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Projectmanager engineering

Area Technical

Location Rotterdam Headquarters – The Netherlands

VTTI is a global leader in independent energy storage and develops critical energy infrastructure the world needs to move towards a carbon neutral future.

Fueled by our purpose, “Energy to Move Tomorrow,” our mission is to safely provide and expand access to energy, including fuels, chemicals, gasses, and other energy derived products and accelerate the transition to sustainable sources for our customers and partners.

The Projects organization of VTTI is one of the enablers of VTTI’s growth ambitions.

The Global Site Projects department is responsible for the development and delivery of the growth and diversification projects around the world within the boundaries of our existing business units. The department is comprised by project management professionals deployed internationally across VTTI’s business unit’s network.

Interested? Reach out to Jouke Brouwer, Senior Talent Acquisition at

VTTI invests in assets and people. To further strengthen the capability of Global Site Projects to realize our growth. In this role there will be a lot of travel involved as you will support projects around the world with Rotterdam as your base.

As an engineering manager you report to the designated project manager, and you are responsible for the management of the engineering activities at the project you are deployed to.

What are your responsibilities?

  • Management of Multi Discipline Engineering Team (process, civil, mechanical (static, rotating), piping, electrical, instrumentation, automation and control) responsible for the development of capital projects up to €150mln, from Preliminary Design to Detail Engineering, Procurement and Construction.
  • Supervise, guide the Engineering Team with Design Engineering responsibilities to ensure that the Project achieves its objectives and complies with all relevant Codes and Standards.
  • Formulate and ensure the Quality Control Standard for the efficient functioning of the Design Engineering Team.
  • Supervise the Engineering Execution Methods and Procedure, Engineering Disciplines Co-ordination, Engineering Deliverables delivery for Project Execution.
  • Management and Supervision of the Engineering Design and Inter Discipline activities, carried out by the Engineering Contractor, EPC Contractor, Vendors, for the Execution of the Project.
  • Supervision of Design integrity and quality within Engineering Contractor’s, EPC Contractor’s Engineering Team.
  • Ensure that VTTI’s Project Engineering Policies and Overall Detailed Design criteria are followed.
  • Review Engineering deliverables for procurement and construction to ensure that all works are carried out in compliance with standards, and project specifications.
  • Participate in discipline and inter-discipline design check and screening meetings, for compatibility, completeness, correctness in works, as needed.
  • Liaising with the Engineering Contractor’s, EPC Contractor’s representative on resolving complex Engineering technical issues and resolving specific technical questions that arise during the development of the Engineering Design.
  • Interface Management with Lead Engineers, Contractors, Vendors, Government Agencies and Certification agencies.
  • Actively participate in Tech HSE Studies such as HAZOP, SIL, HAZID, which are carried out at various stages of Detail Engineering of the Project.
  • Attend, facilitate the Weekly Engineering meeting with Engineering Contractor’s, EPC Contractor’s Representative and Construction Team for timely resolution of all the Technical Clarification, Comments, Scope Change, Hold Points, Design changes, Field Changes, Site Technical Queries, timely development of the engineering documentation.
  • Management and supervision of In-house Engineering Activities and Project Engineering Schedule.
  • Conduct Engineering Audits to ensure the Quality of Documents and to ensure the compliance to codes, standards, and project specifications
  • Ensure implementation of no change policy through robust management of change process

What we’re looking for

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering.
  • Minimum 10 years of multidisciplinary design and engineering experience in medium to major oil and gas, industrial, energy projects.
  • Flexible in relocating to project location across our business units network. Initial assignment is set at our Terminal in Antwerp, Belgium
  • Ability to interact on high level in commercial conversation between VTTI and its Clients and with other project management disciplines, such as scheduling, cost estimating, permitting.
  • Meet deadlines by quickly adapting to changing needs and requirements. Capable of handling stressful situations.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and analytical skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask.
  • Proficient in written and spoken English.

What we have to offer

  • Full-time job;
  • With travelling to different projects/sites
  • Fast paced, international and diverse working environment within the ‘VTTI family culture’;
  • Lease car / Mobility scheme,
  • 27 paid holidays,
  • Pension scheme

About VTTI

We are driven by our purpose- Energy to move tomorrow.

We provide the world with energy – through our unique people and the services we offer, we open the channels for vital resources to go where they’re most needed, when they’re most needed. ​

We are part of a critical value chain that enables society to keep moving. We’re relied on to keep the flow of energy constant to heat homes, power cars, and to move the needle on progress the industry needs to make together. ​

Our work helps to steady the volatility of the industry ensuring people can always count on us to fuel tomorrow. We take it as our responsibility to look ahead and balance the needs of our customers with those of our planet. ​