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Project Manager Superyachts

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Quick Facts

  • The Netherlands

  • 5+ years

  • Amels (Vlissingen)

  • Master

  • Newbuilding

  • Project Management, Management


Due to the expansion of our activities we are looking for a Project Manager, location Vlissingen.

Position within the company:

Reports to the Head Project Management Department (Sjoerd van den Broek).

Provides functional guidance to all colleagues in the project team.


Purpose of the position:

Leading the project team and managing all other project aspects, so that commercial, strategic and operational project goals are achieved within the project budget, both in the short and long term.

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Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Contributes, where appropriate, to the content of the sales contract.
  • Determines the project plan and planning on basis of the sales contract.
  • Forms his project team in close consultation with the department heads.
  • Sets work goals for his project team members, monitors their work execution and makes functional adjustments where necessary.
  • Periodically and structurally assesses and discusses the performance of project team colleagues with relevant department heads.
  • Assesses project progress, reports to the DY-management and takes action where necessary.
  • Organizes and leads the various project meetings (internal and external).
  • Coordinates and takes care of the contacts with the owners (representative) in which progress is discussed and problems are anticipated and solved.
  • Ensures a correct transfer of the project after delivery to the After Sales department.
  • Initiates and leads the project evaluations, guarantees the learning points.
  • If necessary, assists with the assessment and execution of the warranty work.
  • Makes proposals for improving the products, organization, processes and methods within and outside his department, partly on the basis of customer and market feedback, and encourages others within the organization to do the same.
  • Ensures synergy in his project team, encourages to work according to standard working methods in close consultation with the department heads.
  • Contributes to standardization wherever possible.
  • Ensures an optimal connection between the various sub-processes within the organization. Collects technical and commercial information which is useful for Damen Yachting.

Your Profile

  • Bachelor/master level, technical domain, preferably mechanical engineering or shipbuilding
  • Good command of the English and Dutch language in word and writing
  • Excellent coordinating qualities, excellent communication skills.
  • At least 3 years of experience in a coordinating or steering role in a similar organization where project-based capital goods are delivered.

Company Information

In the world of high-end luxury yachting, AMELS and DAMEN needs no introduction. We build and refit the very best superyachts, expedition yachts and support yachts for our clients to enjoy the finest moments in life.

We are a Dutch family-owned yacht builder and proud of our long pedigree of craftsmanship. From our locations in Vlissingen and Gorinchem in the Netherlands and Gdynia in Poland, a strong team of approximately 450 men and women contribute to our successful growth. We deliver what we promise with unrivalled knowhow and a passion for innovation.

As the yachting division of the Damen Shipyards Group, AMELS and DAMEN leverages the strength and operational excellence of the world's leading specialist ship builder, which operates 35 yards globally with 12,000 employees.

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Ton Uiterwaal

HR Manager

+31 (0) 621 82 07 18

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