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Ferry Operations Unit Manager: Engineer

Ferry Operations Unit Manager: Engineer
2019-07-22

The above mentioned position is available in the Ferry Operations Department at Robben- Island Museum. The incumbent will participate in the effective and efficient Management of Marine Resources in order to carry out all Marine functions within the Business Unit and organisation. To support the Senior Manager Ferry Operations in the Management of the Robben Island Museum Vessels. To ensure marine compliance with all statutory and legislative matters, with particular attention to SAMSA, class requirements and all compliance related matters.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Managing of the Ferry Operations Team, working closely with the Senior Manager Ferry Operations and all other related departments to ensure delivery of the Marine outcomes;
• Working within Ferry Operations Team to ensure the maintenance and availability of Fleet;
• Ensuring marine staff and vessels have the required resources to operate effectively and according to schedule;
• Managing all the Engineering and Deck functions both ashore and afloat;
• Managing the training and development (in conjunction with the HR Department) of all marine personnel required for the delivery of marine activities;
• Assisting Senior Manager Ferry Operations in the Asset Management programme with particular reference to Marine delivery;
• Efficient and effective management and control of marine budget;
• Ability to manage the dry docking process and drawing up a dry docking plan.
• Ensuring a proper history of maintenance carried out is compiled, and that this information is used to enhance the maintenance plan.

Minimum Requirements:
• Motorman Higher Grade, equivalent or higher;
Competency must be valid;
• 3 years’ shore based technical management experience or 5 years in a management position on board– May be preferred;
• 2 years’ experience in planned maintenance – May be preferred;
• Experience in dry-docking and project management for Dry-Docking – May be preferred;
• Thorough understanding of all types of Diesel propulsion systems and associated machinery;
• Thorough understanding of SAMSA Regulations and Class requirements and all other relevant codes related to the marine environment;
• Excellent knowledge of engineering and deck legislative requirements.

Technical and Behavioural Skills
• Proven management skills.
• Proven budget management skills
• Proven report writing skills.
• Must have a hands on approach
• Planning and Organising
• Judgement & Decision Making
• Interpersonal and communication skills;
• Team work and Co-operation;
• Professionalism and punctuality;
• Ability to work under pressure and ensuring schedules are adhered to
• Creativity and flexibility;
• Ability to follow policies and procedures of Robben Island Museum in an ethical way.

Job Requirements: 

Minimum Requirements:
• Motorman Higher Grade, equivalent or higher;
Competency must be valid;
• 3 years’ shore based technical management experience or 5 years in a management position on board– May be preferred;
• 2 years’ experience in planned maintenance – May be preferred;
• Experience in dry-docking and project management for Dry-Docking – May be preferred;
• Thorough understanding of all types of Diesel propulsion systems and associated machinery;
• Thorough understanding of SAMSA Regulations and Class requirements and all other relevant codes related to the marine environment;
• Excellent knowledge of engineering and deck legislative requirements.

Job Type: 

Permanent

Company Name: 

Robben Island Museum

Company Location: 

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