Project Lead Naval Architect

Project Lead Naval Architect.

Project Lead Naval Architect

North Holland




Marine Engineering & Naval Architecture

Project Lead Naval Architect

We are a renowned builder of custom superyachts. We're searching for a talented and experienced Project Lead Naval Architect to join our team and play a pivotal role in transforming client dreams into reality.

What you'll do:

  • Lead the naval architectural aspects of multiple projects, ensuring the integrity of the design from concept to delivery.
  • Oversee a team of Marine or Lines Plan Engineers, guiding them and ensuring their contributions flow seamlessly into the overall design.
  • Manage projects across various phases, from initial sale to final handover, for yachts ranging from 50 to over 150 meters.
  • Act as the main point of contact for all naval architectural matters, collaborating closely with clients, shipyards, and other stakeholders.
  • Perform your own naval architectural calculations, analyses, and drawings while delegating tasks strategically.
  • Stay ahead of the curve by integrating new design techniques and tackling project-specific challenges.

Who you are:

  • A seasoned Naval Architect with a minimum of 5 years of experience leading projects from concept to completion, preferably in passenger shipbuilding.
  • A skilled communicator who thrives in a collaborative environment, adept at managing diverse personalities and priorities.
  • A confident leader with the ability to advocate for sound naval architectural design principles.
  • A technically astute individual with a broad understanding of hydrodynamics, ship safety regulations, and other relevant engineering disciplines.
  • A proactive problem solver who anticipates issues and takes initiative to find solutions.
  • An adaptable and flexible team player who embraces change and thrives in a dynamic environment.

Why you'll love working here:

  • Be part of a legacy - contribute to the over 110-year tradition of excellence.
  • Work on industry-leading, custom-built superyachts - the pinnacle of yacht design and engineering.
  • Continuously develop your expertise through training and collaboration with top talent.
  • Enjoy a stimulating and varied workweek in a world-class environment.
  • Receive a competitive salary and benefits package, including the opportunity to work on-site at the shipyards.

If you're a passionate Naval Architect who dreams of turning breathtaking concepts into reality, we invite you to apply!

Darwin Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Kieran Mead


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