Project Manager Engineering


Dominika Sawa

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: leading Design & Engineering multidisciplinary team

Projects: custom-made mega yachts +80m

Company: engineering office with state-of-the-art building facilities

Main requirements: +5 years of experience as a Project Manager within yacht or shipbuilding sectors 

Your opportunity

As a Project Manager Yacht Building, you will lead the Design and Engineering Team specializing in mega yacht projects +100m. By providing them with your guidance on both, technical and personal levels, you will help them with achieving the best results. You will be able to use your organizational talent, communication skills, broad interdisciplinary skills, and technical insight in relation to yacht building. 

What you will do

  • Being responsible for the planning, setting up the budget, scope of work, results, and quality level
  • Acting as the connecting point of all the departments, from concept and basic design, through engineering until the production phase
  • Supporting, mentoring, and inspiring all the team members and their professional development
  • Thinking of creative solutions for complex problems to provide production support, where you could use your outside-the-box thinking
  • Actively cooperating with the other disciplines in the execution of the tasks, to ensure a smooth information flow
  • Supporting the production team with solving problems
  • Communicating with external parties and customers

Where you will work

Dreaming of working in a company that is among the top 3 mega yacht builders in the Netherlands? Then this is the opportunity for you!

Our client does not only build state-of-the-art luxury mega yachts but is also one of the oldest and most prominent shipyards in the Low Lands.

  • Combination of rich tradition and a modern approach
  • The finest quality & attention to detail
  • You will learn from the best professionals in the market
  • Engineering office together with shipyard facilities
  • Fast-growing department that requires to be sharp and flexible
  • International team of passionate & motivated colleagues 

What you already have

  • +5 years of experience in multidisciplinary Project Management for yacht or shipbuilding projects
  • Flexible approach, as you will work in a fast-paced environment with many changes
  • Clear and empathetic communication, since you will be working across several departments and project teams
  • Positive and energetic attitude, so your team comes to work with a smile!
  • Excellent communication skills and fluent English, so you can communicate efficiently with your multicultural team
  • Available for full-time in the Leiden area

Your benefits

  • 40 paid holidays per year for an excellent work-life balance
  • Salary based on expertise starting from 60K gross per year
  • Covered commuting and interviewing costs
  • Business Travel Insurance
  • Basic Dutch course, so you will understand the Dutch jokes during the coffee break
  • Access to social gatherings, lectures, and events, so you will meet like-minded friends within the Dutch Maritime Industry. We also offer you a 1-year membership of KNVTS, Royal Dutch Association of Marine Engineers.
  • Housing search support and registration provided by Van Storm 

Sounds interesting?

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