Ladar Ltd.

Project Coordinator

We at LDR are looking for an experienced Project Coordinator to join our growing team and facilitate management of EU/UKRI-funded projects.
Founded in 2013, LDR has a global team comprising of seasoned mariners, experienced research scientists, and business development executives – all focused on delivering cutting-edge remote sensing solutions to the maritime industry. We specialize in automated ship collision avoidance and (semi-) submerged target detection technologies. We understand the industry’s needs for increased ship safety and collision avoidance solutions and the demands of the upcoming unmanned and autonomous vessel technologies market.
We, together with a consortium of partners, have won a project, focused on enhancing safer navigation at Sea, spanning 3.5 years. This project will mark the first step towards autonomous shipping. As co-coordinators of this project, we are looking for an enthusiastic and challenge-driven individual who can help us grow further. For more details about the company and the services it offers, you may visit our website at You may also visit the website of the main coordinator of the project at


  • Facilitate the Project Manager in representing the company and managing EU/UKRI funded R&D/R&I projects in which the company participates
  • Coordinate, support and guide the Project Manager with their daily activities and responsibilities; assign tasks to internal teams and assist with handling any issues that arise
  • Assist in managing consortium members and/or team members as a Work Package and/or task leader and their tasks
  • Coordinate resources and third parties for the execution of projects
  • Communicate and collaborate with consortium partners to successfully deliver assigned project outcomes
  • Assist in preparation, timely delivery, and review of project deliverables
  • Monitor and track progress of the developed project plans
  • Assist in managing a variety of tasks, prioritise a heavy workload and meet targets
  • Attend project meetings (virtually and in person abroad), conferences, trainings as required
  • Undertake and deliver dissemination, communication, exploitation, innovation tasks
  • Interact with executive-level staff

About You:

  • Postgraduate University degree (MSc and/or PhD) in an engineering or scientific discipline preferably in the Information Technology sector)
  • Minimum of 3 years of proven past experience in managing EU funded projects or similar project management area
  • Assist in managing consortium members and/or team members as a Work Package and/or task leader and their tasks
  • Excellent computer literacy (MS Project, MS Office, MS Teams etc.)
  • Proven skills in producing and editing project content within a business environment
  • Project Management Professional certification and/or experience as a PhD postgraduate research assistant will be considered as important advantage(s)
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision, in a team and independently
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills in English language
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to multitask and a keen eye for detail
  • Ability to collaborate with a multi-lingual international team
  • Ability to research, understand and contribute with technical R&D/R&I matters
  • Analytical thinking, strategic planning and ability to problem solve and develop solutionss
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and team working skills, fast-learner and initiative-taker

We Offer

  • Full-time remote/hybrid working arrangement with some travel requirements
  • Opportunities to be part of finding solutions to the challenges the industry is facing today
  • Insight into the rapidly changing Maritime Industry
  • Supportive work culture with new and innovative visions for future development
  • Market competitive salary
  • Performance based bonuses
  • Professional development and training opportunities
To Apply:  If you are interested, please send in your resume to the Project Coordinator – OSM (Offshore Monitoring) at [email protected] with the position you are applying for in the subject. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.