Antwerp HQ: Business Controller

EXMAR Ship Management is a maritime company ensuring 24/7 operations of specialized floating assets. We deliver tailor-made technical, crewing and marine management, training and consultancy services, combining our maritime and offshore know-how with an innovative approach.

At EXMAR Ship Management the business controllers are in charge of the finance and accounting operations of the floating assets in management. They actively monitor the operating expenses and cash positions of the assets in management in close cooperation with the technical and HSEEQ department and are responsible for the reporting and communication towards the assets’ owners.

To support our enlarged set of activities, we are looking to expand the finance team in our Antwerp office with a motivated and talented colleague.

Your role

Your core responsibilities include:

  •  Gathering, interpreting, analyzing and reporting financial information in close consultation with all the operational departments
  • Contributing to financial planning and control in the organization
  • Monthly reporting to clients and management
  • Budgeting and forecasting, monthly closing
  • Monitoring of Key Performance Indicators and benchmarking
  • Controlling expense statements
  • Monitoring of customer and supplier balances
  • Initiating and monitoring efficiency and cost savings measures, proposing corrective actions or proposals for the enhancement of the use of the various software applications
  • Increasing the transparency of the financial reporting for various stakeholders, by setting-up new or improved reports and/or reporting tools
  • Assisting with the further development of the business intelligence tool
  • Observing that company and customer requirements and procedures are applied throughout the business unit

Your qualifications

  •  Master in Economics or equivalent
  • Experience in finance/controlling of at least 3 years, experience in business controlling is an asset
  • Proficient in English, excellent reporting and communication skills
  • Affinity for ICT (MS Office, BI tools such as Qlikview, ERP packages)
  • Eager to work in a multicultural environment

Your talents

  • Cooperation: you like working or acting together willingly for a common purpose or benefit
  • Problem analysis: you process data, make connections, clarify the problem and systematically go in search of information so the problem can be solved
  • Accuracy: you perform tasks with the precision, exactness and care they require and deliver work without mistakes
  • Time Management: you manage your own work, draw up schedules, allocate the time required and stick to this
  • Responsibility: you bear the needs, priorities and goals of the organisation in mind, you are accountable for your own actions and meet agreements and deadline
  • Customer focus: you investigate the wishes and needs of the customer or user and make this central to your action
  • Self-discipline: you work in an ordered and structured way, keeping to set goals, rules, standards and procedures with an eye on both quality and quantity

Our offer

EXMAR Ship Management offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package. We are an equal opportunity employer. You may also expect a steep learning curve and the flexibility to adapt this learning curve to your personal interests. Moreover, you will be working in a young and enthusiastic environment.

Our values are Respect, Commitment, Working in Alliances and Innovation. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger EXMAR Ship Management. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team.

Contact

If interested, please send your CV and motivational letter to our CFO Sven Smeulders via the email address applyesm@exmar.be

Antwerp HQ : Assistant LPG Technical

EXMAR Ship Management is a maritime company ensuring 24/7 operations of specialized floating assets. We deliver tailor-made technical, crewing and marine management, training and consultancy services, combining our maritime and offshore know-how with an innovative approach.

For Exmar Ship Management to operate safely and responsibly, it is of utmost importance that its fleet is technically managed at the highest possible standard, as required by the industry, in full compliance with latest regulations and international conventions, and within defined budgets.

Hence, the technical department, responsible for the daily management of our vessels, has a key role in adding value to our organisation. To support the team, we are currently looking for an assistant to reinforce the LPG Business Unit.

Your role

Your day-to-day involvement will be with Fleet Managers and Technical Superintendents by supporting them with administrative mattes and follow-up of projects so that they can focus on their core activity

 

Your core responsibilities include:

 

  • you provide support to your colleagues in a timely and professional manner; this may include monitoring vessel’s messages and notifying your colleagues during their absence about important and urgent matters
  • you manage and follow up the end-of-month documents;
  • you keep track of the office planning, the ship visits and the dry-dock planning
  • you take care of the administration of the guarantee claims, the quality and energy efficiency reporting, monthly class status, LO and fuel oil analysis
  • you file and distribute maritime notifications and changes from class, flag, suppliers etc
  • you also provide administrative support to your colleagues prior to and during dry-dock operations
  • you provide (monthly) status updates to the Fleet Managers

Your qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, (Economics, Technical, Sciences)
  • European resident or in possession of valid work permit
  • Eager to work in a multicultural environment
  • Firm knowledge of English; excellent reporting and communication skills
  • A basic technical background or interest is a plus

Your talents

    • Responsibility: you bear the needs, priorities and goals of the organisation in mind, you are accountable for your own actions and meet agreements
    • Cooperation: you like working or acting together willingly for a common purpose or benefit
  • Organisation and planning: you are well-organised and you finish your tasks as per (your) plan
  • Assertiveness: you come across in a clear, decisive manner concerning your own interests and ideas and you say things as they are
  • Accuracy: you perform tasks with the precision, exactness and care they require
  • Time management: you manage your own work, draw up schedules, allocate the time required and stick to this
  • Self-discipline: you work in an ordered and structured way, keeping to set goals, rules, standards and procedures with an eye on both quality and quantity
  • Listening: you are able to correctly take on-board and process verbal messages, by observing responses and further questioning

 

We offer

EXMAR Ship Management offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package. We are an equal opportunity employer.

You may also expect a steep learning curve and the flexibility to adapt this learning curve to your own interests. Moreover, you will be working in a young and enthusiastic environment with options to grow in your role.

Our values are Respect, Commitment, Working in Alliances and Innovation. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger EXMAR Ship Management. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team.

Contact

If interested, please send your CV and motivational letter to our LPG BU Director Marc Robert via email (applyesm@exmar.be)

Antwerp HQ : HSEEQ Officer

EXMAR Ship Management is a maritime company ensuring 24/7 operations of specialized floating assets. We deliver tailor-made technical, crewing and marine management, training and consultancy services, combining our maritime and offshore know-how with an innovative approach.

The HSEEQ & Marine department supports the LPG, LNG and Offshore Business Units with specialized knowledge in the fields of Health, Safety, Security, Environment, Energy and Quality. A key task for us is to continuously improve our processes. This includes follow up on legislation, consolidating data, suggesting improvements and reporting internally and externally.

We are looking for a talented colleague with technical experience in the maritime sector and with a genuine affinity for our environment and the energy efficiency of our vessels.

Your role

The HSEEQ officer closely cooperates with the technical and marine superintendents in the business units and with our customers.

 

Your main challenge will be to translate information going to the fleet and coming from the fleet into a format ready for further use either on board or in the shore-based management of the vessels. This requires a good understanding of both the needs and constraints of the various parties involved.

 

Your core responsibilities will be to:

  • Source and analyse environmental and energy KPI’s and other energy efficiency related documentation
  • Guide the technical department on environmental and energy topics
  • Follow-up and implementation of national and international environmental regulations and improvement of the related existing processes

Next to these, you will also assist in:

  • Sourcing, analyzing and reporting of HSE statistics and related KPI’s
  • Following up of long term projects with focus on energy and environment
  • Reviewing and developing of the Ship Energy Efficiency Management Plan, including technical follow up
  • Incident investigation and root cause analysis
  • Research into HSEEQ & Marine related topics Documents

Your qualifications

  • STCW Qualified Engineer; Maritime engineer, Master in applied science electro-mechanics-maritime technology, MSc in Maritime Energy Management
  • Eager to work in a multicultural environment
  • Firm knowledge of English; excellent reporting and communication skills
  • Technical insight to understand and appreciate the constraints when implementing solutions

Your talents

  • Problem Analysis: you process data, make connections, clarify the problem and systematically go in search of associated information to be able to solve the problem
  • Progress checking: you check and monitor – possibly by setting up procedures – the progress of processes, tasks and activities
  • Creativity: you formulate new solutions to problems or make proposals related to performing your function in an original and creative way
  • Create cohesion: you get others on-board with changes in policy, organisation, procedures, and ways of working by bringing together individual interests into a common interest
  • Empathy: you put yourself in someone else’s shoes and show in both verbal and non-verbal ways that account is being taken of their expressed feelings, desires and needs
  • Customer focus: you investigate the wishes and needs of the customer or user and make this central to your actions

We offer

EXMAR Ship Management offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package. We are an equal opportunity employer.

You may also expect a steep learning curve and the flexibility to adapt this learning curve to your own interests. Moreover, you will be working in a young and enthusiastic environment with options to grow in your role.

Our values are Respect, Commitment, Working in Alliances and Innovation. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger EXMAR Ship Management. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team.

Contact

If interested, please send your CV and motivational letter to our Marine & HSEEQ Director Captain Niels Vanlaer via email (applyesm@exmar.be)

Antwerp HQ - LNG Superintendent - Maintenance

EXMAR Ship Management is a maritime and offshore company ensuring 24/7 operations of specialized floating assets. We deliver tailor-made technical, crewing and marine management, training and consultancy services, combining our maritime and offshore know-how with an innovative approach.

The LNG Business Unit manages a diverse fleet of conventional LNG carriers, Floating Storage and Regasification Units and LNG production facilities worldwide. The superintendents team ensures that all floating assets are technically managed at the highest standard, taking into account industry best practices, innovative solutions, customer requirements in full compliance with the applicable regulations and international conventions.

Today, in order to support our enlarged set of activities, we are looking to expand our office team in Antwerp with a LNG Superintendent – Maintenance.

Your role

As LNG Superintendent – Maintenance you are responsible for the maintenance and technical management of a number of assigned LNG processing units currently in development phase.

Your main responsibilities include:

  • you develop and establish the strategies for performing and improving the maintenance of the infrastructure under your management with a focus on availability and reliability, in compliance with applicable regulations. This includes training and the use of new technologies
  • you ensure that the units under your supervision are maintained to a standard that enables annual production plans to be met, and the long term integrity of all assets are established through proper life asset planning; including the preparation and coordination of technical stops;
  • you consult at ongoing base with external stakeholders and other departments of the organisation to finetune operations, budgets and processes
  • you foster, establish and maintain relationships with the operations personnel of the units with an eye on continuous improvement of performance and processes
  • you establish and report the maintenance budget required to achieve the annual plan and manage expenditure within budget levels
  • you ensure the issuance of reports and the recording of key information is produced in due time;
  • you provide and apply your technical expertise on maintenance throughout the entire organisation and you deliver first support to solve unplanned events;
  • you regularly visit the assigned units with an eye on continuously improving the quality of the delivered services

Your qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Engineering; (Electromechanical, Mechanical or related field)
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair machinery through the use of blue prints, P&ID schematics and root/cause failure analysis;
  • 5+ years’ mechanical and/or electrical supervisory experience;
  • Excellent communication and social skills,
  • Fluent expression in English (written and oral)
  • Ability to work in multicultural environments
  • Experience in maritime and/or offshore asset maintenance is a plus.

Your talents

  • Cooperation: you like working or acting together willingly for a common purpose or benefit
  • Listens: you are able to correctly take on-board and process verbal messages, by observing responses and further questioning
  • Problem Analysis: you process data, make connections, clarify the problem and systematically go in search of associated information to be able to solve the problem
  • Adaptability: you remain purposeful by adapting to changing conditions, tasks, responsibilities and people
  • Reliability: you act consistently with integrity, objectivity and transparency, you take up responsibility and honour agreements
  • Organisation and planning: you are well-organised and you finish your tasks as per (your) plan
  • Innovative: you look with an investigative and curious spirit at future renewal of strategy, products, services and markets
  • Persuasiveness: by using influencing methods and well underpinned arguments, you bring others to a certain point of view and gain their approval.

Our offer

Exmar Ship Management offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package. We are an equal opportunity employer.

You may also expect a steep learning curve and the flexibility to adapt this learning curve to your personal interests. Moreover, you will be working in a young and enthusiastic environment.

Our values are Respect, Commitment, Working in Alliances and Innovation. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Exmar Ship Management. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team.

Contact

If interested, please send your CV and motivation letter to our LNG Business Unit Director, Claude Maerten via applyesm@exmar.be

Antwerp HQ : LNG Vessel Conversion Project Manager

EXMAR Ship Management is a maritime company ensuring 24/7 operations of specialized floating assets. We deliver tailor-made technical, crewing and marine management, training and consultancy services, combining our maritime and offshore know-how with an innovative approach.

The team of LNG Projects is a driving force behind the creation of greater value in the company. We provide consulting/supporting services to different clients for realizing their specific LNG projects. The projects handled by the team are very diverse in nature and are all out of the day-to-day operations of the vessels such as tendering of new contracts, new building support, conversion works and continuous improvement projects.

To support our enlarged set of activities, we are looking to expand our team in Antwerp with a dedicated colleague.

Your role

As Conversion Project Manager you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of a LNG vessel conversion project.
Your main responsibilities include:

  • you focus on the execution of the conversion project
  • you provide technical consultancy services during the various development phases of the project
  • you provide technical support during all design phases
  • you develop the technical specifications for major upgrade works
  • you advice on essential technical vessel modifications required for operating at a LNG project
  • you coordinate daily with subcontractors during the FEED development phase
  • you give the necessary input for the familiarization process of vessel’s staff, especially during the initial phases of the project
  • you assist at the commissioning of the conversion project.

Your qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Engineering (Electromechanical, Mechanical or related field)
  • Excellent communication and social skills
  • Fluent expression in English (written and oral)
  • Ability to work in multicultural environments
  • Experience in dry docking, ship design and building
  • Experience in LNG or FSRU operations is a plus

Your talents

  • Cooperation: you like working or acting together willingly for a common purpose or benefit
  • Listens: you are able to correctly take on-board and process verbal messages, by observing responses and further questioning
  • Analytical ability: you know how to distinguish between main and side issues
  • Creativity: you can come with new solutions to problems or make suggestions for improvement
  • Accuracy: you carry out work punctual and with attention to details
  • Reliability: you act consistently with integrity, objectivity and transparency, you take up responsibility and you honour agreements
  • Flexibility: If problems or opportunities arise, you will change your style of behaviour or conceptual approach in order to achieve the goal that has been set
  • Perseverance: you continue efforts until the goal is reached
  • Stress resistance: you continue to perform effectively under work and / or time pressure.

We offer

Exmar Ship Management offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefit package. We are an equal opportunity employer.

You may also expect a steep learning curve and the flexibility to adapt this learning curve to your personal interests.

Moreover, you will be working in a young and enthusiastic environment.

Our values are Respect, Commitment, Working in Alliances and Innovation. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger Exmar Ship Management.  If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team.

Contact

If interested, please send your CV and motivation letter to our LNG Business Unit Director Claude Maerten via applyesm@exmar.be.