Project Management / Planning

Project Manager Transport & Installation

Would you like to manage some of the largest Transport & Installation projects?

Project Manager Transport & Installation
Project Management

Project Management



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 Project Manager you are (primary) responsible for managing all aspects of projects. This starts during the tender phase of a project to support the preparation of the bid. You assume full responsibility for the project from contract award until close out. Some of your daily tasks and responsibilities are:

  • Building and leading the project team and contributing to development of team members;
  • Identifying and promoting continuous team improvement;
  • Being the primary point of contact for the client on the project;
  • HSE performance of the project;
  • Quality performance of the project;
  • Developing the project execution plan;
  • Developing the project execution schedule;
  • Optimizing the project cost and result, incl. identification of risks and opportunities.

Who will you work with?

Your team will consist of Thijs, Mazra, Eric, Louise and many others. You will work closely with all departments within Heerema and it will be your job to manage project within time, budget and with zero incidents.

Is this the job for you?
  • Bachelor or Master degree in Engineering or equivalent;
  • Minimum of 5 to 10 years in Offshore/transport and Installation industry and evidence of affinity with a project management role;
  • Result orientated and excellent delegating skills;
  • Comprehensive understanding of offshore projects;
  • Excellent business acumen;
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both spoken and written;
  • Willing to work (temporarily) offshore on our vessels, overseas or in our other offices, in case needed.

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?

Charell Portier
Charell Portier


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