Technical Manager in Miami, FL at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Date Posted: 10/30/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary

Proactively plans, coordinates 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. Typical assignments would include major ship projects such as revitalizations, and technical projects pertaining to large technical Revitalizations

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Confers with matrixed constituent department representatives and vendors to outline milestones, establish work plans, responsibilities, scope and tracking routines.
  • Follow-up on team members to meet project deadlines and provide input on team member activities for schedule review process.
  • Manages vendors ensuring they meet our time, budget, safety and brand guidelines
  • Coordinates activities to ensure project progresses on schedule, accurately reflects current project status through regular updates of tasks and statuses
  • Stay current on relevant technical research and projects; seek information and evaluate new technology for use on board, and run test programs on such equipment together with manufacturing company and associated teams.
  • Manage and coordinate at a high level, all general procedures and regulatory classification and safety issues between new building office(s) and classification and regulatory societies
  • Communicate project plan status on a regular basis to project team and project stakeholders
  • Utilizes project management tools and techniques to develop and maintain project scope; manages customer expectations and maintains focus
  • Communicate project plan status on a regular basis to project team and project stakeholders

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited university with a concentration in engineering, naval architecture or related field
  • Institute of Marine Engineers/Naval Architects or similar background
  • 7 years of experience supporting technical projects, shipbuilding or ship revitalizations

Knowledge and Skills

  • Software: Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills, must communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communicate in a multicultural environment with all levels of employees and management
  • Detail oriented with excellent analytical, financial and spreadsheet modeling skills


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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