Senior Fleet Group Manager, Maersk Line Copenhagen

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Senior Fleet Group Manager, Maersk Line Copenhagen
CopenhagenLocalShip Management/Shipping Offshore OperationsRef.: ML-184883
Can you drive Ship Management excellence ensuring we continuously deliver a world class service to our customers?

The world’s largest owner-operator of container vessels has an exciting opportunity in our Headquarters in Copenhagen. We are looking for an outstanding Senior Fleet Group Manager to lead a team of highly motivated and skilled professionals that are responsible for two of our Fleet Groups.

Fleet Operations within Maersk Line Fleet Management & Technology is responsible for the core ship management activities relating to all Maersk Line owned container vessels, currently totalling more than 330 vessels. The operation is headquartered in Copenhagen with teams located in Hamburg, Singapore, Mumbai, Manila, Norfolk and Brazil.
We Offer
An opportunity is now open for a self-driven and motivated professional to join us as a Senior Fleet Group Manager in our Headquarters in Copenhagen.

As Senior Fleet Group Manager, you will be heading two fleet teams with a total of close to 30 shore based employees reporting up to you. This will consist of one fleet team in Copenhagen responsible for over 30 Maersk Line vessels trading internationally and one full shipmanagement setup in Brazil responsible for 8 Aliança vessels trading in Brazil.

You will have the opportunity to be responsible for teams managing vessels that are at the forefront of the latest vessel designs in terms of technology, efficiency and size, including the largest container vessels in the world.

This position is an excellent opportunity to be part of a high performing and international Management Team at the Headquarters of the largest container shipping company in the world, with many opportunities to grow and progress your career.
Key Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Head of Fleet Operations, your core responsibilities will be delivering second to none service to our customers. You will lead your teams in a way that enables safe, reliable, energy efficient and cost effective ship management for the vessels under Fleet Operations responsibility, fully aligned with our company’s Core Values.

You will use your strong leadership skills to coach and mentor your direct reports in the fleet group, ensuring their development & training while setting high standards of performance and ensuring a seamless collaboration between sea and shore.

You will use your excellent networking and inter-personal skills to collaborate with key stakeholders in other key Maersk Line functions and in the industry to spearhead the implementation of innovative methodologies and technologies to lift the bar higher in the sphere of ship management.

You will act as a support to Head of Fleet Operations, working closely together to improve operations of the entire fleet through our various offices worldwide, while engaging yourself with helping to shape future direction and ambitions for the function.
Who we are looking for
The ideal candidate has had extensive experience leading multicultural teams in an operational environment, is focused on delivering results and is able to maintain control in stressful situations.

Previous experience in senior roles within the ship management sphere is an advantage as is having had exposure to operational or managerial aspects concerning container vessels.

Excellent communication skills are a must and the ideal candidate must be able to motivate and lead equally well in proximity and across a distance.
>Last application date: 24 August 2018.
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Maersk Line is the world’s largest container shipping company, known for reliable, flexible and eco-efficient services. We operate 610 container vessels and provide ocean transportation in all parts of the world. But not only do we power some of the world’s largest ships – we also propel the growth ambitions of businesses and individuals all over our planet. Every day our 7,000 seafarers and 25,000 land-based employees at 374 offices share their expertise with our customers around the world to optimize their supply chains, maximize their distribution networks and most of all realize their business potential. We are devoted to creating simple and reliable solutions for our partners, continuously lifting industry standards and enabling global trade in the most sustainable manner possible. What we do is more than shipping. We deliver promises. Promises from customers and businesses all over the world.
Your promise. Delivered.