Heerema Marine Contractors

Procurement Specialist

Have you got the commercial skills for subcontracting technical services?

Procurement Specialist
Supply Chain

Supply Chain



Bachelor / Master

Bachelor / Master



A unique maritime adventure

At Heerema Marine Contractors, we do something new every day. We operate the world’s largest crane vessels and with them we transport, install, and remove offshore structures for the offshore energy markets. Our projects range from installing wind turbines, removing retired offshore oil and gas platforms, and installing platforms up to 50,000 metric tons. By joining us, you will play an important part in our unique maritime adventure.

Your role in the story

As a Procurement Specialist we expect you to be part of a team that is to procure (strategic) goods and services for the various Business Unit (Wind, Transport and Installation and Decommissioning) projects, in a cost efficient manner, in time, in accordance with requirements and at acceptable terms and conditions. You do this in such a manner that onshore and offshore projects can progress according to project execution plan. Your internal stakeholders are Engineers, Project Engineers and Project Managers.

Who will you work with?

You will work closely with project and tender teams. It will be your job to

  • Ensure that everything we use at Heerema is centrally purchased; 
  • Serving internal customers by procuring the goods and services we need in a timely manner within budget against the best possible price and value;
  • Support the business with a dedicated procurement team, equipped with up-to-date knowledge of the products and services of the market.
Is this the job for you?
  • Review and discuss Scope of Works for services, constructions and equipment;
  • Coordinate scopes, specification and terms & conditions with various specialists resulting in an Invitation to Tender;
  • Lead the bidding process, evaluate proposals, agree on clarifications, do negotiations resulting in a subcontract or frame agreement;
  • Generate Purchase Orders for project related services, constructions and equipment in SAP;
  • Provide subcontract input to the commercial part of the Business Units by up-to-date vendor, product and market information.

Here is what it takes to be a real Heerema colleague

  • Learning mindset, which means being open to feedback, curious, and eager to learn;
  • Personal leadership which means you are an entrepreneur at heart, have the mindset of a founder and take control of your own work and development.

Working at Heerema Marine Contractors

Making the impossible possible offshore, this is what drives us at Heerema! To execute our offshore projects we must innovate, engineer and develop to find solutions for our clients’ challenges. We are passionate about sustainability and are guided by our Sustainability Roadmap to reduce our impact on the planet. Working with Heerema means working in an international, informal, and friendly environment where you will meet likeminded and passionate colleagues.

Here's why people love working with us
  • Working on challenging projects;
  • Extensive onboarding process and opportunities to develop;
  • A development program to allow your talents to flourish;
  • Fun Friday-afternoon get together with colleagues;
  • Excellent perks and benefits, including a personal performance bonus, travel allowance, and contributions to your pension and insurance;
  • Free exercise facilities;
  • A social safety net with committed colleagues around you;
  • Plenty of digital and real-world activities to get to know colleagues outside your team;
  • 30 days off to fully recharge;
  • A modern and easily accessible office in Leiden.

Is this your dream job? Put in your application now!

We are looking forward to hearing from you. We are interested in your CV, but we mainly want to find out more about your ambitions, your personality, and what is your motivation to succeed. So be sure to include a brief cover letter explaining why you are the perfect fit for this position.

So hit the button, apply, and make the impossible possible with Heerema. We’d love to meet you!

The application process

The application process will consist of an online assessment, two interviews and contract negotiations. At the end of the process, we will cordially welcome you aboard.

Ready to join our team?

Charlotte Pasma
Charlotte Pasma


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