Project Manager – Ballast Water Treatment System


As Project Manager for Ballast Water Treatment Systems (BWTS) you will have the opportunity to make a clear and tangible contribution towards protecting the environment. Helping our customers to safeguard the oceans is our daily drive.

We care about the environment, this is one of our core values at Mr. Marine. By joining our Ballast Water Treatment department, you will also contribute in making our vision a reality: keeping vessels safe and compliant everywhere in the world.



As a Project Manager, you will be working from our Rotterdam office and be responsible for the successful completion of BWTS services around the world. Our international scale will give you the opportunity to interact with customers, partners and colleagues from all over the world.

You will be reporting directly to the Operations Director.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Organising and coordinating projects
  • Preparing proposals
  • Work with the Engineers to ensure quality service delivery and minimise the downtime of the BWTS
  • Establish a work plan for coordinating multiple projects at a given frame
  • Contact with customers, partners, material suppliers, shipping agents, forwarders and port authorities
  • Analyse BWTS problems in cooperation with the technical department and identify the right approach for each project
  • Oversee the planning of delivery of materials to the vessel
  • Manage communication with customers and subcontractors throughout the planning and installation process
  • General project administration

You will enter various Mr. Marine Academy training programmes to ensure your fast development within the company. Individual study hours and on-site training are part of the job.


Function requirements

  • Bachelors/Master degree, preferable in Engineering
  • 2+ years of related experience in project management
  • Experience in the maritime industry or shipping is an advantage
  • Excellent reading and writing skills in business English, plus a relevant second language
  • Good understanding and empathy for cultural differences
  • Being tech savvy is a plus

Competencies and attitude

  • Team player
  • A quick learner and smart
  • Ability to think analytically and problem solving ability
  • Attention to detail and structured way of working
  • Professional and flexible
  • Independent, positive person able to handle reasonable levels of stress
  • Thinking in solutions, not in problems
  • Sense of humour, a fun colleague

Salary and Benefits

  • Gross salary of 2600 EUR / month for the first 6 months because we want to see your talent and potential! If we see a hard-working team player in you, you will receive a salary increase and promotion!
  • 30 days of annual leave
  • Company’s laptop and cell phone
  • Fully covered commuting from your home in the Netherlands to our office in Rotterdam
  • Hybrid way of working (home/office)
  • Possibility to work from abroad for a max of 13 weeks per year
  • Participation in Mr. Marine Academy, courses and field visits
  • Young-minded international teams
  • Mr. Marine events including team-building events abroad

Note: EU passport or existing NL residence/working permit without restrictions is needed

Application Process

What do you like most about working at Mr. Marine?

Mr. Marine Shikin Jaafar
Shikin Jaafar
Operations Director
What I absolutely love about working at Mr. Marine is being surrounded by a team of incredibly talented individuals. Every day, I have the opportunity to learn something new from each and every one of my colleagues. It’s like being in a constant state of growth and discovery, and I thrive on that.
Mr. Marine Vasiliki Kostoula
Vasiliki Kostoula
Team Leader
What I like most about working at Mr. Marine is the inclusive environment we have meticulously built over the years. It is a place where I can genuinely be my true self, and where every individual’s voice and perspective are valued. The knowledge that all opinions matter promotes a culture of open communication, collaboration, and mutual respect. Moreover, I appreciate how our leadership actively fosters an environment where diversity is celebrated and differences are seen as strengths.
Mr. Marine Sara Bernardi
Sara Bernardi
Chief Commercial Officer
I love the vibrant, youthful energy that prevails in our team. We are a diverse group of individuals from different backgrounds and cultures, coming together with a shared enthusiasm and passion for what we do. This dynamic mix of personalities and perspectives creates a stimulating and engaging work environment that I truly enjoy. There’s an inherent drive to continuously improve and deliver exceptional results, which keeps us motivated and inspired.
Mihnea Radulescu
Mihnea Radulescu
IT Manager & SAP Project Manager
There are many things I enjoy about working at Mr. Marine, but two of the most notable would be the dynamic, fast-paced international atmosphere, and the dedicated and passionate team members. The diversity of cultures and perspectives allows for fresh ideas, alternative ways of thinking and approaches to work. In addition, the people I work with are truly invested in their roles, and it is clear that they care about the success of the company and the impact of their work.
Mr. Marine Yagmur Kantar
Yagmur Kantar
Senior Project Manager
What I cherish about working at Mr. Marine is the incredible opportunity to collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Being part of an international team has enriched my professional experience in ways I never imagined. Working with colleagues from around the world has broadened my horizons and exposed me to different perspectives, ideas, and approaches to problem-solving. It’s a constant reminder that innovation knows no boundaries and that the collective intelligence of a global team can lead to remarkable outcomes.
Mr. Marine Henri Baanen
Henri Baanen
Technical Manager
I love the variety of work and the speed of the business. After almost 15 years of being part of the Mr. Marine team, the “having fun” part of the business is still there for me.
Klaas Minnema
Senior Controller
Working at Mr. Marine is an absolute joy for several reasons. Firstly, the culture here is incredibly open and supportive. Being part of a young, dynamic team in an organization that thrives on innovation and continuous improvement is invigorating. What’s truly fascinating is the global aspect – interacting with customers and colleagues from diverse backgrounds, enriching the internal environment with a myriad of perspectives and experiences.

Equal Opportunities Statement

Mr. Marine is an equal opportunity employer, in accordance with Dutch law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace that is free from discrimination and where all employees are valued and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, age, disability, or any other protected status under Dutch law.

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