Lead Project Engineer (Subsea Cables) – Papendrecht


Our client is offering an exciting opportunity for a Lead Project Engineer specializing in Subsea Cables. This role involves managing and executing complex projects, utilizing your expertise and leadership skills. If you are passionate about subsea cable engineering and eager to make a significant impact, we encourage you to apply and join our client’s dynamic team.


Our client is a renowned global leader specializing in maritime infrastructure services, including dredging, offshore energy, and port development. With a strong commitment to sustainability and innovation, they consistently deliver exceptional projects. Their talented team collaborates to drive the future of maritime infrastructure, prioritizing safety and delivering unparalleled value to clients worldwide.


  • Prepare and guide project preparations, work methods and designs that meet all requirements.
  • During project execution, lead the engineering team from the site office with possible rotations offshore.
  • Provide solutions to the customer and mitigate risks to an as low as possible level.
  • Ensure that you are well informed about the contract agreements with the customer and that you know the project management procedures and rules of Boskalis Subsea Cables.
  • Based on solid knowledge, you convince customers / marine warranty surveyors / authorities of the feasibility and safety of the offered solution / method and the resulting specifications.
  • Structure, plan and budget the project engineering work and inform relevant stakeholders on time.
  • Provide support and advice to the Project Manager and Director engineering with regards to project engineering issues and resources during all phases of the project.
  • Drive continuous improvement of department processes and procedures and evaluation of the engineering process.
  • Responsible for identification of lessons learnt and ensuring implementation of follow up actions related to lessons learned.


  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Civil engineering, Marine engineering, Offshore Engineering or Mechanical engineering.
  • 6 – 10 years of relevant experience in an offshore (oil and gas and/or renewables) and/or maritime environment. And experience with Cable Installation projects in a leading role.
  • Thorough understanding of the underlying disciplines behind our work as subsea cables installation contractors (Geo, Marine and structural engineering).
  • Knowledge and experience of planning applications – such as MS project and/or Primavera – and basic knowledge of drafting applications – such as AutoCAD or BricsCAD.
  • Good communication skills and a good knowledge of the English language, both written and spoken.
  • You are motivated and eager to develop your skills in this role.
  • You show leadership, are a team player, pro-active and have a hands-on mentality.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of operational processes (offshore experience).
  • Experience in leading a team of 3 – 8 project engineers, including contribution to performance assessment.


Charmaine Sequeira +31 23 303 2901


Charmaine Sequeira +31 23 303 2901