Operational Manager

Imperial is looking for new talents to join our company..

Reporting to the Head of Operations & Technical Department, the Operations Managers would be on call and available 24 hours/day, seven days a week, to respond to assigned vessel issues or other timely organizational queries, furthermore providing extended on-site or remote assistance and support to designated yachts within the managed fleet.

Operations Managers would develop good productive relationships with crews, leading Technical & Interior Management team members to work alongside Client Coordinators and ownership representation to positively support the vessel, owner interests and the high expectation of Imperial Yachts managed vessels.

Responsibilities include -

With a background and long-serving operational career as a highly qualified and experienced Captain upon high specification yachts, the Operations Managers would closely liaise with both vessel crew, Management and Owner representatives alike, on operational, technical and guest-facing matters and so ensure managed vessels preparation and availability to a high standard of performance, presentation and seaworthy condition.

Entirely responsible for the overall management of assigned vessels, the Operations Manager shall ensuring safe, efficient, and profitable vessel operations, whilst ensuring compliance with Classification, Flag state, statutory rules, procedures and regulations, Company Policies, VAT, Insurance, and ISM/Safety Management procedures.

Developing and using effective management techniques the Operations manager would lead and so motivate team members by holding regular meetings and communicating/reporting well to all management and ownership groups.

Furthermore, the Operations Manager would work in close partnership with HR & senior crew to monitor, manage, recruit, interview and improve crew performance, dealing with issues as required as well cooperating with financial management teams to fully monitoring and manager budgetary and cost control upon assigned vessels.

Leading regular onboard multi-departmental management visits and so providing both management & ownership groups timely feedback, the Operations Managers position within Imperial Yachts is a principal and ultimately rewarding role upon some of the world best maintained and highest specification yachts.

Additional requirements:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in EU
  • Strong knowledge of Flag and Class rules is essential
  • Good knowledge of Safety Management Systems (ISM)
  • A solid grasp of excel and other common MS software packages
  • Fluent written and spoken English is essential
  • Strong management skills
  • Clean Driving License
  • EU Passport required

For further details, please email CV, covering letter, and references to:

Ian Harris
Head of Technical & Operational
E – I.harris@imperial-yachts.com

Should you wish to experience a new challenge at Imperial, please submit your application.
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