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Global Maritime Recruitment

Project Leader Shipbuilding

Discipline: Shipbuilding
Branch: Yacht building
Workweek:40 hour
Jobs ID:#3171

Project Leader Shipbuilding

Are you a Project Leader who is passionate about yachts? Would you like to manage complex projects at one of the best luxury yacht builders in the world? If so, you just found your next career opportunity!


The Project Leader will be managing project teams that provide the complete technical design for the construction of yachts.

Specific duties in this role include:

  • Managing draftsmen and providing the right information and working drawings, getting designs approved on time from all agencies and ensuring that suppliers will supply materials and systems according to specification and planning.
  • Consulting with the other engineering departments and sending subcontractors who provide part of the design.
  • Keeping an overview, steering the progress and closely monitoring planning and budget in this varied and challenging process.


We are looking for an ambitious Project Leader with a Bachelor (BSc) in the direction of shipbuilding or an HTS education supplemented with at least 5 years of relevant work experience. The ideal candidate must be flexible and stress resistant, with great problem-solving skills, experience in shipbuilding and a passion for luxury yachts. Additionally, the following requirements should be met:

  • Strong analytical and self-managing ability.
  • Extensive experience with AutoCAD and Rhino.
  • Proven experience in shipbuilding engineering, management of engineering teams and budget management.
  • A broad knowledge of building constructions and the specific challenges of outfitting.
  • Great communication, social and coaching skills.
  • Excellent command of English language, written and spoken.


Our client is a prestigious Dutch yacht building company with an excellent reputation. The company designs, engineers and builds luxury aluminium and steel yachts.


  • Long-term position in a leading company in the Yacht Building industry.
  • Assistance with relocating to the Netherlands as well as with bureaucratic and tax related issues.
  • Competitive base salary, depending on your experience and capabilities.
  • Travel allowance, pension scheme, collective health insurance.
  • 27 + 13 (ATV) days off within a year.
  • Friendly work environment.
  • Great educational and training opportunities.
  • Excellent growth opportunities within the company.
  • Active staff association with pleasant outings, drinks and festivities.

More information

Do you see yourself working in this position? Apply directly via the application button below or by email If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Victoria Piek +31 (0)6 2280 2421. Your data will be treated confidentially.