Our client is Royal Huisman Shipyard. Founded in 1884 Royal Huisman has evolved from ‘local builder of wooden workboats’ to the multiple award-winning creator of some of the finest superyachts in the world. The Royal Huisman team consists of nearly 300 people with different skills, languages and nationalities, all sharing the same passion for perfection. Each employee is proud to work at the shipyard, creating some of the finest superyachts on the oceans. For discerning individuals with a dream to realize, Royal Huisman, a true custom shipyard, can give expression to their dream – by creating a yacht that is unique in conception, quality and execution. From classic to contemporary to cutting edge, from motor yacht to Bermudan rig to full-rigged schooner, the shipyard has demonstrated its capability time and time again, celebrating the Spirit of Individuality.
Royal Huisman sets great store by relationships – building an individual custom yacht is never just about business, it is a shared vision and a shared outcome.
The Royal Huisman organisation is growing with newbuild projects en refits. To strengthen the organization we are looking for a Project Manager.
The Project Manager is the primary supervisor for some of the appointed projects within Royal Huisman. A project consist of the creation of the design, the engineering process and the project realization within budget, planning and required quality standards.
As Project Manager within Royal Huisman, you draw up the project plan and compose your project team in close cooperation with the line managers. Your direct team has a project engineer, project controller, project purchaser and a project production coordinator. You set clear targets and priorities for the project team and you are responsible for the operational management of the team. You also act as main contact for the customer and its project team and you lead the client management process. You monitor contractual arrangements, the decision & approval schedule, the project plan (focusing on planning, budget and quality). You constantly initiate project stage gate reviews and managing the approval of the stages passages at the project board and off course are responsible for the risk management.
We are looking for a professional with a higher education + level degree, supported with education in mechanical/electrical engineering, shipbuilding, yacht building and/or technical business administration. The candidate preferably possesses extensive experience in a similar multidisciplinary project management position.
You have a result-oriented approach and think in creative ways. Flexibility and having an autonomous and accurate work ethic are important. You should also have a good knowledge of the English language both verbally and written. And of course outstanding communication skills and a good sense for client management with both sensitivity and diplomacy.
Royal Huisman is fully aware that its greatest asset is the shipyard-team. This position offers you the possibility to work at the highest level with a company that truly appreciates the contribution you make. The role offers a comprehensive benefits package and excellent opportunities.
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