Marine Operations Manager

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Business Development, Management and Operational Jobs
USD 100000.00 - 140000.00 Yearly
March 15, 2023

We are looking for a knowledgeable and highly experienced Marine Operations Manger with Saudi Aramco and Saudi Arabia relevant experience.

  • Build an organization that will support world class Marine operations
  • Saudi Aramco experience is a must.
  • Manage all aspects of Vessel shore support including crew administration, management, movement, assignment and familiarization
  • Operate and maintain the fleet of vessels as per Saudi Aramco requirements
  • The Marine operations manager is accountable for the following:
  • Deliver a vessel to the project that operates safely, efficiently and fully ready in case of Mobilization
  • Deliver a Vessel that will successfully pass the Saudi Aramco Marine Inspection
  • Obtain Saudi Aramco approval of the Marine Crew
  • Maintaining and updating the technical library for the vessel and its equipment, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and performance norms for specific activities carried out by the vessel and its equipment
  • Continuously improving vessel safety and operational performance
  • Identifying the most efficient field-to-field transition between projects
  • Ensure personnel and crew changes are planned for the duration of the project (including visas issues, accidents, urgency…)
  • Provide technical expertise to review suitability of installation procedures and equipment planned to be used or mobilized
  • Prepare and execute mobilization plan including testing, load-out, set up, etc, of equipment required by the project
  • Monitor vessel progress and performance - identify and implement improvement measures
  • In case of vessel break-down, Marine Operations Manager is responsible to ensure the issue is solved in a timely manner
  • Support tender teams in provision of vessel information (capability, capacity), best practices and cost input
  • Participate in technical reviews and, if required, meetings with clients when the expertise of the vessel is required
  • Ensure all Marine port operations are adequately resourced, and risk assessed and have all appropriate procedures, standards, permits and licenses in place and updated when required
  • Ensure compliance with all health, safety, environmental and legislative requirements as per Saudi Aramco
  • Maintain and enforce a safe working environment for all employees, contractors, visitors and customers - maintaining Saudi Aramco standards
  • Ensure effective Marine Review and Safety Meetings are conducted on a regular basis and actively participate in these meetings.
  • Management of employee qualifications, training, training records (in accordance with Saudi Aramco requirements) and other documentation to ensure currency with operational and legislative requirements. Awareness of qualifications & experience required to conduct competent and safe operations
  • Make sure that every candidate Officer is fully prepared for the Evaluation Procedures as specified in these instructions
  • Ensuring continuous improvement of customer service and quality standards as per Saudi Aramco
  • Report to the Proponent and QA&CU all Vessel defect and breakdowns
  • Compiling an Officer C.V. Package for review, as specified, as well as notifying Saudi Aramco Proponent of any planned crew movements or change accordingly
  • Manage business deals from negotiation to close.
  • Build and maintain long-lasting customer relationships with key accounts.

Job requirements

  • Marine management or operational experience in a dynamic port operational environment for minimum of 10 years.
  • Diploma: Port Management.
  • A post-graduate degree in management or business-related discipline. a senior marine qualification or relevant degree.
  • Proven ability to solve operational problems without supervision and deliver effective results to internal clients.
  • Able to demonstrate a high standard of HSE and Quality leadership in work behaviors.
  • strong organizational capacities
  • Fluent in English with good analytical as well as written and communication skills.
  • Excellent Knowledge of Saudi Aramco Marine Standards
  • Experience in writing and implementing company procedures.
  • Proven leadership and people management skills.
  • Strong MS Office / IT capability / comfortable with bespoke IT systems
  • Saudi & GCC experience is preferred
  • Saudi Aramco experience is preferred
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
  • Dedication to develop clients’ business especially in the Energy Sector of Saudi Arabia
  • Derive energy from facing challenges and provide actionable solutions.