Risk Manager

Job summary:

Tasks: implement risk mitigation strategies and assess potential risks in naval shipbuilding.

Projects: manage risks in complex, large-scale shipbuilding projects with global impact.

Company: naval shipbuilder, part of global shipbuilding group

Main Requirements: 3+ years in risk management, ideally in naval shipbuilding, with ISO 31000 expertise.

Your opportunity

Are you ready to steer the helm of risk management in the world of complex shipbuilding? Dive into a vibrant five-year tenure as a Risk Manager, where your expertise in crafting risk mitigation strategies becomes pivotal in navigating the vast seas of technical, financial, and operational challenges. This role is your stage to foster a culture deeply rooted in safety and environmental responsibility.

What you will do

  • Analyze and document a range of risks in shipbuilding projects, including technical, financial, and geopolitical
  • Prioritize risks through in-depth analysis, crafting and applying long-term mitigation strategies
  • Provide regular risk status updates and mitigation progress to stakeholders
  • Maintain a comprehensive risk register, and review contract terms for risk alignment
  • Manage financial risks related to project budgets, ensuring legal and regulatory compliance
  • Focus on safety, environmental risks, and manage risks associated with suppliers and vendors
  • Continuously improve risk management practices through effective documentation and process enhancements

Where you will work

This close client of ours is the leading Dutch developer and builder of marine defense systems. With a strong engineering and yard team, they are delivering world-class complex naval ships to navies around the world. In the current geopolitical climate, the organization is expanding significantly and providing excellent opportunities for professional growth.

  • New technologies galore: state-of-the-art naval technology, digital twinning, virtual reality, and more.
  • Well-established shipyard with a long-lasting track record, part of a global shipbuilding group
  • Excellent market outlook: order book filled way into the 2030s and still more projects expected
  • Cooperating with knowledgeable colleagues, learning and sharing insights

What you already have

  • 3+ years of risk management experience, preferably in (naval) shipbuilding or manufacturing
  • Knowledge of ISO 31000 risk standards and experience in complex, international project settings
  • Technical degree in Shipbuilding, Engineering, or a similar field
  • Proficiency in English, Dutch proficiency is advantageous
  • Willing to undergo a background check and hold EU citizenship due to the nature of defense projects

Your benefits

  • 40 paid holidays per year for excellent work-life balance
  • Salary based on expertise starting from 52K 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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