Construction Logistics Manager

Project Management
Groningen NL
Temporary Full-Time
JobID 1691
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The opportunity

As a Logistic Manager you will work directly with the Construction Manager and Subcontractors & be accountable for ensuring the logistics and planning for all subcontractors. Ensuring they perform their scope of work in the strictest of compliance to the contract documents.  This role is focused on managing all subcontractor logistics planning and field installation details for a large complex data centre project, having stringent technical requirements. You will be working with a PMC structure ,client side to manage the overall Project from design to full commissioning/operation.


To be successful in the role you will be a very detail-oriented individual with extensive prior experience working as a Logistics Construction Manager on data centre projects or other large scale technical projects.  There will be a significant amount of “hands on” work coordinating approved design documents and ensuring installed work in the field comply with such documents.  The candidate must have excellent Emotional Quotient (EQ) skills and be able to relate to and communicate with the client, the main contractor and subcontractors of all tiers, vendors and immediately establish trust and confidence in their ability.

In this role you will: 

  • Work with the Construction Manager and facilitate problem solving and logistics planning, as it may arise, between Civil, Structural, Architectural, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing subcontractors during construction.
  • Work intensively with the contractor Virtual Design & Construction (VDC) team to coordinate all field activities and trade coordination in the field.
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the contract documents (drawings and specifications) and produce phasing plans, logistics systems interrelationships, construction sequencing and align with the project schedule.
  • Lead the logistics/planning meetings and track all meeting minutes and logistics plans.
  • Produce and document logistics plans for the project with assistance from the Construction Manager and subcontractors.  Detailed logistics plans will be updated and distributed on a regular basis.
  • Interface with the contractor Owner Furnished Equipment (OFE) manager for all client-provided equipment and provide logistics plans for all equipment installation.
  • Ensure that Subcontractors adheres to relevant Quality documentation/records and logistic plans.

We would love to hear from you if you: 

  • Have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Logistics Manager within large Construction projects.
  • Have experience building 5+ ground up data centres or other technically intensive facilities
  • Have a deep understanding for logistics planning and coordinating subcontractors for hyper data centre projects.
  • Demonstrate experience and personal references for working on large data centre projects with hyperscale clients.
  • Have the ability to build positive and productive relationships with the owner’s team as well as key vendor and subcontractors.
  • Have the ability to move fast and quickly make solid strategic and planning decisions on the go is critical for success.
  • Have a degree in engineering or related field.
  • Have superior engineering working knowledge of plans, engineering drawings, specifications and schematics associated with the logistics trades.
  • Are computer literate, with significant experience with Excel, Word, and other computer based tools
  • Have fluent English communication and organizational skills.

About us

Since 1974, we’ve been providing a construction consultancy service that keeps clients coming back. And for that we have our people to thank. It takes a special kind of togetherness to create our thriving, authentic culture. We overcome challenges together, delivering better projects and leveraging innovation. We see the potential in our people and we empower them. We’re a business on a journey – an agile business that is proud
to be different.

We are Linesight. Dynamic. Driven. Different.  

About Project Management

Our teams of program and project managers deliver success globally through strategic planning and stringent controls. Whether you have extensive experience or are at the early stages of your career in program or project management, we offer the opportunity to work on some of the most innovative buildings and facilities with world-leading clients. Play a central role in these projects as part of our dynamic team. We recognise the value that each team member can bring to the table, and we offer a range of supports, learning pathways and structured career planning cycles to ensure that every individual has the best opportunity to excel and further develop, regardless of the stage of your career you join us at.

Our approach to DE&I

At Linesight, we believe that our success is tied to the success of our employees, and we are committed to creating a workplace that is fair, equitable, and inclusive for everyone. We understand that creating an environment where all employees have an equal opportunity to thrive requires a concerted effort across every stage of their time with us, from hiring and onboarding to promotion, career growth, and development.

As part of this commitment, we have implemented a range of policies and initiatives to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I). This starts with our attraction pipeline and accessible job descriptions, designed to attract a broad range of candidates, and continuing throughout the employee life cycle with DE&I checks built in at every stage. Fairness, consistency, and transparency are the core principles for all our hiring, salary increase, and promotion decisions with built-in gender pay gap checks. Employee and family-friendly policies also enhance inclusion and equity in our teams.  

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