Dry Dock / Ship Repair Manager - Global remote work opportunity

Location Singapore
Contact name: Brijesh Mongia

Contact email: brijeshm@caliber8.sg
Job ref: 1962

Our client is a leading shipping company looking to recruit an experienced Dry docking Manager for their growing fleet of vessels.


Roles & Responsibilities


Job Responsibilities:


The Dry Docking Manager is tasked to ensure the following:

  • Safe & high-quality dockings of vessels.
  • Maximum value from allocated Dry-dock budgets and costs saving potential are harvested
  • Vessels are docked at the most suitable and economical shipyard, at the most appropriate time, and in the most cost-effective manner.
  • Drive and implement standardization of the dry-docking process across the organisation in line with industry-wide best practices including alignment of dry dock specifications.
  • Constantly review the dry dock process for continuous improvements
  • Ensure that safety is regarded as a common responsibility and is considered as the first priority in the daily operation at sea, in shipyards and in the office
  • Monitor, evaluate, and provide feedback on the performance of assigned docking service providers and docking superintendents to the Head of the department.
  • Liaise closely with relevant stakeholders on all aspects of dry dock planning and management and keep Technical Operations closely advised of any developments.


Qualifications & Experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years in ship management or shipyard.
  • Must have carried out at least 5 dry-docking as the project lead
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are required for conducting day-to-day business
  • Assertive and has excellent negotiation skills
  • Willing to lead a dynamic team
  • Thorough knowledge of the various class, flags and other regulatory /statutory requirements
  • Has good command of the English language.
  • Willing to travel (30% travel required to Shipyard for docked vessels)
  • Project management qualification such as PRINCE2 or PMP certification is an advantage