JPS-528 Yacht Account Manager

Full-time Onsite with Paid Relocation

Position Title: Maritime Operations Manager

Our Award Winning Client operates nationally and has garnered numerous accolades in the industry.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Maritime experience as Captain or Chief Engineer
  • STCW 11/2 Certificate of Competency (Master Unlimited) or STCW 111/2 Certificate of Competency (Chief Engineer Unlimited)
  • Naval architect or Maritime Engineering degree
  • Excellent IT skills & proficiency in Mac & Windows operating systems & office software
  • Competency with MS Excel and Word

Note: This is a hybrid-land based role.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide 24/7 support as the primary point of contact for Owner/Captain/Crew, ensuring client satisfaction.
  • Set up new clients, implement on-board documentation, standards, and protocols.
  • Implement vessel management software & Safety Management System on-board ISM/mini-ISM vessels and provide guidance to crew.
  • Supervise upkeep of vessel certification & paperwork in liaison with Fleet Administrator, Captains & office.
  • Ensure compliance with Flag and Class requirements.
  • Review regulatory updates and implement changes into department procedures & documentation.
  • Assist with company Flag State audits for compliance with regulations (ISM/ISPS/MLC).
  • Conduct regular audits of vessel software and onboard systems to ensure compliance with ISM, ISPS, MLC & relevant regulations.
  • Conduct on-board internal audits worldwide as required by regulations (ISM/ISPS/MLC).
  • Assist with the development and continual improvement of internal procedures/software tools & vessel management software (BLUE).
  • Facilitate handovers between Captains & Heads of Department.
  • Collaborate with Yacht Account Manager regarding accounting, budgets, and invoice management.
  • Negotiate & control approvals for significant-cost projects in accordance with vessel’s Purchasing Authority.
  • Provide technical consultancy support with vessel surveys & shipyard periods.
  • Provide Vessel Visit Reports to owners on a regular basis.
  • Ensure shipyard/marina agreements are reviewed by insurance and provide support with insurance claim management.
  • Act as corporate liaison with shipyards and vendors to verify and negotiate proposals and contracts.
  • Visit shipyards to assess quality of work and condition.
  • Liaise with sales brokers and Owners regarding operational issues and concerns.
  • Attend industry events, seminars & conferences worldwide as required.
  • Support new business initiatives as directed.


  • Maritime experience as Captain or Chief Engineer.
  • Valid passport for international travel as required.
  • Availability after core business hours, weekends, and holidays.
  • STCW 11/2 Certificate of Competency (Master Unlimited) or STCW 111/2 Certificate of Competency (Chief Engineer Unlimited).

Essential Skills:

  • Previous experience in luxury yachting is highly preferred.
  • DPA designation is highly preferred.
  • Naval architect or Maritime Engineering degree is preferred.
  • Experience with vessels over 100′ is highly preferred.
  • Ability to work fluently with Pages, Numbers, Keynote, and PowerPoint is highly important.

US Citizenship or Green Card Holders only apply

Note: Resumes will be maintained in strict confidentiality until such time as we engage in a detailed discussion regarding a specific opportunity, and both parties mutually agree to proceed. We consistently receive new opportunities every day. Should your professional background closely align with the specific requirements of our client, we will promptly reach out to you to initiate further exploration of potential opportunities.

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Fort Lauderdale
State: Florida
Date Posted: 02/11/2024

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