Damen Shipyards Group to Navigate Careers Using Lumesse ETWeb™ empower Platform

Fri 20 October 2017

Leading Dutch shipbuilder selects Lumesse for global performance management and talent mobility

Gorinchem, Netherlands , AUSTIN, TX, and Dusseldorf, Germany – Sept. 19, 2017 – Damen Shipyards Group, a Holland-based international shipbuilding and ship-repair company, has selected Lumesse ETWeb™ empower to manage and assist its global workforce from yard to yard.

Damen chose Lumesse’s ETWeb™ empower talent management suite for three primary reasons: Workforce management process efficiency, talent mobility, and better ability to offer career and development opportunities to its people.

“To support the growth of our business and to facilitate the drive to further standardize and improve efficiency, HR needs to improve its processes and operations and we believe that ETWeb will be of enormous help,” says Arold de Vries, HR director at Damen Shipyards Group. “To have the right talent management information available through ETWeb will help with increasing mobility, staff development and further internationalization.”

Paper-based HR records and processes cannot easily be consolidated and analyzed for the information that HR managers and line supervisors need to form and mobilize teams toward goal achievement. In Damen’s case, continuous improvement toward excellence and growth across customer industries and geographies is paramount across the organization.

Lumesse ETWeb™ empower talent management software will enable Damen Shipyards Group to securely and centrally store its employee data, facilitating the distribution of staff resources toward a project, just-in-time learning, and advancement opportunities for engaged employees.

“Storing personnel data across geographies is getting increasingly difficult,” says Dr. Carsten Busch, Talent Management Group President at Lumesse. “This information is as important to your employees as it is to HR management, and Lumesse has the international experience and toolset to get your employees and managers sharing ideas and best practices, forming teams, completing projects, and developing their careers.”

About Damen

Damen, a family owned business with headquarters in The Netherlands, has over 9,000 staff worldwide, working at more than 33 yards. With revenue of about $2 billion per year and a diverse product portfolio, Damen is one of the largest shipbuilders and repair companies in the world.

About Lumesse

Lumesse is a leading international provider of SaaS talent management and talent acquisition solutions. It balances extensive multi-national and multi-industry coverage and experience with local expertise to solve recruitment, talent management and learning and development challenges anywhere in the world. More than 1,500 of the biggest and best brands in the world work with Lumesse in over 70 countries and 50 languages because they recognize that commitment, innovation and value only come from people. We help customers to unlock and inspire that human potential in their businesses by providing a seamless and engaging experience for your recruitment, talent management and learning users, regardless of time, location or device type.

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