Head of Marine Engineering - Next-Generation Shipping Industry

Location: Singapore, Singapore
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Supply Chain & Procurement
Salary: S$200000 - S$250000 per annum
REF: BBBH229968_1550112527

Permanent, Singapore

  • New company, focusing on automated solutions in driving efficiency across the shipping industry.
  • Vast untapped market opportunity with significant expected growth
  • Leadership position, with authority and working along with other talented group of experts and experienced engineers.

About our client:

Our client is a global leader consulting company who is looking to address automated supply chain management solutions within the shipping industry. Collaborating with a high-profile entity, they are geared to improve its efficiency and savings by leveraging next-generation technology in the multi-billion-dollar opportunity. During this time, they are having this new leadership position, Head of Marine Engineering (shipping industry), to collaborate along with a mix of seasoned engineers and regional industry experts.

Job Description:

This role will be based in Singapore, and will report to a General Manager as well as to the Directors of the partner entity. You will need to have Certificate of Competency Class 1 (Engine) or Degree in Marine Engineering or equivalent. This leadership position will require you to also assist in scaling up the business, and driving and executing key processes in Marine Engineering. Your main responsibility will include, but not limited to:

  • Driving and supporting all primary business plan.
  • Collaborating deeply with the Product and Engineering team on the setting up of the equipment and software onboard ships.
  • Assisting in the general management of customer onboarding and to make sure support system is in place for customer's perusal.
  • Ability to perform operation optimization to deliver excellent values for the clients.
  • Managing the growth of your team, by being accountable and responsible for the recruitment of team members/manpower to cater the business growth.
  • Driving and overseeing the performance of the team.
  • Collaborating positively with the respective maritime authorities and their respective partners to be up-to-date with the regional developments and compliance.
  • Enforcing the operations is complying to the regulatory terms.

The Successful Applicant

We invite an senior, highly experienced professional with an eye for the general management of the Marine Engineering functions within the shipping industry. We are seeking a highly motivated and team driving individual to raise the bar of productivity and consistency. To be successful you must come with:

  • Preferrably more than 15 years of continuous experience in the shipping industry, with exposure as Chief Engineer, Second Engineer, or Technical Superintendent
  • Ideally you are currently a people leader with more than 5 years managing an experienced team
  • Certificate of Competency Class 1 (Engine) or Degree in Marine Engineering
  • Ability to liaise, maintain, nurture, and develop relationship professionally across different stakeholders
  • Experienced, direct, and tough leader - strong character who provides direction and thrives in a challenging and difficult environment.
  • Experience in managing plant in a fast paced, evolving working environment,
  • High levels of drive for results, solution based attitude, motivational tactics, and use of performance management - goal orientated.
  • Able to relate, connect, and work with strong and tough management for driving growth.
  • Methodical and logical approach to problem solving - seeks, identifies and resolves hidden problems, continuous improvement mindset.
  • Organizational Agility - Multi-tasker who can manage/orchestrate multiple activities.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary and benefit package
  • Working for the world's newest and forefront shipping technology firm.
  • Available avenues to contributes positively for the organization to grow and being recognized for it.

Interested applicants can click APPLY NOW to attach your CV, or visit https://www.ambition.com.sg/job-search?disciplines=supply-chain-and-procurement-jobs to drop your CV. Data provided is for recruitment purposes only. Regrettably, only shortlisted candidate will be notified. #LI-GGA

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