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Damen Naval

De Willem Ruysstraat 99

4381 NK Vlissingen



Mevr. Lizzy Visser

+31 (0)118 48 25 20





Damen Naval - Damen Naval, De Willem Ruysstraat 99, Vlissingen

Einddatum: zondag 09 januari 2022



Damen Naval offers you a career that is challenging, exciting and fun in equal measure. You could join our team of over 500 professionals in our locations in Schiedam, Vlissingen and Hamburg. The Naval division of the family-owned Damen Shipyards Group is renowned internationally for its on-time, on budget delivery of high-quality naval vessels, as well as its role of full-service provider, or integrator, throughout the life-cycle of its products. The division has a rich history reaching back over 140 years and is proud of its long tradition of serving the Royal Netherlands Navy (RNLN), the launching customer of eight successive generations of Damen Combatants. Today, Damen Naval operates yards and specialist engineering companies in the Netherlands, Belgium and Romania and additionally constructs vessels at non-Damen locations of clients’ choosing all around the world. Damen Naval is looking towards the future. Together with its partners, the division undertakes in-depth R&D with a view to optimising the efficiency of naval shipbuilding processes for the future. Are you ready for duty?



As IT Project Manager you are a member of the Project Management Team of Damen Naval your is to improve existing (IT) solutions or deliver new IT solutions and embed those solutions within the business. Projects can range from IT infrastructure replacements/improvements to business-oriented IT projects in the areas of Engineering applications, PLM, ERP and digital collaboration platforms.

The objective of the role of IT Project Manager is to deliver ICT projects within time, budget and expected/required quality levels and in line with the relevant project governance principles and to help to improve the project management maturity across Damen Naval. You are a member of the IT Special Domains department of Damen Naval which is the driver for digital transformation and a professional provider of high-quality IT solutions and services. This results in improved productivity and better customer experience.


As IT Project Manager you will:

  • Initiate a project, define project scope and objectives, draft the project proposal, formulate, and negotiate the Project Initiation Documents.
  • Develop and monitor detailed project plans, determine budget, and required resources and select suppliers within applicable IT Security aspects and compliancy rules.
  • Clarify role and involvement level of team members and (co-)decide which stages of the project can be outsourced.
  • Coordinate, monitor and drive the project, within defined plan and budget and manage project issues and changes and take corrective actions when necessary.
  • Proactively monitor risks that threaten project success and define alternative ways to mitigate these risks.
  • Manage the project resources, teams including external partners.
  • Identify and manage dependencies with other projects
  • Set up effective steering teams to govern the project and maintain and report project budgets, proactively
  • Report insights to project stakeholders w.r.t. project status, development, risks, and issues.
  • Proactively advice and support the improvement of project (portfolio) management.
  • Build and maintain a network of in- and external stakeholders/partners and proactively inform and involve the Steering Committee and other key stakeholders.
  • Involve, manage, and empower relevant project stakeholders from both business and IT.
  • Identify, analyse, challenge, and align the views and interests of all relevant stakeholders.
  • Evaluate and close project and find, analyse, and share lessons learned, archive project documents and hand over project to the business and to the IT Support Organization using the transition to support process.
  • Compliance with the project (portfolio) management rules and principles, with corporate and operational regulations.
  • Understand and consistently question the status quo of the running projects and analyse existing processes and project (progress) data.


As IT Project Manager you need to have:

  • Relevant Master or Bachelor degree, preferably complemented with Project Management qualifications.
  • Five to ten years, working experience in project management and portfolio management in a large, international organization, working as project support officer, or a similar position.
  • Sound knowledge of PMBOK and/or Prince2, Agile/Scrum, and with working experience in Waterfall and Agile/Scrum projects.
  • Experience with with project financials and with implementation of change and improvement projects.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office products, MS Project and SharePoint.
  • Good command of Dutch, German & English language (written & verbal).
  • Ability to occasionally travel long distances and work abroad.
  • Excellent antecedents as a pre-employment security screening and investigation are a part of the recruitment procedure (given the military nature of the projects).
  • EU citizenship or valid EU work visa required to be considered as viable candidate.


We highly value our employees and support your professional and personal development. Therefore we invest in all our employees by:

  • A technology and innovation focused dynamic international work environment.
  • A competitive salary package & other benefit.
  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse and rewarding work environment.
  • An active social environment in terms of business culture, events & sports.


Are you interested in the position of IT Project Manager and do you recognise yourself in the job description? Please respond directly via the button underneath!

For more information about the vacancy, Damen Naval or the application process, please call the Corporate Recruitment department on +31 (0)118- 485 000.

Please note, that only candidates with an EU citizenship or valid EU work visa will be considered as viable candidates. A pre-employment and security screening and investigation form part of the recruitment process.

Damen Naval does not approve of commercial, contractor and/or agency acquisition or commercial use of this advertisement. Proposing candidates without invitation is not appreciated and will not be considered.