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Fleet Controller Subsea Cables

Posted 13 Jul 2024
Work experience
0 to 7 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Make your mark as a decisive and result-oriented Fleet Controller who is constantly looking for the story behind the figures. Are you ready for a new step in your career and do you want to work for a company that literally changes the world map? Are you performing well in a dynamic and international working environment that is in full development? And do the complex challenges of the maritime industry match your interests? Then we would like to talk to you about the position of Fleet Controller within the business unit Boskalis Subsea Cables.

Your responsibilities as a Fleet Controller Subsea Cables:

In the role of Fleet Controller, you are the sparring partner and the financial conscience for the equipment exploitation of business unit Boskalis Subsea Cables. Together with the Offshore Energy divisional Fleet Management team, you control and report on the business unit’s vessels, subsea cable burial tools and related equipment. Responsibilities include:

  • Financial control of the operational exploitation and asset investments;
  • Budgeting and planning: preparation and discussion of forecasts with operational managers;
  • Calculation of business cases for new investments and asset modifications;
  • Cost price and norm rate calculations;
  • Conducting site visits during major investments and mobilizations;
  • Facilitation of internal and external financial audits;
  • Periodical & ad-hoc reporting to business unit management.

Your Qualities

You can make your mark as a Fleet Controller Subsea Cables if you have:

  • You have successfully completed a financial education, preferably focused on Controlling or similar: Bachelor degree in the field of Economics, Business Administration, Accountancy, Control or equivalent;
  • You have several years of experience as a Financial or Fleet Controller in an international environment, preferably in the maritime industry;
  • You have a good command of the Dutch and/or English language, both in word and in writing;
  • You are a team player who works well with colleagues from different (non-financial) disciplines;
  • You are able to connect and act as a sparring partner for various stakeholders (e.g. technical superintendents, project teams and business unit management);
  • You have strong analytical skills, you are goal-oriented and are able to work under pressure;
  • You have an affinity with IT / ERP systems (e.g. MS Excel, Infor LN, Vena, Power BI).

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 26 days (based on a full-time contract) and a number of collective scheduled days off, a non-contributory pension scheme, collective schemes such as company health insurance.
  • 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 a part of a team of 14 Controllers within the Subsea Cables business unit.
  • Where you will work: For office-based roles, in consultation with your manager and your team, you work partly at home and partly in the Papendrecht Head Office.
  • Full/part-time: The position of Fleet Controller Subsea Cables is a full-time (40 hours a week) role.
  • 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.

In your job you will work for the offshore energy division. Boskalis has one of the largest global fleets of specialized offshore vessels, allowing us to carry out a broad range of offshore activities. We provide innovative and sustainable all-round solutions to tackle major worldwide maritime challenges. Our Offshore Energy division supports sustainable energy solutions such as wind energy as well as traditional fossil facilities. We’re involved in the entire journey from developing and transporting to maintaining and decommissioning these facilities.


We’ll be happy to answer your questions about the position of Fleet Controller Subsea Cables. Please contact Matthew Hurrel, Recruiter.

Please apply before 16th July 2024.

Disclaimer for recruitment and selection agencies

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


Boskalis is a leading global dredging contractor and marine services provider. We provide innovative and competitive all-round solutions to our clients in the offshore energy sector, ports, coastal and delta regions. We offer a unique combination of experts, vessels and services while maintaining the highest safety and sustainability standards. Our head office is located in Papendrecht, the Netherlands. Your expertise might help us to continuously create new horizons for our stakeholders!

Active in 90 countries
8,200 employees
80% men - 20% women
Average age is 35 years