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Ship Repair Managers

Ref no. BHN566107
Location Belfast, Northern Ireland
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Due to a very healthy order book and continuous growth, a number of Ship repair Managers are required for permanent opportunities in Belfast.

Key skills required for this role

Shiprepair Manager/Project Manager/Chief Engineer


Will suit Shiprepair Manager / Project Manager / Chief Enigneer

Job description

The position requires a hands-on approach, and the role will encompass all phases of project development, from pre-contract activities through to final handover and customer sign off.
It is envisaged that this position will be appprox. 60% field based and 40% office based.

Key duties:
To oversee and manage ship repair projects, through effective coordination of internal and external resources.
Prepare and monitor KPI's for repair such that safety, quality and delivery of the work are maintained within the requirements of each project and the Company's overarching policies and procedures.
Be client facing and be the main link between the client and the yard and the yard and the client.
Provide visible, pro-active HS&E leadership, ensuring that all HS&E policies and processes are followed, including any necessary client-specific requirements, ensure that requirements for incident reporting, task risk assessment and safe methods of work are followed.
Responsible for all aspects of project performance, service delivery and safety management systems by providing effective planning, budgeting, time and quality controls.
Providing support as required to the Commercial Dept., both Estimating and Invoicing functions for the successful preparation and management of the bid and tender development processes.
Team up with the Invoicer for preparation of the final Invoice and negotiations.
In coordination with the Planner, plan all ship repair activities with internal and external resources and include alongside and Dry Dock durations, critical path, change control, recovery plans, contract variations and actively seek to develop opportunities with the client.
Manage and control the contract, project schedules, commercial aspects, risks and issues and the documentation processes.
Responsible for a portfolio of projects i.e. rigs, ships, steel structures.
Tour the vessel daily to physically monitor progress of all work.
Solutions orientated to support clients scope of work to alleviate concerns/problems.
Liaise with Belfast Harbour Management, Pilots and ships agents for arrival and departure of the vessel.
Communicate with Owners/Vessel/Superintendent prior to vessel arrival to organise services or special requirements needed on arrival.

Role requirements/experience/qualifications:
A solid marine repair or ship construction / production /repair background. Technical Superintendent with docking experience considered.
Formal Project Management qualification is preferential but not essential.
Managing and understanding of docking / afloat repair projects is required and applicants would be challenged to provide supporting evidence of this.
Proficient in application and use of project management principles and techniques.
OND (or equivalent) in Engineering, Class 2 (minimum) Marine Engineer or other related subject.
Physically fit.
Able to work unsociable hours and weekends.

Key Internal Relationships: Operations/Production Managers, Cost Controllers, Planners

Due to the nature of the role you will be required to be based in Belfast/Surrounding areas so if you are from out of area a relocation would be required. The role is Monday - Friday with some weekend work required in line with project demands.

Salary - Dependant on experience and discussed at application stage

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