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Project Manager Services

Damen Shipyards

Damen Shipyards

Gorinchem, Netherlands
Posted on Monday, July 8, 2024

We offer you an Ocean of Possibilities. Join our family.

About us

Do you want to work with an international team of ‘can-do’ people that are developing new and innovative ways to support customers and push for a more sustainable maritime industry?

Are you a problem-solver who enjoys new challenges and is willing to work as part of a cross-functional team to deliver excellent results to our customers time and time again?

Are you ready to be part of a diverse team of people from around the world who are all directly linked to our organization’s success?

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, then you may be a good fit for Damen Services!

We are hiring to fill the job vacancy for Project Manager Services

Damen Services is a team of creative, entrepreneurial, and motivated people who support each other and enjoy coming to work each day. We interact directly with Damen customers around the world, helping them find solutions to challenging situations. Our team goes the distance for each other and for our customers, and we all take pride in our ability to put groups of skilled, ‘can-do’ team members together to find and implement solutions.

The role

As a Project Manager Services within Technology, Development & ILS, you are at the forefront of service provision. You have direct contact with customers, suppliers and internal stakeholders during the execution of commercial projects (technical assistance, modifications, upgrades etc.).

As Project Manager Services, you are responsible for the progress, execution and financial results of assigned projects. This includes, among other things, coordination and monitoring of the progress of engineering activities, production- and delivery planning for the benefit of our customers.

You will mainly be working from the head office in Gorinchem (The Netherlands), but will also get the opportunity to make some short travels and meeting your clients in person.

Key accountabilities

This is a good fit if you like to do the following:

  • Coordinate the progress of the project according scope;
  • Control (indirectly) the progress of production and of the warehouse and supervises projects with regard to production- and delivery planning, partly through coordination with the purchasing department;
  • Monitors additional work and is responsible for pre and post-calculations, the administrative processing, invoicing of projects and ensures proper completion and communication with all parties involved;
  • Ensure correct and regular coordination of delivery agreements with the customer and satisfactory handling in accordance with the contract.

Skills & experience

We ask our future Project Manager Services to come prepared with the following:

You have:

  • Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering or Marine Engineering or similar;
  • Experience with contracts in English is desirable;
  • At least 5 years of work experience in a similar position, preferably with a technical background in the maritime sector;
  • Good commercial attitude, social and communicative skills, a team player;
  • Good command of Dutch and English;

You are:

  • A pragmatic, persuasive Project Manager Services with a solid personality, who fits in a dynamic organization with a hands-on culture;
  • Independent, but by nature seeks cooperation;
  • Decisive and at the same time flexible in your approach;
  • Able to influence, put things into perspective and also knows how to have the patience that is sometimes needed to achieve results;
  • Well able to manage expectations;
  • Result-oriented, a "leader" with initiative and management skills.

What we offer

We want to make sure you are a happy Project Manager Services, so we offer:
The opportunity to develop yourself in this position. We are a growing organization where Services is the driving force. Entrepreneurship is in our DNA, and that's why we continue to grow and innovate and offer plenty of opportunities. All you have to do is grab them.

We offer you:

  • Personal guidance, freedom, varied work and a work environment where your opinion counts;
  • An excellent benefits package tailored to your experience and education level;
  • An International work environment;
  • Various growth and development opportunities;
  • Open, informal, no-nonsense culture with short communication lines;
  • An active social environment in terms of business culture, events & sports.

Adding a motivation letter to your application will be highly appreciated!

We look forward to meeting you!



Ankie van Hees


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