FP&A Consultant

FP&A Consultant

  • Consulting Exit
  • Rotterdam
  • Published on: 16 November 2023
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience


  • Degree in an Exact Science, Engineering, Business Economics, Finance or similar
  • 4 years’ experience
  • In strategy consulting or a complex technical project environment
  • Numbers-driven, strong analytical and effective communicator

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Maritime ingenuity is at the heart of family-owned, Van Oord.They execute large-scale, international projects, from land reclamation in the United Arab Emirates’ Palm Islands, to protect Black Sea coastal lines, as well as in the Maldives and UK. The FP&A Consultant will support the strategic development of Van Oord’s Dredging unit. 

About Van Oord

Van Oord is a maritime contractor that specializes in land reclamation, coastal protection, offshore wind, and infrastructure. Founded to cope with the historical struggle between The Netherlands and the North Sea, Van Oord is a Dutch, family-owned enterprise. They employ more than 4,000 professionals who represent seventy-three nationalities, and currently have 186 projects in production across thirty-six countries, worldwide. Maritime ingenuity remains at the core of Van Oord’s mission, with a strategic focus on two business units: Dredging and Infrastructure; and Offshore Energy.

Dredging, a long-standing hallmark of their specialty expertise, involves designing and executing large and complex, global projects, often as the primary contractor. Their objectives range from land reclamation, as in the United Arab Emirates’ Palm Islands, to coastal protection around the beaches of the Black Sea in Romania. Other major projects include port construction, as well as developing the world’s longest underwater rail and road tunnel between Germany and Denmark. Van Oord is also actively involved in energy transition, with their comprehensive engineering, procurement, and construction solutions for offshore wind projects.

In addition, Van Oord continues to become a financially smarter, more data-driven organization. That’s why they have formed a new FP&A Team for the Dredging and Infrastructure business unit, led by Jeroen van der Wolk. The new FP&A Consultant will play a vital role in translating insights and team analyses for decision making, business development, and provide senior management with long-term strategic advice.

Vacancy: FP&A Consultant

Jeroen van der Wolk (formerly the role of Roland Berger), is one of the founders of Gupta Strategists. He was appointed to lead the FP&A Team, to transform Van Oord into a smarter company, from a financial perspective, and a truly data-driven organization.

The new FP&A Consultant will work closely with Jeroen, and be the primary strategic advisor for the team’s insights, funneling them into actionable advice for upper management.

“I’m looking for someone who would appreciate a one-of-a-kind opportunity for professional growth, to collaborate closely with me and the rest of the team. We will work towards continuously developing a more in-depth understanding of the organization to further transform and develop our business.” – Jeroen van der Wolk, FP&A Manager of Van Oord 

The FP&A Consultant will be the strategic internal advisor and business partner for senior management of the Dredging and Infrastructure business unit. They will provide valuable data driven financial insights and advice to support better-informed decision-making. They will also drive business development, collaborate on investment projects and tenders, and contribute to strategic processes, such as annual plans and long-term strategy.

To succeed, this role requires an entrepreneurial, quantitative, and results-driven approach, as well as strong communication and analytical skills. The FP&A Consultant will have direct exposure to multiple departments and stakeholders in this matrix organization. They will need to be a conceptual thinker who can effectively communicate complex issues at all levels.

The FP&A Consultant will report directly to Jeroen van der Wolk, and work with the Rotterdam team. They will identify and implement performance improvement opportunities, for Van Oord to efficiently achieve their strategic objectives. The company is taking major steps in data analytics and digitalization, which are key areas of focus for this role.

This strategic position is an exciting opportunity for a data- and financially- savvy professional, with strategy consulting or industry experience. It is an exciting opportunity to set themselves up for growth under the guidance of a highly experienced strategic consultant – and make an impact for a major industry leader with global scope and ambitions.



Van Oord is working with Top of Minds to fill this vacancy.
To express your interest, please contact Sophie Jansen at sophie.jansen@topofminds.com


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