Senior Shore Skipper


SET Recruitment Consultants


10 Sep 2019

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R800,000 - R800,000 pa cost to company


Senior Shore Skipper

R 800k (neg) plus bonus

Port Elizabeth

Superb career opportunity with leading listed FMCG Group. Reporting to the Operations Manager you will be responsible for managing the operations  and ensure the effective and optimum utilization of resources.   

Key performance Areas

  • Liaise with Skippers, crew, processing facility and Production Manager, as well as contractors and in-house personnel for repairs and maintenance
  • Managing the vessel utilization, ensuring timeous and efficient turnarounds
  • Co-ordinating and planning all Vessel Operational requirements when they are at sea
  • Liaise with relevant industry bodies (MCM, Harbour officials) when required
  • To develop & maintain effective/healthy working relationships with all sea going staff
  • To assist, maintain & promote a safety culture among all staff and ensure compliance with all relevant Maritime and OSH Act regulations
  • To manage related cost centers – to ensure that it stays within budget
  • To assist with the preparation of data for annual budget input
  • General Human Resource Management (Includes but not limited to recruitment, IR matters and performance management)

Required Qualifications and experience

  • A minimum of a 3-year technical qualification, preferably in Marine/Mechanical Engineering
  • A minimum of 10 years relevant working experience, alternatively experience gained as an Engineer/Sea-going Officer
  • Sound experience at a management level with HR / IR experience (preferably in a unionised environment)

Please apply on-line

Contract Type:

Permanent, Permanent/Contract




Port Elizabeth
Eastern Cape
South Africa