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Experienced Project Manager for Namibia

VMS Group is looking for an experienced Project Manager for Namibia

At VMS Group we are striving to be the internationally preferred supplier of superior maritime solutions. Our growth continues and to achieve our strategic objectives and stretch further, we are currently recruiting for an experienced and talented Project Manager based at our hub in Namibia.

Key Daily Tasks:

Our project managers are part of our international set-up and play a key role in the execution of projects. Our project managers follow each project all the way – from the first customer contact and submission of quote through the definition of the tasks and cooperation details as well as choosing the crew for the project, coordinating sub-tasks underway and handling crew and spare parts logistics.
Our project managers manage, delegate and draw up guidelines for our service engineers on each project. They also invoice, write reports for the customer and follow up internally in relation to orders and quotes.

You must be highly flexible in terms of working hours. There will be periods with overtime, evening and weekend work. Service engineers working in the field will contact you occasionally by phone or email – even outside normal working hours. Some travelling must be expected – approx. 10-20 days per year. Following projects from the beginning till the end and thus realizing budgets will be your key success factor. You’ll work close together with the Country Manager in Namibia. If you are the right candidate and has what it takes, you will take over the Country Managers position to summer 2023.

Your background
You have minimum 5 years of experience from similar business with Project Management within marine or offshore or have a background as a service engineer. You work systematically and have the ability to follow your tasks through from the first lead to a successful closure. You are co-operative, creative and have superb interpersonal skills. Maintaining and establishing good relations to customers and colleagues is a decisive factor to perform successfully

Your professional qualifications:

  • A technical education as engineer or equivalent.
  • + 5 years’ experience in the maritime industry or offshore.
  • International experience, for instance from stationing or as a key account manager.
  • You understand, speak and write English fluently.
  • You work well under pressure and are able to make rapid decisions.
  • You are a clever businessman who finds the right solution for both the customer and VMS Group.
  • Knowledge of diesel engines, gears and propellers is an advantage.
  • Knowledge of remote control and safety systems is an advantage.
  • Knowledge about Navision is an advantage

Your personal qualifications:

  • You thrive in an international environment.
  • You are loyal, positive and have a good sense of humor.
  • You have an entrepreneurial approach to challenges and opportunities.
  • You communicate clearly and in an open way.
  • You are attentive to detail, systematic and structured.
  • You take pride in your job and are loyal to products/services.
  • You are self-motivated, responsible and know your limits.
  • You can deliver the final product to the full satisfaction of the customer, supplier and employees.
  • You are reliable and strive to contribute to the continuous growth of the company.
  • A demanding yet attractive position in an exciting company with global ambitions, orderly conditions and motivated, talented colleagues.
  • Personal and professional development opportunities in a company with an informal work environment.
  • Salary and conditions according to qualifications and terms and conditions follows employment in Namibia.

We Offer

  • A demanding yet attractive position in an exciting company with global ambitions, orderly conditions and motivated, talented colleagues.
  • Personal and professional development opportunities in a company with an informal work environment.
  • Salary and conditions according to qualifications and terms and conditions follows employment in Namibia.

How to Apply:

We will be inviting for interviews continuously, so please send your application ASAP and no later than 19 September 2022. Starting date ASAP, but we have time to wait for the right candidate. Please submit your application and résumé by using this link

More Information?

If you need more information on the position, please contact Country Manager Christian Anderson tel. +264 81 401 3835/+45 9189 5989.

VMS Group covers a wide range of competences, sales and service. We offer repair and maintenance of diesel engines, turbo chargers, gear, propeller, spare parts delivery, design and sales of engines, engineering and project management within the maritime industry, the offshore industry, power plants and wind industry.
VMS Group has service bases in Denmark (Frederikshavn), Brazil and Namibia and employ approx. 300 employees. More info: www.vms.dk.