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Job Description

Due to increased activity, Solstad Offshore has exclusively partnered with Faststream Recruitment to hire a Vessel Manager ( Operations) to complement the team in their growing Aberdeen office.

Solstad Offshore has more than 50 years of experience within various shipping segments and is currently the leading provider of specialised offshore tonnage to the international offshore energy industry, both renewable and petroleum.
We are looking for a Vessel Manager to join Solstads Operations team and be based in their  Aberdeen, UK office permanently.
This position will be supporting Solstads fleet of Offshore Construction Support Vessels.
The Operations team has extensive maritime and offshore experience and is looking for someone to complement the team. If you are looking for new and exciting challenges in a fast-paced operational environment, have a high decision-making ability, and are ready to be involved in the daily operations of our vessels, this might be the right opportunity for you.
The Vessel Manager is responsible for a dedicated group of vessels and leads the vessel management teams.
These teams consist of the Technical Superintendent, HSSEQ, Crewing, Purchaser, ICT, and the Senior Officers on board the vessels.
In addition, the Vessel Manager has the responsibility to deliver vessels to our clients in accordance with the contracts, keep the vessel OPEX as forecasted, and profit & loss responsible.

If you do not fulfill all set forth requirements but feel you could be a good candidate for the position/company with the provision of on the job training and mentoring, please feel free to apply.
Required Competence
  • Extensive marine knowledge, preferably with previous experience as a Maritime Officer on offshore vessels, or 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Project Management experience and/or experience of offshore operations.
  • Higher Maritime or Technical education is an advantage.
  • Experience in handling client relationships and client follow-up.
  • Capacity to understand Charter Parties.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint