Head of Engineering (Offshore Wind)

Job Locations BE-VAN-Hoboken
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(07/06/2024 14:35)
Primary Location : Location
Primary Location : Address Line 1
Leo Bosschaertlaan 1
Primary Location : Postcode

Job Description

Equans’ Offshore Wind Business Unit in Hoboken is looking for a Head of Engineering. 

Are you an engineering manager or a senior engineer with experience in offshore wind applications and do you possess stimulating leadership capabilities? Then YOU are the person we want to hire!


Find out what your next professional challenge will be and apply now!

  • as Head of Engineering you will take the lead of a large engineering team built up around key disciplines such as 3D design, electrical, mechanical, automation and transport & installation
  • you will coordinate the engineering resources and manage their adequacy according to the work load and business unit strategy. You will also define the business strategy for the engineering department and organize the technical and personal development of your department members
  • you ensure the cohesion between the disciplines and interface with your colleagues in other departments and divisions of Equans BeLux
  • the Business Unit counts on your leadership to stimulate and encourage the development of innovative solutions
  • you will monitor the quality of the deliverables and assess the inputs from your team, partners, suppliers and subcontractors
  • you will propose and develop improvements and new ways of working such as integrated (engineering) tools, systems, working methods & (collaboration) processes (e.g. BIM) and monitoring their correct use
  • you will be the owner of the engineering processes including the engineering lessons learned process


Do you possess the following qualifications & skills?

  • you have a master’s degree in engineering. It is a clear asset to supplement this with a solid electrical background and a track record related to offshore wind applications
  • you have very good knowledge of the interface between engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning activities and were involved during your career in processes optimization
  • with your experience in motivating & supervising engineering teams in an international context, you have gathered the necessary leadership skills to lead our teams to further excellence
  • you are able to manage good relationships with the client and our partners while supporting Equans' interests
  • language skills: English & Dutch. Knowledge of French and/or German is definitely an added value


Want to tackle tomorrow’s multi-technical challenges with us?

Then join our experts in the various innovative and exciting projects of Equans. You get the opportunity to use your technical skills as well as to discover cutting-edge technologies and help customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.

Joining Equans is more than that! You also get:

  • a competitive salary in line with your education and experience
  • interesting training and career opportunities
  • group-, hospitalization insurance
  • eco & meal vouchers, representation allowance, 13th month, holiday pay
  • lease car (with fuel card), bicycle lease plan
  • smartphone with subscription, internet fee
  • additional paid leave, seniority leave, homeworking

We are looking forward to meeting you!


As a major player in the growing European Offshore Wind sector, Equans is constantly seeking innovative solutions. In this regard, we developed a multidisciplinary concept of Offshore High-Voltage Substation (OHVS) to optimize exporting power generated by a wind farm. Our capacity to deliver an OHVS project from the initial feed studies through to operation and maintenance has greatly contributed to an increasing number of wind farm investors calling on our involvement.


Are you interested in this position and do you have questions? Please contact our HR colleague Annick Verelst - +32 478 88 63 34


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