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ID:  72277

Marseille, FR



CMA CGM Group, founded by Jacques R. Saadé, is a leading worldwide shipping & logistics group.

Now headed by Rodolphe Saadé, CMA CGM reinvents transport and logistics in order to offer an integrated maritime, port and land service that exceeds its customers' expectations. 

Present in over 160 countries through 755 offices, 750 warehouses, equipped with a young and diverse fleet of 511 vessels, CMA CGM serves 420 of the world's 521 commercial ports and operates on more then 200 shipping lines. The group currently employs 110,000 people worldwide, including nearly 2,400 in Marseille, in its headquarters in Marseilles.





As part of our core services, CMA CGM Group operates on more than 200 shipping lines on which our fleet of 502 vessels navigates.
Our dedicated teams ensure the best services and maintain schedules.
This commitment for our customers and the variety of services we offer have made CMA CGM Group a world leader in transport and logistics. 

The Ship Manager position is important in our value chain as you are in relations with both our teams at sea and ashore. Within a shipping line, your role is to ensure the operational monitoring of vessels voyages. You make sure that vessels voyages and port operations go smoothly by establishing the loading plans in compliance with safety rules and through the enforcement of the Line business policy.   


From our head office in Marseilles, you ensure, in close cooperation with Captains/Second Officers, the good conditions of vessels seaworthiness throughout the voyage by: 

  • Checking that all material equipment improving the productivity and port turnaround times is available, in connection with Terminals and Agents, with the different parties of the Line and all operational support teams (Dangerous Cargo Office, Oil Management…). 
  • Monitoring and managing special loadings: dangerous cargo, Reefers, Out of Gauge (OOG, Breakbulk) according to the international regulations (IMDG code, ISM…), the Group and Line’s instructions. 
  • Evaluating the feasibility of Changes of Destination (COD) of some cargos according to their position on board, following the request of sales teams, Logistics Department and partners. 
  • Validating Port Call Reports (PCR) sent by Agents. 
  • Participating in the development of statistics and ensure the monitoring of bunkers consumption. 



  • Postgraduate degree or equivalent experience (+ 5 years) from a National Maritime School, ideally Merchant Navy deck officer, with an on-board experience.
  • Fluent in English (both speaking and writing). 
  • Good command of IT tools. 
  • Good knowledge of specific planning and/or vessels stability calculation software programmes. 
  • Reactive, rigorous and organised, you carry out and anticipate operational tasks, and manage priorities and emergencies 
  • Hygiene, safety and environment rules as well as regulatory framework knowledge 
  • Flexible approach of working hours (you may be expected to work on evenings/weekends). 



Come along on CMA CGM’s adventure !










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