Jr. Manager for Technical Operations in Amsterdam


Jr. Manager for Technical Operation -Amsterdam

We are currently looking for a Jr. Manager, Technical Operations, for our Crystal River Cruises office in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

The Junior Manager Technical Operations ensures that the Crystal Fleet’s Deck and Engine repair, maintenance, capital expenditure/refurbishment, preventive maintenance, equipment replacement and engineering operating policies, procedures and purchasing practices are in full compliance with the SMS. In coordination with his/her team and the Director of Marine Operations he/she develops and maintains all guidance relating to technical matters and technical ship’s personnel including guidance and oversight of all issues related to the AMOS system and the Buyer, Marine.
General Responsibilities:
• Attends ships as required to maintain an in-depth knowledge of their material condition, level of training on board, and provide recommendations to supervisor and CCM on the senior officer succession plan for the technical departments.
• Reviews all ship reports to monitor operating condition and efficiency and ensure timely and appropriate corrective action is taken.
• Proactively follows up and manages the progress of own and ships’ related Report Tasks to ensure they are moved forward.
• Reviews all ship logs/records including; deck maintenance, engine, machinery and waste management logs to ensure: compliance with rules, regulations and that company policies and procedures are being followed in terms of equipment maintenance and inspections and environmental practices.
• Inspects ship’s deck and engine planned maintenance programs and machinery histories. Makes recommendations for improvements in maintenance cycles; in coordination with team develops equipment change-out plans.
• Conducts yearly performance evaluations, training, and performance counseling/coaching of his/her direct reports as required.
• Recommends suitable continuing education/training courses for technical personnel. Recommends changes in training program when deemed appropriate.
• Provide input to the technical department promotion, hiring, accession and succession planning process.
• In cooperation with the AMOS System Administrator and Technical team members, oversees management of ship deck and engine inventory and purchasing system and training of o/b staff personnel in use of the system. Controls system nomenclature to ensure process/data integrity and consistency. On monthly basis reviews expenses to determine ship’s adherence to budget, and possible required modifications to ship’s deck and engine budgets.
Financial Responsibilities:
• In coordination with the shipboard management team, develops, monitors and manages budgets for ship fuel and deck and engine department maintenance; ensures compliance with submission guidelines, identifies spend trends that may affect the budget forecast and advises/recommends/justifies forecast recommendations.
Reports Directly to Director Marine Operations, Crystal River Cruises (DMO) and the Manager Technical Operations
• Bachelor of Science Degree in Marine, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Naval Architecture Master’s level preferred, a valid Engineer’s License with 4 years’ experience can be also considered.
• Two plus years of experience in Cruise/Yachting Industry and River experience is preferred.
• AMOS or similar PMS maintenance proficiency is preferred.
• Familiarity with inland ship regulations and rules.
• Ability to multi-task and work under pressure to maintain agreed project deadlines and budgets.
• Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills to interact with shipboard and shoreside management, employees, shipyards and sub-contractors.
• Highly proficient in the use of computer business applications, internet technology and project planning and management tools.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills for negotiating, presenting and resolving complex technical, inter-personal and commercial issues.
• Fluent in English verbal/written, German language preferred.
Location- Amsterdam, Netherlands. Applicants from EU/EEA countries only.
Starting date, according to agreement. If you are interested and want to send your CV or have more questions please contact Hr. Manager

Mireille Jesterhoudt-Geschiere


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