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Global Director Metocean Solutions



Leidschendam, Netherlands
Posted on Friday, March 8, 2024

Job Description

We are looking for a Global Director Metocean Services to join Fugro.

Metocean Services play a critical role in Fugro’s overall solution offering to our clients around the globe and are recognised as a key element of our recently communicated corporate strategy.

As a Global Director Metocean Services, you set the Change Agenda and drive the implementation for Metocean solutions together with key stakeholders throughout the organisation. Your focus is to develop and effectively commercialise the integrated digital solution to allow Fugro to obtain and maintain a leading position in the market.

With your visionary innovative approach, you grow the solution, and guide the innovation programs and product owners commensurate with client and business needs.

Your role

  • You are responsible for defining the Change Agenda in Metocean Monitoring & Forecasting, for shaping the solution based on market & client insights and internal performance and lessons learned, and optimisation and standardisation of work processes;

  • You guide the global roll-out and delivery of the solution by defining differentiating solutions, providing detailed guidance to Innovation teams and driving the commercial uptake by creation of recognition of the solution in the market;

  • You drive the commercialisation of the solution, develop winning commercial models & pricing strategies, and support key account managers in pursuing opportunities;

  • You deeply understand market trends and client needs and align and maintain close client relationships with strategic clients;

  • You develop a sales & marketing plan to achieve profitable growth and support the implementation of delivery excellence related to the solution;

  • You determine the innovation roadmap for the service line, set the innovation budget for solution-related innovation, and define if these innovations will be built internal, purchased and/or developed via partnerships.

Your track record

  • You have a MSc degree in a technical discipline and a minimum of 8 years working experience in a, preferably Metocean-focused, client facing role related to e.g. innovation, marine/land, operations, commercial;

  • You have previous management experience and know how drive organisation and cultural change to facilitate development;

  • You are able to work well alongside peers, colleagues and partners to impact positively on business performance;

  • You have a strong business-acumen, are client-oriented and actively focus on achieving sustainable results with a passion for success;

  • You have an innovative approach and always strive for operational excellence in all goals;

  • You have the ability to lead teams and build relationships at all levels (both within and beyond Fugro); and excellent language skills in English (both oral and written).

What Fugro offers

  • A diverse and inclusive working environment;

  • A competitive salary;

  • 29 holidays per year based on a fulltime employment (of which 4 are appointed by Fugro management) and the possibility to purchase 12 additional days;

  • Extensive career & training opportunities both nationally and internationally;

  • Flexible working hours and the ability to work from home in accordance with your manager and corporate policies;

  • Commuting allowance;

  • Modern pension scheme;

  • Collective health insurance;

  • Possibility to register with our corporate fitness plan;

  • Coaching options through our EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

Are you interested?

Please visit our Company Page to find out more on what it is like to work at Fugro.

For further information, please contact Stefanie Baldassarri-Steenhauer, Corporate Recruiter, tel. +31 (0)6-114 55954.


After you have applied

  • You will receive an automated confirmation-email of the receipt of your application.

  • When we see a match, we will invite you for the first interview within a couple of days. Of course, you will also receive a message if we will not invite you;

  • After a successful first round, you will be invited for the second round.

  • If we are both still positive after the second interview, we will make you an offer, and with that we hope to welcome you at Fugro!

Disclaimer for recruitment agencies:

Fugro does not accept any unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies. Acquisition to Fugro Recruitment or any Fugro employee is not appreciated.