Assistant Contract Manager

About the job

You will assist our Contract Managers in the preparation, review and administration of a broad range of contracts. These contracts vary from engineering services and business consultancy to the construction of the PALLAS nuclear facility and support buildings, with a total spend that is estimated to be over 1 bln euro. It is therefor of significant importance you secure all necessary approvals and ensure that standard company procedures are followed. Once you're up to speed, you may become responsible for preparing bids and negotiating specifications for materials, equipment, manpower, etc.. Developing tools for tracking to ensure compliance and tools that simplify reporting, will also be part of this interesting role. Other responsibilities/tasks include: 

  • Ensure that the Contractors are aware of contractual obligations;
  • Upholding information with respect to the PALLAS purchasing and procurement strategies, programmes and events;
  • Review contract estimates, including proposed materials, production costs, etc;
  • Analyse contracts to ensure they comply with relevant laws and regulations;
  • Attend meetings to assess progress on projects;
  • Conduct and manage risk assessment of the contracts;
  • Create regular status reports regarding progress on projects;

Your profile

You already have experience in or with Contract Management, having worked as a Junior Contract Manager, Contracts Administrator or a comparable type of position. This challenge is right up your street if you enjoy developing and implementing structure in an ‘off the beaten track’ environment. And it needs no explanation that communicating easily and clearly is a key asset to successfully fulfil this position.

Furthermore you:

  • have a bachelors degree in a relevant field of expertise;
  • have about 5 years relevant working experience; 
  • are experienced in working with contract types such as ARVODI, FIDIC, LOGIC, etc;
  • are familiar with Tenderned / mercell
  • master Dutch and English at a professional level;

What we offer

PALLAS offers you a solid package: a competitive salary with holidays allowance, pension scheme and coverage of your commuting costs. And also a business phone and laptop.

You will be offered all necessary training to become and remain suitably qualified. And you will be supported in your personal development as PALLAS considers sustainable employability important for its employees. You will experience that the work has a high degree of variation and challenges, with many opportunities to learn and grow.

Joining PALLAS means joining a vibrant international community of professionals with experts from all over the world. Each using their expertise to elevate the project and each other to the next level.


At our office in Alkmaar, over 100 (nuclear) specialists from more than 20 countries are working on the realization of PALLAS; a 'state-of-the-art' multifunctional nuclear reactor, to be built in the dunes of Petten, just 60 km’s north of Amsterdam. With this newbuild we secure 30% of the world’s production of medical isotopes for the next 50 years. These isotopes are used for diagnoses and treatment of 30.000 patients a day worldwide, that suffer from life-threatening diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular conditions. And by carrying out various nuclear technological research programs, the Pallas-reactor will also contribute to the development of CO2-free energy supply. Read more about us on

Our Contract Management Team is being put together and eventually will exist of 6 Contract Managers who will support the various departments (Engineering, Construction, etc) with their expertise on contract management and they will report directly to the PALLAS CFO. For the support of the Contract Managers we are urgently looking for an Assistant Contract Manager who's eager to ensure a correct administration and likes to improve and automate processes.


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Jelmer van Schagen

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Questions about this job? Please contact Jelmer van Schagen by phone (+31 (0)6 456 40 377) or e-mail.

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