Vancouver, Canada
Vacancy Type

Role Overview

We are a global leader in the marine navigation systems industry, providing integrated technical solutions for the commercial sector.
We develop and maintain a wide product portfolio, and currently face exponential growth underpinned by an ambitious development roadmap.

To support our growth plans we are actively increasing the size our teams, creating a great opportunity for a Project Manager to join us!

The Project Manager will be responsible for the managing a cross-functional team to deliver radar, chart, service and navigation products as part of the Sperry Marine Commercial Product Line. The Project Manager will be responsible for all aspects of the project including scheduling, budget, risk analysis and mitigation, supply chain, remote subcontractors, and reporting project status to senior staff. 

The suitable project manager should have experience and familiarity with complex defence documentation in a highly technical field.

This position will be in Vancouver, Canada

Key Responsibilities

  • Proactive customer communication through the entire lifecycle of the project
  • Planning of individual product configurations up to integrated bridge systems
  • Responsibility for the assigned IBS project (Integrated Bridge Navigation System), from the order to final ship handover to the end user.
  • Manage the project engineering team to creation and review of technical drawings and documentation
  • Ensuring on-time delivery including sending shipping parts and documentation to the customer
  • Supporting the sales team with technical solutions in compliance with all relevant regulations of the classification societies, flag states, ISO & IEC standards
  • Clarification of technical inquiries through to system design
  • Cross-departmental cooperation with external and internal customers such as product management, development, purchasing, sales and service
  • Reporting of project status to senior leadership team including schedule, budget and associated KPI's
  • Creation/Management of non-standard documentation, such as ILS data
  • Creation and management of project schedule and document control activities

About You:

  • A technical university degree
  • Knowledge of advanced project management methodologies.
  • Advance knowledge of managing complex projects with defence style documentation
  • Clear communications skill and ability to manage external and internal customers
  • Structured and solution-oriented way of working, which is characterized by process thinking.
  • Fluency in English to communicate with international clients and teams
  • Willingness to make international business trips (frequent to Vancouver if not based there)
  • Initial knowledge of the maritime environment (navigation equipment and corresponding regulations) is an advantage.
What we offer
  • Competitive salary
  • Hybrid working pattern
  • A varied job in a committed and open-minded team
  • A secure job with a long term perspective
  • International working environment

About Us

With over 100 years of history and expertise in navigation, we have established our self as a major global provider of navigation solutions, including radars, compass systems, steering systems, speed logs, integrated bridge and control systems. We take pride in our commitment to provide 24/7support to all of our customers.

Our company grows because of our employees' dedication and commitment to achieving our mission, something we always remember. In return for working for us you will have access to a benefits package that provides you with flexibility to balance your professional career with your personal life, health & well-being benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development.

We are committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status, including race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.

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