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The Project Controller is accountable for the financial and risk management of assigned project(s) / tenders. Is accountable for financial project control and contract management. Further accountable for the ongoing monitoring of preserve project objectives and for accurate financial and qualitative project reports. Is responsible for performing financial integrity in the day-to-day project management.

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Tasks & Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for project control of dedicated project(s), including risk management, cash flow management, cost control, forecasting, reporting, contract management and general monitoring progress.
  • Monitoring and actively managing the total risk profile and claim overview of the project.
  • Monitoring and actively managing to ensure that the project stays within the approved budgets.
  • Have a proactive role in applying all compliance rules and regulations.
  • Promotes cost awareness and ensures that these are understood and owned by project management and project team.
  • Monitors all the factors influencing liquidity and ensures that the project team is aware of these.
  • Identify problems and independently proposing ways to improve the project financial results.
  • Deliver monthly reports and quarterly updates of the project financial status. All reports must be produced accurately, one time and including analysis and full explanations.
  • Liaise with the legal department to ensure deviations in the contract or changes are correctly processed and followed up.
  • Ensure all financial policies and procedures are in place, understood, owned, maintained and followed to ensure financial requirements.
  • Ensure all HSEQ policies and procedures are in place, understood, owned, maintained and followed to ensure that a safe and healthy work environment.


  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Accounting and/or related experience in a production environment.
  • Preference will be an experienced person who has accounting experience for development projects especially in a Project Management environment.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with controlling big projects in a technical environment.
  • Substantive knowledge of / experience with controlling. 
  • Good command of the Dutch & English language (written & verbal).
  • Ability to frequently travel long distances and work abroad.

Department Information

Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) specializes in design and construction of Marine vessels for the Royal Dutch Navy as well as various other clients worldwide. DSNS is part of Damen Shipyards Group, the largest Dutch shipyard that definines shipbuilding all over the world. DSNS has 450 employees and is based on a modern and innovative engineering department consisting of 120 highly skilled engineers who are responsible for design, basic- and detail engineering for all Marine vessels built in Flushing as well as various other Damen Shipyards built vessels. 

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