Planner, Short Term - Manila in Manila at Royal Caribbean Group

Date Posted: 3/31/2021

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Job Description

Journey with us! Combine your career goals and sense of adventure by joining our exciting team of employees. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is pleased to offer a competitive compensation & benefits package, and excellent career development opportunities, each offering unique ways to explore the world.

Position Summary:

Carries out short-term workforce planning and logistics for functional departments in Fleet Operations. Follows operational guidelines and directives from Fleet Operations, Long-term Planner and the functional SME.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides short-term manpower plans (schedules) for departments and/or positions as assigned
  • Provides functional areas within Fleet Operations with systematic information supporting an effective par level planning process and related procedures
  • Coordinates logistics for “just in time” sign on/off, acting as a liaison between Corporate Travel, shipboard management and external hiring sources
  • Ensures effective communication with SMEs, Long-term Planners, Crew Assist, and Post Movement Analysts in areas related to manpower planning, succession planning, recruitment, scheduling, and logistics as appropriate
  • Complies with applicable rules and regulations including but not limited to SQM, flag state and port state legislation, collective bargaining agreements and company policies in all aspects relating to workforce planning
  • Provides complete and accurate employee data in the Human Resources system for assigned departments and/or positions including performance data for succession planning
  • Liaisons with Crew Medical and HR as needed regarding shipboard employees on medical leave
  • Liaisons with crew travel on most cost effective hotel and/or flight bookings for crew members


Job Requirements

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills:

  • Business education from a credited college or university or the international equivalent preferred
  • 2-3 years of previous professional level experience in one or more of the following functions: work force planning, analytics, par level planning, scheduling, and logistics services
  • Knowledge of automated human resources and workforce planning systems
  • Determine the necessary sequence of activities and the efficient level of resources required to achieve long term goals
  • Proven track-record for being able to apply optimization techniques in one or more domains such as inventory optimization, crew planning, manufacturing
  • Evaluate a problematic situation and create a resolution based on planning and reasoning. Use logic, judgment, and data to drive decisions
  • Visualizes, articulates, and solves both complex and uncomplicated problems and concepts and make decisions that make sense based on all available information
  • Quickly learn and apply knowledge, skills, and judgment by assessing and translating information technology into responsive and effective planning solutions
  • Excellent communication skills, can translate data to suggest practical solutions or process improvement
  • Ability to communicate tactfully, verbally and in writing, to gather and relay information in a multinational environment consisting of department heads, managers, coworkers, and shipboard employees
  • Ability to read and write English in order to understand and interpret written procedures. This includes the ability to give and receive instructions in written and verbal forms and to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, co-workers, and shipboard employees
  • Working knowledge of general shipboard functions on a cruise ship, and the general concept of the shipboard organization
  • Working knowledge of applicable immigration and visa requirements related to seafarers in various geographical areas
  • Working knowledge of applicable flag state and port state regulations related to seafarers training, licenses and certifications as needed

It is the policy of the Company to ensure equal employment and promotion opportunity to qualified candidates without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sexuality, gender identity or expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. RCL and each of its subsidiaries prohibit and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment.


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