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Senior Marine Project Manager in Miami, FL at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Date Posted: 3/4/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Miami, FL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/4/2019

Job Description

Position Summary
The Sr. Project Manager is responsible for project management functions related to the revitalizations and technical projects, and supporting the individual project managers and projects as needs arise. Typical assignments would include major ship projects such as revitalizations, and technical projects pertaining to engines, AWP, AEP (scrubber technology).

Essential Duties & Responsibilities


Proactively directs and drives ship technical projects so they are accomplished within the prescribed time frame, budget, and meet all safety and brand guidelines. Liaises operating department representatives intimately involved in the Revitalization of a ship: Hotel, Culinary, Marine, Design, Finance, Procurement, HR, IT, ShoreEx, Revenue, Sales & Marketing, Safety & Environment and ship yards.


Ensures operational requirements and ship configurations are compatible with SQM and way of working.


Manages vendors, to whom technical work is outsourced to, ensuring they meet our time, budget, safety and brand guidelines.


Create strong link to marine operations and ship's chief engineers to ensure final plans and designs will meet all operational needs. Identify and communicate restrictions and compromises that may be required due to budget or space limitations.


Develops cost reduction programs for projects.
Directs and coordinates at a high level, all general procedures and regulatory classification and safety issues between new building office(s) and classification and regulatory societies.


Generates the project budget, including forecasting and planning, alongside the Project Manager(s).


Reviews and comment, as appropriate on all project design proposals, feasibility studies, and construction plans, as needed.


Audits existing plans and prepare detailed report as needed.


As directed, visits vessels for familiarization projects and work being handled.


Stays current with technical research and projects development, and evaluate new technology for use across the fleet. Run test programs on new equipment in conjunction with ship personnel as directed.


In conjunction with the Project Manager, supports planning, installation and follow up on all vessels.


Assists current project managers where needed. Act as a back-up for projects that may fall into trouble.


Stays current on SQM policy and be responsible for the timely correction of audit findings.


In conjunction with the Project Manager, assists in the selection and installation of machinery, piping, electrical and all related class construction requirements and safety appliances to ensure compliance with applicable regulations and company safety and environmental policies.


Assists in supervision of projects onboard.


Works on assigned special projects.


Financial Responsibilities:
Responsible for budget creation and monitoring, purchasing strategy and cost mitigation.
Responsible for budget of $150 Million

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Marine Engineering or related field experience required.
5-7 years of Maritime experience preferred.
Must have excellent organizational and communication skills.
Knowledge and Skills
Software: Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint required.
Knowledge of AutoCAD and Microsoft Project is preferred.
Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate in a multicultural environment with all levels of employees and management.
Ability to work in a fast paced environment with multiple projects and priorities.
Ability to add, subtracts, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, discounts, interest and commissions.
Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance, as well as foreign exchange rates.

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to move about the office complex or vessels. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. A higher noise level is possible if visiting shipboard, offsite or warehouse locations.

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