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SmartPort is in search for a Project Developer Future proof Port Infrastructure (0.5 fte). Do you want to be part of the SmartPort Community”. Is innovation part of your daily life? Do you think along with visionaries in de Rotterdam Port? In that case, SmartPort is looking for you to become the new project developer Futureproof Port Infrastructure!

What is SmartPort about?

SmartPort is the knowledge institution for the port of Rotterdam. It was established by entrepreneur organisation Deltalinqs, the Port of Rotterdam Authority, the Rotterdam municipality and the universities TU Delft and Erasmus University Rotterdam. SmartPort’s target is to formulate research questions and supply decision information to the port trade and industry. Leading themes are energy transition, digitalisation in logistics and automation.

About the job

As a project developer, it will be your task to develop new insights aimed at further development of the port of the future as fit in the framework of the Roadmap Futureproof Port Infrastructure, together with the Rotterdam-based trade and industry and public partners. You’ll have the daily management of the project in close contact with the Standard Bearer of this Roadmap, and in collaboration with top scientists. You’ll contribute to the dissemination of developed knowledge in order to realise impact.

You . . .

are eager to look for innovative opportunities, you have a wide network in the port of Rotterdam. You can approach businesses and authorities to develop new ideas for research. You can manage to organise four strongly content driven community sessions a year, in which authorities, science and trade and industry will meet to share results of projects or launch new ideas for projects. You’ll work enthusiastically together with other project developers of the Roadmaps Smart Logistics, Smart Energy & Industry, and World Port City, to meet the targets of the SmartPort programs.

Team SmartPort

We are a young, motivated team with a strong enterprising spirit. Our focus is on the port of the future. Together we work hard to make our mission come true; in the true Rotterdam way with the proverbial sleeves rolled up.

We look for a candidate with:

– Highly scientific approach
– Enthusiastic and enterprising open attitude
a heart for innovation within the port
– Available for 20 – 24 hours a week (flexibility allowed)

Please send your motivation to get the job to either in words or images.

More information?
Telephone to SmartPort office: 0031104020343.