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Kongsberg Gruppen

Project Manager


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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Propulsion & Handling business for the key role of Project Manager, based at our site in Dunfermline. The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of projects including participation in the sales process, ensuring that a project or group of projects is delivered safely, to budget, programme and to a high standard of quality. This will include the development, production and maintenance of detailed project management plans, ensuring that all key tasks, budgets and milestones are suitably identified with project stakeholders and that they are programmed in line with customer’s requirements. The Project Manager will contribute to the Business monthly project reviews to ensure effective management of project status, finances and cash-flow performance.

The role holder will also work closely with the Senior Project Manager to drive continuous improvement within the organisation and ensure that the Management of our projects remain compliant with the KM Management System requirements.


  • Delivery of projects to time, cost and quality.
  • Execution and maintenance of detailed project management plans.
  • Tracking and delivering milestones, financial accounting and risk management.
  • Cost and variation control management.
  • Maintaining compliance with all associated KM Management System processes.
  • Customer interface and reporting.
  • Controlling and managing the project budget, providing monthly progress status and finance reports.
  • Input and upkeep of project contract files.
  • Interfacing with both our internal and external stakeholders.

 Qualifications and experience

  • Degree level qualification or equivalent in project management / technical discipline, supplemented by experience in a similar role and / or environment.  Project Management accreditation would be highly advantageous i.e. APMP.
  • Considerable experience in the management of projects of increasing complexity and experience within the marine sector would be beneficial.
  • Valid EU Passport or other current permission to work in the UK

Relevant experience is required in the following areas:

  • Project Management leadership.
  • Project coordination, schedule planning and reporting.
  • Risk Management.
  • Customer interface and programme reporting.
  • Project financial control and reporting

You are able to

  • act on own initiative, make things happen and accept responsibility for the results
  • focus on bottom-line results, identify potential risks and monitor the financial impact of own activities
  • make an impact, convince and persuade others and promote plans and ideas successfully
  • demonstrate specialist knowledge and expertise in own area
  • communicate in a clear, precise and structured way
  • co-operate well with others, share knowledge, experience, information and support others in the pursuit of team goals

What we can offer

  • An exciting and important position working for the world-leading supplier of maritime solutions
  • An inspiring and safe work environment
  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • Competitive terms including attractive insurance policies and pension schemes
  • We offer hybrid working arrangement

Work location


Point of contact
Sharon Pearson, VP Projects / Alex Jessop, Senior Project Manager

Our Propulsion and Handling division delivers world class products for propulsion, handling systems, motion control and waterjet for all marine industry sectors including merchant, offshore and naval. Our products enhance operational efficiency and deliver safe, secure, reliable and sustainable products to our valued 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