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PROJECT MANAGER

Almere, the Netherlands

Fulltime

Bachelor (HBO/WO)

Over the last few years, Yanmar Recreational Marine Business Unit and its headquarters at Yanmar Marine International B.V. (YMI) have achieved significant growth through global business expansion and successful acquisitions.

This Project Manager position is pivotal in concurrently managing various projects, ranging from new product development to strategic initiatives at both YMI B.V. and global Yanmar Marine Business Unit levels, comprising 15 entities.

As a key member of the Corporate Strategy team, you will play a vital role in steering the company’s future. We seek top talent to contribute to our dynamic, fun, and intensive environment, driving the company’s continued future growth.

As a Project Manager, you’ll lead diverse projects globally, ensuring timely execution and budget adherence. In addition to general project management, you’ll handle product management, overseeing new products, life cycle projects, and strategic initiatives.

Your influence extends to shaping crucial commercial aspects, contributing significantly to the company’s overall success. You will have the opportunity to take ownership of projects that involve innovation and sustainability.

This role positions you in the driver’s seat of Yanmar’s course, impacting both projects and the core commercial fabric of the organization.

  • Product-related project management: oversee general project management for initiatives such as new product development;
  • Cross-departmental collaboration;
  • Stakeholder management;
  • Strategic project management: lead general project management for the company’s strategic initiatives of different variations;
  • Process improvements: design and implement improvements, innovate and refine existing processes to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.

The Project Manager is a professional with a deep understanding of product development and solid experience in technical industries. Your background in project management, together with exceptional organizational and communication skills, allows you to successfully lead a diverse range of projects.

To excel in this position, you’ll need more than technical prowess. A vibrant personality, a proactive attitude, and a positive mindset are crucial elements for success. If you are passionate about sea and marine life, this role will give you the opportunity to develop cutting-edge products.

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree (HBO / WO) in a relevant field. Master’s degree is a plus;
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant working experience (e.g. Product development, Project manager);
  • Solid background in technical industries (e.g. Industrial machinery, automotive, hardware);
  • Big plus having a Project Management certification (e.g. PRINCE2, IPMA, PMP);
  • The following mindset qualities apply to you: collaborative, proactive, bright and organized.
  • Strong language skills, fluent in both spoken and written English.

Applicants must currently reside in the Netherlands and possess eligibility to work in the country, including having a valid work permit or passport.

Your regular workplace is Almere, but hybrid working (40% home/60% office) is possible in this position.

Embarking on the role of Project Manager at Yanmar Marine, you’ll be at the forefront of shaping the company’s product roadmap. Engaging actively with the operations of its 15 entities, you’ll drive innovation and sustainability projects, particularly focusing on product development initiatives. This position offers an opportunity in a dynamic environment, presenting fresh challenges daily.

You’ll experience the freedom to take initiative and share your ideas in a truly international organization that values individual cultures.

Joining Yanmar is not just a career move; it’s a commitment to joining a stable and solid employer that unwaveringly pursues excellence.

  • A competitive salary matching your knowledge and experience;
  • Possibilities to work from home;
  • A standard working week of 37.5 hours, with flexible working hours
  • The possibility of following training and education;
  • Possibility for gym subscription and bike plan;
  • Employee benefits plan with discounts on various products and services;
  • Possibility to join the FC Almere City soccer games;
  • Plenty of outings, sports activities (Almere City run) and company parties;
  • Commuting allowance;
  • 27 vacation days (+ the ability to build up time for time);
  • 8% holiday allowance and year-end bonus based on company results.

MEET ONE OF YOUR NEW COLLEAGUES:

Masa Aoki – Manager Of Corporate Strategy, Yanmar Marine

If you are seeking a more diverse Project Management role, don’t hesitate to reach out and discover what opportunities await! At YANMAR Marine, we take pride in fostering a work environment with positive and friendly colleagues representing 25+ nationalities. Holding the global No.1 position in the Sailboat engines market, we are a highly recognized brand in the recreational luxury marine industry, dedicated to bringing fun to people’s lives. Our projects span a variety of scopes, ranging from cross-departmental initiatives to cross-company collaborations. Interested? Let’s connect over coffee and explore the exciting possibilities together!

The application process is clear and fast:

  • 1. Short telephone acquaintance
  • 2. First interview (online)
  • 3. (Potential) Assessment/exercise
  • 4. Second interview at Yanmar
  • 5. Job offer
  • 6. Let’s get started!

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Contact Luciana Pasutti:

+31 (0)6 87 01 75 11

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