Vessel Manager

Are you looking for your next career challenge? Would you like to work in an international environment and expand your knowledge of technical operations? We are looking for a talented Vessel Manager who is ready to join UltraShip in a position that offers a unique opportunity for career development.

We offer
You will manage 3-5 of our vessels, ensure integration between the vessels and the office, and assist the people on board in delivering a safe and efficient operation.

You will inspect vessels, develop budgets, monitor expenses, and monitor work during dockings and major overhauls. Furthermore, you will ensure that we maintain compliance to regulatory and industry standards as well as our ambitious company standards.

Moreover, you have a particular focus on safety and environmentally critical equipment, and you do not hesitate to intervene to ensure that our high standards are maintained.

Among other interesting tasks, your responsibilities will include:      
  • Managing technical maintenance, inspections, surveys, repairs and dockings
  • Close follow-up on the vessels’ maintenance ensuring optimal operational efficiency
  • Resolving technical issues on the assigned vessels
  • Close cooperation with the purchase department on spare parts
  • Ensuring the daily operation of the vessels according to legislations
  • Liaison with the operation on future planning
  • To be responsible for the vessels’ budgets
  • To be an ambassador for the safety culture programme
  • Developing into a role where you will have the overall management of the assigned vessels
“Safety needs to be placed highest on the agenda in all that we do and as our new Vessel Manager, you will play a key role in the safety performance of our company interacting daily with our crew, but also being part of the development of a more environmentally friendly company,” says Chief Technical Officer, Kaj Pilemand.

To succeed in the job
You should be passionate about doing a great job and always act with your stakeholders’ needs in mind. Furthermore, the work environment is very important to us, so the right candidate will be one who can contribute to a positive social atmosphere in the team.

You seek insight and you are curious about everything related to the vessel operation. You know that as a Vessel Manager, you have a lot of interaction with people on board our vessels and you, as a role model, always use this opportunity to influence our safety culture positively.

You are a true team player and understand the importance of establishing good relations with your counterparts in order to obtain excellent results.

We are looking for the following qualifications and competencies:
  • Marine Engineer/Dual Officer with excellent results
  • Marine experience as an engineer, preferably from gas carrier or chemical tanker (not mandatory)
  • You have thorough insights into safety, quality, and vetting areas, preferably from the tank industry
  • You are motivated by a busy environment where priorities are constantly challenged, and innovation is daily business
  • Proficient level of English as this is our corporate language
  • Customer focus and ability to communicate easily with both technical and commercial staff
Candidates with various backgrounds and seniority will be taken into consideration and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop into the role.

Compensation
We offer a competitive salary which will reflect your experience and qualifications, as well as an attractive benefits package. Furthermore, we believe in freedom and flexibility, and constantly seek an optimal work-life balance for our teams. We are convinced that an optimal working environment requires an excellent social atmosphere across both departments and companies.

As an employee, you have the opportunity to join a running club, enjoy the common breakfast every Friday as well as the Friday bar, and take part in some of the other social events planned throughout the year. In addition to this, we also offer health insurance, a discount agreement with SATS and an in-house massage agreement. We are an international organisation, so the right candidate appreciates working in a multicultural and diverse environment.

Application
For further information about the position, please contact Head of HR, Carina Cappelen at (+45) 39970501 / hr@ultranav.dk or Vessel Group Manager, Michael Petersen at (+45) 69962141 / michael.petersen@navigatorgas.com.

Please submit your application and CV via the “Apply” button as soon as possible and no later than 3 October 2021. However, do not wait until the deadline as applications are evaluated continuously and interviews will take place as soon as possible. Your application will be treated with confidence, and our reply will be sent to the e-mail address you have registered in our recruitment system. 

ABOUT ULTRAGAS:
Ultragas and Navigator Gas have merged their fleets and businesses.
The transaction unites two leading gas shipping companies with a combined fleet of 56 vessels, which will enhance our capability to provide flexibility, choice, and support to our customers.
We play a vital role in the global liquefied gas supply chain, providing gas transportation solutions for energy companies, industrial users, and commodity traders. Our sophisticated vessels provide a safe, efficient, and reliable floating pipeline connecting producers and end users.

FOCUS ON CLIMATE
The shipping industry is deeply focused on lifting its climate responsibility, and it is at the top of our agenda to push for a greener future. We are committed to reducing our emissions with 40% per cargo tons-mile by 2030, and to reach that goal we have to continue to innovate, collect and analyse data, invest in equipment and systems, as well as raise general awareness both ashore and at sea. 
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Carina Cappelen Head of HR +4539970501
Contact person:
Michael Petersen General Manager, Vessel Group Manager +45 6996 2141
Location: Smakkedalen 4, 2820, Gentofte, Denmark

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