Vacature Innovation Coordinator

Innovation Coordinator in Papendrecht

Innovation Coordinator

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What are you looking for?

Innovation Coordinator


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What do we promise?

  • Plenty of room for personal development
  • Non-contributory pension scheme
  • Excellent secondary employment conditions

How you can make your mark

Make your mark at Boskalis as Innovation Coordinator and work together with your Boskalis colleagues to accelerate innovation and maximize the business value of new innovations!

As Innovation Coordinator you will be part of our Innovation Management team within the Corporate Research & Development department. We continuously invest in the development of new methods and cutting-edge technology to increase the efficiency, effectiveness and environmental sustainability of our dredging, offshore energy and towage/salvage activities.

Your responsibilities asInnovation Coordinator:

  • Communicate and promote the business value of innovations throughout the organization, demonstrating the benefits and impact of innovative solutions.
  • Build and maintain an ecosystem with stakeholders, such as startups/scaleups, suppliers, research/knowledge institutes, competitors and industry experts, to foster collaboration and access to innovative resources.
  • Assist in developing and implementing innovation strategies and programs suited to the business needs
  • Coordinate and facilitate the innovation process, including the generation, evaluation, and selection of ideas for implementation.
  • Provide guidance and support to employees involved in innovation projects, assisting in problem-solving and overcoming barriers to implementation.
  • Conduct research and analysis on emerging trends and technologies relevant to the organization's industry, identifying potential opportunities for innovation.
  • Stay updated on best practices in innovation management and participate in relevant conferences, workshops, and networking events to enhance knowledge and skills

Your qualities and experience
You can move ahead as an Innovation Coordinator if you have:

  • At least 4 years' relevant work experience in in coordinating or supporting innovation projects within a corporate or entrepreneurial environment
  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in a relevant field (e.g., Business, Innovation , Engineering)
  • Proven track record in driving the successful implementation of innovative solutions
  • Capability to actively foster and cultivate internal and external relationships.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Self-motivated and proactive in identifying business challenges
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Familiarity with innovation frameworks and strategies
  • Proficiency in project management methodologies and tools
  • Experience in conducting research and analysis on emerging trends and technologies
  • A good command of written and spoken English and Dutch.

We offer

What you can expect:

  • A dynamic environment : A job that allows you to collaborate with a talented team of experts from different backgrounds and contribute to making a significant impact.
  • Rewarding conditions : A competitive salary and much more, including holiday allowance, holiday entitlement of 30 days(based on a full-time contract), a non-contributory pension scheme, collective schemes such as company health insurance, travel allowance.
  • Career development : We offer you plenty of opportunities to bring out the best in yourself for example through (online) courses at our Boskalis academy.
  • The Boskalis campus: Experience the unique Boskalis vibe at our Papendrecht site, complete with restaurants, sports field, and a wharf where our vessels dock. We offer a state-of-the-art auditorium, brainstorming rooms, experience center for client meetings, and a barista corner where you can connect with colleagues.
  • Young Boskalis: Are you under 36? Come and join Young Boskalis! Have fun and join in social and sports activities ranging from pub quizzes to yoga, bootcamps and an annual sailing boat race. Networking and knowledge sharing are a vital part of Young Boskalis as well.

Extra information

  • Your team: You will be part of the Innovation Management team within the department of Corporate R&D.
  • Where you will work: For office-based roles, in consultation with your manager and your team, you work mostly at the office.
  • Full/part-time job: The position of Innovation Coordinator is full-time (32-40 hours a week)
  • Next steps: Apply easily by completing the online application form. Interviews are held online or in the office. Once it's clear we're a good match, we'll make you an offer - and look forward to welcoming you to the company.

About Boskalis

Working at Boskalis is about creating new horizons and sustainable solutions. In a world where population growth, an increase of global trade, demand for (new) energy and climate change are driving forces, we challenge you to make your mark in finding innovative and relevant solutions for complex infrastructural and marine projects.


We'll be happy to answer your questions about the position of function. Please contact Steven Lohle, Manager Innovatie via

Functie:innovation coördinator
Salaris:onbekend – onbekend
Uren per week:32 – 40

Heb je interesse in deze vacature en wil je graag op deze functie solliciteren? Neem dan contact op met Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster via onbekend of onbekend. Of bezoek hun website onbekend.

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