Service Operations Lead

Vacancy: Service Operations Lead who is ‘equipped for impact’

Do you want to be part of a globally operating team of innovators? Do you also think bigger than big? And, do you have what it takes to make an impact? Then we might be looking for you. Find out more about our vacancy for a Service Operations Lead.

About our organisation

We are Huisman. We develop step changing technical solutions and translate these into the design and construction of the largest onshore and offshore installations. For decades, we have been working all over the world for offshore wind, geothermal, oil & gas, leisure and civil industries. With our passionate workforce and worldwide production, service & sales facilities we are equipped for impact in these times of energy transition.

“Service is all about making our clients successful."

Martin van Gool - Operations Manager Service

About the position of Service Operations Lead

What to expect of the Service Operations Lead position within Huisman? 

Working as a Service Operations Lead at Huisman means that you are responsible for managing service operations activities for specific clients and meeting the agreed (technical) requirements. As Service Operations Lead, you take care of the client expectations by maximising uptime of Huisman equipment. With the support of a technical team, it is expected you can estimate what kind of problems a customer is facing and how to prioritize this. You take care of a direct follow-up, keeps the customer informed, makes sure for a good information transfer to Huisman disciplines as well as the Field Service Engineers. Optionally you can choose to perform on-site management on a global playfield for bigger service projects. You will be the first point of contact for our clients and, together with a full team of specialists, you will manage safety, financials, planning and technical execution on-site.

Personal development and education opportunities are part of the deal. We would also like to point out the other advantages of working at Huisman, such as the opportunity to contribute to groundbreaking innovations, an excellent employment conditions package and regular drinks in our own bar.

What do we expect of you?

  • Determining and coordinating the scope of the service operation activities for a specific client or group of clients;
  • Identifying, follow up and migrate risks or seeing opportunities to ensure on-time delivery;
  • Being the first technical point of contact for the clients;
  • Motivating the assigned teams;
  • Acting as a supervisor of the Service Operations activities;
  • Willing to travel to manage larger service project on-site is a plus.

Wondering if you are 'equipped for impact'?

You are:

  • an excellent communicator;
  • a team player, enjoys working in multidisciplinary and
  • multicultural teams with the ability to work independently;
  • flexible and creative;
  • client oriented and focused;
  • proactive and persuasive;
  • practical, accurate and punctual.

You have:

  • a technical or project management Bachelor degree or equivalent;
  • relevant work experience in multidisciplinary, international
  • technical projects in the maritime or offshore industry;
  • experience in coaching and guiding teams;
  • the ability to adapt quickly to new requirements, know how to prioritize and stay effective.

Some practical things we need you to have:

  • An EU passport/valid work permit for the Netherlands;
  • A practical disposition;
  • A good command of the English language verbally and in writing.

More about Huisman

We design and produce in-house and deliver our turn-key products to clients worldwide. Our clients choose us for our entrepreneurial spirit, skills, reliability, and innovative solutions. Examples? Consider our Wind Gust Buster, a Wind Detection System for safer installation of turbines. So, if you join Huisman make sure you are equipped for impact. In other words, surprise us, our clients and… yourself!

What do we have to offer?

  • An excellent benefits package tailored to your experience and education level;
  • A multicultural work environment;
  • Various growth and development opportunities;
  • Open, informal, no-nonsense culture with short communication lines.

Does this sound like you?

Apply online for the position of Service Operations Lead by using the application form at the bottom of this page. We are curious to see what kind of impact you will make.

Still need a bit more info or looking for something that suits you better?

Please contact us via our contact form for more information or sign up for our job alert to receive details of new opportunities in your inbox.

Disclaimer for recruitment and selection agencies:

We don’t accept any unsolicited applications or CVs from recruitment and selection agencies. Proposing candidates without invitation is not appreciated and will not be considered by Huisman. Applications received are property of Huisman. We don’t appreciate acquisition and this also applies to Huisman colleagues or associated Huisman companies.

  • Full-time
  • Professional
  • Schiedam, The Netherlands
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Michella Oudshoorn
“Connecting people and working together towards the next step drives me. Let’s connect and discover how Huisman can be the next step in your career.”

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