Technical Manager

  • Posted 2023-12-13
  • Job ID: 33121

A leading shipping company focusing on complete management services to commercial ships and luxury yachts are currently seeking to recruit a Technical Manager due to company expansion.

Based in the north east of the UK, the role will be a combination of technical and compliance related work as and when required covering all aspects of the routine operation of the fleet of managed vessels and involvement in projects as and when required. Working within an established management team who will support the role and assist in training on the in-house vessel management software. Practical experience of working onboard ship or ashore in the maritime sector is preferred. A sound and thorough knowledge of the ISM and ISPS Codes, Maritime Labour Convention and COSWP is required, and holding a valid Merchant Navy certificate of competency as an Engineering Officer would be an advantage, along with other high-level qualifications such as ‘Designated Person Ashore’ and ‘Company Security Officer’ etc.

The ideal candidate will be/have:

• Native English – other languages are a bonus.
• Experienced maritime professional with Engineering qualifications and background in Commercial Shipping or Luxury Yachting.
• Someone who wants career progression and to establish longevity within the company.
• Experience and aptitude in customer service.
• High levels of computer and Microsoft literacy.
• You will be hard-working and will need a high degree of accuracy.
• You should be able to summarise complex issues in a reader friendly style.
• You should be able to take responsibility for your work product.
• Experience of working in a 24/7 working environment and has flexibility to travel for short periods.
• Experience with working with tight deadlines, short turnarounds for work and an exceptional level of detail.
• Experience with working with high and ultra-high net worth individuals or luxury brands.
• Able and willing to travel for the requirements of the role and able and willing to adapt to demands and changes in the workplace.
• Ideally you will have relevant experience for this role, but training and support is given to candidates who we believe have the potential to succeed.
• Proven longevity in previous roles.

A full job description is available on request; please contact Simon directly for more information or to discuss your candidacy for this role.

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