Kongsberg Maritime Sweden is looking for a skilled project manager – Aftermarket projects

Kongsberg Maritime Sweden is looking for a skilled project manager who can lead various marine aftermarket projects, are you our next colleague?

In our business unit in Kristinehamn, we are experts on delivering high-end propulsion solutions for the maritime sector. In order to deliver top-class service together with our top-class products we also need sharp aftermarket project managers who can provide the customer with a solid and confident project experience throughout the whole product life cycle. If you thrive with great responsibility and like to run projects from start to finish, then we offer you a great opportunity to work in a developing role, an interesting and varied work environment with international character together with the opportunity to create a large network in our high-tech industry!

As project manager in aftermarket, you become a part of Global Customer Support and member of a team focusing especially on customer-specific overall commitments. Here, the level of ambition is high when it comes to customer experience. Our team has a constant focus on the motto the whole is greater than the sum of its parts and we hope that you together with your energy and interest in technology share that attitude with us.

In your role, you are responsible for the planning, leading and follow-up of various installation and overhaul projects at the customer location. Since the projects are executed exclusively at various shipyards around the world, travel is included in this role. Destinations can be almost anywhere in the world and normally occurs 4-5 times a year. At the shipyard, you operate as the natural leader for staff within the project and serve as the customers focal point of contact.

Typical work tasks:

• support our sales staff in preparing quotes – pre-study

• work with technical specifications – scope of supply

• work with pre-calculations and monitor delivery times – planning

• be responsible for continuous follow-up and problem solving – commercially and technically

• be responsible for post-calculation – cost follow-up

• coordination of the project group – both internal and external resources

What are we looking for?

We are looking for an educational background in the form of a master’s or bachelor’s degree in engineering with a technical and/or financial orientation. The work life experience we are looking for is characterized by several years of experience of leading projects out in the field, these have preferably been of technical nature. Behind this experience is probably also some kind of education in project management accompanied with knowledge in group dynamics and communication. In our global organization a high level of English, both written and oral, is fundamental for your success.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for you with the ability to drive processes from start to finish. You probably identify yourself as a determined and solution-oriented person. You are motivated by working purposefully within a given financial framework and understand the importance of this. You also have a great technical interest and the ability to understand the technology behind our products. Beyond this, we don’t really know who you are. But we are curious, and we appreciate applicants with different types of background. The important thing for us is that you have what it takes and want to be part of our journey around the world, where we deliver first-class customer experience and together we shape the maritime future.

Welcome with your application as soon as possible, but no later than 2021-04-16. Selection and interviews may be conducted during the application period. In this recruitment we utilize pre employment testing, which may be sent to you if you proceed further in the recruitment process.

More about us:

Kongsberg Maritime is a global technology company who creates innovative and reliable solutions for maritime customers all over the world. Together we make up for 7300 employees spread out over 34 countries, and we have delivered our products to over 30 000 vessels worldwide. Our establishment in Kristinehamn consists of 260 employees spread out over the divisions; sales, development, research, propeller construction, assembly and service of propellers, rudder, waterjet, POD-system and control system.

We have been located in Kristinehamn, Sweden for 170 years, and in the year of 1937 we started delivering propellers by the name of KAMEWA. We are now present on the global maritime market where we deliver our world class products together with a great commitment to the global goals concerning sustainable development. For us the oceans and the maritime life are two very important aspects. Therefore, we always aspire to develop products that contribute to reducing the spill and effects on ocean life. Our goal as an employer is to create a workplace free from discrimination, tinged with diversity, experience, new perspectives and different backgrounds. We strive to maintain a work environment where all our employees thrive and feel like they belong, where the will to grow and develop in our company always is encouraged and positively looked upon.