Team Leader Project Management


Leading a team of project managers in the fulfilment of Ballast Water Treatment and Marine Instruments & Controls service projects. Create an environment which encourages and inspires the team to be their best whilst focused on driving results to meet the organizational goals and objectives. Continuously identifying process gaps and seeking to enhance productivity and service quality to achieve operational excellence. The Team Leader Project Management reports to the Director of Operations and is based in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.



  • Leading a team of Project Managers responsible for the coordination of service projects of Mr Marine Engineers on board of sea-going vessels including quoting, processing orders and planning service attendance on board.
  • Manage communication with customers and subcontractors throughout the project.
  • Measure, monitor and manage team performance focused on the main team targets: revenue, gross margin, hit rate and customer satisfaction.
  • Manage resources in the most efficient and effective way.
  • Leading, coaching and developing Project Managers in the team.
  • Ensure the team utilizes best practices, techniques and standards and identify improvement opportunities in efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Conduct knowledge-sharing sessions within team and cross-team
  • Regular progress meetings with clients to understand their needs and follow up on specific issues/escalations.
  • Establishing work plans for coordinating multiple projects at a given time frame
  • Create and maintain safety awareness amongst employees and subcontractors in the project
  • General administration of projects
  • Correct execution of the company’s quality policy.



  • First-level university degree preferably with a technical background
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar senior or leadership function within the maritime industry
  • Good written and verbal expression skills; internal and external contacts to be treated correctly; handle people in a flexible way.
  • Familiarity with SAP is a plus


  • Strong energizing leadership skills who get the best out of others.
  • Self-motivating.
  • Target-driven and solution-focused.
  • Ability to think analytically and attention to detail.
  • Independent and resourceful.
  • The ability to remain organized in a fast-paced environment with many competing priorities. You should be comfortable with having to pivot quickly when necessary.
  • Team Player.
  • Problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to look at continuous improvement of processes
  • Ability to effectively work with a variety of organizations, management levels, cultures, and personalities.
  • High energy and enthusiasm and ability to succeed in a highly intense work environment.
NOTE: This position is open to holders of EU passports and/or residence and work permits for the Netherlands.

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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