Projectmanager engineering

  • Vakgebied Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer VAC-10022339
  • Locatie amsterdam
  • Type overeenkomst Secondment via YER
  • Branche Engineering

Over deze vacature

As an Engineering Project Manager at this superyachtbuilder you are ultimately responsible for the entire engineering phase during the construction.


You provide operational leadership to a team of (senior) Engineers. Each team of (senior) Engineers has its own field (Interior, Exterior, Construction, Mechanical Engineering, Special Engineering, Electrical). From sale to delivery, you are at the helm of the engineering team within the project team, and you ensure that this engineering team functions as effectively and efficiently as possible. You are part of a project team, in which you draw up the engineering strategy together with the Project Manager and the Engineering Manager. With this strategy, you also choose the composition of the engineering team. This team depends on the size and complexity of the yacht but usually consists of (Senior) Engineers, Naval Architects, Subcontractors, Project Manager(s), Product Engineers, Draftsman Constructors.

As an Engineering Project Manager, you will work in the Project Management department, and you will report to the Project Manager. Under your leadership, the wishes of the customer are translated into a feasible design by Projects Leads, Engineers and other specialists. These are then built by our own production departments and various comakers. During the entire process you monitor and monitor the engineering project planning, progress, budget, quality, efficiency and safety, and you adjust where necessary. Further, your tasks and responsibilities are:

  • Working closely with the other members of the project team and ensuring connections, interfaces, and interactions with all other parts of the project and the total project portfolio within the company.
  • Operational leadership of the multidisciplinary engineering (project) team to improve productivity and yields.
  • You ensure the delivery of complex engineering issues within set quality standards, customer values ​​and within the planning and budget, and you set the right priorities within this.
  • The Alignment with and control agreements between all parties involved: Sister companies, Subcontractors and co-creators
  • You are, among other things, ultimately responsible for: the engineering project progress control, project content, providing clear specifications and preconditions for construction, outsourcing and/or further detailed engineering.
  • A clear and correct transfer to other Phase Managers (Outfitting Managers and Casco Managers).


A shipyard specialized in custom build mega yachts.


  • Excellent salary.
  • 25 vacation days + 13 ADV.
  • Great possibilities for growth and development.


  • Bachelor / Master in Shipbuilding or comparable.
  • You have industry and managerial experience within the ship or yacht building industry, and you have experience with design and engineering processes.
  • You have an excellent command of the English or Dutch language.
  • You like to act as a sparring partner for the project manager of the yard.
  • You like to analyze the needs in the process in order to meet the expectations of the client.
  • You are able to proactively generate actions that lead to project improvement.
  • You naturally have leadership and persuasiveness and with this you know how to convince not only your direct project team colleagues but also the rest of the organization, subcontractors and comakers.
  • You always strive for the highest quality, and you like to delve into the latest developments in the field of ship and yacht building within your field.