Project Manager - Propulsion & Handling

The department is a part of the Global Customer Support division, for Propulsion & Handling. Kongsberg Maritime GCS delivers customer support activities to ship owners operating worldwide within the Kongsberg Propulsion & Handling portfolio. 


  • Ensure that work is performed in accordance with the Kongsberg Maritime Business Management System (BMS).
  • Knowledge and understanding of both GCS overall and department goals. Contribute in the fulfilment of these goals.
  • Be a part of the support operation and ensure that all communication and customer requests are given the right attention/priority and response.
  • Proactively follow up on all inquiries to ensure continuous progress and proper action towards customers.
  • Assist KM GCS network in technical and operational issues.
  • Participate in improving GCS operation, as required.
  • Deliver tasks in accordance with KM values.
  • Manage a portfolio of Propulsion & Handling projects
  • Plan, execute and control the projects according to mandate
  • Financial responsible for own project portfolio
  • Establish and maintain good customer relations
  • Active and reactive aftersales within own project portfolio (Coordinated with After Market Sales)
  • Traveling as required


  • Carry out necessary measures to correct faults with KM deliveries
  • Request for necessary assistance from other departments to improve KM products.
  • Request necessary assistance/resources from other departments to deliver Propulsion & Handling project


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred
  • Demonstrable Project Management skills and experience preferred
  • Financial background is a benefit
  • Experience: 2-3 years working experience in marine related projects
  • Personal characteristics: Self Driven, ability to multitask, diplomatic, Solution –Oriented, Representing the Kongsberg values.
  • Language skills - verbally and written: English
  • Travelling as required.
  • Excellent ability to establish and maintain customer and internal relations
  • Good knowledge of KM products and business

 What we can offer

  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Fully subsidized health & welfare benefits with an option of a high deductible plan which includes an employer contribution towards your health savings account
  • Fully subsidized dental and vision coverage
  • Up to 5% employer match program
  • Flexibility with Paid Time Off
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Safe and collaborative culture


Expected Pay Range: $82,000 - $94,000

 As required by law, the salary information above is a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role in Washington. Please note this is a general guideline only and that compensation varies depending on multiple factors including but not limited to skills, experience, qualifications, office location and other business considerations. 

Work location

LA - New Orleans, TX- Galveston, Houston, WA - Seattle, or FL - Miramar


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.

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