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Job Description

I am currently working with an established Global Yacht Management Company searching for a Yacht/Technical Manager to join their team in their Fort Lauderdale office.

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual with a maritime background to start or continue a shoreside career with fantastic career progression prospects. 

The main objective is to provide guidance to owners & support to vessel Captain & Crew as well as an efficient and proactive management service to the Owners, Owners representatives and Captains for their assigned vessels.

This is an office-based role, and you must have the right to live and work in the USA, ONLY applicants that possess either a valid Green Card or a US Passport will progress through the selection process. No sponsorship is offered as part of the package. 

Key responsibilities of the role are varied and can include
  • Preparation of annual budgets
  • Working closely with the Captains and Engineers in ensuring the yachts maintenance is managed
  • Organizing annual dry dockings
  • Monitoring the yachts certification
  • Budgeting
  • Ensuring that vessels adhere to class and flag requirements.
  • Regular travel to the yachts to conduct inspections and visits
  • Liaise with vessels & owners as per Management Agreements

Candidate minimum requirements:

  • Experience in the Superyacht Industry
  • Good knowledge of ISM/ISPS
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Good commercial knowledge and negotiating ability
  • Excellent decision-making ability
  • People Management / Leadership transferrable skills – the ability to oversee, guide and advise a team
  • Knowledge of class regulations
  • Willingness and ability to look after Owners interests
  • Self-starter with the ability to work autonomously
  • Well presented
  • Fluent English language skills (written and spoken)
  • Computer literate and good with technology
  • Strong attention to detail, report writing
  • Willing and able to travel frequently, as and when required
  • Experience on-board a large Superyacht.
  • Strong knowledge of relevant Flag State – specific Policies and Guidance affecting Yacht Operations.
  • Up to date knowledge of maritime legislation including marine insurance.
  • ISM Lead Auditor or DPA qualification.
  • Project Management experience in the Superyacht sector, refits, new builds, dry docks.
Generous package and other benefits.