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Consent Specialist (Marine Installation Works)



Marine Installation Works

Be a part of our offshore team driving large and complex projects which work to enable the transition towards a decarbonised economy


Are you a person with a background or interest in marine consenting and permitting strategy? Are you interested in orchestrating NKT’s consent compliance through its marine installation projects? Do you want to work with large scale offshore projects with a global customer base and exposure in the renewable, oil & gas and the interconnector industry?  Then we might have the right job for you! NKT is currently expanding our offshore engineering team and are offering a unique opportunity to join one of the leading suppliers of the largest and most complex submarine cable projects.


Challenge yourself in a dynamic and multi-cultural work environment

As part of our offshore engineering department, you will be surrounded by colleagues within various offshore engineering disciplines. As Consents Specialist you would work alongside the marine installation teams and with local specialists to ensure the constraints, opportunities, costs, schedule impacts and risks, associated with the project’s consenting regime, are favourably accommodated.  Your engagement with these projects could span from tender through project commencement to project close-out.

For this, you hold a relevant degree, practical knowledge of the marine industry, and preferrable experience working with the different key regulatory bodies involved in consenting and permitting for marine operations (not limited to NW Europe).  

You will be a part of a highly skilled team, based in the centre of Rotterdam.  NKT’s offshore installation engineering department is highly versatile and regardless of the competences you hold at the moment you will be given the opportunity to broaden and deepen your skill set.  


You would play a vital role by:


  • orchestrating NKT’s consent compliance through its marine installation projects,
  • reviewing consenting requirements to accommodate constraints, opportunities, costs and risks appropriately,
  • identifying and sharing lessons learned across multiple teams,
  • researching project consents and the impacts thereof,
  • further development of NKT’s consenting strategy,
  • ensuring that the required consent is obtained on time (working with local specialists and consultants).



Analytical and collaborative specialist with a positive mindset

To succeed in this role, you have a high (technical) interest and competence. Our team is built on collaboration and strong team spirit so a success factor in this role is definitely being a team player and open-minded sharing solutions, competences and experiences.

You are a self-starter, and motivated to take on several of various tasks ongoing. Besides this you have a strong analytical profile thriving well in the engineering environment.


To succeed in this role, you:


  • hold a relevant degree (e.g. engineering, environmental science, marine spatial planning etc )
  • have substantial experience within the marine environment,
  • have an appreciation of working with diverse, multidisciplinary international teams,
  • hold experience with compliance management or similar,
  • grasp the cost, scheduling, and resource impacts of compliance,
  • are aware of typical consenting processes,
  • have strong communication and networking abilities,
  • are fluent in English, written and verbal - proficiency in additional languages is a benefit
  • enjoy reading and distilling information



NKT are looking for a highly motivated person that can take ownership of their work and deliver high quality result according to agreed deadlines. At NKT we want you to thrive in international and fast-moving environments, where you have the opportunity of applying your analytical abilities, practical knowledge, social skills, and integrity.


Contact and application

Are you looking for a career in a fast-moving, growing and high-tech environment where you will be able to develop on a personal as well as on a career level? Let us know, we are waiting for you!

Please apply at our website at latest 16th of October 2021. Personality- and Capacity tests may occur in our recruitment process.


If you have any questions regarding the position, you are very welcome to contact the department manager for the Offshore Installation Engineering Stefan Quist, Stefan.quist@nkt.com. In case you have any inquiries about the recruitment process please reach out to Recruiter Hajran De Bruijn, h.debruijn@nkt.com. Please note that due to the GDPR regulations we cannot accept any applications via e-mail.

We don’t accept any unsolicited applications or CVs from recruitment and selection agencies unless specifically requested.


We welcome your application!





About NKT
NKT connects a greener world with high-quality power cable technology and takes centre stage as the world moves towards green energy. NKT designs, manufactures and installs low-, medium- and high-voltage power cable solutions enabling sustainable energy transmission. Since 1891, NKT has innovated the power cable technology building the infrastructure for the first light bulbs to the megawatts created by renewable energy today. NKT is headquartered in Denmark and employs 3,900 people. NKT is listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen and realised a revenue of EUR 1.3 billion in 2019. NKT - We connect a greener world. www.NKT.com.


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Posting Date:  02-Sep-2021

Rotterdam, NL, 3013

Type:  Permanent

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