Senior Project Manager Soil Investigation and Remediation

Requisition ID:  6286

Ghent, BE, 9000

Tractebel is a global engineering and consulting company delivering integrated solutions for sustainable energy and built environment projects. Our expertise is trusted worldwide across multiple markets like nuclear, renewables, power & gas, electrical grids, hydropower & dams, water resources & supply, desalination, complex & high-tech buildings, transport infrastructures, and ports & waterways.


By connecting strategy, design, engineering, social & environmental studies, project management and in-house digital applications, we partner with companies and public authorities to create a positive impact on people and planet. 


Backed by more than 150 years of experience, today Tractebel is a community of over 5,500 passionate experts across the globe, committed to ethical business and the fight against climate change. Tractebel is part of the ENGIE Group, a global reference in low-carbon energy and services.


Work environment 

Due to the strong growth of our activities, our team needs to be reinforced with an experienced senior project leader soil investigations and remediation to lead large-scale projects. You will join a multi-disciplinary project team and will be actively supporting your team as one of the senior project leader.
Tractebel applies the philosophy of flexible working hours and work locations. You are welcome to visit our office in Ghent at least 2 days a week. On the other days you can work from home, so you can avoid long travel times and reconcile work and private life.


Job Desciption 

The activities of "Rehabilitation of Industrial Sites" (RIS), in which you will be active, include 

  • Carrying out soil surveys and supervising rehabilitation projects;
  • Carrying out studies and monitoring the works to be carried out, concerning the removal of asbestos and the demolition of power plants and industrial facilities, 
  • Carrying out hydro-geological studies and groundwater studies using groundwater flow models.

Because of this complementarity of activities and because RIS is part of an international company with international activities, you will actively participate in large-scale and leading (inter)national projects. 



  • Hold a master's degree in applied sciences (geology, bioengineering, biology, chemistry, environmental engineering, etc.) or equivalent with years of experience in this sector.
  • At least 10 years of experience in conducting soil investigations and supervising soil remediation operations in the field is required. You will supervise and support as a senior project manager a team of approx. 5 members;
  • You have good communication skills and are customer oriented 
  • You are a team player, dynamic, accurate and creative;
  • Sense of initiative and solution-oriented thinking;
  • You have a perfect command of the Dutch language and a good to fluent knowledge of English;
  • You are in possession of a driving license B.


Tractebel welcomes candidates from all backgrounds, and actively promotes Diversity in the workforce.




Business Unit:  GBU Energy Solutions
Division:  ES Tractebel L2
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  Master's Degree