Destination Development Manager - APAC in Sydney at Royal Caribbean Group

Date Posted: 2/22/2021

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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 Group is pleased to offer a competitive compensation & benefits package, and excellent career development opportunities, each offering unique ways to explore the world!


An exciting new opportunity has become available for a professional with a can do attitude, fantastic interpersonal skills and great problem solving skills to support the development, implementation, execution, and delivery of strategic development projects in Australia and the South Pacific, as well as support for the wider APAC region.

This role will build and sustain long lasting relationships throughout the region and understand the key challenges around development; providing and enacting solutions which will ensure RCG becomes the partner of choice for destinations as they improve infrastructure.

The successful candidate will have a broad base of knowledge and some experience with the cruise industry and contract negotiation. In addition, in partnership with the local leadership, the person will assist with government relations, financial planning and analysis, research, and project management. He or she should have an entrepreneurial spirit, can operate in ambiguous environments, effectively balance multiple priorities and communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals and companies, from frontline personnel to senior and government executives. This position reports to the Director, International, Destination Development and the role will require multiple interactions with internal stakeholders



Job Requirements


  • Graduate degree preferred (e.g. MBA, Masters in Finance or JD, Engineering, etc).
  • English Speaking, with French speaking and/or writing language a plus
  • Experience or knowledge of the cruise industry is desirable
  • Some experience in an interactive role, with knowledge in financial and strategic planning, administration, real estate, construction of facilities or related experience for established companies.
  • The ability to live and work in Australia is essential to this role and no visa support will be required.
  • Apply strong analytical, financial, conceptual, planning, and strategic thinking to objectives and performance. 
  • Exercise excellent judgment and the ability to make recommendations and decisions as well as reasoning and risk. 
  • Initiative combined with creative and innovative entrepreneurial skills that allow the individual to identify, develop and implement opportunities. 
  • Outstanding oral and written communication, consensus building and presentation skills. 
  • The ability to organize and manage complex processes with multiple entities is essential.
  • Strong inter-functional leadership skills and ability to drive change. 
  • A global thinker who is familiar with different countries and different cultures is important. 
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or board of directors.
  • Excellent leadership capabilities and ability to develop and manage a team of professionals.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret financial reports, general business periodicals, contracts, legal documents and technical reports. 
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects and priorities.  Must be able to facilitate meetings and solve problems. 



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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