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Crewing Officer

Location: Cyprus, Limassol

Job Type: Permanent

Job Sector: Shipping

Updated on: Wed, 28 Feb 2024 16:59:46 GMT

Salary: Salary of 2,000 – 2,300 Euros gross based on skills and experience per month + 13th salary + medical insurance + Parking

Our client is an international shipping company in the river cruise industry in Limassol. They are now looking to employ a highly motivated Crewing Officer for their nautical and hotel team. This is a unique opportunity in a global and fast-growing company.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the onboarding process & documentation of all nautic & hotel crew on the river vessels assigned to him/her
  • Responsible for the planning of hotel crew beginning of season and maintaining minimum manning throughout the year
  • Responsible for the correct handling of sick leaves, warnings, resignations, terminations of our crew
  • Preparation of payroll activities, confirmation of cash advances and travel expenses for the crew assigned to his/her vessel
  • Cross-training of his/her Junior Crewing Officer 
  • Cross-checking invoices for Allianz
  • Handling of payroll queries
  • Responsible for ensuring crew changes are confirmed by vessel in our crew management system
  • 3 vessel visits per year 
  • Contact person for crew, vessel and operations team

Requirements:

  • Experience as in crewing is a must.
  • A degree in Shipping, Human Resources or any related field is an advantage
  • Good organizational and communicational skills are required
  • Flexible and able to cope with pressure when immediate changes are needed
  • A teamplayer with attention to detail and an independent working style 
  • Fluent in the English language (verbal and written). German is an advantage
  • Indefinite working permit for Cyprus/EU.

Working hours:

  • The working hours are from Monday to Friday from 9:00am – 17.30 pm with 30 minutes lunch

To apply:

Please send your CV to StaffMatters at admin@smstaffmatters.com and mention that you are applying for the Crewing Officer vacancy of with reference number 2251.
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Operations Assistant

Location: Cyprus, Limassol

Job Type: Permanent

Job Sector: Shipping

Updated on: Wed, 28 Feb 2024 06:21:18 GMT

Salary: Salary will be based on experience

Our client a Leisure Boat Supplier and Manufacturer based at the Limassol Marina are looking to employ a committed, enthusiastic and energetic person in the role of Operations Assistant. The ideal candidate will have a technical yachting background and willing to learn and be able to work under pressure and deliver work tasks on a timely manner and develop into a long-lasting associate.

Requirements: 

  • Three years’ experience in yachting industry
  • Fluent in the English language both written and spoken and conversational Greek with any additional languages beneficial 
  • Proven technical knowledge in yachting will be an essential advantage. 

Main duties and responsibilities: 

  • Handling the aftersales requests for parts and maintenances 
  • Liaising with the shipyards we represent and running the warranty and or after sales support. 
  • Organizing of hard copies and electronic filing of records, coordination of suppliers, preparing monthly expenses spreadsheet, collecting all invoices and receipts for bookkeeping 
  • Providing historical reference by defining procedures for retention, protection, retrieval, transfer, and disposal of records 
  • Maintaining office efficiency by planning and implementing office systems and technical issues of clients 
  • Implements office and after sales policies by establishing standards and procedures and making necessary adjustments 
  • Completing operational requirements by scheduling and assigning technicians/crew, etc., following up on work results 
  • Keeping management informed by reviewing and analyzing special reports; summarizing information; identifying trends 
  • Coordinating the preparation of the boats and make them available for viewings at any time according to the requirements of the Management. 

Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft: Excel, Word, Power Point 
  • Pleasant, honest, and friendly personality 
  • Ability to deal with sensitive information with discretion and to maintain strict confidentiality 
  • Skills in database management and record keeping 
  • Technical background 
  • A degree or diploma in a relevant field will be considered as an advantage 

Working hours:

  • November to April 9:00 to 17:00 
  • May to October 10:00 to 18:00 
  • May to September Saturdays 10:00 – 14:00 with overtime paid for these hours 
  • 30 minute lunch break 

Salary:

  • Salary will be based on experience

To apply:

Please send your CV to StaffMatters at admin@smstaffmatters.com and mention that you are applying for the vacancy of Operations Assistant with reference number 2248.
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HSE Manager

Location: Cyprus, Limassol

Job Type: Permanent

Job Sector: Shipping

Updated on: Fri, 09 Feb 2024 09:42:20 GMT

Salary: Competitive salary with benefits

Our client is a dry docking company which offers complete dry docking, shipyard and ship repair services from its secure location within the Eastern Mediterranean Port of Limassol. They are looking to hire a HSE Manager to join their team based in Limassol.

The role will primarily be in charge of spearheading and overseeing the company's health and safety programs whilst coordinating with different departments to gather data, assessing existing programs and policies to identify areas needing improvement, implementing solutions on issues and concerns, developing strategies to execute programs, and creating new safety policies and procedures as necessary. 

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Top Management in the HSE Policy and Guidelines issue. 
  • Support the Top Management in the Organization roles and responsibilities definition, for what concerns safety aspects. 
  • Support the Top Management in the HSE Management System standard issue. 
  • Ensure, in accordance with the Corporate guidelines, the implementation, updating, review and auditing of the Company HSE Systems. 
  • Monitor the effective implementation of appropriate Safety and Environment System procedures and provides for their updating in line with changes in Legislation and Company Directives. 
  • Provide motivation and familiarization of all Company personnel respecting the importance of complying with Company system procedures and all Safety equipment provided. 
  • Assist the Technical and Operations Department in their dealings with clients in all issues concerned with Health and Safety at work. 
  • Conduct safety audits both internal and external. 
  • Take part in accident / incident investigation. 
  • Carry out analysis of accident / incident statistics, identifying trends and suggesting improvement plans. 
  • Carry out any in-house safety training. 
  • Carry out safety audits on Sub-contractors. 
  • Participate to HAZOP meetings prior to procurement and installation activities. 
  • Perform Risk Assessment and TBT. 
  • Prepare Health and Safety documentation for new tenders. 
  • Provide Safety support and advice, including supervision on preparation of plans and procedures for initial contract start up activities. 
  • Implement new training programmes or adopting new strategies which improve productivity whilst maintaining compliance with safety standards.
  • Monitor safe working practices during operations.
  • Be visible” and actively ensure all safety aspects of operational employees in the field are upheld.
  • Promote the HSE policies, including safety observations, closeouts, and housekeeping activities.
  • Maintain records and databases through filing, retrieval, retention, storage, compilation, coding, and updating.
  • Monitor areas of responsibility and communicate any potential issues.
  • Any other reasonable duties as defined by the role and management.
  • Lead by example.

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in science/engineering or equivalent with additional professional qualifications in HSE and Fire & Safety Management Systems. 
  • 12 or above years’ experience in Health, Safety and Environment of which 6 years should be in a supervisory capacity. 
  • Discharges, Incident Command System, Incident Investigation by using TapRoot and HSE Auditing Techniques,  
  • Excellent knowledge of English.
  • Greek would be considered an advantage.
  • Experience in the shipping industry would be considered an advantage.
  • Clean Criminal Record.
  • Flexible in work times.  May be required to work outside of normal office hours when operations are taking place.

Working Hours:  

  • Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm with 1 hour lunch but flexible to work over if necessary.

Benefits: 

  • Competitive salary
  • Private medical on commencement, Provident fund after 6 months & 21 days annual leave per year.

To apply:

Please send your CV to StaffMatters at admin@smstaffmatters.com and mention that you are applying for the vacancy of HSE Manager with reference number 2183.
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Operations Analyst / Post Fixture Analyst

Location: Cyprus, Limassol

Job Type: Permanent

Job Sector: Shipping

Updated on: Tue, 30 Jan 2024 06:37:25 GMT

Salary: Salary based on skills and experience + 13th salary, medical insurance, provident funds 6% and bonus depending on compan

Our client is a ship owning and investment management company in Limassol. They are now looking to employ an Operations Analyst / Post Fixture Analyst. This is a broad role where you will be able to learn and take part in multiple initiatives, having your input into the in-house software products that support operations. You will report to the Head of Marine and Operations and work normal office hours.

Responsibilities:

  • Vessel Operations: Post Fixture and voyage operations
  • Responsibility for the entire Emission Regulation Schemes (incl. European Union Allowance schemes, CII’s, etc.) from a ship owner’s perspective including close work with technical managers, charterers, vessel (operations, digital performance and tracking systems, itineraries) and finance departments
  • Collection of data, validation, analysis, collection of Carbon Credits, negotiations, management of a European emission account and settlements with European authorities
  • Voyage Performance monitoring under terms of charter- party and fleet and analysis
  • Other necessary tasks supporting Owner’s operations

Requirements:

  • University Degree in Maritime Studies or a bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Sea-going experience an advantage
  • Previous shipping knowledge and experience is a must
  • Experience in tanker operations will be considered as an advantage
  • Familiar with European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) and European Union Allowance (EUA) will be considered as an advantage
  • Fluency in English language. Good oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, the position will require working with different parties
  • You will also possess sound data management skills
  • Be highly organized/ responsible/ detail oriented
  • Be computer literate in Windows environment. Confident user of MS Office
  • Self-motivated individual and able to work with minimum supervision.

Salary:

  • The company is offering a salary based on skills and experience

Working hours:

  • The working hours are Monday – Friday, 40 hours a week 9am-5pm / 9.30am-5.30pm

To apply:

Please send your CV to StaffMatters at admin@smstaffmatters.com and mention that you are applying for the vacancy of Operations Analyst / Post Fixture Analyst with reference number 2122.
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General Administrator (Maritime Studies / Maritime Business graduate)

Location: Cyprus, Limassol

Job Type: Permanent

Job Sector: Shipping

Updated on: Fri, 26 Jan 2024 07:50:52 GMT

Salary: The client is offering a starting salary of 1200 – 1300 Euros gross (can be flexible for more experienced candidates)

Our client is a well-established Specialist Marine Insurance Broker working with a strong presence in Cyprus, Greece and the Middle East and they are currently looking to recruit an General Administrator (Maritime Studies / Maritime Business graduate) to join the team of Brokers at their Limassol offices.

Candidate profile:

  • The ideal candidate would be a recent Maritime Studies / Maritime Business graduate who will receive on the job training and provide administrative support to the Company’s Marine Insurance Broker 

Salary: 

  • The client is offering a starting salary of 1200 – 1300 Euros gross (can be flexible for more experienced candidates)

To apply:

Please send your CV to StaffMatters at admin@smstaffmatters.com and mention that you are applying for the vacancy of General Administrator (Maritime Studies / Maritime Business graduate) with reference number 2111.
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Marine Insurance Technician

Location: Cyprus, Limassol

Job Type: Permanent

Job Sector: Shipping

Updated on: Mon, 26 Feb 2024 07:01:18 GMT

Salary: Salary is based on skills and experience from 2000 – 4000 Euros gross monthly

Our client a well-established Specialist Marine Insurance Broker working out of their Limassol based offices and with a strong presence in Cyprus, Greece and the Middle East are currently looking to recruit an experienced Marine Insurance Technician to join the team

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Broker in servicing client accounts, managing their technical needs and be confident enough to liaise and keep up with the demands of clients and underwriters.
  • Preparation of Slips and Underwriting information for broking purposes.
  • Preparation of cover notes, premium & all relevant documentation.
  • Assist with the placing of business as required.
  • Assist with renewal kick-off as required
  • Liaison with clients and markets as necessary.
  • Maintenance of placing files.
  • Provide support to the company  Directors.
  • Assist in controlling premiums, commissions, & other monetary functions.
  • Adhere to company and regulatory policies, procedures together with mandatory training requirements.
  • Keep required records, reports and files in an organised manner and locate these for Management when required.
  • Be responsible for own workflows, filling in accurate data within an "inhouse" system.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience in a Marine Insurance broking environment.
  • Previous relevant experience working as a Marine Technician, Broker Support Technician or having undertook a Technical role within a Broker.
  • Ability to assemble broking presentation materials accurately and efficiently.
  • Confident in your ability to liaise and managing client needs.
  • Accurate and timely when handling technical documentation.
  • Strong communications skills both verbally and written.
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Outlook.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary is based on skills and experience from 2000 – 4000 Euros gross monthly 
  • Bonuses when meeting annual/quarterly targets
  • Annual leave
  • Sick days
  • Flexible holidays
  • Flexible work hours between 8:00-19:00 (must complete 8 work hours)
  • Free parking

To apply:

Please send your CV to StaffMatters at admin@smstaffmatters.com and mention that you are applying for the vacancy of Marine Insurance Technician with reference number 1989.
Or you can apply directly through your candidate login by hitting the APPLY button.

 

Sales Executive

Location: Cyprus, Limassol

Job Type: Permanent

Job Sector: Shipping

Updated on: Mon, 26 Feb 2024 08:09:11 GMT

Salary: Salary based on skills and experience + 13th salary + Provident Fund + bonus as per groups policy

Our client, a Group of Companies in the shipping services industry in Limassol, is looking for a dynamic Sales Executive.  This is an exceptional opportunity to grow your sales career in an innovative, team orientated, fast paced and demanding environment.

Responsibilities:

  • To promote the scope of activities of the Company to clients (Ship-owners and Ship managers) locally and overseas. 
  • Expansion of the client base of the Company. 
  • Maintain and build relationships with existing and new clients. 
  • Proactively and effectively communicate and present products and services. 
  • Frequent travel might be required for overseas clients. 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or other related field (mechanical, electrical, etc.)
  • Previous experience in sales. 
  • At least 3 years of experience in the Shipping Industry. 
  • Excellent communication skills. 
  • Computer literate, with emphasis on Microsoft Office. 
  • Fluent in English both verbal and written. 
  • Fluency in Russian will be considered and advantage. 

Salary:

  • The company is offering a salary based on skills and experience plus 13th salary, Provident Fund, and bonus as per groups policy

Working hours:

  • The working hours are 08:30 – 17:30, but after office hours are not uncommon since this is a sales position (dinners etc. are part of the job)

To apply:

Please send your CV to StaffMatters at admin@smstaffmatters.com and mention that you are applying for the vacancy of Sales Executive with reference number 1774.
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Project Manager

Location: Cyprus, Limassol

Job Type: Permanent

Job Sector: Shipping

Updated on: Mon, 26 Feb 2024 08:08:56 GMT

Salary: Salary of 45 – 50K Euros gross per annum based on skills and experience with 13th salary and medical insurance (after on

Our client, an innovative communications company based in Limassol, is looking to hire a Project Manager who will be responsible for the planning, execution, monitoring, and successful rollout and timely completion of technology projects for designated VIP customers of the company. This role requires strong communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills, along with a deep understanding of project management principles and practices.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain comprehensive project plans, including scope, timeline, resources, budget, and risk management, to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineering, sales, operations, and support, to ensure project objectives are met and deliverables are completed on time and within budget.
  • Monitor project progress, identify potential risks and issues, and implement appropriate mitigation strategies to minimize their impact on project delivery.
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders, including the VIP customer teams, to ensure their requirements are understood, and their expectations are met or exceeded.
  • Provide regular status updates and reports to senior management, highlighting project progress, milestones, risks, and issues.
  • Ensure project documentation is complete, up-to-date, and compliant with company and customer standards.
  • Continuously improve project management processes and practices to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Assist in the development and delivery of training and support materials for the VIP customers.

Qualifications:

  • A degree in Information Technology, Project Management, Engineering, Business, or a related field
  • At least 4 years of experience in project management, preferably in a technology or maritime industry
  • Proven track record of successfully managing and delivering complex technology projects
  • Foundational IT understanding, introductory technology proficiency
  • Strong knowledge of project management methodologies
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and team management skills
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of maritime industry regulations and standards is a plus
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or similar certification is highly desirable

Working hours:

  • The working hours are 8:30 – 17:00 from Monday to Friday.

To apply:

Please send your CV to StaffMatters at admin@smstaffmatters.com and mention that you are applying for the vacancy of Project Manager with reference number 1496.
Or you can apply directly through your candidate login by hitting the APPLY button.

 

Bunker/ Marine Fuel Traders

Location: Cyprus, Limassol

Job Type: Permanent

Job Sector: Shipping

Updated on: Tue, 27 Feb 2024 12:31:24 GMT

Salary:

Our client is a rapidly growing company that specializes in trading marine bunker fuels across Europe, Baltics, Middle East and Asia. Their proprietary risk management and trading methodologies along with a strong ability to adapt to changing conditions has allowed them to grow into a reputable participant within the global energy complex.

They are looking to add bright, highly driven and entrepreneurial Bunker / Marine Fuel Traders to their offices in London, United Kingdom / Athens, Greece and Dubai, UAE offices. Considering both Senior and Mid-Level experienced candidates 

Responsibilities:

  • Delivering the company vision to the bunkering market
  • Developing and growing the bunker trading arm of the business
  • Back-to-back physical trading and broking of marine fuel / bunkers (VLSFO, HFO, IFO, MGO, MGO etc.)
  • On-boarding prospects, building new relations and turning them into profitable trading accounts
  • Responsible for own portfolio and P&L
  • Manage customer portfolio with direct responsibility for negotiating and executing sales transactions from start to finish– from quoting, negotiating, confirming, delivery, and post-delivery service and support
  • Be involved in day-to-day operations by analysing market trends, develop trade ideas and execute deals
  • Open new and exciting markets together with the company

Requirements:

  • Highly ambitious with entrepreneurial mind-set
  • Well established portfolio
  • Prior work experience as a bunker trader or as a trader at another physical supplier (Customer Side)
  • Fast and efficient work ethic with attention to detail
  • Excellent sales and analytical skills with the ability to close deals
  • Additional spoken languages are highly beneficial
  • Traders will be based in either the London, Greek or Dubai offices or work on setting up offices in other destinations.

To apply:

Please send your CV to StaffMatters at admin@smstaffmatters.com and mention that you are applying for the vacancy of Bunker/ Marine Fuel Traders with reference number 1427.
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Maritime Technical Service Engineer

Location: Cyprus, Limassol

Job Type: Permanent

Job Sector: Shipping

Updated on: Mon, 26 Feb 2024 08:08:41 GMT

Salary: Salary 1,800 - 3,000 Euros gross based on skills and experience

Our client, a Shipping Services Company in Limassol, is looking for a Maritime Technical Service Engineer who likes traveling.  In this role the Engineer, you will get 1 – 2 months of training and travel to ports and install navigation systems on vessels. Engineers are always traveling to countries worldwide: Asia, Spain, Greece, Middle East, Africa, US, etc. We are looking for someone who can hit the ground running so it would need to be someone with experience.  Specific training for our equipment will be provided

Responsibilities:

Comprehensive customer service and support (after-sales service)
Development of relationships with internal departments and external clients
Support of sales team
On-Call Service
Training of technical partners
Installation on board
Training of users
Preparation of installation plans
Handling technical reviews
Testing of equipment
Tier 1 and Tier 2 24/7 customer support
Meeting the personal KPI's
Acting in accordance with the organization's strategy and policies
Being a stimulating, cooperative and supportive team member and pro-actively contribute to the completion of the team's workload

Requirements:

Experience with NMEA is a must
Being familiar with all job-related processes as described in the Quality Management handbook
Reporting quality issues according to existing procedures to the Quality Management department Continuously assess job-related business and process risks as well as health and safety risks and report to higher management when appropriate
Experience in installing equipment would be a big plus
English, spoken and written.
Personal initiative and responsibility
Ability to work autonomously and self-reliant
Being stress-tolerant, performing steadily and effectively under time pressure
Reacting calmly towards customers under all circumstances.
Focused on continuous improvements and holds self and others accountable
Willing to learn and to travel a lot

To apply:

Please send your CV to StaffMatters at admin@smstaffmatters.com and mention that you are applying for the vacancy of Maritime Technical Service Engineer with reference number 91.
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