Project Manager

Job description


Summary
The realisation of vessel construction projects, often in international production locations, such that the projects are delivered on time, within budget, and in accordance with the quality specifications.

Tasks & Responsibilities
  • Preparation of the construction process and drawing up the project plans in collaboration with the Project Management Office. Monitoring of planning deadlines, progress, quality, and budget using an ERP system, WBS, and process planning schedules;
  • Coordinating and supervising the construction process out of the base in Gorinchem. Visiting international production locations will be an important part of this;
  • Coordination of the commissioning, sea trials, and delivery of ships to the customers in consultation with the classification society and our co-makers and suppliers;
  • Improving processes and products at design and detail level in relation to the various sub-processes, such as the engineering, construction, and procurement processes, and a reduction of failure costs and an improvement in quality;
  • Coordinating/indirectly supervising the project team along the entire production chain and supply chain.

Profile
  • A Bachelor's degree (HBO) or Master's degree, preferably in Naval Architecture, Mechanical Engineering, Marine Engineering, or equivalent;
  • Good oral and written command of Dutch and English;
  • At least 5 years' relevant work experience within multidisciplinary project management;
  • Knowledge and experience of multidisciplinary projects, WBS, and planning schedules is an advantage;
  • Experience of project administration in ERP;
  • Ability to set priorities, take a process-centred approach, and maintain an overview;
  • Organisational skills, quality conscious, flexible, and customer-oriented.


Benefits
Here at Damen we realize supporting and managing many talented individuals is of great essence. We understand that the key to success is to find the right person for the right job. That's why we continually invest in your development. Damen offers you (in case of full time employment):

  • a dynamic international working environment focusing on technology and innovation;
  • a competitive salary;
  • at least 40 days of annual leave;
  • travel allowance;
  • profit sharing & pension allowance;
  • continuous focus on professional and personal development through our Damen Academy (including Leadership & Management development programs);
  • an active social environment in terms of events & sports.


Pre-employment Screening
For certain positions, prior to extending an offer of employment, Damen will check and verify the following information: professional references, the authenticity of identity documentation and educational credentials, an integrity statement and a Certificate of Good Conduct (CGC). For some positions an assessment may be part of the application procedure.

Department information
The Project Management Department is responsible for supervising the construction of new vessels. These new-build projects are divided over four different clusters, namely: Tugs, High Speed Craft, Offshore and Damen Technical Cooperation. The Project Manager works within one of these clusters and reports to a Manager Projects.

The Project Management Department works in multidisciplinary teams and is responsible for the completion of the new construction projects, both for single and multiple vessels, at various international shipyards. Their scheduling activities are supported by the Project Management Office, with projects being managed through the IFS ERP program.



 
Damen Shipyards Gorinchem

Company description

Damen Shipyards Gorinchem is the headquarters of the Damen Shipyards Group. Gorinchem still functions as a yard but the main activities involve the daily management of the Damen Shipyards Group. Damen Services and the Offshore & Transport division is also located here.

Vacancy details

MC-COM ID #169625
Date Updated Monday 11 December 2017
Location Gorinchem
Employment Type Full-time
Education level High
Sector Shipbuilding
Function category Management
Region Netherlands

Contact details

Company name Damen Shipyards Gorinchem
ContactMr. Boy Ramirez Verhoeven
Telephone +31 (0)183 63 9447
Fax +31 183 632189
Address

Postbus 1
4200 AA Gorinchem

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