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Safety Asset Manager

Posted on 10-May-2024
Application Close Date: 31-May-2024
Job Details
Fleet and Technical Operations
Position Type:
Full Time
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Carnival Australia is excited to announce: We are hiring a Safety Asset Manager to join our Maritime Team. This full-time permanent position will be based in the Chatswood district of Sydney and report directly to the Director Technical Assets. This role will be supporting both P&O Australia and Carnival Cruise Lines brands in Australia where you'll be tasked with a multifaceted responsibility encompassing the meticulous management of Life-Saving Appliances (LSA) and firefighting equipment aboard CAU Vessels. This includes not only overseeing routine maintenance but also coordinating any necessary projects related to these critical safety components.

Your duties extend beyond mere upkeep; you'll be instrumental in ensuring the reliability of this equipment, constantly vigilant for signs of obsolescence or non-compliance with regulations. Moreover, your role involves a comprehensive assessment of the performance functionality of the ship systems, with an aim to optimize operational efficiency and safety standards. This position demands a blend of proactive maintenance management, regulatory compliance oversight, and swift crisis response capability, all aimed at upholding the highest standards of safety and operational excellence aboard CAU Vessels.

First things first, check out what is on offer!

  • Competitive base + super + bonus.
  • Work life balance – 9 day (compressed hours) working fortnight with full time pay. Yes, that's a long weekend every fortnight!
  • Offering a hybrid work model – 2 days WFH and 3 days Office if based in Sydney.
  • Offering 100% remote working if based in Brisbane.
  • Fantastic Chatswood office location close to shops, public transport, restaurants, gyms and more!
  • Fantastic discount on cruises, onboard product launches, airline, and Hotel discounts through our partners.
  • Accredited as one of the best places to work in Australia in the Great Place to Work® survey 2023.
  • Nominated as one of the best places to work for Women in the Great Place to Work® survey 2023.
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Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Director, Tech Asset & Energy & Decarb implementation in establishing and maintaining inventory configurations of installed equipment on each CAU fleet ship.
  • Support the Director in conducting onboard inspections and services for dedicated systems.
  • Ensure follow-up actions are taken after inspections and services on dedicated systems.
  • Assist in Criticality Analysis of Equipment, prioritizing and categorising equipment with the highest criticality and impact on operations.
  • Identify cost-effective means to maintain, repair, and overhaul equipment, optimizing the use of ship's crew, Riding Teams, and Contractors.
  • Gather input and feedback from Team Members to develop and maintain a detailed project schedule.
  • Communicate with internal and external parties to organize essential components for initiating, developing, executing, and completing major projects.
  • Ensure adherence to deadlines by tracking project changes and their effects on the schedule and completion date.
  • Issue Technical Specifications for equipment on CAU ships, verifying plan updates and revising as needed, gaining approvals from Class/Flag/PSC and other recognized authorities.
  • Collaborate with Technical Superintendent and other asset managers if necessary for daily operations and resolving conflicts.
  • Assist and participate in upcoming dry docks for enforced and implemented projects aboard CAU ships.

About You:

You will be a meticulously organised and proactive individual who embodies a unique combination of technical expertise, adept project management skills, and an unwavering dedication to safety and efficiency within the maritime sector. Essential to this role is a comprehensive understanding of marine equipment and systems, spanning from Life-Saving Appliances (LSA) to firefighting apparatus, alongside proficiency in criticality analysis and maintenance optimization strategies. The ability to seamlessly coordinate and schedule projects is paramount, ensuring meticulous planning, progress tracking, and steadfast adherence to deadlines. What truly distinguishes you is your innate proactiveness, consistently demonstrating an entrepreneurial approach to problem-solving and decision-making, always striving for innovation, process enhancement, and the pinnacle of safety and operational excellence. Furthermore, as this role demands a hands-on mentality, your vibrant and engaging personality that thrives within collaborative team environments. As part of our esteemed organisation, you'll play an integral role in elevating our standards and contributing to our collective success in the dynamic world of maritime operations.

To be successful in the role, you will have demonstrated:

  • A minimum of five years of hands-on experience within the Safety asset environment, showcasing both depth and breadth of expertise ensuring familiarity with current industry standards, regulations, and best practices.
  • Mandatory experience in the cruise or shipping industry.
  • Essential understanding of marine equipment and systems, including Life-Saving Appliances (LSA), firefighting equipment, and dedication systems. Highly desirable knowledge of criticality analysis and maintenance optimisation strategies.
  • Crucial demonstrated experience in project coordination and scheduling, including the ability to develop and maintain detailed project plans, monitor progress, and meet deadlines.
  • Strong team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Collaboration with internal stakeholders, external partners, and regulatory authorities is pivotal.
  • Possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills, capable of identifying issues, proposing solutions, and implementing effective strategies to optimize equipment maintenance and repair processes.
  • Essential ability to remain calm under pressure and adapt to changing circumstances in the dynamic nature of maritime operations. Preparedness to respond swiftly and effectively to emergency situations.
  • Preferred familiarity with relevant maritime regulations, standards, and certification requirements. Advantageous experience in liaising with Class, Flag, and Port State Control authorities for plan approvals and compliance verification.
  • Experience with Lifeboat launching and Firefighting systems.
  • Willingness and ability to travel with days away from home.
  • Minimum 5 years Navel Architecture & Mechanical Engineering background preferred or Master Mariner's degree.

We are seeking someone with the right attitude to fit into our fun and supportive culture so, if you meet the above requirements, have a down to earth personality and solid work ethic, please send your application for consideration. Only suitable candidates will be contacted.

About Us:

Carnival Australia is part of the Carnival Corporation, the worlds' leading cruise holiday company, representing iconic brands including P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises, Cunard, Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line and Seabourn. It's an exciting time to join the local team, with the resumption of cruising in Australia! At Carnival Australia we pride ourselves on promoting an inclusive and flexible workplace culture where individual differences are valued.

  • We at Carnival Australia promote diversity and inclusion and encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, the LGBTQIA+ community, and people living with a disability.
  • Suitable candidates will undergo background checks, which may include police checks, skills assessment/testing, and reference checks. There will be a one-stage interview process.
  • Only approved recruiters on our panel will be engaged, and unsolicited resumes from agency recruiters will not be accepted.

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