We are searching for a Fleet Manager with a passion & experience in Vessel Opex Management. This is a newly created role within Marine Operations Management that will support the business with initiatives to drive opex savings across the fleet, modernise opex handling and analysis and support the Fleet Management Team. As Fleet Manager Vessel Opex you will work collaboratively with our external Ship Managers and internal stakeholders to deliver Opex results, identify optimization potential, to encourage and support change to meet the company expectations.
Our ideal candidate has a digital mindset and is able to support the development of new digital platforms for results & analysis. In this role, you can also expect to work closely with project teams building business cases for opex & capex evaluations.
Drive cost saving opportunities with ship managers globally, collaborate, support and share experiences that drive Opex savings
Utilize data to trend and spot irregularities or opportunities for cost saving initiatives combined with fleet management experience to understand where changes may be applicable
Discuss various maintenance practices between vessels and ship managers, support and encourage trial and error efforts to drive change
Participate in automating the financial reporting tools and future development to streamline the process
Deliver financial analysis of monthly Opex, Opex KPIs, forecast in line with group practices
Support ship management in the monthly reporting of Opex ensuring accuracy of allocated costs
Champion a fleet equality approach to operations ensuring all vessels and vessel management have same requirements/treatment regardless of designation
Maritime management level qualification either Master or Chief Engineer or degree level equivalent. Candidates with lesser qualifications but 2-3 years’ experience with Opex or in a similar role can be considered
Preferable candidate has served in ship management or similar role with knowledge and understanding of shipping/roro industry
Good Analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to develop creative and effective solutions to problems
Exceptional communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work across multiple departments, cultures and stakeholder groups
Fluency in written and oral English
A digital mindset with ability to see opportunities
Collaborative team player with ability to work alone & as part of a team
What we offer:
Modern office facilities with our own top notch in-house canteen, parking, equipped gym facilities and activity offers like Kayak rental, Pilates, football, running and boot camps
Premium health, life, and travel insurance, in addition to access to online medical service
Defined contribution pension
On-site fitness classes
Flexible work schedules
Company cabins in e.g., the Norwegian mountains, Swedish coast and Spain
Access to free online courses
An international and diverse work atmosphere
Paid parental leave and compassionate leave
Location: Lysaker, Norway
Travel: Occasional travel is to be expected with this role
Wallenius Wilhelmsen is a market leader in RoRo shipping and vehicle logistics, transporting cars, trucks, rolling equipment and breakbulk around the world.
Wallenius Wilhelmsen operates around 125 vessels servicing 15 trade routes to six continents, together with a global inland distribution network, 120 processing centres, and 11 marine terminals. The company has a strong sustainability focus and is an industry leader in developing innovative solutions to reduce its operational impacts. The Wallenius Wilhelmsen group (OEX: WALWIL) has 9500 employees in 29 countries and is headquartered in Oslo, Norway. The group consists of Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Solutions, EUKOR and ARC. Total income was USD 4.1 billion for the full year of 2018.
The world will keep surprising us, and Wallenius Wilhelmsen will take an active role in defining the future of logistics, imagining new, more sustainable solutions for the changing world of mobility and transport on land and sea.
For more information see: www.walleniuswilhelmsen.com