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Ship Manager

Job Introduction

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters. We want to get to know you. If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.

We are currently looking for a Ship Manager to join our Tarmac Marine team in Chichester.

Here at Tarmac, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different background.

Role Responsibility

Working as part of the Marine Management team, this will include maintaining the safe and economic performance of assigned vessels to ensure that utilisation of these key assets is maximised; leading safety, health and environmental performance and driving a culture of high performance.

The role includes the preparation of repair and maintenance specifications, detailed planning to ensure that budgetary requirements are accurately forecast, monitored and maintained to minimise vessel downtime, whilst meeting the legislative requirements, flag state and classification rules.

Management of ship staff to ensure safety and performance standards are maintained to the highest level.

The Ideal Candidate

Ideally you will hold a STCW 95 III/2 Class 1 Certificate of Competency with supporting experience in a senior seagoing role.

A proven history of managing complex drydocking and maintenance projects and working with electronic planned maintenance systems is a necessity, together with excellent management and IT skills.

Previous experience with TSHD vessels in a similar role would be advantageous. You will need to be an effective people manager who is flexible and responsive to operational change.

Capable of dealing with a variety of technical issues and of providing guidance and instruction to resolve them; excellent communication skills are essential.

Why Tarmac

In addition to the role of Ship Manager we offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives, and benefits:

  • Company Car
  • Bonus scheme 
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement 
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 
  • Training and development opportunities 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?

Tarmac is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

Tarmac Trading Limited


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