Senior Advisor, Systems Engineering

Papendrecht, Netherlands

Job Reference 1236609

Location Papendrecht, Netherlands

Industry Infrastructure - Construction & Civil

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added January 4, 2024

Job Title: Senior Advisor, Systems Engineering
Location: Papendrecht, Sliedrecht
Experience Level: Senior
Start Date: ASAP
Type: Contract to Permanent

The role: Are you ready to contribute to the energy transition with your expertise in systems engineering (SE)? Our client, a global engineering firm, is seeking SE expertise for the design and execution of the largest offshore substation project ever. As a Senior Systems Engineering Advisor, you will play a key role within the SE team of approximately 5 people, focusing on Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) within the Iv-Offshore & Energy division. In addition to project work, there's an opportunity to shape the SE strategy at a company-wide level, as the division is actively developing in the field of SE. Your responsibilities within the project will encompass various SE processes, including Verification & Validation (V&V).

While primarily working within the field of Offshore, you will also do work for Infrastructural projects. This collaboration is crucial as SE knowledge and development are coordinated within the infrastructure department, leveraging insights from other substantial and complex infrastructure projects such as the A9 Widening, Oosterweel Connection, and Rijkswaterstaat Replacement Challenges.


  • Take a senior role in the SE team for the execution of the offshore substation project.
  • Contribute to Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) processes.
  • Shape the SE strategy at the company level.
  • Work on various SE processes, including Verification & Validation (V&V).
  • Collaborate with the Project Control Team of infrastructure


  • Hbo/wo work and thinking level.
  • Minimum of 5 years of proven experience in systems engineering.
  • Excellent command of both Dutch and English, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to advocate for the SE methodology within the project team and involve colleagues from other technical disciplines.
  • Knowledge and experience in setting up, expanding, and managing a requirements database (e.g., Relatics).

The client: Our client in the construction and engineering sector is part of a globally operating firm dedicated to addressing the most complex technical challenges. The team's unique expertise spans sectors such as Industry, Infrastructure & Transportation, Construction & Installations, Handling, Offshore & Energy, Maritime, and Water. Working with them means joining an organization where each day is different, and the team is passionate about utilizing their technical knowledge to achieve the utmost for their clients.

If you are ready to contribute to some of the world's most complex projects, please send your CV to, and we'll be in touch with you soon.


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