There is a rare and unique opportunity which has arisen in one of WRS Tech prestigious Shipbuilding clients for a very Senior VP of Planning and Estimation to join and lead genuinely industry leading planning and estimation department who are at the forefront of the very large and successful New Build order book of commercial vessels. This is an unmissable opportunity to work at the pinnacle of the industry and to shape the activities an outcomes of a regions Shipbuilding industry.
Reporting directly to the Board of Directors and working closely with the other departments Vice Presidents the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of all planning and controls activities taking place on multiple simultaneous New build projects. In addition to the Oversight of all planning activities this role will also oversee estimation for all works conducted as well as preparing estimation for new works being bid for.
You will be expected to deal with all suppliers and project stake holders including but in no way limited to the Vessels Owner and his team, Internal Shipyard Divisions (Technical, Production, etc.), 3rd party Subcontractors, Equipment suppliers and classification societies.
The ultimate responsibility of this role is to ensure that proper planning and controls are in place to ensure each New Build Program has the correct materials and schedule of works to ensure smooth swift construction within the planned budget throughout its entire project progression requiring a close working partnership with Engineering, Supply Chain, and Operations.
Due to the large nature of our clients endeavor WRS Tech has been briefed to secure a professional candidate with a proven track record of large complex Shipbuilding programs. Candidates from an EPIC background are welcome but will be asked to demonstrate detailed knowledge of the unique challenges confronted in managing a shipbuilding planning and estimation team.
You will need to possess:
* A Bachelors Degree (or Equivalent) In engineering (or relevant field)
*Strong Planning Software skills knowledge (Primavera and Microsoft Projects)
* Planning and Estimation capability of New build Shipbuilding projects (Super yacht, Cruise or complex commercial vessels, OFFSHORE EXPERIENCE WILL ALSO BE CONSIDERED)
* Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills (both written and verbal)
* High Professional and Technical standards
This vacancy is being advertised by WRS Tech Ltd who has been appointed to act as the recruitment consultancy for this role by the end client.
If you meet the brief PLEASE APPLY NOW and follow up by contacting WRS Tech Ltd and ask to speak to the Ship Building Team.
The job details and how to apply can be found here: https://www.wrstech.co.uk/jobs/4936263/vice-president-of-estimation-and-planning.asp