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Change Coordinator Configuration Changes

Posted 19 May 2024
Work experience
2 to 4 years
Full-time / part-time
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Get on board with Damen Naval, along with more than 1,200 professionals based in The Netherlands, Romania, and Germany. We are the naval division of the family-owned Damen Shipyards Group which employs 12,000 professionals globally. Damen Naval designs and builds advanced naval vessels for customers all over the world. With a passion for technological innovation and sustainable solutions, we continue to push the boundaries in naval shipbuilding. You can be part of our team! Are you ready for duty?


Damen Naval is currently seeking a proactive and dynamic Change Coordinator to join our team on a contractor basis that requires short-term availability. If you are a proactive and detail-oriented professional with a passion for facilitating change in a technical setting, we invite you to join us at Damen Naval. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to innovative projects and collaborate with a dynamic team of professionals. Apply now and take the next step in your career with Damen Naval!

As Change Coordinator, you will play a crucial role in our Configuration Management process, serving as the bridge between technical and administrative aspects. You will oversee change management activities, ensuring that requirements are translated into effective solutions while minimizing disruptions to ongoing work. This role requires a deep understanding of engineering processes coupled with strong administrative and organizational skills.


As Coordinator Configuration Changes (Interim) your key responsibilities include:

  • Supporting change initiation and accurately documenting issues and requirements.
  • Verifying appropriate Change Management levels and executing impact analyses.
  • Monitoring progress and facilitating communication between stakeholders.
  • Organizing and leading Change Board meetings, documenting decisions, and action items.
  • Initiating change implementation plans and ensuring effective execution and communication.
  • Closing out changes after implementation and verification.
  • Providing support to the document control team as needed.


As Coordinator Configuration Changes (Interim) you need to have:

  • Bachelor or Master degree with a strong inclination towards administrative control tasks in a complex technical environment.
  • Driven to drive to accomplish tasks efficiently and support colleagues effectively.
  • Expediting follow up actions where necessary to meet deadlines.
  • Key competencies include precision, thoroughness, discipline, social sensitivity, resilience, and customer orientation.
  • Excellent command of both Dutch and English, with proficiency in German considered advantageous.
  • Excellent references antecedents as a pre-employment security screening is standard part of the recruitment procedure.
  • Permanent EU citizenship and passport are both required and candidates with NL/EU (work) visa or with both an EU and non-EU nationality and/or passport are not eligible in accordance with the requirements imposed by the military nature of our projects.


At Damen Naval, we value our interim team members and strive for a positive and successful collaboration. As an interim professional on secondment basis (detachering) or as a freelancer (ZZP), we offer you the following conditions:

  • An attractive rate, ensuring at least equal pay to permanent staff.
  • Travel allowance of 23 cents per kilometre.
  • Flexibility to work partially from home.
  • Challenging and innovative projects.


Are you interested in the interim position of Change Coordinator Configuration Changes (Interim), kindly submit your application along with your CV and motivation letter. Please state your preferred agreement, secondment (detachering) or freelance (zzp) along with an indication of:

  • Secondment: your monthly gross salary based on fulltime work.
  • Freelance: your hourly rate.

We’re a family company that has been building ships for almost 100 years. Our ambition is to become the most sustainable and connected maritime solutions provider there is. Working at Damen offers the best of several worlds. Active in more than 100 countries, with over 30 shipyards, we are internationally renowned for quality. We offer you an ocean of possibilities.

Marine & Offshore
Active in 101 countries
12,500 employees
70% men - 30% women
Average age is 40 years