Project Scheduler – Damen – Schiedam


About us

Get on board with Damen Naval, along with more than 1,200 professionals based in The Netherlands, Romania, and Germany. We are the naval division of the family-owned Damen Shipyards Group which employs 12,000 professionals globally. Damen Naval designs and builds advanced naval vessels for customers all over the world. With a passion for technological innovation and sustainable solutions, we continue to push the boundaries in naval shipbuilding. You can be part of our team! Are you ready for duty?

The role

As the Project Scheduler at Damen Naval, you are planning the end-to-end construction of naval vessels. Building a state-of-the-art naval ship is a complex endeavor; the planning comprises of tens of thousands of activities and a multitude of interdependencies. Your resource loaded project planning, built in Primavera P6, acts as a guideline throughout the construction process: from ideation and design, to production and commissioning. Your planning would lead the build of what we at Damen Naval are most proud of: naval ships.

Key accountabilities

As Project Scheduler your key responsibilities will include:

  • Develop a baseline (BL) project plan aligning with the master planning and hour budget in collaboration with Project Managers, Team Leaders, and subcontractors.
  • Maintain and analyse operational plans, identifying progress delays and bottlenecks.
  • Generate progress status overviews and prepare hour forecast information.
  • Compile project data for multi-project planning (portfolio).
  • Initiate improvement processes to mitigate challenges in specific project stages.
  • Lead the logistics team to ensure project requirements are met.
  • Engage in discussions and negotiations regarding in- and export requirements, incoterms, etc. with customs as needed.
  • Skills & experience

    To excel as the Project Scheduler, you should possess the following qualifications and qualities:

  • 3+ years of experience in planning large and complex (technical) projects.
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management or similar.
  • Solid understanding of all phases of project management, including initiation, planning, execution, control, and closure.
  • Proficiency in Earned Value Management.
  • Solid experience with Primavera P6 (preferred) or MS Projects.
  • Experience with reporting software (PowerBI) and ERP (SAP) is preferred.
  • Excellent references antecedents as a pre-employment security screening is standard part of the recruitment procedure.
  • Permanent EU citizenship and passport are both required and candidates with NL/EU (work) visa or with both an EU and non-EU nationality and/or passport are not eligible in accordance with the requirements imposed by the military nature of our projects.
  • What we offer

    At Damen Naval, we highly value our employees, and we will support your professional and personal development. We also provide our employees with:

  • A competitive salary and 8% holiday pay.
  • 27 holidays and 13 ADV days.
  • Travel allowance of 23 cents per kilometre.
  • PME-pension arrangement with an employer contribution of 60%.
  • Profit sharing based on company results.
  • Working from home policy and other benefits including a bicycle plan and company fitness.
  • Other

    Are you interested in the position of Project Scheduler, kindly submit your application along with your CV and motivation letter, along with an indication of:

  • Your (preferred) monthly gross salary based on fulltime work.
  • Availability (fulltime / part-time / number of hours).
  • Notice period / possible starting date.
  • For more information about the vacancy or Damen Naval, please visit the website, the or call the Corporate Recruitment department on +31 (0)118- 485 000.

    Please note that due to the military nature of our projects, only candidates who have permanent EU nationality can be considered for vacancies at Damen Naval. Unfortunately, we are not allowed to process candidates who (also) have a non-EU passport or nationality. A pre-employment and security screening and investigation form part of the recruitment process.

    Damen Naval does not approve commercial, contractor and/or agency or other commercial use of this advertisement. Proposing candidates without invitation is not appreciated and they will not be considered. #LI-DNS1

    Job Detail

  • Reference number NL02428
  • Date posted 01/03/2024
  • Closing date 01/03/2025
  • Location Schiedam
  • Country The Netherlands
  • Expertise Project Management
  • Product Group Damen Naval
  • Company Damen Naval Schiedam
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