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Job Description

Job Objective:

Monitors and controls the safe and cost efficient technical operation of all assigned vessels using the available resources, within the defined parameters of cost, commercial viability and operational excellence in line with Owners expectations. Ensure environmental compliance policies are upheld.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Reviews and is up-to-date with the developments in the maritime industry, in order to identify and propose relevant improvements and advanced technical solutions to owner, Fleet Manager/Director. Assists in the monitoring of the safe and efficient operation of the SMC Technical and marine operations. Proactively uses the company developed software systems and IT platforms.
  • Understands the contractual agreements with customers to be able to deliver the same with regards to the services for each assigned vessel, in a safe and cost efficient manner.
  • Monitors the effective operation of the equipment and machinery of the assigned vessels, identifying potential discrepancies from operational standards and proposes and/or implements solutions that will enhance the efficiency, performance and safety of the vessels.
  • Participates in the development of the maintenance and repairs plan for the assigned vessels and monitors its accurate execution in order to identify compliance of operations according to time schedule, quality of deliverables and budget.
  • Projects the requirements in maintenance and repairs activities, spare parts and technical training of the assigned vessels in order to provide valuable information for the development of the budget and maintenance plan of the vessels. Upon approval, follows-up its accurate execution, identifying, reporting and providing solutions in potential discrepancies.
  • Monitors all vessels trading certificates to ensure compliance with existing maritime legislation, safety regulations and operational standard requirements of all regulatory bodies.
  • Reviews the performance appraisals developed for senior officers on board, provides feedback and proposes amendments so as to safeguard the fair evaluation and support their proper career development.
  • Coordinates, coaches and motivates his team, through the appropriate training, development, management of performance and salary progression to ensure that staff have the appropriate knowledge, skills and support that will help them perform effectively and contribute to the achievement of the department’s desired short and long-term objectives.
  • Ensures implementation of the OHSE management system on board with regards to compliance, encouraging feedback, providing resources, eliminating non-conformities, participating in root cause investigations etc.
  Requirements Education & Work Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture or equivalent or
  • Chief Engineer’s qualification.
  • 1 year of sailing experience as Senior Officer on Cruise vessels or similar 
  • 1 year of shore experience as a trainee/ assistant or technical superintendent with a ship management/owning company.