Marine Assets Manager and VP
|Job reference nr.:||CS-137164|
|Job category:||Management & QC, Operations & Maintenance|
|Type of work:||Temporary|
|Start date:||September 1, 2022|
|Job location:||United States|
Our client is looking for a Marine Assets Manager and VP. The job is based in United States. Do you have the necessary skills? Contact our Marine Environmental team in Boston, United States.
Position Overview: As an Assistant Vice President / Marine Assets Manager, you will oversee the management of 42 vessels owned by the City and the construction coordination and maintenance of major facilities including homeports.
You will ensure that vessels, all of which are under the chartered control of private entities, are maintained to the city’s standards for safety, performance, longevity, and customer experience. You will represent the ferry department interests for capital construction on major facilities like homeport/vessel maintenance facilities. Finally, you will coordinate and advise on the landing maintenance program to be performed by the Asset Management team. In this role, you will serve as local subject matter expert for marine engineering, naval architecture, USCG regulations, and marine repairs. You will report to the Executive Director for the department.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Provide oversight and management of all vessel repairs, and capital overhauls, including audit of the Operator’s relevant records and ensuring compliance with vessel-related agreements.
- Manage, monitor, and audit the fleet’s fuel consumption, and support the Corporation’s fuel price risk mitigation efforts.
- Work with the Operator to manage and negotiate all contracts and documentation associated with vessels within the fleet and any supplemental vessels as necessary, including insurance, necessary regulatory approvals, and any charter agreements necessary to either bring on additional capacity or let out City-owned assets.
- Manage third-party consultants to support fleet management, including support in naval architecture, engineering, owner’s representation, and others marine-related subject areas.
Landing and Homeport Facilities
- Act as primary liaison with other departments (Asset Management Design & Construction, Capital Projects) that carry out construction of major ferry facilities such as homeports.
- Review technical condition and inspection reports provided by third parties to assist in programming proactive and responsive maintenance for facilities.
- Advise on the long-term maintenance strategy for landing assets in coordination with Asset Management Property Operations and Design & Construction departments.
Long Term Planning
- Maintain a working knowledge of the passenger ferry vessel market in local Harbor and beyond, including available assets, charter rates, and sale opportunities.
- Develop long term strategy for minimizing emissions. Including planning of future vessels and landing infrastructure
- Provide oversight and management of all vessel construction, purchase, repairs, and capital overhauls, including audit of the Operator’s relevant records and any related negotiations with the Operator or third parties.
- Bachelor’s Degree and at least five years’ experience in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, Vessel Fleet Management, or other relevant technical maritime industry. Master’s degree preferred.
- Technical and subject matter expertise relevant to small passenger vessels, on-board systems, and fixed and floating waterfront infrastructure.
- Experience managing projects, contractors, and third-party owners’ reps for a combination of vessel construction, maritime facility construction and vessel maintenance programs.
- Existing relationships in local Harbor and the local maritime industry.
- Excellent presentation and communication skills. Experience briefing senior management on complex technical matters.
- Energetic, creative, and detail-oriented project management skill set.
- Ability to perform financial analysis, alternatives analysis and other forms of quantitative decision-making.
- High level of professionalism.
- Have, or have the ability to obtain, a TWIC card (Transportation Worker Identification Credential).
- Ability to perform site visits to all landings and homeports on a regular basis.
- New York City residence is required within 180 days of hire.
- All new hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus as defined by the CDC, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability.
Should you be interested in this position, please send your application via the apply button. For more information please contact the below mentioned vacancy contact stating the Job Reference Number mentioned above.