Technical Manager (Yachts) - London

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Technical Manager (Yachts) – Permanent – London – Competitive salary plus bonus & benefits

Reporting to the Fleet Manager you will provide technical management and support to a group of Yachts within the managed fleet. You will work closely with the technical and operational management teams.

Responsibilities include:

* Technical Management of a fleet of vessels
* Provide interpretation of Class Rules and other related regulations; manage Class society block fee agreements; Monitor class survey schedules and requirements; Liaise with attending Class and Flag surveyors to ensure all items are dealt with satisfactorily.
* Promote the effective use of PMS systems and appropriate conditioning monitoring techniques; assist with establishing Planned Maintenance Systems and ensure PMS contains all flag, class, builders, manufacturers and company requirements; review maintenance reports and provide feedback.
* Manage dry docking and refits; create refit specifications, shortlist suitable shipyards and manage tendering process; monitor refit costs, quality and schedules; attend on-board or at shipyard for planning and progress meetings as required; provide support with warranty claims on completion of refit.
* Undertake regular Technical Inspections on-board and ensure all items raised during inspections are clearly reported and followed up.

Experience Required:

* Formal Education in Marine/Engineering/Naval studies to diploma or degree level
* 5+ Years experience in a similar role, or,
* 10 + Years seagoing experience in an engineering capacity to at least merchant Class 2 Level or equivalent.
* Previous experience of technical management of passenger vessels will be beneficial.
* Excellent communication skills, able to communicate effectively at all levels (dealing with Captains, Chief Engineers and colleagues)
* Sound knowledge of ISM/ISPS, SOLAS, MLC & STCW.
* Fluent in spoken and written English. Proficiency in other languages will be beneficial.
* Live within commuting distance of London and be eligible to work in the UK

If you wish to apply, please contact Tom Settle on 02392 322359 or send your CV to

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Contact Details:
Tel: 023 9232 2359
Fax: 023 9237 4445
Contact: Tom Settle

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