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Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL)

SHL is part of Seaway 7, the Renewables & Heavy Lifting business unit within Subsea 7. Seaway 7 provides project management, engineering, fabrication, heavy lifting, cable installation and decommissioning services for offshore energy infrastructure developments. Seaway 7 delivers these in a comprehensive array of contractual structures including EPCI (Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Installation), T&I (Transportation & Installation), BoP (balance of plant) and integrated services to our clients in the renewables and oil & gas industries.


Seaway 7 is comprised of two companies:

  • Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) which manages and performs the transportation and heavy lifting of offshore structures
  • Seaway Offshore Cables (SOC) which manages and performs submarine cable installation, trenching activities and related IMR services

We are looking for a fulltime Planner to join the Planning Team within our Project Management Department in Zoetermeer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide transport & installation plannings
  • Provide planning support as required by other departments (project, tendering and operations)
  • Represent Seaway Heavy Lifting in planning matters with clients
  • Report to the Manager Planning Department
  • Set up and maintain master schedules and offshore schedules
  • Provide target planning to support performance measurement
  • Setting up of progress monitoring and forecasting systems to suit clients requirements
  • Prepare as built, hind castings and norms
  • Manage data for planning purposes

Capability Profile / Qualifications:

  • Minimum HTS (BSc.) level
  • At least 2-3 years of experience with planning.
  • Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications (especially Excel)
  • Experienced planning software user (preferably Primavera P6)
  • Teamplayer, accurate, flexible and pro-active mindset
  • An analytical approach, technical affinity
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Dutch, both spoken and written
  • Eager to learn
  • Prepared to team up with colleagues and help professionalizing the Planning Department
  • Willing to go offshore

We offer:

Seaway Heavy Lifting offers a fulltime job (40 hours per week) in an internationally orientated company in Zoetermeer. As well as a salary conforming to the market norm, we also offer excellent secondary terms and conditions.

Please be aware that we’re looking for someone who’s willing to join Seaway Heavy Lifting as an employee and we’re not hiring (independent) contractors for this position. We aim to source this vacancy by our own means.


If you wish to apply or if you want to learn more about Seaway Heavy Lifting, please visit our website You can also contact Rob Olijslager (HR Department) on +31 79 363 7700 with any questions you may have.

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