About us

  • The Industrial Participation department is relatively new within the Damen Shipyards Group. Industrial Participation focusses on benefitting local industries in our shipbuilding projects in order to comply with governmental objectives in terms of developing and enhancing strategic (defense) capabilities and supporting and advancing local industries and economies.
  • Through Industrial Participation Damen is able to deliver its state-of-the-art shipbuilding projects, whilst simultaneously sustainably impacting local economies, industries and communities.
  • The Industrial Participation department has three main focus points
    • Industrial Participation obligations outside of the Netherlands
    • Industrial Participation obligations within the Netherlands
    • Commercial opportunities affiliated with Industrial Participation
  • The Industrial Participation department is a small department within the Damen Shipyards Group, with its manager reporting to the Chief Commercial Officer of the Group.
  • The department is the central point of contact for all industrial participation projects within the Group and coordinates and structures all Industrial Participation related activities and associated risks.
  • As a new department it is currently developing policies, procedures and work standard as well as its commercial strategies.

 

The role

  • writing of your thesis we offer you the change of also submerging yourself in the unique world of industrial participation, within a company with a huge amount of capabilities, with the potential of becoming a permanent member of our team.
  • We are looking for someone who can add value to our team by furthering our set of policies, procedures and work standards, who – in time – could grow into managing one of the aforementioned focus points.
  • This position is available for graduate students as well as starting professionals. An eventual thesis subject may be defined upon mutual agreement

Key accountabilities

  • After a full submerging in the subject of Industrial Participation you will be working on the furthering of its set of policies, procedures and work standards. As a team member of this young department you will further contribute to the growth of the department wherever required.

Skills & experience

  • This position is available for HBO/University level students and graduates.

 

  • Due to the core business of our company, a maritime background would be suitable, but due to the requirements for the position, a commercial, finance, business economics, or even a sustainability background is considered to be valuable.

 

  • We are particularly looking for an analytical person with a strong commercial drive.

 

  • Although we are based in the Netherlands, we are an international company. Although the Dutch language is not a firm requirement, it will help you in navigating within our company. Fluency in written and spoken English is given preference over Dutch, however.

What we offer

  • A pleasant, informal working atmosphere and professional guidance;

 

  • A challenging, international environment where you have a lot of freedom and responsibilities;

 

  • A role wherein you get to talk different people and areas of expertise within the organization;

 

  • A young team that strives for growth, so your ideas and input are always valued;

 

  • A very educational and fun internship;

 

  • An internship fee
    • A pleasant, informal working atmosphere and professional guidance;

     

    • A challenging, international environment where you have a lot of freedom and responsibilities;

     

    • A role wherein you get to talk different people and areas of expertise within the organization;

     

    • A young team that strives for growth, so your ideas and input are always valued;

     

    • A very educational and fun internship;

     

    • An internship fee