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Project Manager Engineering / Sr Naval Architect (Project position)


Marine Engineering, Shipbuilding

Full Time

€4000 - €5500


Do you envy a job with the largest shipbuilder in The Netherlands, working on exciting Naval projects?

Job description

The Project Manager Engineering / Senior Naval Architect provides overall leadership for built-up and implementation of the project engineering team. Is responsible for the execution of the engineering of new built (naval) ships or refit project(s) from effective date of contract (EDC), which includes all engineering activities needed to finalize projects within project scope, quality standards, budget, and timelines. The Project Manager Engineering will be accountable for ensuring full compliance to all applicable requirements and specifications imposed by the customer.

  • Responsible for the execution of an engineering project from effective date of contract (EDC), including all engineering activities needed to finalize projects within project scope, budget, and timelines.
  • Developing and executing an engineering project plan and monitor progress against operational targets with respect to cost, quality & timelines, reports on regular basis to the project director.
  • Responsible for development and implementation of all necessary policies and procedures to ensure that the engineering project organization achieve project objectives.
  • Accountable for the engineering part of commissioning, trials, testing and delivery of the vessel to the client and classification society, this includes Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT), Harbour Acceptance Tests (HAT) & Sea Acceptance Tests (SAT).
  • Ensuring that the operating objectives and standards of performance (including HSEQ) are understood and owned by the project team members.
  • Ensuring full compliance to all applicable requirements and specifications imposed by the company and the customer.
  • Managing the engineering part of the project including external flexible human resource planning and assure the project team can be manned with the required capabilities.
  • Representing the company to customers and related professional associations.

Job requirements

  • Bsc or Msc preferably in naval architecture or equivalent
  •  IPMA B/C certification would be an advantage
  • Extensive working in complex project environments in the engineering of one-off complex defence and security vessels at international multi-site manufacturing yard environments.
  • Experience in building coalitions, internally and with other (inter)national Damen entities and/or external suppliers to achieve common goals.
  • Experience with and knowledge of management principles and techniques.
  • Ability to travel long distances and work abroad.
  • Competences: customer orientation, teamwork, results orientation, behavioural flexibility, quality orientation, leadership, coaching, planning, and organizing, management control, decisiveness, oral communication, and initiative.
  • Languages: Fluent in English and German
  • EU citizenship or EU work visa is required
  • A background check will be part of the selection procedure

Our offer

  • Salary 4000 - 5500 gross per month, depending on knowledge and level of experience
  • Challenging projects in a technology and innovation-driven international work environment
  • Opportunities for personal and career development
  • Active corporate culture with many events & sports

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