The role of Fleet Ship Manager is a key position within any Maritime organisation. This role is usually responsible for all operational aspects and budgetary control of the company’s vessels.
Depending upon the organisation, this position could involve the management of as few as 2 or 3 vessels up to perhaps as many as 30+ vessels. It is a very responsible position and calls for someone who is extremely organised and absolutely understands the shipping world. Previous experience as a Technical Superintendent within Shipping could lead to this position.
What does a Fleet Ship Manger job description include?
- This position is key to any organisation and involves you working as part of a very closely knit team of people who keep the vessels within the organisation working efficiently.
- The Fleet Ship Manager has budgetary responsibility which including the preparation of budgets in accordance with the organisations requirement and monitoring of agreed budgets set.
- You will oversee the operation of the vessels, ensuring that they are operated safely, economically and efficiently maintained to a standard that allows them to fulfil operational requirements of either the organisation or charter parties and/or other commercial contracts.
- The Fleet Ship Manager is usually also responsible for vessel inspections, audits. You may be required to prepare reports in readiness for any inspection, or items arising from inspections to ensure any actions arising are followed up.
- You may also be responsible for preparing regular reports for Directors of clients regarding vessel operation.
- As a key manager within the organisation, you will be responsible for the management of a team of people who work within Fleet Management. You will be required to carry out staff training as well as monitor staff performance.
Key skills and qualifications of a Fleet Ship Manager:
You must be educated to degree level or hold a recognised qualification applicable to this position.
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