Get on board with Damen Naval, along with more than 1,200 professionals based in Vlissingen, Schiedam, Romania, Germany, and Indonesia. We are the marine division of the family-owned Damen Shipyards Group which employs globally 12,000 professionals. Damen Naval supplies advanced naval vessels to customers all over the world. With a passion for technological innovation and sustainable solutions, we continue to push the boundaries in the shipbuilding sector. You can be part of our team! Are you ready for duty?

As Project Manager, you will be responsible for the execution of a to be determined part of a new built ship and/ or systems. This includes all engineering, manufacturing and supply chain activities needed to finalize within the (sub) project scope of quality standards, budget, and timelines. 

As Project Manager, you will:

  • Responsible for the execution of the project until final delivery to the customer.
  • Codeveloping & executing a master (sub) project plan and monitor progress against operational targets with respect to cost, quality & timelines. You will report on regular basis to the project director.
  • Responsible for development and implementation of all necessary policies and procedures to ensure that the project organization (including engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain departments) achieve project objectives.
  • Ensuring all necessary policies and procedures are in place to safeguard that a safe and healthy working environment and maintained at all project sites.
  • Accountable for the commissioning, testing and delivery of the ships and systems to the client and classification society, including all acceptance tests.
  • Ensuring that the operating objectives and standards of performance are understood and owned by project management and project team members.
  • Managing the project including external flexible human resource planning and assure the project team can be manned with the required capabilities.
  • Ensuring full compliance to all applicable requirements and specifications imposed by the company and the customer.
  • Representing the company to customers and related professional associations.

As Project Manager, you need to have:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in a relevant technical discipline supplemented with preferably an IPMA C certification.
  • Extensive experience in (shipbuilding) projects gained in international multi-site manufacturing environments preferable in the defence or security industry.
  • Knowledge of and experience with financial management and management principles and techniques.
  • Experience in building coalitions, internally and with other (inter)national entities and/or external suppliers to achieve common goals.
  • Good command of the English and German language written and verbal.
  • Ability to work in Vlissingen, The Netherlands.
  • Excellent references antecedents because a pre-employment security screening is a standard part of the recruitment procedure.
  • Permanent EU citizenship combined with an EU work visa are both required for our employees given the military nature of projects.

At Damen Naval, we highly value our employees, and we will support your professional and personal development. We also provide our employees with:

  • A competitive salary and 8% holiday pay.
  • 27 holidays and 13 ADV days.
  • Travel allowance of 0.21 cents per kilometre.
  • PME-pension arrangement with an employer contribution of 60%
  • Profit sharing based on company results.
  • Flexible home working policy and other benefits including a bicycle plan and company fitness.

Are you interested in the position of Project Manager, and do you recognize yourself in the job description? Please respond directly via the Damen Career Portal.

For more information about the vacancy, Damen Naval or the application process, please visit the Damen Naval website, the Damen Career Portal or call the Corporate Recruitment department on +31 (0)118- 485 000.

Please note that only candidates with a permanent EU citizenship together with a valid permanent EU work visa can be considered as viable candidates. A pre-employment and security screening and investigation form part of the recruitment process.

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