Construction manager

Project Management & Controls
Vacancy ID


  • Manage the recruitment, training and career development of resources in Netherlands office Construction Engineering Group to ensure that projects, proposals and development work can be resourced with the necessary skills and experience to ensure flawless execution.
  • Assess the Work Process for EMEA Construction Engineering and work with the Global and Regional Functional Management to ensure that Work Processes,
  • Procedures and Standards are available, applied consistently and followed in a disciplined manner.
  • Formulate and implement strategies for executing Construction work in new and existing territories to support GEM’s strategic objectives and markets specifically Europe.
  • Lead the Netherlands Construction Group in the accurate assessment of safety, execution, resourcing and financial and schedule performance to ensure timely reporting to Executive Management.
  • Take lead during Proposal and Project stage to ensure constructability is built into the design of each plant, including the design team considering how the construction will be realized in the field.
  • Support and drive improvements in the organisation across the functions to ensure ongoing improvements in EH&S and Engineering excellence
  • Engage with external industry bodies as appropriate in order to obtain latest best practices for construction strategies and benchmarks for construction costs.


  • A very broad experience of Engineering, Design, Manufacturing and Construction together with relevant Commercial experience in Contracting / Procurement.
  • Manager of Construction must enable the ability to relate to Customers, Senior Executives, Engineering, Operations, Manufacturing, External Engineering Organisations, Suppliers and Contractors.
  • A proven ability to show leadership qualities often under difficult and arduous circumstances.
  • An ability to handle a wide range of demands and commitments and to have the skills to manage these while maintaining the confidence of Senior Management and the support of the Project and Site Teams.
  • The proven ability of the Manager of Construction to develop relationships with Key Stake Holders such as the Business Area, Operations and Executive Management across the Global Organisation and to establish credibility and trust with them.
  • The Netherlands Manager of Construction must act with the highest regard to the safety of the work undertaken, the health of employees, contractors and himself, and for the environment.
  • Engineering Degree or equivalent (required)
  • Membership of an Engineering Institution and Chartered Engineer status (desirable)
  • 20 years in a related industry
  • 15 years Engineering / Project / Construction / Contracting experience

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