Project Manager (New Build)

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MS 582


Ship Management , Shipping & Maritime




Middle East

Contract Type


Our client is a ship owner who are known to have one of the best reputations as an employer of choice in the shipping market. As a business they have offices that span the globe and operate their fleet of highly modern and sophisticated tankers with pride and care. They ensure to stay ahead of the market benchmarks across the board which allows them to maintain a reputation carefully built, and fiercely maintained. This company is always growing slowly but surely through organic based hiring and are a business that always seek to drive personal development for everyone who works for them. Due to the previous incumbent being promoted they need to hire a New Buildings Project Manager.

This role will see you coordinate and manage the new build projects of our client by working closely with all on the new build team with core duties to issue and review specifications, coordinate the drawings approval process and liaising with other departments, attend the new build sites regally (3 months of the year total), maintain budgets and updates for ship construction as well as mange the delivery process and warranty items. It will also be important to maintain strong relationships with the suppliers including the yards and class societies, manage technical projects across the fleet and participate in the development of conceptual designs. You will get the pleasure of working on some of the worlds most sophisticated tankers and therefore this is a role that will provide constant challenges and problems to be solved.

To be suitable for this role you will be:


  • Degree educated in Naval Architecture or Marine Engineering
  • Have at least 5 years’ experience and have worked on at least one major newbuilding project from start to completion.  
  • Excellent understanding on ship design
  • Experience of being in yards and on site
  • Strong team player

You will be heavily rewarded in this role by the job itself. This is a highly converted position inside of one of the world’s leading ship owners. You will get a healthy mixture of hands on and office experience on some of the world’s most interesting ships. You will also be offered development and the opportunities for promotion. This company treats employees like family and truly understands a work life balance.

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Salary: Competitive Sector: Shipping & Maritime, Marine Contract Type: Permanent Town/City: Middle East