About us

Damen Shipyards Group is established in 1927 and is a 100% Dutch family owned international group of companies which operates 35 shipbuilding and repair yards, employing 12,000 people worldwide.

Damen has delivered more than 6,000 vessels in more than 100 countries and delivers some 200 vessels annually to customers worldwide. Damen designs and builds innovative vessels and based on its unique, standardized ship-design concept Damen is able to guarantee consistent quality supported by a worldwide network of sales and services. Annual production value amounts to approximately EUR 2 billion.

Damen’s focus on standardization, modular construction and maintaining vessels in stock leads to short delivery times, low ‘total cost of ownership’, high resale values and reliable performance. Furthermore, Damen vessels are based on thorough R&D and proven technology. The Group has determined long term focus on servitization, digitisation and sustainability, with the ambition to become the world’s Greenest shipbuilder.

Damen offers a wide range of products, including tugs, workboats, naval and patrol vessels, high speed craft, cargo vessels, dredgers, vessels for the offshore industry, ferries, pontoons and superyachts.

For nearly all vessel types Damen offers a broad range of services, including maintenance, spare parts delivery, training and the transfer of (shipbuilding) know-how. Damen also offers a variety of marine components, such as nozzles, rudders, anchors, anchor chains and steel works.

The Group is currently focusing on long term investment projects, with emphasis on environmental impact (green vessels, low/no emissions, circular, cradle to cradle concept) for several market segments, such as public transport and infrastructure projects.

The role

Treasury is part of the Group Finance & Treasury department and is a global centralized function, serving as a center of expertise for the group. The team is responsible for managing financial risks and ensuring sufficient liquidity in order to support the core business of Damen.

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You will become part of a team of five. In this position you will work closely together with the other three Cash Managers and will report to the Group Treasury Manager.

You will communicate frequently with colleagues worldwide, and you will also interface regularly with external banking partners. In coordination with the other Cash Managers you are responsible for managing the day-to-day business. This includes amongst others the following tasks and responsibilities described below.

Key accountabilities

  • Validate and analyze the group cash flow and guarantee forecast and challenge the divisions on the bottom-up input
  • Optimize, manage and report on the daily liquidity position, arrange for cash centralization and prepare documentation for (internal) funding
  • Keep oversight of over 400 bank accounts worldwide
  • Support and advise Damen sales representatives on bank and parent company guarantees as well as letters of credit, and manage the guarantee facilities accordingly
  • Manage foreign exchange positions of the group, execute both external and internal FX trades and ensure hedges comply with the Treasury Policy
  • Report to both internal and external stakeholders on Treasury topics, such as cash and guarantee (related) items
  • Support treasury projects in order to optimize, standardize and systemize the treasury processes as well as supporting the expansion of the funding structure of the Group

Skills & experience

  • Bachelor or Master degree in finance, economics or business administration 
  • Several years of work experience, preferably in Treasury
  • Strong planning and organization skills with attention to detail
  • Eager to optimize, digitize and standardize the working environment and strong affinity for automated data processing and treasury management systems
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) in Dutch and English
  • Team player who enjoys to be the linking pin between Damen divisions and banks

What we offer

  • Dynamic international environment
  • Possibility to extend your global network
  • Competitive salary package, with excellent secondary package
  • Working from home policy
  • Environment where we encourage personal and professional growth