Senior Manager Marine Procurement in Miami, FL at Royal Caribbean Group

Date Posted: 4/6/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Miami, FL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

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.

The Senior Manger Technical Procurement is responsible for managing and coordinating the activities of all assigned staff in fulfilling the goals and objectives of the Technical Procurement function. The Senior Manger Technical Procurement is responsible for the content, implementation and execution of Technical Procurement Standard Operating Procedures for the entire fleet. This position is responsible for ensuring the ships operation is not interrupted by the delivery of technical goods and services to the vessels.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


Develop and implement category strategies and goals for the assigned categories to achieve department and business goals.

Lead efforts to identify operational efficiency opportunities for all categories under management

Ensures strategic supplier sourcing methods are developed and implemented to effectively support evolving business requirements

Develop enhanced supplier measurement metrics to improve performance and value

Partner with internal stakeholders to proactively problem solve and prioritize initiatives. 

Plans, organizes, and controls activities related to the assigned Category functions

Oversees the assignment of duties to employees. Provides objective feedback and development plans for each employee. Approves personnel actions such as new hire requests and terminations to ensure proper staffing.

Negotiate complex requests for equipment and services from suppliers and subcontractors

Active content contributor to Technical Purchasing SQMs

Serve as primary contact for all Category related issues

Provide management support , training and guidance to Manila, UK and Miami Buyers.

Performs other duties as required.¿ This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management.


Financial Responsibilities:

Responsible for Purchase order approval limit $100k

Responsible for spending of approximately $200 million of contracted and non-contracted items. Ensures orders are compliant and processed based on total cost of ownership


Job Requirements


Minimum bachelor’s degree in business administration or Technical Field from an accredited college, university or the international equivalent


Knowledge and Skills:


Managerial experience in a cruise line or maritime environment related to purchasing and /or supply chain function. Ability to manage the financial aspects of the assigned procurement functions including the successful identification of expense reduction through cost efficiencies. Ability to manage headcount within area. Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal service including needs assessment techniques, quality service standards alternate delivery systems and customer satisfaction evaluation. Knowledge of policies and practices involved in the Human Resources function. Ability to manage staff in a positive and productive manner by motivating, developing and managing employees as they work. Ability to utilize and administer the disciplinary action process through coaching and counseling to improve performance or terminate employment. Ability to read and write English to understand and interpret written procedures. This includes the ability to give and receive instructions in written and verbal form and to effectively respond to questions from management, coworkers, shipboard employees and vendors. Ability to present initiatives and hold discussions at both Company Officer and President level


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.

Stay Connected!

If you’re interested in career opportunities, but not ready to apply, join our Talent Network to stay connected to us and receive updates on the latest job opportunities and company news.