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juni 2022

Business Development Manager – GIDARA Energy – The Hague/Amsterdam

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GIDARA Energy has the ambition to become a global processing company converting non-recyclable waste into valuable chemical building blocks and advanced biofuels. They will do so by employing their patented High Temperature Winkler (HTW®) technology, the leading gasification technology, with decades of experience at commercial scale. GIDARA Energy develops its own projects from initial concept based on own proprietary technology into full operations.

GIDARA Energy operates in a fast-growing market that presents many potential opportunities. They must be selective in choosing the best combination of location, feedstock, product and business partners including customers. Their first projects are well under way and their ambitious plans to develop future projects are supported by strong and growing demand for our products, underpinned by accelerating regulation.

To help them deliver against our growth plans, they are seeking a Business Development Manager to join their dynamic international team of passionate professionals. The successful candidate will take ownership of the business development process for specific projects, create and qualify leads and developing opportunities to executable projects, ready for board approval.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Identify and evaluate leads and develop opportunities from a conceptual phase to complete feasibility and subject board approval handover to project development for engineering; liaise closely with CCO and other internal stakeholders as relevant throughout the process.
  • As primary contact for stakeholders, develop and manage relationships with (potential) suppliers of feedstock, offtakers, landowners, and utility providers for specific projects.
  • Oversee the necessary value chain of the product(s) with essential technologies, and understands the work processes during the project lifecycle.
  • Cooperate closely with technology specialists and other colleagues in the process scope and technical content of the projects.
  • Develop project feasibility studies to include both commercial and technical components.
  • Compose commercial and technical proposals for potential business partners and develop these into LOIs/MOUs and actual agreements as appropriate.
  • Represent GIDARA Energy and promote its business during conferences and other relevant industry events.
  • Develops relationships with potential clients for certain market sectors.

Reports to:

  •  Chief Commercial Officer

 Educational and experience requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher qualification in relevant academic field, e.g. commercial technical.
  • Additional academic qualifications in Industrial Engineering and Management (technische bedrijfskunde), Process Engineering, Chemical Engineering or Technical Business Management   
  • Minimum five years of relevant work experience (Commercial, Business Development, Project management), preferably with producing companies in the energy and/or chemicals sector.
  • Experience of working within the sustainability/energy transition arena would be desirable.
  • Practical experience to develop feasibility and business reports.
  • Excellent written and spoken English, other European languages would be an asset.
  • Computer literate.
  • Work and residency permit for the Netherlands

Soft skills and behaviour:

  • Self-starter using initiative
  • Open and communicative team player, able to independently lead/drive project developments
  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills  
  • Well-developed influencing and negotiation skills, ability to inspire others
  • Passion for sustainability and the energy transition
  • Ability to translate technically complex matters into easily understandable and manageable actions for other project team members.

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Lead the business development process for allocated projects, create and qualify leads and developing opportunities to feasibility/executable projects
  • Create comprehensive feasibility reports to support decision making

Preferred location:

  • The Hague, Amsterdam or Schiphol area


€ 105.000 – 125.000 + bonus + secundary package + training opportunities

Maintenance Engineer Mechanical – ATPC – Antwerpen

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ATPC is strategisch gelegen in de Antwerpse haven. De dynamiek van de haven heeft de terminal gevormd en groot gemaakt. ATPC is voor klanten een onmisbare schakel in verschillende ketens. Sterk in op-, overslag en raffinage van energieproducten.
Gesitueerd in het hart van Europa en verbonden met een uitgebreid pijpleidingnetwerk, profiteert ATPC van haar strategische en geografische positie. Een positie die ATPC verder wil consolideren.

De Maintenance Engineer Mechanical rapporteert aan de Technical Manager en is verantwoordelijk voor de betrouwbaarheid en de beschikbaarheid van de mechanische installatie. Initieert verbeter voorstellen op basis van analyses uit het onderhoudsbeheersysteem. Is verantwoordelijk voor het opstellen van het jaar- en meerjarenbudget.

Adviserende taken:

  • Verstrekken van onderhoudsconcepten aan de operationele verantwoordelijken inzake mechanisch onderhoud, zodat deze de kost, kwaliteit en efficiëntie van onderhoudswerk kunnen verbeteren.
  • Installaties efficiënter doen werken met respect voor de opgelegde veiligheids- en kwaliteitsnormen.
  • In overleg met de Process Engineer zorgen voor een correcte wijze van inbedrijfstelling van de installaties na reparatie/wijziging.
  • Geeft input over de onderhoudsfilosofie bij nieuwe projecten tijdens engineeringsfase.

Uitvoerende taken:

  • Inhoudelijk voorbereiden en desgewenst begeleiden van projecten i.v.m. piping, pompen, staalstructuren, gebouwen, etc.
  • Organiseren van RCA’s , FME(C)A’s
  • Opstellen van technische standaarden en de instructies die daaruit voortvloeien
  • Updaten van technische documentatie
  • Invoeren, onderhouden en naleven van alle bestaande/nodige procedures en werkinstructies in het kader van de ISO 9001 kwaliteitscertificatie
  • Geeft onderhoudsonderricht aan medewerkers van TD en Operations en bepaalt opleidingsbehoefte van monteurs in geval van nieuwe installaties
  • Permanent voeling houden met engineers van de toeleveranciers om op de hoogte te blijven van de technische evolutie inzake maintenance

Profiel kandidaat:

  • Technische opleiding min. Bachelor of gelijkwaardig door ervaring
  • Affiniteit / ervaring met disciplines piping / mechanical
  • Algemene kennis van productieprocessen en process equipment
  • Kennis van onderhoudsconcepten
  • Sterk in plannen en organiseren. Accuraat. Communicatief. Flexibel. Zelfstandig

Salaris: eu. 55.000 – 65.000 + bonus + uitstekende sec. voorwaarden


Project Controls Engineer – Pallas – Alkmaar

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The Foundation Preparation Pallas-reactor (PALLAS) is designing and building a multifunctional reactor for the production of (medical) isotopes and for conducting nuclear technological research. This reactor will replace the current High Flux Reactor (HFR) in Petten (NL) to guarantee the security of supply for millions of patients worldwide.

PALLAS wants to build its future together with Foundation NRG (NRG). They both have the ambition to continue and enforce the Dutch position as a worldwide top producer of radiopharmaceuticals in Petten, 50km north of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. We are doing this with the realisation of the FIELD-LAB (a research facility for the development of new medicines), the new PALLAS-reactor and the Nuclear Health Centre (a new production facility for processing therapeutic isotopes). The diagnosis market remains a spearhead, but the focus will mainly be on innovations and expanding the production chain for therapeutic isotopes. Through the collaboration with various national and international university hospitals and knowledge institutions, Petten is to become a breeding ground in Europe for new nuclear medicine. This results in new treatments that can help implement customised patient therapy.

PALLAS aspires to become a high-reliability organisation with the skills and capability to deliver its mission and vision through its core values, whilst ensuring that its safety, security and quality objectives are always achieved. They apply our unique knowledge and experience to benefit society by taking an interest in our stakeholders.

PALLAS is composed of colleagues coming from all over the world, bringing together a unique set of knowledge and experience. Everyone in PALLAS is required to take personal responsibility for the safety of themselves and of anyone who is directly or indirectly affected by their actions. A high safety culture is continuously built by the organization. Pallas is currently recruiting a

Project Controls Engineer

The Project Controls Engineer will be part of a international team, that consists of specialists coming from all over the world and working together on this unique, complex and multi-billion project.


  • Monthly Porgress statusing on Project Activities: Continually follow the monthly reporting cycle for PMO. Matrixed into specific projects, reporting to the Project Manager and the Head of PMO, the Project Controls Engineer will assist the Project Manager in Pallas schedule activities statusing, contractor schedule status evaluation, cost control, change control, document management and risk and issue management. Generates project reports.
  • Advising the PMO and Project Managers: Where issues are arising, and support in identifying and implementing recovery actions.
  • Overseeing cost control and scheduling: The main areas of focus are cost control, scope control, scheduling and risk management.


Bachelor / academic degree in technical study. Several years of relevant working experience working on complex (large) technical projects (petrochemical, construction, infra). Project controller skills: Strong analytical skills, problem solving, excellent written and oral communication. Detail oriented, but not loosing view on the total project. Multi-tasker, able to work with a diverse group of vendors, executive managers, contractors and consultants. Hands-on experience in Scheduling, Cost control, Earned value management and risk management.


Eu. 4500 – 5500 per month + very good sec.package

Project Portfolio Manager – LBC Tank Terminals – Antwerpen

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LBC Tank Terminals, with its’ headquarters in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, is an independent operator of midstream and downstream bulk liquid storage facilities for chemicals, oils and refined petroleum products currently owning and operating a global network of terminals with a combined storage capacity of 3.0 million m³. The global footprint consists of 7 facilities located in Europe and America serving over 70 customers, including all major players.

LBC’s long-term strategic direction in defined. The strategic direction is translated into 5 priorities they persue in order to become world leading reference for chemical storage solutions. The 5 priorities are sustainability and CSR, growth, operational excellence, margin improvement and digitalization and automation.

In Belgium, LBC operates two terminals, one of 275,000 cbm capacity and another terminal of app. 50,000 m3 capacity. In both terminals they are working on multi-year expansion projects.

At the same time, they continue to serve their customers and continuously improve and operate the existing terminal, storing a variety of Chemicals and Base Oils.

For the two locations in Antwerp, LBC is currently recruiting a


The Project Portfolio Manager reports hierarchically to the European Assets and Engineering Director with a functional line to the Antwerp Terminal Manager. This is a critical role in the Antwerp MT, responsible for:

  • Evaluating requests for proposals from new customers and/or for new products for suitability with the existing infrastructure and to define projects and budgets for adaptations to the infrastructure
  • (Manage the) Execution of a portfolio of capital projects, which could be commercial capex, maintenance capex, margin improvement capex projects or expansion capex projects
  • Manage a technical team appr. 12 professionals, e.g. project managers, engineers, field supervisors, safety inspectors, QA/QC inspectors, etc.
  • Ensuring compliance with LBC project management standards, policies and procedures
  • Following up and keeping records of Portfolio KPI’s
  • Providing steering committee reporting
  • Cooperating with the purchasing manager and presenting tender board proposals
  • Managing the Portfolio financials, internal resources and contractor’s execution teams
  • Strategy deployment and priorities

Profile candidate:

  • At least 10 years of experience in tank terminals/storage industry or the (petro)chemical industry, in a similar role
  • Technical / chemistry/ engineering degree at University level
  • Proven track record in leading a technical team
  • Pragmatic, self-starting, can-do mentality
  • Excellent communication (Dutch and English) and leadership skills

Salary indication (depending on seniority):

Excellent package

Senior Projectmanager – Vopak – Rotterdam

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Vopak is the world’s leading storage provider for energy and other essential products. Located at major shipping crossroads and supply gateways, Vopak continues to grow and invest in new assets and invests heavily in growth in new energies.

To manage their largest green and brown field projects, Vopak is currently looking for a


Tasks: Efficient management of large industrial projects from feasibility until completion. Focus on projects with a value of over Eu. 50 mio. Stage gate reviews, risk mitigation, contracting strategy, etc.etc..

Setting up a professional project organization, consisting of own staff as well as external (EPC) contractors. Key words: Strong leadership skills, stakeholder management, excellent communicator.

Mentor of the Vopak projectmanagement team; helping and advising other projectmanagers on their projects.

Profile: Academic degree (mechanical, E/I/ process), with a minimum of 10 years relevant working experience in projectmanagement, working on large, complex, multidisciplinary technical projects in the petrochemical industry. Knowledge about project management tools and standards.

Salary: eu. 120.000 + 140.000 + bonus + excellent sec.package