• Open
  • Closing date: 10 August 2019

MISSION TO METRICS

In order to achieve our mission, The Ocean Cleanup manages multiple projects in research, innovation and technology development. The Project Planning & Finance Engineer will have succeeded when those projects have been kept on track and translated into plans and forecasts.

“We work in a fast-paced and informal way where you can take lots of responsibility. I would like to welcome a project planner with financial and engineering background, who can support our technical departments with acurate planning and financials. Looking forward to working with an energetic, knowledgeable selfstarter who will help bring The Ocean Cleanup into the next phase!” Lonneke Holierhoek, COO

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Ocean Cleanup manages multiple projects in research, innovation and technology development. The Project Planning & Finance Engineer helps those projects by keeping track of their planning and financial impact; proactively collecting information and translating this into plans and forecasts to support the project management.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist project management in maintaining schedules and cost forecasts up to date
  • Proactively translate information into schedules and forecasts, challenging planning input from team members
  • Preparing engineering and procurement schedule and keeping project planning schedules up-to-date, including scope changes, latest progress, delivery information
  • Assist in project contracting: support procurement in RFQ’s, include preliminary estimates in forecasts, follow-up with procurement department, liaise with financial department on compliance and reporting
  • Recognizing and reporting changes in risk profile (technical, operational and financial)
  • Delivering monthly project progress reports – in cooperation with the finance team
  • Systematically, punctually and accurately carrying out the administrative duties involved

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • BSc degree, preferably in engineering (civil engineering, mechanical engineering or offshore engineering)
  • At least 4 years’ experience, preferably as estimator or planner
  • Experience in a technical organization / project based organization
  • Proven accuracy and administrative skills. 

PERSONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Curious and proactive
  • Results-driven and self-motivated, even when faced with adversity and setbacks
  • Strong communication skills
  • Service-oriented attitude
  • Able to find structure in complex situations
  • Strong personal integrity
  • Intrinsic motivation to work on our ambitious and meaningful goal
Starting from:
ASAP
Work permit needed:
European Union