. Collaboration with engineering team is key to deliver the packages in time for the projects
  • project controls
    • a robust cost control process of our projects is a key activity in the delivery of successful projects
    • planning our projects (physical progress, milestones and resources) is key to deliver our projects in a robust, efficient and effective way
    • risk management of the different projects is key, as well to follow up closely. You will be required to conduct detailed, realistic assessments of project risks and manage them effectively
  • projects department
    • as Head of Projects, you will lead and develop a team of project directors, project managers, package managers, construction managers and field engineers

Do you possess the following qualifications & skills?

  • you have a master’s degree in engineering. It is a clear asset to supplement this with an excellent track record related to (offshore) projects & applications 
  • you have relevant experience in the construction or energy sectors. Intimate knowledge of the finer workings of EPC contracts (minimum 10 years)
  • with your experience in motivating & supervising project teams in an international context, you have gathered the necessary leadership skills to lead our teams to further excellence
  • you have very good knowledge of (EPC) projects, construction & procurement
  • you have a sufficiently strong personality to be able to function in a changing environment with high stakes and tight deadlines
  • you are able to manage good relationships with the client and our partners while monitoring Equans’ interests
  • communication skills: English & Dutch. Knowledge of French is definitely an added value

Want to tackle tomorrow’s multi-technical challenges with us?

Then join our experts in the various innovative and exciting projects of Equans. You get the opportunity to use your technical skills as well as to discover cutting-edge technologies and help customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.

Joining Equans is more than that! You also get:

  • a competitive salary in line with your education and experience
  • interesting training and career opportunities
  • group-, hospitalization-, disability insurance
  • eco & meal vouchers, representation allowance, 13th month, holiday pay
  • lease car (with fuel card), bicycle lease plan
  • smartphone with subscription, internet fee
  • additional paid leave, seniority leave, homeworking

We are looking forward to meeting you!

Are you interested in this position and do you have questions? Please contact our HR colleague Annick Verelst – +32 478 88 63 34

Deel deze vacature

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