Assistant Project Manager

Direct Search Global
August 6, 2022
Singapore, Singapore
Job Type


  • Assist the PM to manage / supervise the newbuild process from design to shipyard selection to construction for the company
  • Providing overall leadership for the project to the shipyard while maintaining a focus on achieving quality and safety for the build
  • Monitoring the development of project plans, progress reports and acceptance of inspections / testing
  • Assist the PM to manage the site team and coordinate with production departments to ensure project objectives and targets are carried out
  • Ensure shipyard compliance to quality and schedule
  • Liaise with designers and Newbuilding Engineering Division for design requirements and changes
  • Update Project status to all relevant Owner stakeholders at all times
  • Ensure that the shipyard complies with the Owner’s quality and safety procedures
  • Ensure progress reports are prepared properly and with accurate information
  • Liaise with Owner Rep for project execution and manage resolution of any issues with Owners
  • Identify and solve project issues
  • Ensure that the shipyard complies with the Owner’s quality and safety procedures
  • Supervise and Train Engineers and Asst Engineers


  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or other relevant qualification
  • 7+ years of relevant working experience in shipyard / vessel construction
  • 7+ years Project / Construction Management Experience
  • Experience in interpreting Technical Drawings / Documents + dealing with 3rd party stakeholders
  • Ability to communicate with Chinese customers and vendors in China