J. Lauritzen A/S

Lauritzen Kosan seeks Marine Competency Manager

We have reorganised our Fleet Management organisation which has led to a new position as Marine Competency Manager... and we invite you to be our new colleague.
21. juni 2018
Forventet start
1. august 2018
Danmark > Gentofte Kommune > Hovedstaden

Do you thrive working in a high paced and dynamic industry with demanding customer expectations? Would you enjoy motivating people to develop their professional skills and behaviour and take the lead to build and strengthen bridges between our customers, crew and office teams? Do you identify with our four core values: Accountability, Resoluteness, Empathy and Adaptability?  - Then you could be the person we are looking for.

Your professional and personal qualifications

You must be a great communicator who is able to operate in a multicultural environment, working broadly with both internal and external stakeholders. Your flexible mindset enables you to see problems from different angles. You are also proactive - taking the lead on the continuous improvement of safety initiatives and championing our safety culture.

Proficiency in English is essential as it is our working language.

You have a background as master mariner, marine engineer or other relevant maritime or offshore education and preferably have experience working with people training and competency programmes.

Your new job

As MC Manager with Lauritzen Kosan you will report to the Head of People and Quality. You will undertake a central role working closely with our crewing manager, shipboard management and crew as well as your colleagues ashore. 

You will have responsibility for the continuous development of strategic goals for our external crewing manager. Your ability to work with them to manage and champion our framework of time-measured KPIs is the key to become successful in the job.  

Your assignments include:

  • Working closely with Marine HR, Marine QA and our onboard training team in order to raise the general safety level onboard our fleet  (supporting and championing our overall training strategy)
  • Monitoring the Competency Management system handled by the Crewing Manager, ensure requirements are as per business requirements (selected KPI's)
  • Providing support when external training partnerships must be selected - and ensures that they meet our needs through regular evaluation
  • Close engagement with continuous improvement and learning
  • Contributing to the update / development of procedures and policies within the People & Quality department when needed
  • Supporting knowledge-share and looking for new ways to reach our seafares.
  • Participating actively in the planning of crewing seminars
  • Travel activity of some 40 days per year is part of the job.  


Your new workplace and colleagues

Lauritzen Kosan has the technical management of close to 30 LPG carriers counting pressurized, semi refrigerated and ethylene carriers. 

We are based at the head office in Hellerup, Denmark where we work in a modern and light open office environment with a strong focus on the wellbeing of our employees.

If you join us, you will meet highly skilled and engaged colleagues, who are eager to share knowledge and ready to make the extra effort. We believe that the combined knowledge of all our employees, is one of our most valuable assets. We value a good sense of humour and it is important to us - even when we are busy.

We place a strong emphasis on training and we foster a culture of continuous professional and personal development.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you wish to know more about the vacancy. You can reach Head of People and Quality Karsten Gauger on tel. no. +45 3396 8063  or mob. no. +45 5135 7885 . 

Start date is as soon as possible.


If you identify strongly with this position kindly upload your motivated application, CV and diploma (from your highest level of education) as soon as possible by using the link below. We might invite candidates for interviews on an ongoing basis. 

Application deadline is 21 June 2018. 

We are looking forward to receiving and reading your application. All enquiries and applications will be handled with utmost confidentiality.

J. Lauritzen A/S is a shipping company with world-wide operations. J. Lauritzen's purpose is to enable global trade through intelligent seaborne solutions - creating growth for local communities around the world. We are domiciled in Hellerup, north of Copenhagen and subsidiaries in Singapore, Stamford, and Manila. We focus on continuous development of our various business activities with constant emphasis on customer service, safety at sea, and environmental protection. JL owns and operates a diversified fleet of dry bulk carriers and gas carriers. For further information please visit www.j-lauritzen.com


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