Fleet & Technical Superintendent (Marine Industry)

Rawabi Holding Company
Job Overview

Job Description

1. Job Purpose

∑ The main purpose of the Fleet & Technical Superintendent’s job is to ensure that the fleet’s operations are optimized, maintenance and repair works are being done on time and in an efficient matter, and that the fleet is in compliance with both regulatory and client requirements

2. Principal Accountabilities

∑ Leads the operations and technical functions for the assigned fleet and ensures that all tasks are executed in an effective and timely manner

∑ Leads the preventive maintenance planning process and monitors on a daily basis the maintenance and repair work execution of the assigned fleet

∑ Sets and updates the yearly critical spare parts plan and ensures spare parts are available onboard RVOS’ vessels and in the warehouse

∑ Leads the dry docking planning process, ensures work indent is prepared and approved, procures needed spare parts, and liaises with shipyard for docking preparation

∑ Evaluates and audits the identified shipyards prior to docking implementation

∑ Attends vessels’ dry docking at shipyards, ensures proper work execution, and liaises with the Head Office for reporting and support

∑ Ensures that the assigned vessels comply with the classification society, flag state, and contract requirements

∑ Controls the sourcing of technical and operational supplies required for appropriate operations of the assigned fleet

∑ Monitors and assists in incident investigation and advices on corrective actions

∑ Provides operational and technical assistance to vessels and resolves difficult issues when needed

∑ Ensures vessels have optimum utilization rates, zero loss time, and minimal accident records, and works on preventing and eliminating potential incidents

∑ Ensures maximum coordination between the assigned fleet and other fleets as well as the supporting functions at RVOS

∑ Monitors and guides the Port Captains and Port Engineers during on-hire, off-hire, and other inspections, and ensures that all observations are closed in a timely manner

∑ Works closely with the HSE team to ensure successful implementation of HSE systems and policies

∑ Promotes and disseminates a positive health and safety culture and ensures the health, safety and welfare of self and others

∑ Ensures employee health and safety programs and guidelines are developed, regularly maintained, implemented and complied with

∑ Identifies any Health, Safety or Environmental risks and recommends and implements measures and solutions to mitigate these risks

∑ Supports the Fleet & Technical Manager with all key operational decisions

∑ Performs miscellaneous tasks as assigned by the Fleet & Technical Manager

∑ Develops and institutionalizes the operational, and technical know-how, and capabilities

∑ Promotes a highly effective management and leadership style in line with the Company’s values and that supports the achievement of its strategy and objectives

∑ Identifies potential successor for his/her position; oversees and implements developmental plans for identified successors

∑ Is responsible for the development, performance appraisal and succession planning of all direct and indirect reports

∑ Identifies and tracks KPIs for his function, and devises plans and initiatives for operational improvements

3. Communications and Working Relationships

∑ Supports the Fleet & Technical Manager with all decisions and activities related to the vessel operations, support, and management

∑ Coordinates with Port Captains and Port Engineers to provide appropriate delivery of services to all RVOS vessels

∑ Works closely with the Supply Chain Department to ensure that the required spare parts are available at the workshop ∑ Interacts with and manages direct reports and operational issues on a daily basis


4. Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Qualifications∑ Degree in marine engineering, engineering science or equivalent

∑ Minimum of 10 years of experience in the marine sector, with a minimum of 5 years as an Operations Superintendent or Technical Superintendent in a comparable operation

∑ Extensive crisis management skills, and ability to work well under pressure and to act quickly and decisively

∑ Excellent leadership, interpersonal, communications, and management skills

∑ Knowledge of ISM and ISPS and other relevant codes

∑ Computer literacy, including knowledge of MS office applications and basic software applications. ERP knowledge is a plus

∑ Previous experience in the GCC is a plus, especially if the experience was in Saudi Arabia ∑ English fluency is required; Arabic language is a plus

5. Physical Requirements of the Job – If Applicable

∑ The job of the Fleet and Technical Superintendent may require local and international travel

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