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Marine Technical Manager - Expatriate


Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by a leading offshore maritime company to recruit an Expatriate Marine Technical Manager. This role is based in Lagos, Nigeria


    The ideal candidate must have a previous experience within the Marine/offshore environment. The Marine Technical Manager will be in charge of the technical activities & maintenance operations for a large fleet of vessels.

    This includes overseeing the daily operations of maintenance and repair, budgeting, survey schedules, onboard general assessment of vessels, inspections and docking.

    • Manage overall technical activities & maintenance operations
    • Supervise all Chief Engineers and insure planned maintenance and other technical activities are carried out in a correct and safe manner
    • Ensure high standards in maintenance and preparation of fleet
    • Full supervision of the maintenance operations of vessels : planning, repairs, inspection
    • Responsible to follow the operations with the shipyard
    • Manage the yard and delivering the required equipment in a timely manner
    • Assist with & organize all surveys and statutory vessel inspections.
    • Check that equipments and tools are properly maintained and inspected
    • Train, supervise and provide general guidance to his team with day to day operational involvement.
    • Oversee all activities, review & approve major refits, dry-docking & major repairs.
    • Report on day to day basis about ships operation, budgetary performance and any untoward incidents on vessels in the fleet
    • Ensuring company policies and standards are strictly followed
    • Monitor budgetary performance

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor in Mechanical eng. or demonstrated sound technical knowledge through experience
    • Shore base experience used to manage a fleet and a work shop
    • Experience in the offshore industry
    • Experience in Africa/Nigeria will be a plus
    • Previous experience in a similar role within an international maritime group
    • Management skills, strong and attentive to his team
    • Shipbuilding/operation/technical knowledge
    • Very organized
    • Communication skills
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to work in multicultural environment
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.


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Job Seniority


Job Category


Employment Type

Full time


10 - 15 years


Offshore, Operations Management, Shipbuilding, Marine Engineering, Maritime Operations, Training, Communication, Team Management

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