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Business:  MacGregor
Job Function:  Project Management

Arendal, NO

Project Assistant


MacGregor is a leader in sustainable maritime cargo and load handling with a wide portfolio of products, services and solutions. Building on our extensive oil & gas expertise, we are developing a strong position as a provider of offshore renewable energy solutions.

Shape your journey onboard and offshore with us

Are you skilled and ambitious, looking for an exciting opportunity to contribute to the success of offshore service projects?

The Aftermarket in Macgregor Norway AS is looking for a project assistant to join our team in the Offshore project department.

Your main responsibility will be to support project managers and team members in the successful delivery of our service projects. You will play a vital role in delivering outstanding service to our clients. This will involve a range of tasks such as coordinating project activities, preparing project documentation, communicating and following up with suppliers and stakeholders.

This  is a position that will give you the opportunity to develop your technical skills and knowledge, making this role an excellent opportunity for personal and professional growth.

The position can be located in Arendal, Kristiansand or Bergen.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Process and control all the service project activities in accordance with project execution guidelines in cooperation with the Project Managers
  • Maintain our project data in our ERP system
  • Perform purchasing, vendor follow up and manage the logistic process 
  • Assist the project department with cost calculations and obtaining offers from external vendors
  • Documentation and warranty

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Relevant education at Bachelor's level
  • Relevant work experience with documented results may compensate for lack of education
  • Minimum 3 years experience from a similar position
  • Proficient using SAP within purchase, order delivery, invoicing, project module
  • Will be an advantage if you have previous experience with tax and custom rules for international shipments
  • Good at communicating in a professional manner
  • Customer service focus and interpersonal skills
  • Good verbal and written communications skills in English

What do we offer:

  • An opportunity to work with renewable energy solutions and support to make global trade faster, smarter and more sustainable
  • Interesting and varied work in an international, dynamic and multidisciplinary environment
  • Inclusive and multicultural working environment
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid work- according to agreement
  • Competitive salary, good pension scheme and health insurance
  • MacGregor Norway AS is a member of the joint Arrangement for AFP

You will be part of
By joining MacGregor, you will be able to work closely with leading industry professionals, developing and implementing new concepts that set the standards in the maritime transportation and offshore industries. We offer our employees the opportunity to be part of a truly global organisation leveraged upon our shared values of Integrity, Quality and Safety. With us you will be part of a collaborative working culture with challenges and opportunities to further develop yourself professionally.
Interested to join?
If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application today!
For more information on the position, please contact: Steinar Eliassen, Global Manager Offshore Service Projects.

Email address:
Phone number: + 47 913 42 907


MacGregor is part of Cargotec


MacGregor shapes the offshore and marine industries by offering world-leading engineering solutions and services with a strong portfolio of MacGregor, Hatlapa, Porsgrunn, Pusnes and Triplex brands. Shipbuilders, owners and operators are able to optimise the lifetime profitability, safety, reliability and environmental sustainability of their operations by working in close cooperation with MacGregor.

MacGregor solutions and services for handling marine cargoes, vessel operations, offshore loads,crude/LNG transfer and offshore mooring are all designed to perform with the sea.


MacGregor is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2022 totalled approximately EUR 4 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.