Ship Manager - #1687393

Royal Caribbean Group

Date: 1 week ago
City: Miami, FL
Contract type: Full time


This position represents both the interest of the vessel and the interest of the Shoreside Marine Operations department as the primary person for a specific selection of vessels The Ship Manager is the key contact for day-today operations focused on the safe compliant and efficient operations of the vessel within the Maritime scope The Ship Managers responsibilities span not only the safety compliance and reliability elements of the vessel but also the crew and financial aspects of the daily operations This position also serves as the responsible person for the interaction with Facilities Management


Responsible for overall day-to-day management of assigned vessels within the Marine Operations Department
    Support onboard repair and maintenance and oversee dry-dock planning and operational budgets of the Deck and Engine Departments in coordination with assigned technical Superintendents to ensure approval from the Flag state Port State Classification Society or other government bodies for any changes to the construction or equipment onboardMaintain frequent communication with the Marine Technical organization to assist in the selection and installation of machinery equipment and safety appliances to ensure compliance with applicable regulations safety and environmental policies from governing agenciesMonitors vessel compliance with Class / Government Authorities requirements and follows up to insure the timely and complete clearance of Conditions of Class / Conditions of Authority or any other outstanding conditions as may be issued Follow up with technical department to technically related incidents and damages are properly investigated and reported and that damage claims are validated and settledParticipate in succession planning training evaluation and development for all relevant shipboard personnel Interview and approve as well as give recommendations to Human Resources Department regarding education and training of ship engineersCooperate with Accommodation Maintenance department and New Building for projects and operational issues impacting the Hotel and Marine areas of responsibilityPerforms other duties as required This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this positionEmployees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management


Participate in the preparation of annual budgets for each ship
    This is to be carried out in cooperation with the ships Management Team Shore side operations management and financial department for approval Evaluates monthly and quarterly operation/financial results and recommends adjustments to plans/forecasts for the shipsHandles the guaranteed process with NB/ Yard through-to-completion for all vessels introduced into the CCI fleetCreates manages executes the dry dock plan from start to finish including the dry dock budget


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field from an accredited college or university or the international equivalent preferred
  • Relevant experience as Naval Architect or Marine/Mechanical Engineer and/or experienced Chief Engineer with a shipping company classification societyProven ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects and prioritiesProven ability to manage the financial aspects of the assigned function including the successful identification of expense reduction through cost efficienciesChief Engineers Diploma with minimum 3 years experience on Diesel Engines and Steam PlantThree years (3) minimum experience on vessels with PODs / Azipods as a propulsion system


Must be well versed in areas of Maritime engineering and be familiar with various operating systems onboard (HVAC Electrical Mechanical Engine and Powerplant etc)
    Must have the ability to read and understand technical drawingsWork closely with representatives from the various classification societies and governing agencies regulating the operation of our ships fleet wideMust display basic knowledge of regulations governing the Marine industry under IMO such as ISM SOLAS MARPOL and STCW and understand how to access information when requiredAbility to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects and prioritiesMust have strong supervisory skills and must possess the ability to communicate at the highest level of the organizationExcellent interpersonal skills to communicate in a multicultural environment with all levels of employees and management


The physical demands described here are representative of those requirements employees must meet to perform the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations
    While performing job functions the employee is regularly required to sit and stand write review and type reports compile data operate a pc communicate listen and assess informationThe employee may move about the office complex may travel to other office locations and may lift push pull or move 10-15 poundsThe employee is occasionally required to walk to the dock ascend and descend the vesselThis position may regularly travel domestically or internationallyVisual requirements include distant close and color vision and ability to adjust focus


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job
    The environment includes work inside/outside the office travel to other offices possibly travel domestic and international and work in shipboard functions
  • A high noise level is possible if visiting shipboard or offsite locations

It is the policy of the Company to ensure equal employment and promotion opportunity to qualified candidates without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race color religion sex age national origin disability sexual orientation sexuality gender identity or expression marital status or any other characteristic protected by law RCL and each of its subsidiaries prohibit and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment


Nearest Major Market: Miami

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