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Team Lead Project Engineering - Offshore Heavy Lifting



Papendrecht, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, March 5, 2024

What are you looking for?

Team Lead Project Engineering - Offshore Heavy Lifting


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What do we promise?

  • Contributing to one of a kind projects
  • Not your average 9-to-5
  • Plenty of room for personal development

What do we ask of you?

  • A pro-active attitude
  • Analytical skills
  • Eager to learn

How you can make your mark

How you can make your mark

In the role of Team Lead Project Engineering - Offshore Heavy Lifting, you are the connecting factor and internally seen as the person who brings everyone together. Together with the Manager Project Engineering, you ensure optimal staffing of the projects and tenders by the Project Engineering department of Boskalis Offshore Heavy Lift. In addition to ensuring staffing, you are also responsible for ensuring that the people we hire are well guided, trained, and evaluated.

Together with the Manager Project Engineering, you will elevate processes, working methods, and thus the department to a higher quality level. You will do this by leveraging your analytical character in combination with your connecting personality and good people skills.

Of course, the administration involved in Resource management is also your responsibility, from contracts with agencies and contingent workers and accurately recording worked hours to approving expense claims.

To be successful as a Team Lead Project Engineering, you must master the 'game' of supply and demand, have an eye for different interests, and derive energy from improving cooperation within and between departments. Being able to quickly adapt and having a curious mindset is also important to efficiently bring supply and demand together. Your responsibilities also include coordinating collective courses and certifications at the department level, such as VCA and GWO.

Your responsibilities as a Team Lead Project Engineering are

  • Monitoring quality and quantity of employees in pool and take necessary actions in case of deviations, this includes the screening process, interviews, hiring, onboarding and performance management of (contingent) workers.
  • Ensuring timely inflow of (contingent) employees by involving agencies to find the right balance between supply and demand.
  • Contributing to the improvement of deployment and department processes and procedures in alignment with manager project engineering.
  • Administrative support regarding controlling of time sheets and expense reports and scrutinizing invoices to allow in time payments.
  • Support of the overall department resource forecast process.
  • Ensuring compliance with (inter)national law and legislation and company's policies and procedures for the deployment of employees: visa, training certificates etc.

You can make your mark as a Team Lead Project Engineering if you have

  • At least 2 - 5 years relevant experience in an international deployment environment
  • As a minimum a secondary vocational education
  • Experience in resource management
  • Preferably experience in continuous improvement of department processes, systems and way of working
  • A good command of written and spoken English;

We offer

What you can expect

  • A dynamic environment: A job where you can make an impact, as part of a diverse, international team of experts.
  • Rewarding conditions: A competitive salary and much more, including holiday allowance, holiday entitlement, a non-contributory pension scheme, collective schemes such as company health insurance, travel allowance.
  • Career development: Plenty of opportunities to realize your full potential. Challenge yourself with (online) courses in our Boskalis academy.
  • The Boskalis campus: Experience the unique Boskalis vibe at our Papendrecht site, complete with restaurants, sports fields, and a wharf where our vessels dock. We offer a state-of-the-art auditorium, brainstorming rooms, experience center for client meetings, and a coffee place where you can connect with colleagues.
  • Young Boskalis: Are you under 36? Come and join Young Boskalis!. Have fun and join in social and sports activities ranging from pub quizzes to yoga, bootcamps and an annual sailing boat race. Networking and knowledge sharing are a vital part of Young Boskalis as well.

Extra information

  • Your team: You will work as a Team Lead Project Engineering in the business unit Offshore Heavy Lifting. The Engineering team consists of approx. 50 professionals. Initially you will focus on a group of approximately 15 people.
  • Where you will work: You will be working at the Boskalis Campus Papendrecht.
  • Full/part-time job: The position of Team Lead Project Engineering is a role for 32 hours, 40 hours is an option.
  • Next steps: Apply easily by completing the online application form. Interviews are held online or in the office. Once it’s clear we’re a good match, we’ll make you an offer – and look forward to welcoming you to the company.

About Boskalis

Working at Boskalis is about creating new horizons and sustainable solutions. In a world where population growth, increase of global trade, demand for (new) energy and climate change are driving forces, we challenge you to make your mark in finding innovative and relevant solutions for complex infrastructural and marine projects.

Boskalis has one of the largest global fleets of specialized offshore vessels, allowing us to carry out a broad range of offshore activities. We provide innovative and sustainable all-round solutions to tackle major worldwide maritime challenges. Our Offshore Energy division supports sustainable energy solutions such as wind energy as well as traditional fossil facilities. We’re involved in the entire journey from developing and transporting to maintaining and decommissioning these facilities.

The Offshore Heavy Lifting business unit of Boskalis is active in both the offshore wind and in the oil and gas installation and decommissioning markets. With a focus on offshore wind we solve challenges in transport and installation of offshore wind farm foundations that are related to their harsh environmental conditions, heterogeneous soil profiles and scheduling risks. At Boskalis we want to be a partner our clients can rely on. We want to be an offshore installation contractor with the right expertise, experience and commitment to execute operations safely, on time and within budget.


We are more than happy to answer your questions about the position of Team Lead Project Engineering. Please contact Emilie Stratenus, Recruiter via +31 6 11380235.

Interested? Please apply by filling in your details and by uploading your motivation letter and CV on our careers site.

Disclaimer for recruitment and selection agencies

We don’t accept any unsolicited applications or CVs from recruitment- and selection agencies.


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Application process

We will review your application within 5 working days.
Possible match? We invite you for one or two interviews (in-person and/or via Microsoft Teams to get to know each other better.
Match? We will make you an offer to join Boskalis.
After successfully completing all the steps in the procedure, we warmly welcome you to our organization.

Make your mark
and apply today!

Need help with your application? Send me a message and I will be happy to help you.

Emilie Stratenus

T: +31611380235

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