VICE PRESIDENT SEQ, Marine & Nautical

Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Skipsrederi A/S (KGJS) is a major owner, operator and manager of ships in the OBO, product/crude oil tanker, bulk and pneumatic cement carrier segments, with offices worldwide. The KGJS main office in Bergen employs 90 people.

KGJ Fleet Management AS has the responsibility for the technical mangement of about 50 vessels and building supervision for SKS, KGJ Cement and BTG. Our main office is currently located in Fyllingsdalen, but will, as of fall 2016, be located in a new and modern office bulding in Zander Kaaes gate, adjacent to the railway station downtown Bergen.

Strategic VP SEQ for marine & nautical department

        We are looking for a qualified, experienced and motivated Vice President to join our KGJ Fleet Management team, and to lead our SEQ, Marine and Nautical department. The right Vice President has a strong professional understanding of all areas related to the position, and is clear, unifying and robust manager with a high degree of personal integrity.

Management of the department:

        Prepare annual plans for the department with objectives and targets in cooperation with fleet management
        Make sure the overall resources are efficiently utilized to meet annual objectives and targets. This includes to plan and coordinate all ship visits and audits under the responsibility of the department
        Assure common standards in the fleet
        Establish effective reporting on results compared to annual targets and focus areas / KPI's and cost related to the activity

The VP SEQ is also responsible for

        The Management of the SEQ, DPA, CSO and Emergency response system
        To manage and coordinate vetting for our total fleet to assure all vessels are fully accepted in the market. This includes coordinating with chartering and operations to make sure necessary audits / prevettings are carried out. Also maintain and develop statistics on vetting performance

We are looking for a VP SEQ with

        Relevant experience from service in management positions on board
        Managerial experience on shore within fleet management, HSEQ and vetting
        Proven leadership skills in a multicultural environment
        In depth understanding og customer vetting and clearance
        Experience from crisis management

KGJS/SKS offers:

        A challenging position in an international organization.
        A position in a large and diversified shipping company.
        A position in a demanding, dynamic and evolving professional environment.
        Competitive terms and conditions.
        Global responsibility with employees on separate locations (Bergen, Singapore, Manila)

The VP SEQ, Marine & Nautical reports to CEO KGJ Fleet Management.

For further information, please contact Visindi by Knut Eide at tel. +47 916 56 107, Maria Mørseth at tel. +47 936 45 679 or CEO KGJ Fleet Management Ole-Johan Haahjem at tel. +47 930 13 720. Please submit your application by 13.09.2015, via “Vacant Positions” at

All applications will be treated confidentially, also towards our client if desired.

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