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I am working exclusively with an established Yacht Management Company to appoint a Compliance Manager to work out of their office in the South of France. My client prides themselves on offering unparalleled services to their clientele from twelve bases worldwide to assist in running yachts safely and efficiently and providing all the ancillary services required by these luxury assets and for the clients that enjoy them. Their expertise and highly qualified team provide the full range of services and essential support that makes the whole yachting experience a success.

The company is experiencing a significant growth phase. As a result, they have an opportunity for a Compliance Manager based in their Antibes office.

Your role is essential to the business and your responsibilities will include the following:
  • Reviewing and responding to the yachts’ Safety Committee Meeting Minutes monthly.
  • Formatting and issuing of yacht manuals after DPA review and approval.
  • Collating and summarising regulatory information received from various sources for distribution to the Fleet as Fleet Notices.
  • Liaising with vessels to organise internal and external audits and surveys.
  • Reporting of incidents to Class and Flag as instructed by DPA and follow-up.
  • Organising office drills and ship-shore exercises
  • HRclick app support and training for office staff and crew.
  • Other tasks/ projects as instructed and required.
  • Admin support for ISM only yachts.
  • If appropriately experienced and qualified, carrying out internal audits.
 The ideal candidate will have:
  • Strong knowledge of ISM, ideally either through experience as an Officer on board, or as a Yacht Manager
  • An excellent communicator at all levels with strong relationship building skills
  • A high degree of attention to detail, capable of checking/ recording information accurately
  • Self-motivated, able to solve problems and manage their own time
  • Absolute discretion and confidentiality
  • A high degree of written and spoken English
  • Organised, ability to prioritise, flexible, attentive to details
  • Proficient in Word and Excel, and “tech-savvy”
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask and prioritize work
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative where necessary
  • Possess personal travel experience and be willing to travel
Desirable but not essential:
  • Bilingual (English/French) beneficial, but not required
  • Experience working as a Yacht Manager or Compliance Manager for a Yacht Management or Shipping Company
Reporting directly to the Head of Fleet Compliance in their Antibes office, this is an office-based role Monday - Friday when not travelling to your assigned boats. 

To find out more please email your CV to If you have not been contacted within 10 days of making your application, please understand that you have not been successful this time and we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.