Senior Consultant Green Ports

ConsultancyEnvironment SustainabilityMaritimeExperienced
  • Amersfoort |
  • Amsterdam |
  • Rotterdam |
  • London
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Are you looking for the next step in your career? As our new Senior Consultant Green Ports, you will play a crucial role in shaping the future of sustainable port development. You will ensure that our clients are not only prepared for the challenges of today but also those that may arise in the next decade and beyond.

What you do as a Senior Consultant Green Ports

Ports around the world are under increasing pressure to be more sustainable. They face a wide range of challenges, including the shift towards Net-Zero emissions, optimising operational efficiency to cater to rising public and industrial demands, and addressing social concerns like the strain on local infrastructure and adverse effects on human health. Our team specialises in assisting clients in navigating these challenges. For instance, we created a Green Port Policy for the Tanzanian ports to mitigate the impact of climate change and improve their environmental practices. We've also provided advice to ports in the United Kingdom on how to enhance air quality.

In your new role as Senior Consultant Green Ports, you will contribute to further developing our services in this emerging field. You will play a crucial role within our team, leveraging your expertise and building upon our existing knowledge. You will serve as one of our primary consultants in the field of Green Ports, representing our organisation and vision to clients, partners and stakeholders. During our projects, you provide technical oversight and direction during the development of ports and their assets. In order to do this, you will:

  • Collaborate with clients across the maritime and related sectors.
  • Work closely with public and private landowners, authorities, and operators to ensure that sustainability remains a central focus throughout the decision-making process - from policy shaping and strategic planning to the design and operational phases of project delivery.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and develop innovative solutions for port and terminal projects focusing on sustainability and resilience. This involves working closely with engineers, maritime environmental specialists, and other colleagues within the organisation to collectively shape the future of the port sector.
  • Ensure high-quality results that exceed our client’s expectations and leave them highly satisfied.

 

Where you will work

Royal HaskoningDHV is a global leader in engineering and consultancy, dedicated to creating sustainable solutions that enhance society and the environment. With a rich heritage of over 140 years, we pride ourselves on our expertise in delivering innovative projects across various industries, making a real difference in people's lives.

With over 1,200 engineering and consultancy staff worldwide, our Business Line Water & Maritime works on sustainable and innovative solutions at the forefront of climate resilience and maritime on a global scale. Our fully integrated, multidisciplinary approach means we can deliver all the expertise a project requires, from master planning to create a new port to detailed design and optimising existing facilities and operations.

As our new Senior Consultant Green Ports, you will become part of the Smart & Green Ports team in the advisory group Resilience & Maritime NL. This is team works from the Amersfoort and Rotterdam as well as the London office.

Do you want to discover more about our team and  the sustainable and innovative solutions that we are working on at the forefront of climate resilience and maritime? You can read more here.

What you bring

As an expert in the field of green ports, it is evident that you have a strong interest and experience in developing and executing projects focused on sustainability, environmental management, and resilience in port and terminal operations. Your knowledge enables you to take into consideration the broader socioeconomics of ports, including port-city interaction and climate change impacts on port cities.

With your excellent interpersonal skills, you can effectively influence, convince, and partner with key stakeholders and colleagues. This enables you to achieve broader collaboration and shared strategic goals.

Furthermore, you have:

  • Proven experience and a network within the international maritime and/or port sector.
  • Experience in project management and/or technical role.
  • Knowledge of international conventions and their impact on the maritime and port sectors.
  • A can-do mentality, strong analytical skills, and commercial awareness.

If you also have experience working with shipping lines, that would be a valuable asset.

What we offer you

At Royal HaskoningDHV, you can expect diverse projects as we are always at the forefront of new innovative solutions. This brings challenging and interesting work that encourages you to have a growth mindset. By working on new and exciting projects, you can stimulate your development and career aspirations. With us, you can craft your own career, with your own development path, across the diversity of domains the company is active in. By following your curiosity and own interest, you will discover new areas of expertise to dive in, new roles to grow in and new colleagues to learn from and with.

To facilitate an open-minded culture where people get inspired by and inspire each other to unlock our full potential, we stimulate you to open up, connect, and learn from each other's experiences and perspectives. We create a working environment where you feel at home and cared for. We help, educate and inspire each other and work as one team to make it happen.

And your primary and secondary conditions? Those are dependent on the country where you will join our team. But of course, we offer you a competitive salary package with profit sharing, enough days off and a good work-life balance, including flexible working hours.

Are you our new colleague?

Then we would like to meet you! Click on the apply button and upload your most recent resume and motivation letter. After receiving your application, we will contact you as soon as possible. The application process then consists of 2 interviews and a possibility of 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 Eva Sciarone, recruiter Water & Martime, via [email protected].

Due to the privacy law, please submit your application via the apply button and not via email.

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

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