Vessel Manager

Scotland, Glasgow
£70000 per annum + Benefits
30 Aug 2017
27 Sep 2017
Kevin McCart
Oil & Gas
Location Type
Vessel Type
Gas carriers
Contract Type
Position Summary

The Vessel Managers are the 'front line' operators heading their ship management teams. Vessel Managers are fully supported in their role by the technical services group in the gas fleet. Vessel Managers will have full responsibility and accountability for the success of the operations and people on board their vessels.

Major Responsibilities

*Treat health, safety and environment as the top priority;
*Ensure vessels are operated in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner, ensuring compliance with Class, 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 our 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 Teekay Operating Standards and provide senior management with vessel condition reports;
*Any other vessel related matter as directed by line manager or Fleet Director.
Requirements (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)

Requirements (Knowledge, Skill and Abilities):

*A desire to drive continuous improvement in self and others
*Analytical, problem solving, time management, project management and decision making skills
*Ability to respond positively to customers in an effective manner
*Demonstrates teamwork, interpersonal and communications skills
*Education and/or experience as a marine engineer
*Sailed in senior rank on board LNG vessels
*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
*Experience in a similar role

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