USA General Manager

Employees of Iv
Hours 40 Hours

Get ready to help Iv succeed in the US.

Iv, is a leading international engineering company, specialized in providing advanced solutions for, amongst others, the offshore energy sector. Iv has contributed to more than a quarter of the total installed offshore wind capacity in the European Union. With a strong base in the Netherlands, we are now expanding our business into the US market as the engineering service provider for HVAC and HVDC substation design.

Iv is looking for an experienced General Manager to spearhead our US expansion plans. The perfect candidate has a proven track record in the energy sector, particularly in  oil & gas and/or renewable energy, supported by a strong background in engineering. The core responsibilities of this role include setting up a new office, project support, driving business development, growing customer relationships, providing operational leadership and building a highly skilled team.

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What do we expect from you?

As General Manager US, you will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic plans to expand our business in the US market. This specifically includes setting up a new office in the US, overseeing the entire set-up, from infrastructure to regulatory compliance and setting up administrative processes.

You will be involved in US energy projects, from design to delivery, ensuring completion within time and budget. At the same time, you will actively identify and pursue new business opportunities, establish strategic partnerships and cultivate relationships with key stakeholders in the U.S. energy industry.

A key aspect of your role will be maintaining and nurturing relationships with our existing customers, while also actively expanding our customer base in the US. You will provide hands-on leadership to ensure operational excellence and efficiency while ensuring compliance with quality standards.

You will also be responsible for recruiting, hiring and mentoring a talented team of professionals. Your job will be to foster a culture of collaboration, innovation and continuous improvement within the team. In addition, you will ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards and effectively manage the risks associated with our project execution.

Your reporting line is the Operation Director and General Manager of Iv Offshore & Energy in the Netherlands. You will regularly provide states updates via reports and presentations to Sr management. In these communications, you share progress, challenges and opportunities related to our expansion efforts in the United States.


 Holds a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business Administration or a related area (preference for a Master’s degree), along with Demonstrated leadership experience in the energy sector, particularly in oil & gas and renewable energy.

Robust business acumen with a track record of success in business development, project management, and client relations. Excellent communication and negotiation skills, fluent in English .

Experience in setting up and managing operations in a new market or geographical region. Familiarity with relevant regulations, standards and best practices in the energy industry.

Finally, Preferred: A professional engineering license.

What do we have to offer you?

A challenging and varied job at the most diverse engineering company in the Netherlands! With over 900 specialists all sharing the same passion for technology, we work on solutions for the greatest technical challenges within the most diverse projects.

Iv is a globally operating engineering company that undertakes the most challenging technical issues! Our engineers have unique knowledge within the sectors and disciplines in which we operate, such as Industry, Infrastructure & Traffic, Buildings & Installations, Handling, Offshore & Energy, Maritime and Water. No challenge is too complex for us. Working at Iv means working in an organisation where every day is different. We are a club of people with a genuine passion for our profession, and we take great pleasure in our work: Our expert knowledge of technology enables us to achieve the utmost for our clients.

At Iv, we believe in the importance of being a good match for all our colleagues. We work hard but, of course, give something in return. For example, an annual bonus of 7%, profit-sharing, a flexible pension scheme, a fixed travel allowance, a work-from-home allowance, and various career and promotion opportunities in the form of education, courses, and training. Something else that also holds great importance to us is that we love to go out together. For example, visiting the UEFA European Championships and FIFA World Cup is a customary tradition within Iv.

In addition, we offer flexible Employment Terms and Conditions with which you can determine the composition of your employment package yourself. A higher monthly salary? Maybe opt for your bonus and holiday pay to be paid monthly! Leave days over? Sell them! Need more leave days? Buy additional days! This is how Iv facilitates a better match with you!