Project Planner


Asiyan Aydin

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: planning & scheduling all activities related to the design & engineering of mega yacht projects

Projects: custom-made mega yachts +80m

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

Main requirements: +3 years of experience with project planning, good working knowledge of MS Project

Your opportunity

Neatly organized desktop icons, holiday activities scheduled in Excel and your groceries planned well ahead? If you recognize yourself in this description, and apart from that you are passionate about technology and shipbuilding, then this is a perfect opportunity for you!

As a Project Planner, you will be the main person to create, monitor and adjust the planning for the design & engineering phases of mega yacht projects. You will be acting as the right hand of the Project Manager Engineering, by supporting him with preparing the schedules, optimization, and updating the progress. You will be involved during the whole duration of the project, and work as a connecting information point between all internal departments. 

What you will do

  • Monitoring deadlines related to internal and external processes
  • Coordinating the engineering capacity of each department
  • Preparing schedules based on previously obtained information: project planning & calculations, time statistics, and overviews
  • Monitoring the current status and progress of the project
  • Thinking outside the box to provide creative solutions within the project management area
  • Performing risk & quality analysis and coming up with optimization suggestions
  • Actively cooperating with the other disciplines in the execution of the tasks, to ensure a smooth information flow
  • Supporting the Project Manager Engineering in project coordination
  • Supporting the production team with solving problems
  • Communicating with external parties and customers

Where you will work

Dreaming of working for one of 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

  • +3 years of experience in project planning, preferably within the yacht or shipbuilding sectors
  • Good working knowledge of MS-Project and PowerBI
  • Strong analytical skills and way of thinking, so you will be able to process all data in a correct way
  • Experience with project management (risk & quality management)
  • Affinity with technology is a big asset!
  • 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
  • Excellent communication skills and fluent English, so you can communicate efficiently with your multicultural team
  • Available for at least 32h/week in the Leiden area

Your benefits

  • 40 paid holidays per year for an excellent work-life balance
  • Salary based on expertise starting from 55K 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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