The CMRE is looking for a Ship Technical Manager that will support the Head Marine Operations in the planning and coordination of all ship’s activities.
The Ship Technical Manager will be acting as marine technical expert interacting with the scientific stakeholders, the ship’s military crew and the technical support contractor to assure the vessels are fully operational.
Do you have the initiative to take on this role? If so, this position could be ideal for you!
Role and Responsibilities:
- Acting as marine technical expert within Centre for matters concerning the configuration and technical management of the research vessels ALLIANCE and LEONARDO with emphasis on ships remaining operationally capable and relevant to accomplish the scientific mission.
- Ensuring, in consultation with scientific stakeholders, ship’s military crew and technical support contractor and within the limitations of the budget, that the vessels (LEONARDO and ALLIANCE) are kept to adequate levels of technology by proposing and carrying out changes and amendments to on board equipment to satisfy new requirements in accordance with all IMO regulations.
- Being responsible for the maintenance of appropriate ship’s operational data and records, Planned Maintenance System, Drawings and Inventory Control, E-mail, Vibration Monitoring System and Integrated Navigation System, etc.
- Provide advice in defining and improving MAROPS processes
- Acting as Superintendent of vessels ALLIANCE and LEONARDO:
- Coordinating all technical requirements of the vessels;
- Assist in the management and implementation of the Italian MOD/NATO Memorandum of Understanding for the crewing / flagging of ships LEONARDO and ALLIANCE
- Track, monitor and report on ship’s operational budgets;
- Monitoring implementation of the technical support for the vessels including all modifications required, repairs and maintenance works;
- Monitor and advise on day to day technical issues with regards to ships operations and deployments.
- Supervising all activities to maintain class certificates for both vessels;
- Overseeing the ship’s execution of maintenance requirements, as defined in the planned maintenance system.
- Overseeing docking and maintenance periods requirements as defined.
Supporting the Head Marine Operations in the planning and coordination of all ship’s activities including charters, scientific deployments, and Italian Navy activities.
Developing abstract concepts by thinking globally about values, systems and processes and translating these concepts into specific advice and original workable solutions.
Offering innovative and original ideas that do not stem from existing processes and finding less evident models or original combinations.
Efficiently assessing and managing time as well as material, human and financial resources, including regular follow-ups and corrective interventions in accordance with the objectives to be reached.
d. Building teams
Encouraging cooperation between teams and team members by taking the necessary steps to deal with internal conflicts and by consulting them on a broad basis to ensure that everyone feels valued for his/her contribution.
e. Coaching/Developing others
Providing positive and negative feedback to others in a constructive way about their performance, helping and guiding them in their growth.
Establishing and maintaining formal and informal relationships within and outside the organisation, with peers and across various organisational levels.
Reaching goals by making a good impression, getting others to accept ideas by using convincing arguments, creating win-win situations and responding efficiently to one’s discussion partners or audience.
h. Organisational ownership
Holding oneself accountable for the results of the organisation or the department and, consequently, keeping up-to-date with the market in which the organisation plays an active role. Developing and maintaining company structure, policy and goals.
i. Achieving objectives
Generating results by assuming responsibility for one’s performance and the correctness of one’s interventions, recognising opportunities and acting efficiently, at the appropriate moment and within given deadlines.
The duties are performed in an office, laboratory, workshop environment or on-board Centre ships. Slightly undesirable working conditions may apply.
The incumbent may be required to perform his/her duties onboard Centre or chartered vessels. The incumbent may be required to undertake TDY assignments within and outside NATO boundaries.
The incumbent may be required to perform other related duties as directed.
All other related duties should correspond with the required competencies for the job.
The Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) is part of the NATO Science and Technology Organization (STO). The mission of the STO is to help position both national and NATO science and technology investments as a strategic enabler and technology advantage for the defence and security posture of NATO Allies and partners. The Centre conducts scientific research and technology development and delivers innovative field-tested S&T solutions to address the defence and security needs of the Alliance.
CMRE has more than 60 years of experience and has produced a cadre of leaders in ocean science, modelling and simulation, acoustics and other disciplines, as well as producing critical results and understanding that have been built into the operational concepts of NATO and the Nations.
Our recruitment process:
- Please note that we can only accept applications from nationals of NATO member countries.
- Applications (including the most relevant publications, the diplomas - stating the highest level of education - and a CV) for this vacancy are to be submitted using the E-recruitment system
- Appointment will be subject to receipt of a security clearance (provided by the national Authorities of the selected candidate) and approval of the candidate’s medical file by the CMRE Medical Adviser.
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