Salén Ship Management wishes to attract competent and motivated professionals who are keen on working with us. Our aim is to earmark the best officers and crew in the industry and give them incentives in order to minimise crew turnover. Our vision is that crew members returning regularly to the same ship will see a personal interest in the ship, its maintenance and the high expectations of our valued passengers.
We are looking for a Chief Officer with recent Polar experience and a passion for small ship cruising!
Salén Ship Management AB is a ship management company based in Gothenburg, Sweden. Our mission is to manage small expedition- and destination cruise ships at a very high standard and our fleet contains of three small passenger ships operating world-wide. Salén Ship Management strives to run a hands-on operation with a permanent staff which include captains, chief engineers and hotel managers who share their time between ship and shore. Our team of people have vast experience from shipping, small ship cruising and maritime law. One of the founders is from the Swedish shipping family Salén – hence the name.
Salén Ship Management has the technical and hotel management of Island Sky, Caledonian Sky and Hebridean Sky. These excellent destination cruise ships carry 114 to 118 passengers and are on long-term charter to Noble Caledonia in London.
We wish to attract competent and motivated professionals who are keen on working with us. Our aim is to earmark the best officers and crew in the industry and give them incentives in order to minimize crew turnover. Our vision is that crew members returning regularly to the same ship will have a personal interest in the ship, its maintenance and the high expectations of our valued guests. We offer the benefits of a small organization with close contact between the ship and the shore-office, long-term rotation plan and a real possibility to influence and be a part of the business’ culture and heading.
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
We are looking for a Chief Officer for a permanent position onboard the Island Sky, but there is also opportunity to rotate to any of the other Sky-ships. The Island Sky is currently trading between the Antarctic Peninsula via the remote islands of the South Pacific to the Kimberley coast in North west Australia. As Chief Officer you are second in command of the vessel and shall be prepared to assume command of the ship at any time should the need arise. Among other duties you are delegated to execute responsibilities as Head of the Deck Department as well as act as SSO.
What makes us different is our unique itineraries and friendly atmosphere onboard, where our crew plays a vital part. As Chief Officer of one of the Sky-Ships you will be our representative onboard and always have the company’s best interest in mind, constantly striving to deliver the best possible experience for our passengers while never jeopardizing the safety of anyone onboard.
As the ideal candidate for this position you are experienced in Expedition and Small ship cruising and understands the value of quality over quantity. You must have recent experience from a SOLAS-vessel operating in the Polar regions and be eligible for an Advanced Polar Code Certificate. You are comfortable with an ever-changing environment where quick decisions and liaison with the charterers representative onboard is part of everyday practice. You are known for your excellent communication- and management skills and you speak English fluently. Experience from K-Fleet Purchase and Maintenance system is an advantage. Furthermore, you prefer the intimate environment onboard a small ship over the big ones and respect the vulnerable and unique destinations we call.
Please send your application and CV to:
Fleet Manager Helena Hedström: helena(a)salenship.com
Deck and Engine Department
Salén Ship Management are the technical managers of Island Sky, Caledonian Sky and Hebridean Sky.
Magsaysay from Manila is our appointed crewing agency in the Philippines. You will find more information on Magsaysay here: www.magsaysaycareers.com/.
Our point of contact is: Mr. Sorwin Rivera
Fleet Manager: Helena Hedström helena(a)salenship.com
Salén Ship Management have contracted SeaChefs Ltd. to run the hotel management on board Island Sky, Caledonian Sky, and Hebridean Sky.
If you are interested in a position in the hotel department on board, please contact:
Sea Chefs Ltd.
Phone +357 (25) 20 66 – 66
Fax +357 (25) 75 11 – 60