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Project Manager, New Build

Journey with us! Combine your career goals and sense of adventure by joining our exciting team of employees. Royal Caribbean Group is pleased to offer a competitive compensation & benefits package, and excellent career development opportunities, each offering unique ways to explore the world.


Our New Build site in Turku, Finland is looking for a Project Manager to join the team. Please see full details below. 



Supervising the construction of a newbuild ship. Overall responsibility that vessels are delivered according to contract, specification and budget.



  •  Overall responsibility for the project to be delivered on time and on budget, according to specified standards and quality according to the contract and internal quality policy
  • Develop and prepare specifications for new building projects and during the specification process leads all communication with shipyard and various internal departments.
  • Oversight of all aspects of new ship construction and design in a good collaboration with a Builder.
  • Ensures vessel is in compliance with all relevant regulations from various authorities.
  • Financial responsibility to assure that the ship's final price is in agreement with the contract and with approved Change Orders.
  • Management of Maker and drawing approval.
  • Management of Change Orders with the yard.
  • Maintaining good working relations with the yards responsible people.
  • Develops the tools for credible project follow up with the yards.
  • Project’s Risk assesment and management
  • Project’s Resource management



  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Experience from new building processes and site surveys
  • Knowledge of shipbuilding design
  • Good understanding of technical systems onboard
  • Fluency in English, Finnish language as an advantage
  • Good skills to read drawings
  • Good skills for communication and co-operation in multicultural working environment
  • Computer literate
  • Deep knowledge of SOLAS, IMO, classification rules and marine standards
  • Willingness to travel and relocate to Turku, Finland.


QUALIFICATIONS: M. Sc. Naval architect with minimum 5 years of experience in the cruise shipbuilding industry.


We know there's a lot to consider. As you go through the application process, our recruiters will be glad to provide guidance, and more relevant details to answer any additional questions.

Thank you again for your interest in Royal Caribbean Group. We'll hope to see you onboard soon.

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