Project Manager - Programs (Canada)

There has never been a more exciting time to work for Kongsberg Maritime than right now.With us, you will be in the forefront of enabling the business to achieve their objectives through the role as Project Manager. You will be joining the organization at a time when digital innovation is key to the success of the company, and we want people to help usshape this journey.

The Project Manager is responsible for the planning, preparation, and execution of ournaval new building projects to time, cost, and delivery schedules. As the Project Manager, they will be responsible for responding to internal and external customers regarding projectmanagement on selected projects. This person will be accountable for managing the delivery of these select naval newbuild projects. The Project Manager takes completeownership of their projects, the teams associated, and the interactions between the teamand their customers or end users.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Contact point towards customer in all topics related to the project
  • Contact point toward end user in all topics related to the project
  • Delivery schedule planning, delivery documentation, and shipping documentation
  • Maintain ERP contract structure
  • Maintain FAR/DFAR and other compliance associated with contract structure.
  • Maintain risk register and manage risks
  • Maintain and plan project timeline, major milestones, and delivery.
  • Change order management (contract and technical specification related)
  • Project cost control and follow-up
  • Initiate invoicing and payment follow-up
  • Quarterback the communication between vendors and KM Inc and direct to thetechnical expert if needed (i.e. Engineers, Procurement Team, etc.)
  • Continually assess project and team performance and strive for improvement.
  • Planning of local training IAW Product Centre instructions
  • Production Schedule Planning
  • Resource planning and management
  • Acceptance test documentation (FAT)
  • Commissioning planning (HAT/SAT)
  • Warranty/Claim management
  • Coordinate classification of purchased items
  • Manage Product Classification


Valuable Skills/Abilities:

  • Structured mind-set and work methodology, with the capability to understand anddrive highly diversified tasks and resources.
  • Dependable to take complete ownership of their projects.
  • Enthusiastic and driven to not only complete their projects within time, scope, andcost, but to do so in a way that aligns with the values and mission of Kongsberg.
  • Takes initiative at their level to make decisive decisions that align with the overallstrategic mission of KUTL Programs and Kongsberg Discovery.
  • Committed and reliable with steadfast integrity.
  • Uses strong judgement and reports when issues arise.
  • Seeks knowledge in their field and projects assigned.
  • Good written and verbal communication with both internal and external customers
  • High level of customer service skills
  • Positive attitude and ability to work well with other departments, product centers,regional offices, outside vendors, customers, and end users.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred
  • Demonstrable Project Management skills and experience preferred
  • Financial background is a benefit


Work Location:

Remote in Canada


What we can offer you:

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Fully extended health, dental, vision & welfare benefits
  • Up to 7% employer match program with RRSP
  • Flexibility with Paid Time Off
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Safe and collaborative culture


Kongsberg Maritime is a technology pioneer, enabling a more sustainable future for our oceans. Our zero-emission integrated technologies advance the maritime industry and solve our customers' toughest problems. With unmatched competence, domain knowledge, innovation, and market reach, we are the trusted maritime partner. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, the company has manufacturing, sales and service facilities in 35 countries

Our Global Customer Support division is responsible for Kongsberg Maritimes services, upgrades and support in the aftermarket. Our 2300 employees are present in 35 different countries around the world. During the operational lifetime of more than 30.000 installations, we ensure cost-efficient delivery of services, upgrades and spare parts in order to secure availability and predictability to our customers.

KONGSBERG is a leading global technology group. Throughout our proud two hundred year history, we have continuously advanced, applying innovative solutions to the needs of our customers, partners and society at large. We believe diversity is our strength. By fostering an inclusive and diverse culture we nurture and ensure space for different perspectives and ideas. We work determined to mature and improve our ability to utilize our diversity and culture of differences to create positive business results.

Protechting people and planet

KONGSBERG provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.