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Project Manager Engineering Superyachts

Alblasserdam / Zwijndrecht WO Master Secondment via YER, Temp-to-perm
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Project Manager Engineering Superyachts

Alblasserdam / Zwijndrecht Engineering Engineering & Development WO Master Secondment via YER, Temp-to-perm


Alblasserdam / Zwijndrecht Engineering & Development WO Master Secondment via YER, Temp-to-perm
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Engineering & Development
About this vacancy

Working at a leading superyacht builder

Our client specializes in building large custom-made yachts. They strive to provide their clients with a highly personalized service and apply innovative design and technology to create unique yachts that respect both the owner's and designer's vision.

They are a project-oriented management company that collaborates with strategic co-makers to realize key yacht construction packages. With pride and passion, they guide their clients in building their perfect yacht. In addition to striving for perfection, they also take responsibility to reduce their impact. They are innovative and challenging in what they do and aim to continuously improve.

You will have the following tasks and responsibilities

  • In close collaboration with the Project Core Team and relevant third parties, set up integrated, level 2, and resource planning.
  • Ensure timely delivery of Engineering documentation in the correct quality, according to construction specifications, contractual conditions, and applicable standards by assigning work packages to Engineering Coordinators and third parties.
  • Maximize efficiency and profitability by continuously coordinating internal and external multidisciplinary expertise.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for all Engineering-related matters, establishing and nurturing working relationships with the owner and relevant third parties.
  • Address issues and problems, and engage in discussions regarding scope, quality, and delivery performance at the project level with third parties and the project team.
  • Provide monthly project status reports to the manager, monitoring work execution to ensure timely goal achievement.
  • Collaborate with partners to identify and leverage potential synergies based on expertise and mutual respect, in alignment with HR policies and company values.
  • Proactively foster the knowledge, competence, and career development of the Engineering Team, emphasizing continuous improvement of products and processes.

A prominent shipyard recognized for its expertise in building custom superyachts that push the boundaries of design and engineering. With a commitment to luxury and innovation, they consistently deliver unique and impressive vessels for discerning yacht enthusiasts.

  • A challenging full-time position within a unique, international, and leading company in yacht construction.
  • Competitive primary and excellent secondary employment conditions.
  • An inspiring work environment with great opportunities for personal development and training.
  • An active staff association that organizes fun outings, social events, sports activities, and other festivities.
  • University or Bachelor degree with relevant work experience.
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of experience, preferably in the maritime industry and/or yacht construction.
  • A proactive and problem-solving approach.
  • Competencies such as helicopter view, anticipation, delegation, conflict management, and experience.
  • The ability to oversee the bigger picture and have a comprehensive understanding of the entire process.
  • A proud and driven team player who is eager to learn.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications and preferably AutoCAD and Rhinoceros.
  • A good command of the English language, both written and verbal.

The steps to a successful match

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Initial interview

If the fit is right on both sides, there will be a first-round interview with your potential new employer in the next two weeks.

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Depending on the process, the consultant will invite you to the next round(s) of interviews and possibly an assessment center.

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If you are selected for the position, you will receive an attractive job offer. We will be happy to advise you on realistic terms of employment.

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