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Yacht Manager – South Coast

Land Based / Permanent

Posted By Phil Clark

Posted Date
Thu 22 Feb 2024

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Description

Position: Yacht Manager

Location: South Coast of England

Are you a Superyacht Chief Officer ready to move your career onshore?

I’m seeking to speak with a career minded yacht professional poised to transition from sea to shore, who can bring their rich experience and dynamic energy to my esteemed superyacht management client. This role will focus on overseeing operations, compliance, crewing, and financial management for the fleet. Based in the office on the South Coast of England (with some international travel), you'll ensure our clients' highest expectations are not just met but exceeded.

Your New Crew:

The team is part of a globally recognized shipping powerhouse, dedicated to the meticulous management of the world's most iconic yachts. They pride themselves on a culture of growth, interdependence, and expertise, offering discreet, top-tier services to the industry's most challenging projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Seamless integration of operational, technical, and financial management practices, ensuring top-notch service delivery.
  • Collaborate with an extensive network, from internal teams to global suppliers, shipyards, and legal and financial professionals.
  • As required, travel to meet operational demands, ensuring client satisfaction across the globe.
  • Ensuring all activities align with maritime regulatory frameworks and financial strategies.

About You:

  • Command-level yachting experience, looking to transition to a land-based career.
  • A valid Certificate of Competency (CoC), or the capability to renew, highlighting your leadership at sea.
  • A strong communicator, adept in liaising with a diverse crew and clientele.
  • A solid understanding of maritime conventions (STCW, SOLAS, Maritime Labour, and MARPOL) and a proven track record in budgeting and financial planning.
  • Certifications as an Internal Auditor and Company Security Officer would be ideal.

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Yacht Management Director – Monaco

Land Based / Permanent

Posted By Phil Clark

Posted Date
Mon 12 Feb 2024

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Yacht Management Director – MONACO

$120,000-140,000

Oversee all aspects of the Yacht Management Department.  The overall goal is to grow and sustain a recognized and respected fleet of quality yachts and to maintain strong interpersonal relationships with current and prospective client owners, captains and brokers around the world.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Identify & cultivate new business for the Yacht Management Team
  • Perform competitive analysis & implement strategic plan for business development.
  • Oversee New Client Checklist and prepare paperwork for onboarding new client vessels.
  • Liaise with clients & representatives on high level issues & concerns.
  • Visit yachts & shipyards on behalf of clients to oversee projects, especially for significant shipyard projects.
  • Visit yachts worldwide to perform on-board internal audits as required by regulations (ISM/ISPS/MLC).
  • Oversee logistical arrangements of Yacht Management staff & coordination with vessels, clients, contractors etc.
  • Ensure department compliance with Flag State regulations (ISM/ISPS/MLC).
  • Plan & manage company Flag State audits for compliance (ISM/ISPS/MLC).
  • Create and control Yacht Management operating budget.
  • Create and oversee operating systems for Yacht Management Department including software & technology development.
  • Identify areas for training of staff in the department.
  • Meet with brokerage clients and charter clients to advise on ownership issues.
  • Review budgets & financial reports with clients.
  • Provide budget scenarios for brokers as requested.
  • Review department accounting reports and identify opportunities for growth/profitability/reduced costs.
  • Perform HR duties within the department (interview candidates/hiring/termination/PTO/expense reporting/dispute resolution).
  • Attend & participate in industry events, seminars & conferences.
  • (Currently) act as the DPA

 

 

 

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Technical Manager

Land Based / Permanent

Posted By Phil Clark

Posted Date
Mon 12 Feb 2024

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Description

Technical Manager – Fort Lauderdale

$80000-100,000pa

 

Liaison with vessels & owners as per Management Agreements – guiding owners & providing support to vessel Captain & Crew as outlined below.

You will be responsible for overseeing the maintenance, repair, and operation of the company's fleet of yachts. This individual will work closely with the vessel team, yacht owners, captains, and crew to ensure that all yachts are in good working order and meet the necessary safety and regulatory standards.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement maintenance and repair schedules for the vessels in the fleet. Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all. Collect all necessary equipment lists, manuals and populate vessel PMS as needed.
  • Oversee maintenance and repair work, including coordinating with contractors and suppliers as needed
  • Ensure that vessels are in compliance with all relevant safety and regulatory standards and implement as needed into department procedures & documentation.
  • Work with vessel team, owners, captains, and crew to identify and address any issues or concerns as well as monitor the performance and efficiency of the vessels to make recommendations for improvements.
  • Provide a point of contact for Owner/Captain/Crew for 24/7 support. Regular communication with Owners & Captains is required to ensure total client satisfaction is upheld.
  • New client setup, implementation of on-board documentation, standards & protocols.
  • Provide technical consultancy support with vessel surveys & shipyard periods.
  • Ensure shipyard/marina agreements are reviewed by insurance and provide support with claims.
  • Visit yachts and provide Vessel Visit Reports to owner on a regular basis.
  • Assist with development and continual improvement of internal procedures/software tools & vessel management software (BLUE).
  • Work closely with Yacht Account Manager regarding accounting & budgets to ensure proper management & approval of invoices.
  • Corporate liaison with shipyards and vendors to verify and negotiate proposal and contracts, and ensure discounts that can be passed onward to clients. Visit shipyards to determine quality of work and condition of yard itself.
  • Liaison with sales brokers and Owners regarding operational issues and concerns of Owners.
  • Attend industry events, seminars & conferences worldwide as required.

 

Qualifications:

  • Degree in marine engineering or a related field or experience in yacht maintenance and repair
  • Strong technical knowledge of yacht systems and operations
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks concurrently
  • Proficiency in computer programs such as Microsoft Office and yacht management software

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Yacht Management Director

Land Based / Permanent

Posted By Phil Clark

Posted Date
Mon 12 Feb 2024

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Description

Yacht Management Director

Based in Fort Lauderdale

$90-110,000 pa

Oversee all aspects of the Yacht Management Department.  The overall goal is to grow and sustain a recognized and respected fleet of quality yachts and to maintain strong interpersonal relationships with current and prospective client owners, captains & brokers around the world.

  • Identify & cultivate new business for the Yacht Management Team
  • Perform competitive analysis & implement strategic plan for business development.
  • Oversee New Client Checklist and prepare paperwork for onboarding new client vessels.
  • Liaise with clients & representatives on high level issues & concerns.
  • Visit yachts & shipyards on behalf of clients to oversee projects, especially for significant shipyard projects.
  • Visit yachts worldwide to perform on-board internal audits as required by regulations (ISM/ISPS/MLC).
  • Oversee logistical arrangements of Yacht Management staff & coordination with vessels, clients, contractors etc.
  • Ensure department compliance with Flag State regulations (ISM/ISPS/MLC).
  • Plan & manage company Flag State audits for compliance (ISM/ISPS/MLC).
  • Create and control Yacht Management operating budget.
  • Create and oversee operating systems for Yacht Management Department including software & technology development.
  • Identify areas for training of staff in department.
  • Review budgets & financial reports with clients.
  • Provide budget scenarios for brokers as requested.
  • Review department accounting reports and identify opportunities for growth/profitability/reduced costs.
  • Perform HR duties within the department (interview candidates/hiring/termination/PTO/expense reporting/dispute resolution).
  • Attend & participate in industry events, seminars & conferences.

Who are we looking for?

The successful candidate is likely to currently be a Senior Yacht Manager, with strong compliance knowledge, looking to accelerate their career within a fast-growing and market-leading Yacht Management Company

 

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