About us

Damen Shipyards Group has been in operation for over ninety years and offers maritime solutions worldwide, through design, construction, conversion and repair of ships and ship components. By integrating systems we create innovative, high quality platforms, which provide our customers with maximum added value.

Damen operates over 36 shipyards across 5 continents, supported by a worldwide sales and service network. Damen Shipyards Group offers direct employment to more than 12,000 people.

As Damen we have embarked on a journey from being an internationally operating shipbuilder towards becoming the world leading maritime solution provider to enable our customers to tackle those challenges swiftly and adequately. To facilitate this transformation several digitalization initiatives have been started within Damen.

Damen in Galati – we are here for the long run

Cooperation with Damen Shipyards Group – by then already well established in the Netherlands and starting to develop its international business – started in 1994 with the subcontracting of cargo vessel hull fabrication. In 1999, Damen acquired the yard and introduced its standardised shipbuilding approach. To date, the yard has delivered some 1,300 vessels, more than 450 of which have been built by the Romanian-Dutch shipbuilding cluster of Galaţi since 1999 for customers from 70 countries including Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Sweden and the United Kingdom, making the shipyard in Galaţi one of the biggest Romanian exporter of vessels.

The role

For Damen to achieve our strategic goals it is key that we are able to Attract Talent and Identify, Retain and Develop Talent throughout the entire Damen organization. We have decided to partner up with Workday to help us to efficiently manage all processes around our greatest asset, our people. Q1 2022 Damen will start a project to Implement Workday HCM at all Damen entities around the world and connect other key applications. Creating one platform to support the entire employee life cycle.

For our Workday HCM roll out team we are looking for a Data Analyst.

Key accountabilities

Key accountabilities

  • In this role, you will join forces with the data migration lead from our partner Deloitte.
  • You will be responsible for gathering and transforming organizational and employee data of all Damen entities worldwide before they can be loaded into Workday.
  • You’ll work closely with the Global Product Manager (HRIS) and Product Owners to fully understand the Damen Workday HCM solution and its data requirements.
  • You will build relationships with our HR colleagues at the Damen yards to understand their data availability, data quality, challenges in retrieving that data and data needs.
  • To ensure the data is delivered in time and cleansed / converted correctly you will stay in close contact with them throughout the entire implementation process, provide them with feedback on data quality and expedite when needed.
  • Once the Workday HCM solution has gone live at Damen you will have the opportunity to grow towards a more functional consultant / business analyst role within the Damen HR organization.

Skills & experience


  • Although an advantage, no previous experience in working with Workday is required.
  • Knowledgeable in data analysis, manipulation and formatting in excel.
  • Knowledgeable in HCM systems is an advantage.
  • Fluent in English.


  • Quality Orientation - Setting high standards regarding the quality of products and services and acting accordingly.
  • Problem Analysis - Identifying problems; recognizing significant information; making connections between data; tracing possible causes of problems; investigating relevant data.
  • Planning & Organizing - Determining goals and priorities effectively and stipulating the time, activities and resources required to achieve the set goals.
  • Networking - Constructing relationships and networks which are useful in achieving objectives; making effective use of informal networks to get things done.
  • Learning Ability - Absorbing new information and ideas and applying them effectively.
  • Self-Organization - Organizing one's own work effectively by formulating objectives and planning activities; focusing available time and energy on major issues and critical problems.



  • Galati, Mangalia or Remote workplace with minimal travel (<20%)
  • Manager is based in the Netherlands
  • Team and colleagues located globally