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Project Manager (Construction)

Belgium, Vlaams Gewest, GhentConstruction Management

Job description

Join a fast growing company with a purpose! Fastned enables EV drivers around Europe to fast-charge their vehicle with renewable energy and leads the way in making mobility sustainable. In this role you will contribute to achieving our goal of building a European network of 1,000 large fast-charging stations in prime locations where electric drivers can charge their vehicles with energy from the sun and wind.

Fastned is expanding its network of fast charging stations in Belgium and is looking to strengthen the local team with a (Senior) Construction Project Manager. As Construction Project Manager you will be an integral part of an experienced and international team and you will be responsible for delivering high quality charging stations across Belgium. In this role, you are working in close cooperation with the architect, the project manager and the network development manager as well as with our external construction partners.

Your responsibilities include the planning of construction, such as checking execution drawings, defining specifications, and scheduling both works and delivery of goods.  Additionally, you will be in charge of change management and problem solving during the execution, and the supervision of works (quality, health and safety, site acceptance & final accounts). As such, you will frequently be on our construction sites, where you will be able to demonstrate negotiation skills, commercial judgement, setting high quality standards and the ability to manage a larger number of projects and stakeholders in parallel.

Our office is conveniently located at the Martelaarslaan in Ghent. In order for you to be flexible in your job we will provide you with a fully electric company car. Electric mobility is new territory for you? No problem! As part of your onboarding, you will participate in a series of exciting workshops where you will learn everything important about electric mobility and fast charging infrastructure. We are looking forward to welcoming you to our innovative and rapidly growing company!

Job requirements

You are a real team player and you have the ability to think on your own feet - you feel comfortable taking initiative and responsibility. You are not afraid to make mistakes and you are always keen to keep on learning. “Think like a founder” is something you identify easily with. Additionally, you tick the following boxes:

Must haves:

  • You hold a relevant degree, e.g. in civil engineering (or an equivalent experience);
  • A minimum of three years of previous experience in a similar role (preferably at a construction or civil works company);
  • Excellent organisational skills and a high level of initiative;
  • Ability to work in a structured manner and prioritise your tasks efficiently, you have an eye for detail;
  • Willingness to travel within BeNeLux;
  • (Near-)native level of Dutch and fluency in English are a must;
  • Driver’s licence;

Nice to haves:

  • Experience with construction along highways;
  • Proficiency in French.

Join us in building a better future

Together with over 130 colleagues we have the ambition to build Europe's best fast charging network. We currently operate in six countries (HQ in the Netherlands, offices in Germany, UK, Switzerland, Belgium and France) and are growing fast.

We work hard to change the world, but we don't forget to celebrate our successes, big and small. We throw notorious Christmas parties and organise an amazing yearly trip abroad. Other perks include a pension plan, health insurance, access to our employee stock option plan, and the gear of your choice (MacBook vs ThinkPad, iOS vs Android).

Apply for the job

We would love to have a conversation with you! Apply now, send us your CV and explain in your motivation letter why you’re excited about joining our mission for sustainable mobility.

Fastned stand for Equal Opportunity. We strongly encourage women, people of colour, and LGBTQ(+) people to apply. We consider applicants of all genders.