Project Engineer / Deputy Engineering Manager

Project Management & Controls
Renewable energy
Vacancy ID


  • Based on the Energie-akkoord, where the targets and intentions for the transition to a more renewable energy supply are set, the Roadmap Offshore wind energy 2030 and the ambition to realise additional windcapacity prior to 2030 a roll-out strategy is being prepared for the long term, including the 2GW  projects. This results in a commitment to realise at least 14 2GW HVDC Grid Connection Systems which bring the power from offshore wind-farms in the North sea to the Dutch electricity grid to be commissioned between 2028 - 2031.
  • Within the portfolio team Stations Petrofac/Hitachi, consisting of at least 6 platform/HVDC projects,  we are looking for a Project Engineer.
  • Your tasks and responsibilities are:
  • Manage the EPCI contractor towards a successful completion of the design in compliance with the contract;
  • Manage and coordinate engineering processes (e.g. technical queries, change management, coordinate document reviews, solve interdisciplinary issues, interfaces, requirement compliance coordination, etc.) both internally and towards between TenneT and the contractor;
  • Coordinate between the engineering and project management disciplines
  • Review critical and overarching engineering deliverables yourself;
  • Align with internal stakeholders about design, requirements and any other issues;
  • Manage the certification process;
  • Manage design interfaces with other contractors (e.g. cable contractors, OWF);
  • Support a successful implementation of Safety by Design;
  • Support a successful implementation of systems engineering;
  • Ensure the 2GW standard design is adhered to and implemented correctly;
  • Align with experts and teams within Offshore NL/GER and various other departments and take into account lessons learned from other large (2GW) projects.


  • Engineering background (BSc. or Master degree)
  • 3 years+ experience with the design and construction of offshore platforms in either the oil & gas or offshore wind industry;
  • You have excellent communication, cooperation and influencing skills and are able to challenge and motivate both the contractor team as the internal team
  • You show initiative, you are persuasive, sensitive, aware of your stakeholders and capable of a balanced judgment/opinion;
  • You are dynamic, enthusiastic, intrinsically motivated, you take your responsibility and ownership (committed);
  • You have no 'nine to five' mentality;
  • You are willing to travel on regular basis abroad to the office in Sharjah (United Arab Emirates) to visit the designing department of the contractor Petrofac;
  • You will work on Mondays and Tuesdays together with your team members in our office in Arnhem, the other days flexible from home or from the office;
  • You have strong problem solving skills;
  • You are fluent in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Dutch communication skills are an advantage, not mandatory.

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