Junior Nautical Consultant

Royal HaskoningDHV
Branche / Vakgebied
Project manager
Vereiste taal
Engels, Nederlands


The vacancy

Royal HaskoningDHV are looking for a starter with ambitions to become a nautical advisor and consultant. You will become part of our nautical consultancy team, who are mostly based in our Rotterdam and Amersfoort offices. In this role you will act as an advisor and consultant from the nautical field in a wide range of maritime and port related projects for various types of clients around the globe, on all aspects related to navigation, ship maneuverability, navigational safety, marine services and portplanning from a nautical perspective. You provide advice on these topics both to our project teams, as part of the team, and to external clients where you also act as the project manager at times. You will be able to develop your knowledge while working with some of the most experienced nautical advisors in the Netherlands, who operate globally and have built up a deep knowledge of this field over many years.


Your profile

What we expect from you;

  • affinity with large vessels, sailing characteristics and maneuverability of ships in general.
  • ability to look at an entrance channel, port or port design from the point of view of a user (captain/pilot/Port Authority),
  • possess good communication skills and enjoy advising both colleagues and clients globally with your knowledge. You can act as an advisor between captains/pilots, our engineers and port master planners,
  • understand the various activities of marine services in a port,
  • have knowledge of various ships types and their goods and how this affects ship handling and maneuvering,
  • can assess marine risks in typical and complex marine traffic situations,
  • are familiar with Aids to Navigation layouts, requirements and specifications, and understand VTS principles,
  • experience: starter.
  • should be willing to expand his/her knowledge in the fields above,
  • are willing and able to travel (brief missions) and operate in a global marine environment.


What we offer

We offer you the opportunity to become part of a group of passionate and highly qualified people working together to realize challenging port developments around the world. Our work is centred around the skills of our staff, getting the best out of the whole team. We offer flexibility in working hours and can offer an attractive remuneration package.


Our Company:

Royal HaskoningDHV (6,500 staff worldwide) provides globally leading services in the field of Maritime services and developments. We have a strong reputation for designing and managing port developments, shipyards, dry docks, port terminals and other maritime structures. We work on many high-profile projects on behalf of public and private developers at locations across the world, making us the first port of call for maritime consultancy.


For more information and applications please contact Rutger Over, rutger.over@rhdhv.com