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Job Description

I am currently working with an established Yacht Management Company, and have an exciting opportunity for a Fleet Manager to join their US team. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Chief Engineer / Project Manager / Fleet Manager looking to take the next step in their career shore-side.

The main objectives of the Fleet Manager position are to provide support and an efficient and proactive Fleet Management service to the Owners, Owners representatives and Captains as well as developing / increasing the US fleet.
Key responsibilities of the role include the preparation of annual budgets, working closely with the Captains and Engineers in ensuring the yachts maintenance is managed, organising annual dry dockings, monitoring the yachts certification, budgeting, ensuring that vessels adhere to class and flag requirements. It will be your responsibility to ensure that work is completed on time, within budget and kept to company standards. You will also enjoy regular travel to the yachts to conduct audits, inspections and visits.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • 10 years experience in the yachting industry including significant experience as Chief officer/Engineer or Project Manager and at least 2 years as Fleet Manager
  • Marine Engineering / Naval Architecture / Project Management degree
  • Project Management experience in the Superyacht sector
  • Willingness and ability to look after Owners interests
  • Strong knowledge of relevant Flag State - specific Policies and Guidance affecting Yacht Operations.
  • Up to date knowledge of maritime legislation including marine insurance
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Good commercial knowledge and negotiating ability
  • Excellent decision-making ability
  • Knowledge of class regulations
  • ISM/ISPS auditor experience
  • Self-starter with the ability to work autonomously
  • Well presented
  • Fluent English language skills (written and spoken) and Computer Literacy
This position offers the successful candidate the opportunity to work ashore with a leading company and enjoy an attractive package. Candidates must be a US National or possess a Green card providing them with the existing right to live and work in the USA. No sponsorship will be offered as part of this position.
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.