Marine & Shipping

Ship Manager

Ref: 426| Posted: 11th Feb 2019

This vacancy is now closed
Our client requires a Ship Manager to join their Projects Department based in the US (East Coast)
The Ship Manager will be expected to prepare and agree Shift Handovers / Daily Reports and present to Trades/Project/Nightshift Managers whilst also ensuring that work being carried out is being done in accordance with offer/specifications and guide production Foreman/Subcontractor accordingly
As the main point of contact for production related activities on the vessel, you will also be required to monitor safety, encourage the development of a Safety culture and maintenance of the safe working environment.
Further responsibilities will include
  • Monitor/Review with Trades, the progress of works and report to Project Manager/Planning for inclusion in PM’s daily meetings. Where and as required by the Project Manager provide written reports of same.
  • Intervene in resolving issues of priority/support between trades in order to maintain momentum of progress in line with project objectives.
  • Oversee the works being carried out by yards appointed subcontractors.
  • Carry out inspections of New Works (Variation Orders) and provide/coordinate provision of Variation Orders request to Project Managers including identification of scope, resources required and time to complete the works. Where required, assist in writing up variation orders.
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in the ship repair or ship building industries.
  • Knowledge of ship repair.
  • Basic Project Management skills.
  • Computer savvy with excellent knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel)
  • Good understanding of budgeting and reporting
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Attention to detail and Problem-solving abilities
  • A professional trade qualification or completion of an apprenticeship and experience as a tradesman in the maritime sector.
  • Educated to high school level or above.
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package