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Manager Sr, Drydock Planning (CCL)
Job Description
Area of Interest: New Builds
Location: Miami
State: Florida
Job Title: Manager Sr, Drydock Planning (CCL)

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Dry-Dock Planning Senior Manager! The Dry-Dock Planning Sr. Manager is responsible for the successful delivery of Dry Docks ($50 to 100+ Million in scope). This role is responsible for the planning, budgeting and scheduling of the dry-docks of the assigned vessels and providing oversight to maximize the effective use of resources, space, equipment and time for multiple project teams;  covering operational, technical, nautical, and regulatory all in unison. This role is also responsible for implementing and maintaining policies and ensuring compliance with policies, procedures, practices and regulatory codes.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversight and management of Dry Dock Project Controllers, including leading and directing the work of the team, evaluating performance, providing coaching and training to direct reports and making employment decisions.
  • Develop, implement and maintain dry-dock systems, policies, tools and procedures. 
  • Ensure all assigned dry-dock planning follow company’s processes, policies and procedures.
  • Liaise with all departments that participate in such projects to ensure necessary information is collected and submitted, determine scope of work, budget, etc.
  • Responsible for implementing and monitoring planning processes for hundreds projects each with their own timelines, budget, logistics, and project teams.
  • Eliminate unnecessary procedures and streamline processes.
  • Develop and monitor dry-dock master schedule for the assigned dry-docks, budget, bill of material, yard specifications and supply guidelines.
  • Gather relevant data and produce presentations and reviews throughout the project to management and key stakeholders.
  • Communicate with other managers, supervisors and colleagues throughout project and recommend improvements and modifications as appropriate.
  • Formalize dry-dock contracts with the yard and oversee dry-dock execution (if necessary) to ensure successful delivery.
  • Resolve complex issues and coordinate and direct work of vendors.
  • Provide oversight and coordination between ship and individual project owners to ensure maximization of resources, equipment and time.
  • Ensure compliance with industry policies, procedures, practices and regulatory codes.
  • Review business case, develop technical execution plans and follow up on the list of new projects and vessels to be equipped.
  • Tracks project progress against milestones, budget and other guidelines.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marine/Industrial/Mechanical Engineering, Naval Architecture or equivalent degree/experience preferred.
  • Eight to ten years of experience in planning and execution of dry-docks.
  • Three to five years of managing a team.

Benefits as a member of Carnival's Team:

  • A comprehensive healthcare program, dental coverage and flexible spending accounts.
  • Company-paid term life insurance and long term disability coverage, employee-paid optional life insurance and other voluntary insurance programs.
  • A 401(k) plan that includes up to a 3% company match after one year of service and a discretionary-profit sharing contribution in your second year of eligible employment.
  • Tuition Reimbursement that provides up to 75% reimbursement for company related professional career development.
  • Employee Stock Purchase plan that provides up to a 15% discount off the Fair Market Value of Carnival Corporation Common Stock.
  • Paid vacation and sick time.
  • Two complimentary "Fun Ship" cruises a year (based on available space and seniority) as well as discounted rates to friends and family in addition to other discounts to local and neighborhood vendors.
  • An on-site fully accredited preschool educational program that provides developmentally appropriate educational programming for families of children ages 6 weeks through 5 years of age and up to 12 years of age during school holidays and summer vacation in addition to drop-in care for those unexpected childcare conflicts.
  • An on-site Health and Wellness Center that provides a full range of activities including weight training machines, free weights, cardiovascular equipment, an aerobic center, massage therapy, certified personal trainers and a wide variety of other programs.
About Carnival Cruise Line

Carnival Cruise Line is the most popular cruise brand in North America and operates 25 ships designed to foster exceptionally fun and memorable vacation experiences at an outstanding value. Carnival Cruise Line is the leading provider of year-round Caribbean cruises and also operates seasonal cruises in Europe, Alaska, New England, Canada, Bermuda, Hawaii, Mexican Riviera and the Panama Canal. The brand caters to a wide consumer demographic, appealing to families, couples, singles and seniors alike. One common denominator among Carnival's guests is the desire for a truly fun, memorable and enjoyable vacation experience.

Carnival Corporation & plc and Carnival Cruise Line is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. In this regard, it does not discriminate against any qualified individual on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, mental, physical or sensory disability, or any other classification protected by local, state, federal, and/or international law.

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