Do you want to lead and develop as a Director for Naval & Workboat portfolio within Kongsberg Maritime?

An exciting opportunity has arisen as Manager for our Naval & Workboat project portfolio in Integrated Projects, reporting to SVP Integrated Projects in the Integration & Energy division of Kongsberg Maritime. In this role, you will be a part of the Integrated Projects business unit management team, delivering project results to the business. You will be leading and developing a team of project managers, fostering a result driven and collaborative culture in tight collaboration with your peers in the organization, and ultimately making expected results in KM’s integrated projects portfolio.


  • Owner of integrated delivery projects in the Naval & Workboat project portfolio
  • Establish, maintain, and follow up budget and forecast for own department and project portfolio
  • Provide strategic direction for the portfolio, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and objectives
  • Lead, mentor, and develop a team of skilled Project Managers, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work environment
  • Oversee the planning, execution, and completion of multiple large-scale integrated projects, ensuring quality, on-time delivery, and within budget
  • Cultivate strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, customers, and cross-functional teams to ensure clear communication and seamless project execution
  • Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies to minimize project disruptions together with the delivery projects
  • Perform robust project monitoring and reporting to track progress, evaluate outcomes, make forecasts, and make data-driven decisions

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant field
  • Experience in managing large and complex projects, preferably in the maritime industry
  • Leadership skills with a track record of effectively managing and motivating teams
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus but not a requirement


This employment may require security clearance by the Norwegian National Security Authority, clearance through Civil Aviation Authority or a background check.


You are able to

  • Be results-oriented, with an eye on the horizon for potential risks
  • Persuasive, with the ability to rally your crew and champion ideas
  • A network navigator, forging connections to reach ambitious destinations
  • An inspiring leader, setting the course and keeping the crew focused
  • Politically aware, understanding the undercurrents of an organization

What we can offer

  • An exciting and important position working for the world-leading supplier of maritime solutions
  • Opportunities for professional growth
  • A chance to be part of the green wave shaping the future of our oceans
  • Competitive terms including attractivee insurance policies and pension schemes
  • We offer hybrid working arrangement


Work location
One of Kongsberg Maritime’s location in Norway (other KM locations in Europe may be considered for the right candidate)

Point of contact
Espen Sæter, SVP Integrated Projects, tel.: +47 95885586


Integration & Energy division is responsible for delivering Kongsberg Maritime's integrated projects, energy and remote & autonomous solutions, developing new business concepts and taking solution ownership across Kongsberg Maritime.

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