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Risk Manager - Van Oord

Locatie: Rotterdam

The position
Curiosity, decisiveness and confidence; that is what you will bring to the table for this versatile role in risk management. Your playground will span massive projects in dredging, offshore wind and offshore oil and gas. Each project will come with its own technical, financial and organisational risks, which you will be managing with the help of the project team. You will be operating at the forefront of innovation, learning new things every day. Interested to join?

Your responsibilities
From the Dutch Delta Works to the Palm shaped islands in Dubai and to vast offshore wind farms, we build landmarks all around the world that protect us against floods and that contribute to sustainable development of society. To shoulder the burden for our clients, we also regularly take responsibility for the entire project life cycle, from design to completion and maintenance. With this increased responsibility, risk management becomes only more important in order to ensure the successful completion of the works. As a Risk Manager, you will facilitate the risk management process - identify, prioritize and manage potential risks - in both the tender and realisation phase. This process is complemented by conducting qualitative and quantitative analyses (through Monte Carlo simulations). You will also document and keep track of the status and implementation of the necessary risk response actions. Last but not least, you make sure risk management remains high on the agenda and is spread in the organisation. This is an exciting but above all responsible role, in which your knowledge and ingenuity will be called on from Rotterdam to Singapore!

Job requirements

  • Thanks to your proactive approach, problem-solving capacity, curious attitude and perseverance, you make a constructive and valued contribution to projects and to ongoing development of the team and department;
  • At least a Bachelor's degree, in civil engineering, engineering management, economics (or similar);
  • Three years of experience in risk management, including Monte Carlo simulations;
  • Excellent command of the English language, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to work well in a high-pressure environment and against deadlines;
  • Focused on results and comfortable working with numbers;
  • Decisive, creative and proactive;
  • Knowledge of @RISK;
  • Experience in writing EMVI / MEAT plans is a definite advantage.

We offer
The informal atmosphere encourages you to show initiative and take responsibility. Learning and development benefits us both. Thanks to having a central role within the project team, you will see many aspects of our projects, enabling you to develop a broad focus. You will also get a challenging position in a dynamic environment with high growth ambitions and, next to your benefits package, room for new initiatives and ideas. We are always open to them - whether you have been working for us for a week, a month or a year opportunities to develop your career in a competitive multinational environment through our inhouse Van Oord Academy (with over 50 training courses). As such, you can get a little better every day and develop professionally and personally

About Van Oord
Van Oord is a leading global contractor in dredging, hydraulic engineering and offshore projects (oil, gas and wind). We are an innovative partner for our clients and have been contributing to the infrastructure of tomorrow's world for over a hundred years. Our people are committed, enterprising professionals with a passion for water and technology.

Do you want to be a part of Van Oord?
Applying for this vacancy can exclusively be done online via the 'Apply' button. As soon as we have evaluated the possibilities for you within Van Oord we will inform you right away.

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To fill this vacancy we will not be using agencies.


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Please send your application for Risk Manager at Van Oord in Rotterdam including your CV via our website.

Job posted

17 januari 2019
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