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Our vessel manager team is expanding and we invite you to be our new colleague based at the head office in Hellerup, Denmark.

Do you thrive working at a high pace with demanding customer expectations? Are you motivated to take the lead and build a bridge between the crew at sea and team at the office? Could you identify with our core values: accountability, resoluteness, empathy and adaptability?

If the answer is yes, then keep reading - you might just be our new colleague.
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Your professional and personal qualifications
You are the right candidate if you enjoy working in a structured way and have a proactive mindset towards continuously improving performance. 

You must be a good communicator able to work with and motivate crew in a multicultural environment. Besides your technical skills, you have a customer focused understanding and the ability to apply a risk based approach to operation, change management issues and safety leadership issues.

You have good IT-skills and knowledge of the systems used for running and maintenance of vessels. Proficiency in English is a prerequisite as it is our working language.

Your background is possibly from a similar position in technical ship management, marine engineering, or other engineering background, or you have served as senior officer onboard. The ideal candidate has worked with gas carriers or oil tankers, but this is not essential and – if required - we will provide the necessary training.

Your new job
As vessel manager in Lauritzen Kosan you will report to the Head of Vessel Management and undertake a central role, working closely with officers on board the vessels and with technical as well as commercial colleagues ashore.

You will have overall responsibility for managing the performance, condition, maintenance and repairs within the approved budget and off-service for a designated number of vessels.

The key assignments include:
- Planning and execution of maintenance and repairs
- Proactively optimizing condition based maintenance and running of vessels
- Planning and managing dry-dockings
- Technical assistance and close collaboration with ship management teams
- Frequent vessel inspections
- Budgeting, cost control, and budget follow-up
- Vessel preparedness and responsiveness to external inspections and audits like vetting, TMSA and PSC
- Tasks to ensure constant vessel safety, reliable operation and ability to trade

Travel activity of up to 90 days per year is part of the job, so flexibility is important to become successful in this role. Vessel managers are enrolled in a watch scheme.

Your new workplace and colleagues
Lauritzen Kosan has technical management of close to 25 LPG carriers counting pressurized, semi refrigerated and ethylene carriers.

The vessel management team currently consists of a diverse group of seven people with different backgrounds. The common link is a keen interest in the technical aspects of the vessels, support to the commercial departments and knowledge sharing with colleagues.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you wish to know more about the vacant position. You can reach the Head of Vessel Management.

If you identify strongly with this position kindly upload your CV,  degree certificate and your application telling us why you would like to work with us as soon as possible by using the link below. We might invite candidates for interviews on an ongoing basis.

We are looking forward to receiving and reading your application. All enquiries and applications will be handled with utmost confidentiality.

Your can expect
You will be working from our headquarters by the water in Hellerup, Denmark where our canteen and the view from our terrace are hard to beat.

We offer a competitive benefits package including an industry-leading pension scheme, insurances, staff club activities and days off.

If you join us, you will meet highly skilled and engaged colleagues, eager to share knowledge and ready to make the extra effort in an organisation characterised by accountability and a sincere focus on the wellbeing of our employees. We believe that the combined knowledge of our employees is one of our most valuable assets.

Striving for adaptability in an ever-changing world, we place a strong emphasis on training and we foster a culture of continuous professional and personal development.

Location: Europe (EU)

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Job added by J. Lauritzen AS (JL)

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