Maritime Trainee at Kongsberg Maritime


Kongsberg Maritime (KM) is an international company with job opportunities worldwide. The company is a market leader in systems for positioning, surveying, navigation and automation. Important markets include countries with significant offshore and shipyard industries. We are determined to provide our customers with innovative and reliable marine electronics that ensure optimal operation at sea.

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Maritime Trainee is one of the leading management trainee programs, organized for the industry by the Norwegian Shipowners' Association. The program lasts for 18 months and combines working in a world leading maritime company with an academic program with five modules in Norway, Singapore and London. Kongsberg Maritime is now looking for our new Maritime Trainee, starting August 2020.


Are you up for the challenge?

At KONGSBERG, we believe in tackling challenging problems and delivering extreme performance in extreme conditions. We do that through delivering world-class products and services that deliver real benefits to our customers.


Do you want to be part of KM’s transformation within Digitalization by actively contributing to our Ship Intelligence Business Unit?


Ship Intelligence sits in the Kongsberg Maritime Integrated Solution division and is tasked with driving forward digital offerings and autonomous technology into the marine industry. The Yara Birkeland project is the first of many that will receive the benefits from Ship Intelligence as well core domain applications on Vessel Insight.

The Digital Applications from Ship Intelligence shall make the customer more efficient, give them real value! Simplifying the complexity and being smart about assisting users with prioritized content.

Kongsberg Maritime is looking for an enthusiastic team player to support the Ship Intelligence team with its business. As our new Maritime Trainee, you should have an interest in both technical, financial and managerial aspects of Kongsberg Maritime’s operation. Your day-to-day responsibility will include supporting Technology development, executing as product advisor on product development, be part of the team that shall succeed with Vessel Insight and be expected to delivered analysis & analytics on our competitive position. In this work you will interact with both internal and external stakeholders


Our main objective for participating in the Maritime Trainee program is to recruit and develop top talents into future leaders within our division.

If you are looking for a dynamic, international and world class work environment, join us in Kongsberg Maritime.


Job description:

  • Contribute to understand new business models and Software as a Service in the Maritime Market

  • Be part of developing our portfolio of Digital Applications

  • Deliver business analytics on selected areas within Ship Intelligence

  • Lift forward customer effects of Digitalization

  • Interface with internal and external stakeholders (e.g. Global Sales and Marketing, Global Customer Support, Customers)


  • Effective written and oral communication. Fluent English is necessary. Knowledge of a Scandinavian language is an advantage.

  • Master Education within one of the relevant areas, Business & Strategic development, Finance, Product Management, Industrial Economy, MBA, Management- Technolgy and Innovation, etc. 

Personal qualities:

  • Self-driven and ambitious

  • Curious about management of people and technology

  • Interest in working in an exciting, demanding international environment

  • Focus on fulfilling customers’ needs and expectations

  • Practical, hands-on approach to complex tasks

  • Quality-minded

  • Positive, robust, t and cooperative personality

  • Willing to learn the business by participating in all aspect of the value chain

We can offer: 

  • Excellent career opportunities with individually tailored development programs

  • Highly qualified co-workers who will share their knowledge and experience with you

  • A personal mentor during the trainee period

Location: Norway, Horten or Kongsberg 


Application deadline is 1st of October 2019. Enclose your grade transcripts from high school, university/college together with your applicaion letter and CV. Please apply through this link.

If you have any questions, please contact Cathrine Sørensen, phone + 47 48 400 100, at Bønes Virik Executive Search.