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Operations Manager

As an Operations Manager you are responsible for following up with Project Manager concerning site operations. You organize work meetings with the client and implement the project in accordance with the specifications and the contractual conditions. Furthermore, you have an eye for efficiency improvement and you work in close cooperation with all the support services of the company. You like to travel and to work in a very dynamic environment.

  • Project Plan: Formulate a project plan, including deliverables, planning, budget and key functions in line with the Contract Planning, QHSE-S Standards and local laws and regulations.
  • Resource and Capacity : Define and compose a project team including accountabilities and expertise per team member, ensure the availability of the required means and delegate the project preparation and execution activities to the individual Project Management Team members, in line with the project plan.
  • Project Execution and Follow up : Manage or follow up the progress of the project, ensure the execution of the activities by the Project (Management) Team and third parties, take corrective measures if necessary, in line with contractual agreements and planning.
  • Project Evaluation and Reporting : Validate the project reporting including the financial reporting, analyse non-conformities and complaints, identify and act upon opportunities for improvement.
  • Stakeholder Management : Build, maintain and utilize a network of internal and/or external stakeholders/partners and represent the project within the organization, end responsible for all project related issues towards client and/or other stakeholders.
  • Contract Management : Ensure review of contract(s) to identify special requirements, risks and opportunities in all areas of expertise, discuss these with all stakeholders (on relation with suppliers and subcontractors) involved and ensure appropriate action is taken.
  • Information Management : Ensure up-to-date knowledge of project content amongst project members, maintain and keep track of commercial and technical developments and share knowledge with colleagues and relevant stakeholders.
  • QHSE-S : Prepare, in cooperation with QHSE-S Manager, a project specific QHSE-S Management Plan, ensure QHSE-S awareness and project execution in line with this Plan, (local) laws and regulation and with Employer’s requirements and ensure that corrective and preventive measures are taken.
  • People Management : Plan, lead and develop project members, assure adequate training of personnel.
  • Asset and permanent equipment yard management.
  • Follow up and guidance of EXIM in function of project requirements.

  • You have a Degree in Dredging Engineering / Civil Engineering, preferably with a specialization in construction, or the equivalent by experience.
  • You have at least 15 years experience with complex (hydraulic) engineering projects and preferably 10 years experience in dredging operations.
  • You work autonomously and are a problem-solver by nature.
  • You have a hands-on mentality.
  • You value teamwork highly.
  • You are conversant with Operational Aspects of dredging and reclamation.
  • You have knowledge of DG Shipping / Import / Export.
  • You are fluent in English. Knowledge of any other language is an asset.
  • The function is based at our headquarters in Chennai, hence relocation is required.
  • Marine Engineer (former Captain) will be an added advantage

You can apply for the job by sending your resume and motivation letter through our online application form

CIN : U45205TN2004PTC069094
Registered Office:
5th floor, Challam Tower, Old No.62, New No.113, Dr.Radhakrishnan salai, Chennai - 600 004, INDIA.
Tel : +91 44 43239900/09 | Fax : +91 44 43129901 | Email id : isdpl@deme-group.com