The Ship Manager will work very closely with the Ship’s Management team to ensure the ship is kept technically safe, legally compliant, reliable and comfortable, as well as meeting the expectations of all stakeholders.
As the main point of contact for the ships, maintaining key relationships across the business is vital, including all Masters, Chief Engineers, IT Department, Safety, Environmental & Compliance Officers and the Port Staff.
The Ship Manager will lead the vessel’s engineering crews and provide project management support to the Ship’s Management Team and will manage all contracts, contractors, suppliers and manufacturers to ensure all planned tasks and defects are correctly resourced to the right quality standard. The Ship Manager will also control allocated budgets, conduct informal audits, maintain the ship’s asset register, produce risk assessments, and oversee dry dock and refit.
The successful applicant will have previous experience in a senior engineering role, will be expected to manage an engineering crew, have knowledge of basic accounting skills and hold a STCW (95) 111/2 Engineering Motor unrestricted or equivalent.
The ability to handle difficult and stressful situations, with good negotiating skills and excellent communication will be an essential requirement of this role.
The intended location for this role is Condor House, Poole with regular visits to vessels.