Marine Operations Manager BEL

Datum: 5-jun-2022

Plaats: Antwerp, Antwerp, BE

Bedrijf: Bureau Veritas

BUREAU VERITAS werd opgericht in 1828 en heeft zich sindsdien ontwikkeld tot een wereldwijd actieve dienstverlener op het gebied van ondermeer kwaliteit, gezondheid, veiligheid & milieu, risicomanagement en maatschappelijk verantwoord ondernemen. Als toonaangevende classificatiemaatschapij in de scheepvaart – en offschore industrie is Bureau Veritas ook gemachtigd om op te treden in naam van internationale Autoriteiten en Vlagstaten. Onze inspectiedienst en laboratoria Inspectorate Antwerpen en Gent leveren bovendien kwalitatieve en kwantitatieve controles en analyses van vloeibare ladingen in bulk, gas, metalen, mineralen, vaste brandstoffen en agri in o.a. de Antwerpse en Gentse Haven.

Uitgangspunt in onze dienstverlening is controle op het voldoen aan wet- en regelgeving op basis van (inter)nationaal erkende normen.

Via een uitgebreid netwerk van ruim 900 kantoren en laboratoria in meer dan 140 landen staan ruim 69.000 medewerkers dagelijks bedrijven en instellingen terzijde in een groot aantal uiteenlopende sectoren waaronder (proces)industrie, bouw & installatie, transport & logistiek, scheepvaart, import & . export, gezondheidszorg, vastgoed, voedingsmiddelenindustrie, zakelijke dienstverlening en overheid. Onze dienstverlening krijgt gestalte via metingen, inspecties, analyses, validaties, certificering, technisch advies en training.



Your career is about more than building a resume — it’s a chance to Leave Your Mark.




The job incumbent has overall responsibility for operations management in marine (and offshore marine) field and act as a focal point for tehcnical issue, quality assurance and control related matters and also management of team to improve client’s satisfaction.

Functional Competencies:

  1. Supervise the field operations of marine & offshore marine activities in Belgium, within close synergy with Marine Chief Executive (MCE) and manage the working relationship with the activity managers as needs be.
  2. Present periodical activity review reports to MCE.
  3. Ensure marine & offshore marine service delivery within standards of excellence in coordination with Marine Managers, ensure team operates within delegated authorities, meet requirements and incorporate change in legislation and new practices.
  4. Contributes to know-how exchange by leading actions across country.
  5. Contribute building a strong, -self and/or through surveyors- effective relationship with key clients and in coordination with business development & commercial team.
  6. Support Management in best allocation of resources, management and development of team.
  7. Participate in and contribute towards the overall strategic leadership and operational management of the marine and offshore marine activities in Belgium.
  8. Take part and support budget & forecast process and also support the country management for its follow up
  9. Ensure compliance to Group and Business Line guidelines and procedures including requirements of HSE management system.
  10. Other projects and duties as delegated by the Management.



  1. Degree qualified in Marine Engineering and/or experience in Marine and Offshore related industry, and/or experience in classification societies.
  2. Possess excellent communication, networking and influencing skills.
  3. Ability to inspire and motivate team members.
  4. Good business acumen

Specific Responsibilities and KPIs:

As per annual objectives and KPIs set by management:

  1. Ensure quality service delivery and customer satisfaction through continuous improvement to current processes.
  2. Effective team management and performance.



Lead through BV Absolutes & BV Values

BV Absolutes; Ethics, Safety, Financial Control

BV Values; Trusted, Responsible, Ambitious & Humble, Open & Inclusive


Leadership Expectations

Lead through BV Absolutes & Values

Drive vision and purpose

Build engaged teams

Grow people for today and tomorrow's challenges/success


Common Competencies:


Customer Focus

Have insight, ambition and expertise to deliver top-notched service; understanding the needs of internal and external stakeholders and providing focused, expertized based services.


Team Building

Ability to build and manage powerful and efficient teams; effective in conflict resolution; shares successes and failures with the team.


Inspiring Communication

Setting vision, lead, inspire and motivate people through effective communication, towards achieving a common goal.



Ability to empower others and providing guidance and support structure as needed.  This includes delegating and developing people, with the end in mind to help them succeed in their roles.


Embracing Change

Having a change mindset and move beyond the comfort zone; and the ability to take calculated risks to create opportunities for tomorrow.


Decision Making

Ability to make timely and sound strategic decisions and judgment even in the face of uncertainty or ambiguity, taking into consideration limitations, available resources and opportunities.

Shaping A World of Trust

To be successful in this role, the right candidate will be able to demonstrate their ability to comply with our Absolutes (Safety, Ethics and Financial Control), and also Our Values (Trusted, Responsible, Ambitious & Humble, Open & Inclusive).


We serve as guardians of integrity, upholding the highest standards responsibly. We create trust between businesses and those they serve, demonstrating the ambition to work hard and the humility to learn and grow. We cultivate an open and inclusive environment wherever we operate. And ethics, safety and financial control serve as the foundation for our shared culture.

Being part of the BV family, is more than just working, it’s being convinced that you will leave your mark…. in shaping a world of trust.