For a well known client operating in Belgium, Thomas Thor is currently in search of a Dutch speaking Project Manager. This is a freelance mission located on the Doel site.

Role description

  • Attend steering committees (internal and external) and prepare the associated documents to convince the management and the stakeholders;
  • Manage and monitor the time schedule, the budget, the performances, the HSE (according to a ‘zero accident philosophy’) and nuclear safety aspects, the quality and the profitability of the project;
  • Take the required actions to meet the KPIs of the project ;
  • Control the strict application of the scope of supply and manage the project scope variations related to the project, if any ;
  • Define the tasks and delegate them amongst the people involved and you empower them to carry out the tasks;
  • Organise meetings with the Client and develop a partnership approach with the Client;
  • After consulting the experts, determine the outline for an optimal technical design;
  • In coordination with involved stakeholders, determine an optimised purchasing strategy for the project;
  • Coordinate the lead engineers of each discipline and you verify the adequate integration of the various specialities in the project;


  • Manage and drive the design and/or implementation of the project;
  • Coordinate and manage the project team;
  • Manage the project procurement activities (tender documents, tendering, negotiation, contracting and invoicing) for packages and insure that the Client’s requirements/targets are met;
  • In charge of the technical-commercial optimisation of the project installations;
  • In charge of the requirements of the O&M Client’s teams and monitor Client’s satisfaction;
  • In charge of internal contacts with the competence centers and support departments (procurement, legal, finance, IT, risk management, communication, …);
  • In charge of the technical and commercial contacts with the Clients and partners, if any, and you define commercial actions when appropriate;

Essential skills

  • Civil engineer or industrial engineer; or equivalent by experience
  • Proven experience (5 to 8 years) in project management (incl. contract management), of which at least 2 years as a project manager or deputy project manager
  • Technical background in power plants;
  • strong background and experience in the development, design and realisation of power plants projects
  • Mother tongue is Dutch or French. Knowledge of both country languages and English is preferred;
  • Client minded;
  • Geographically located in the Brussels HQ with frequent visits to the Belgian NPP sites and occasional visits outside Belgium.


Desired skills

Nuclear knowledge is an asset

Published by Thomas Thor

Thomas Thor Associates is a consulting and recruitment organisation providing services to the global nuclear sector. We represent nuclear industry experts and provide nuclear jobs to our clients for either freelance contract assignments or permanent staff positions.

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