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Naval Architect - Change Coordinator (Project Based)


Marine Engineering, Shipbuilding

Full Time

Project based


For this interim role our client is seeking a Change Coordinator who can start on short notice and on a temporary basis at least two years

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Job description

Our client, a renowned Dutch shipbuilder of navy vessels, with an established customer portfolio is currently seeking a Naval Architect - Change Coordinator to be based in Vlissingen on a project-based assignment (at least two years). Given the military nature of clients and projects, an EU citizenship and a valid EU work visa are mandatory.

The role
Change Management is part of Configuration Management and is the technical administrative support to control the primary process (value chain). As Change Coordinator you will act on the interface between technical and administrative content. Changes can involve customer requirements and documents/ drawings/ calculations and might be initiated by the customer, partners, subcontractors, suppliers, and Class. As Change Coordinator you must understand the engineering process to be a credible partner to the executing engineers and the interaction of all aspects in a potential change. At the same time, you like the coordinating and organizing nature of the role. With changes you must be sensitive towards the attitude of colleagues and team up with them.
Key accountabilities
  • Support change initiation, issue identification and/or issue description sheet (ICR)
  • Verify if appropriate Change level is assigned
  • Define and execute and/or delegate actions for impact analysis
  • Monitor progress and change from action holders where needed
  • Organize and prepare Change Board meetings on proper level
  • Prepare minutes of meeting and/or progress logs
  • Initiate change implementation, ensure implementation actions are planned, executed, and communicated
  • Closure of changes after implementation and verification

Job requirements

  • Broad General Engineering knowledge of Naval vessels.
  • Experience and affinity with administrative tasks in a complex technical setting
  • Naturally driven to get the work done to the end support and to facilitate engineers and other colleagues
  • Competences: precise, thorough, disciplined, socially sensitive, able to motivate engineers, resolute, persistent, resilient, professionally outgoing, customer orientated, teamwork, result orientated, behavioural flexibility and quality orientation
  • Good command of the Dutch and English language (written & verbal) / German is a plus
  • Given the military nature of clients and projects, an EU citizenship and a valid EU work visa are mandatory
  • A background check will be part of the selection procedure

Our offer

  • Salary depending on experience
  • Annual leave: 27 days plus 13 days ADV
  • Travel costs: € 10 per month for the first 10 km, then € 0.19 per km
  • Pension benefit: employer 50% and employee 50%

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