Junior Consultant Marinas and Waterfronts

ConsultancyCivil EngineeringMaritime
  • Rotterdam |
  • Amersfoort
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Are you passionate about marinas, sailing and waterfront developments and would you like to work for one of the largest leading global maritime consultants; Royal HaskoningDHV? We have the perfect opportunity for you as we are looking to grow our team in the Marinas and Waterfronts Consultancy sector. 

 

The Marinas and Waterfronts consultancy sector is a growing and intriguing industry situated at the crossroads of engineering, urban planning and yachting, aimed at delivering integrated solutions for an optimal user experience and a feasible development.

What you will do as Junior Consultant Marinas and Waterfronts

You will contribute to successful implementation of various high level consultancy projects in the field of Marinas and Waterfronts, working closely together with the rest of our team and other experts throughout the company. You will combine your (technical) background with excellent soft skills to present your ideas and thoughts both internally and externally. You will coordinate parts of projects and be responsible for timely completion of subtasks. You will assist our project managers with their tasks and from time to time liaise with clients or join meetings with clients. The projects we do will vary from conceptual desktop studies (from our home offices in the Netherlands) to on-site field studies and client interactions. 

You will contribute to growing our marina and waterfronts business in the Netherlands and worldwide, building and expanding your and our network in the sector. You support us in our mission to help clients with developing sustainable marinas and waterfronts. We believe nature-based planning and design is a key element to this.

Examples of some of our recent marina and waterfront projects you could be working on are:

  • masterplanning of:
    • a greenfield superyacht marina in the Black Sea or the Middle East, or 
    • a high-end marina and waterfront along the popular south coast of Spain
    • a nature-based marina in Southeast Asia
  • consultancy on recreational navigation networks and developments in the Netherlands
  • conceptual design of marina layouts and spatial planning of the waterfront in South America, Europe, and the APAC region
  • yachting market assessments in the Middle East
  • The clients and projects we target are located worldwide and we operate in the private and/or (semi)governmental sector. We expect you to be able and willing to travel abroad for projects if so desired and requested by the client.

Where you will work

Royal HaskoningDHV is a worldwide independent engineering, project management, and consultancy firm which integrates 140 years of engineering expertise with digital technologies and software solutions. Our 6,000 colleagues are working from offices in more than 25 countries across the world. Through our mission “Enhancing Society Together”, we take responsibility for having a positive impact on the world. As our new Junior Consultant Marinas and Waterfronts, you will become part of the Port Consultancy team.

The Port Consultancy team consists of 25 professionals active in the port/maritime consultancy field. We are an international team with a healthy mix of juniors, mediors, and experienced seniors. We believe in active knowledge sharing and that there is value in everybody’s contribution. You will have the opportunity to learn on the job from experienced people and share experiences. 


What you bring

You are passionate about sailing, yachts, marinas and its interaction with neighbouring areas such as cities, waterfronts, and nature. You have a natural curiosity regarding our clients, the users of marinas, and what drives them. You have strong communications and persuasion skills both verbally and in writing (in English and preferably in Dutch language) and like to present your ideas to clients and colleagues alike. You have an interest in other cultures and different countries and like to learn from various experiences. 

The following also applies to you:

  • a background (MSc) in Civil Engineering, Hydraulic Engineering, Architecture or Urban Planning 
  • preferably 1-2 years relevant experience in the port/marina sector
  • you aspire a career in Marinas and Waterfronts Consultancy and would like to enhance your skills and network in this field
  • a commercial drive and like to think about opportunities how to expand our business 
  • a flexible work ethos and have a pro-active attitude towards coordination of work

What we offer you

Within our company, you will be able to develop yourself while working on challenging projects, both in the Netherlands and worldwide. Besides that, we also offer you:

  • a good work-life balance, including a laptop and company cell phone so you can work wherever and whenever you want
  • 28 holidays based on a 40-hour work week
  • a good primary salary (gross/monthly EUR 3000-3200) and pension accrual through our own pension fund
  • a workplace in our office in Rotterdam or Amersfoort and travel allowance or a NS-Business Card
  • lifelong learning by offering you plenty of training & development opportunities
  • personal budget which you can use to buy extra days off, to buy a bicycle or just to have some additional salary
  • our challenging Young Professional Program in which you focus on developing your hard and soft skills, together with other young professionals within the organisation
  • Young Royal HaskoningDHV that organizes inspiring events, workshops, and excursions with colleagues inside and outside the Netherlands

Are you our new colleague?

We would like to meet you! Click on the apply button and upload your CV and motivation letter. Although the system allows the submission of a LinkedIn profile, please submit a CV and motivation letter so that we can better assess your application. After receiving your application, we will contact you as soon as possible. The application process then consists of 1-2 interviews and possibly an assessment. Are we all enthusiastic after this? Then you will receive an offer from us, and we will be happy to welcome you on board! For more information, you can always contact Michelle Spoor, Lead Recruiter, at [email protected]

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Acquisition for this vacancy by agencies is not appreciated and offered candidates will not be taken into consideration.

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