Technical Manager

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

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

Technical Managers would develop good productive relationships with crews and work closely with Operational Management, Client Co-ordinators and other Management Team members to positively support the vessel, owners’ interest 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 Chief Engineer upon high specification yachts, the Technical Managers would closely liaise with both vessel Management, Crew and Owner representatives alike, on technical and operational matters related to the yacht’s performance and seaworthiness.

By promoting effective use and continuous development of Planned Maintenance Systems and Imperial Yacht Standard Procedures that confirm compliance with all Flag, Class, builders, manufacturers, Best Practise and Safety Management Systems requirements, the Technical Manager will ensure the assigned vessels are technically operational to the highest standards.

This includes overseeing the daily operations of maintenance and repair, budgeting, survey schedules, onboard general assessment of yachts, inspections and docking, etc., which will then necessitate the review of regular maintenance reports and so provide feedback to management/ownership groups.

Furthermore, the Technical Managers would help support, manage and maintain the overview of vessel generated planned maintenance, proposed modifications, refit specification. So shortlist.  suitable shipyards by managing the associated tendering process, following through refits periods, monitoring refit costs, quality and schedules.

Regularly attending on-board or shipyards for planning & progress meetings as required, thereafter providing support with warranty claims on completion of refit or maintenance periods the Technical Managers position within Imperial Yachts can be dynamically evolving and ultimately rewarding position 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 electrical/electronic knowledge is also preferred,
  • Fluent written and spoken English is essential,
  • Strong management skills,
  • A solid grasp of IT skills & knowledge of Planned Maintenance Software
  • 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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