Assistant Vessel Manager

Red The Consultancy Europe Ltd
November 10, 2017
Red The Consultancy Europe Ltd
Training, Technical, Project, Superintendent Jobs
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General Job Description

Assistant Vessel Manager required in Glasgow to act as a ‘front line’ operator heading their Ship Management Teams.  The Assistant Vessel Manager will have full responsibility and accountability for the success of the operations and people on board their vessels.  

About Our Client

Our client is a highly reputable global organisation which boasts an excellent working environment, impressive support network and great benefits to employees.

The Successful Applicant

  • Certificate of Competency at Class 2 Unlimited OR equivalent relevant degree as a minimum
  • Knowledge of technical operations for the vessel types managed
  • Knowledge of propulsion plant onboard vessels managed
  • Knowledge of cargo containment system, cargo handling equipment and systems on board vessels managed
  • Preferably education and experience as a marine engineer
  • A desire to drive continuous improvement in self and others
  • Analytical, problem solving, time management, project management and decision making skills
  • Demonstrates teamwork, interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to respond positively to customers in an effective manner

Job Description

  • Treat Health, Safety and Environment as Top Priority 
  • Ensure vessels are operated in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner, ensuring compliance with Class and Statutory and Company regulations 
  • Provide day to day Technical and Operational support and guidance to assigned vessels 
  • Monitor vessel performance and ensure follow up action. Carry out regular risk reviews for vessel operations and ensure appropriate actions are taken. 
  • Management of vessel budgets and operating expenditure 
  • Plan, monitor and manage dry-dockings and major scheduled and unscheduled repairs 
  • Set clear goals and expectations and coach and develop Masters, Chief Engineers in line with Competence and Performance Management objectives. Participate in interviews and make recommendations regarding new-hires and promotions 
  • Act as the main contact for commercial and voyage coordination for assigned vessels 
  • Carry out regular vessel visits to confirm condition and compliance with Company Operating Standards and provide Senior Management with Vessel Condition reports

Remuneration Package on Offer

    Competitive Salary and benefits package.  

Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

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