Operations Specialist

Training, Technical, Project, Superintendent Jobs
December 6, 2023

Your Role: Operations Specialist (Oil and Chemical Tankers)
Location: Piraeus, Greece.
Salary: Negotiable

Job Overview:
As an Operations Specialist for Oil and Chemical Tankers, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the efficient and safe transportation of valuable cargo. Your responsibilities will encompass coordinating and overseeing various aspects of tanker operations, from loading and unloading procedures to voyage planning and compliance with international maritime regulations. This position demands meticulous attention to detail, strong communication skills, and a deep understanding of the intricacies involved in the transportation of oil and chemical products.

Progression Opportunities:
Your career path as an Operations Specialist in our international offices is dynamic and promising. As you demonstrate proficiency in tanker operations and display leadership capabilities, you may advance to roles such as Senior Operations Specialist or even take on managerial responsibilities. Opportunities for professional development, including training programs and exposure to diverse aspects of the maritime industry, will be provided to support your career growth.

Key Duties:
1. Collaborate with vessel masters and shore-based teams to plan and execute safe loading and discharge operations.
2. Monitor and manage tanker schedules, ensuring timely arrivals and departures while optimizing voyage efficiency.
3. Conduct thorough documentation and compliance checks to adhere to international maritime regulations.
4. Address and resolve operational challenges promptly, coordinating with relevant stakeholders.
5. Communicate with port authorities, terminal operators, and agents to facilitate smooth operations.
6. Implement and maintain safety protocols to minimize environmental impact and protect crew and cargo.
7. Utilize industry software and systems to track vessel movements, cargo quantities, and performance metrics.
8. Provide timely and accurate reports to internal and external stakeholders regarding operational activities.
9. Stay updated on industry trends, regulations, and best practices to enhance operational efficiency.
10. Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including chartering, technical, and commercial departments, to achieve overall business objectives.

1. Previous experience in tanker operations or sailing on the operational deck side of the business.
2. In-depth knowledge of international maritime regulations and industry standards.
3. Strong communication and interpersonal skills for effective collaboration.
4. Meticulous attention to detail and problem-solving capabilities.
5. Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment.
6. Familiarity with industry-specific software and tools.
7. Flexibility to adapt to changing operational requirements.
8. Willingness to travel occasionally to international offices or vessel locations as needed.

ARM Maritime; Your First Port of Call.


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

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