Marine and Coastal Engineer for Port Planning and Port Feasibility Study projects

København S, Copenhagen, Denmark
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Do you have what it takes to tackle the engineering challenges for the world’s largest port developments?
With a bulging portfolio of port and marine projects, our client is looking for an ambitious Port Planner to expand and strengthen the team. You will join a group of dedicated experts as a senior experienced Marine and Coastal Engineer responsible for project delivery of Port Master Planning, Port Feasibility Studies and Concept Designs on international port and marine development projects.

Are you ready to join our team and deliver state-of-art Port Layout Plans and lead the design processes evolving around early stage Port Development, now is the chance!

Your responsibilities
You are expected to:
  • Take a leading project manager role in Port Master Planning and Port Feasibility Study projects
  • Ensure state-of-art port design layout:
    • Optimized with respect to navigational safety, port productivity and efficiency versus construction and operational costs
    • Planned to accommodate the local coastal hydraulic and sediment transport conditions
    • Design concept in alignment with geotechnical and local design conditions
    • Organized to ensure sound port operational and logistical aspects
    • Planned to ensure environmentally and socio-economically sound solutions
  • Manage client and ensure stakeholder engagement and data collection during inception phases at site assessment
  • Structure and produce clear and elaborate design documentation in the form of Feasibility Study Design Reports, where you will:
    • Organize and give input to graphic deliverable in drawing production
    • Collaborate and coordinate with a wide range of specialists all giving their input as part of the overall project delivery
  • Take part in tender activities and proposal writing within the area 

Your profile and competencies
You are a confident and driven Port and Coastal engineer with a strong academic background in marine and coastal design.
Ideally, you have:
  • 5-10 years of experience in Port and Coastal Planning and Design
  • In particular an advanced experience in early stage developments like Port Master Planning, Port Feasibility Studies and Concept Design phases
  • Strong capabilities in coastal morphological studies, hydraulic modelling, sedimentation and scour development issues
  • Solid knowledge of disciplines associated with port planning projects (market studies, port capacity evaluations and operational planning, traffic planning, environmental assessments, etc.)
  • Keen understanding of navigational and maneuvering aspects for optimal Port Design and Layout
  • Knowledge on port operational and logistical aspects for handling of goods in the port and alignment and planning of hinterland infrastructure connectivity
  • Understanding of geotechnics, geotechnical challenges and associated structural marine design philosophies
  • Ability to effectively communicate your ideas through precise technical sketches and reports
  • Technical creativity and good verbal and written communication skills
  • Team spirit and ability to go beyond client’s expectations
  • International mindset and ready to travel the world

Danish language skills at professional level are not necessary but are considered an advantage.
Our client is a leading engineering, design and consultancy company founded in Denmark. The company employs more than 14,000 experts globally and has especially strong representation in the Nordics, UK, North America, Continental Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific. With 300 offices in 35 countries, they combines local experience with a global knowledgebase constantly striving to achieve inspiring and exacting solutions that make a genuine difference to their clients, the end-users, and society at large. 
If you want to know more about the position, please contact Recruitment Manager Lisa Bakkendorf Larsen, +45 5011 5251 or send your CV to

Looking forward getting to know you! 

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