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ID:  536825

Melbourne, AU

Ship Manager


Jump Aboard for #betterways


Culture & Benefits:

We endeavour for Better Ways in everything we do; our culture is embodied by boldness, imagination, exemplarity and excellence. With these values at the core of our business, our workplace holds an upbeat and inspiring team who encourage you to thrive on the opportunity to innovate and adapt to the ever-changing world we live in. 

As part of our Employee Experience offering, CMA CGM offers a number of perks including:

  • Study leave and study reimbursement 
  • Paid parental leave entitlement
  • Annual health checks for all employees  
  • Discounted car parking at the DFO  
  • Corporate rates with ANZ Bank 
  • Bupa Corporate Cover
  • Discounts at selected food outlets 
  • Exclusive Offers on the Telus Health App (our EAP Provider)
  • Novated car leasing available 
  • Social Club activities all year round 
  • Opportunity to participate in volunteer initiatives  
  • Access to 3000+ learning resources and courses  
  • Opportunity for career development in Asia Pacific, Europe and other office locations globally


About the Role:

Reporting to the Operations Manager – Intra Oceania, the successful candidate will: 


  • Plan and coordinate cost effective cargo stowage and utilisation of ANL and its Consortium members’ vessels to ensure all safety requirements are met
  • Plan and issue schedules of vessels engaged in designated trades in order to optimise asset utilisation. Monitoring and ensuring vessels work through all ports and terminals in the most expeditious and cost-effective manner whist initiating remedial action in the event of any disruption to the schedule
  • Coordinate and provide technical and cost assistance in the carriage of hazardous, break bulk, over dimensional and awkward cargo, to ensure costs are minimised, ANL exposure to risk is minimised and statutory requirements are met
  • Pursue operational efficiency and cost saving through continuous improvement
  • Obtain vessel specs/stowage structure and vessel limitations from Line Operations Manager/Vessel when vessel phasing in



To be successful in this role, you will need:


  • Tertiary qualifications in nautical studies or an equivalent level of seagoing Certificate of Competency
  • Minimum 4-5 years’ experience in the Operational aspects of the shipping industry
  • Practical experience in the terminal/shipboard operational aspect of the shipping industry
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritize, meet deadlines, cope with changing circumstances and people


To apply for this role, you must be an Australian citizen or a permanent resident and currently live in Australia.

If you are a New Zealand citizen and looking to relocate to Melbourne, Australia, you are more than welcome to apply.

Please note that remote working in overseas locations are not considered.


About Us:

We are CMA CGM, the business that moves in excess of 21 million containers of cargo every year from over 400 different seaports. Backed by a diverse portfolio of brands and subsidiaries, the CMA CGM Group is the third largest container shipping Group, making us well equipped to move cargo from door-to-door, on a global scale. 


Our mission is to lead sustainable change within the maritime industry. In order to achieve the goal of net zero carbon by 2050, sustainable development has become one of the main axes of the CMA CGM Group strategy. 


As the Group embarks on a large-scale transformation journey, this calls for our team members to be both bold and exemplary to achieve the needs of our evolving business. We are growing and changing the way we serve our customers. If you are willing to roll your sleeves up and contribute to this journey, we would love to hear from you!


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