Vessel Coordinator

MCS BV is looking for an experienced Vessel Coordinator to deliver an s-lay pipelay project. The project is EU based and involves shallow water pipelay and an Above water Tie in.  The successful candidate will join a growing multinational team and contribute to the continued growth of MCS.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Familiarise with project requirements and provide input for project preparations;
  • Provide input to Vessel Manager and Project Teams in preparing project specific and general installation procedures and perform inter-discipline checks;
  • Have the assigned vessel fit for purpose in the broadest sense to execute the projects as required;
  • Liaise with Logistic Engineers on logistic process optimisation;
  • Co-ordinate and report all offshore vessels movements, in liaison with Vessel Manager;
  • Assist the Fleet Manager and Technical Department in maintenance and updating vessel and equipment, operation manuals, implementation of new statutory and project requirements;
  • Support the Vessel Manager with port calls in preparation for offshore execution and mobilizations;
  • Support the Vessel Manager and Technical Manager in vessel modifications;
  • Co-ordinate all onshore support to the vessels during execution of the offshore work;
  • Assess the suitability and fit for purpose state of chartered vessels;
  • Identify areas of exposure or improvements within the Operations Department;
  • Fulfill administrative duties;
  • Interface with other departments to keep all vessels maintained and operational readiness.
  • Support the Vessel Manager and Technical Manager with communications with class and flagstate.

Competencies and Skills Required

  • Technical Competencies and Skills:
  • Strong management and Fleet Management skills;
  • Demonstrated capabilities in leadership, interpersonal relationships and communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Proven negotiation skills, with the ability to negotiate skill fully and win concessions without damaging relationships in challenging situations;
  • Proven ability to stay calm in stressful situations and to cope effectively with conflicting deadlines/demands;
  • Ability to work effectively within a diverse cultural environment;
  • Visible management commitment to HSE and stimulate a high level of HSE awareness;
  • Work performance in compliance with the guidelines of ISO 9001;
  • Commitment to continuous quality improvement in daily performance;
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, DNV Shipmanager.

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • BSc/MSc Nautical degree, Offshore Engineering, or equivalent;
  • Previous relevant experience, preferably in an offshore or marine environment;
  • Results driven, decisive, hands-on mentality and flexible personality;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Good command of the English language, both written and spoken;
  • Willingness to travel.

Application form

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