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Careers In Yachting With Ocean Independence

Working for Ocean Independence

Be a part of a world-class team in luxury yachting

Established in 2005, Ocean Independence undeniably lives up to its reputation as a market leader in the yachting industry. We live quality, applying it to simply everything we do. Our team combines more years of marine expertise than any other brokerage company, with an unrivalled knowledge of every aspect of the industry that enables us to advise, consult and guide clients at every step.

At Ocean Independence, we are passionate about providing the highest possible level of service in all aspects of the yachting industry and we are looking for dynamic and dedicated like-minded professionals in a career in yachting to join our team.. No matter what your level of experience in the yachting industry, a career with Ocean Independence offers the opportunity for growth and development within the fastest growing company in luxury yachting.

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Careers with Ocean Independence

Are you looking for your next yachting role?

Crew

A professional, hardworking and dedicated crew are crucial in delivering an enjoyable yachting experience. If you have a love of yachting and hospitality and are interested in careers in yachting, then we would like to hear from you.

Consultants

Our first-class team of sales and charter brokers strive to build long term, successful client relationships based on reliability and integrity. If you are interested in a career as a yacht broker, then contact us today. 

Yacht management

Supplying expert support and insightful advice to owners and captains, the yacht management team are a highly skilled and valued part of Ocean Independence. 

Other

From marketing and digital, to finance and administration, our team behind the scenes play a vital role and offer a range of exciting opportunities. 

Current Vacancy

Senior Sales or Charter Broker

We are looking for experienced and enthusiastic candidates to join our offices as a Senior Sales or Charter Broker (Retail or CA).

ESSENTIAL SKILLs:

  • ·    Yachting industry experience with a proven network

  • High attention to detail and good organisation skills

  • A professional and personable manner and the ability to liaise directly with important clients

  • High standard of English (additional languages useful)

  • Competent in administration tasks (such as Outlook, Excel, CRM, etc.)

  • Demonstrable Sales/Charter record

  • Excellent team player and communicator

  • Ability to identify opportunities and cross-sell

 

ADDITIONAL SKILLS:

  • ·    Ability to maintain extensive knowledge of products and policies

  • Strong relationship management skills

  • Ability to manage time, prioritise and plan accordingly

  • Delivers exceptional service to clients

     

What we offer:

  • ·    A great, dynamic, and committed team with family spirit

  • The love for yachting is at the heart of everything we do

  • An international, innovative, and inclusive working environment

  • Modern and centrally located offices worldwide

  • Cloud based IT solutions enabling efficient work from anywhere

  • Competitive packages commensurate with experience

  • Long term service benefits

  • Attractive employment conditions

Our vision is to be the global yachting company that is most recognized for its in-depth understanding and for providing easy access to sustainable, high-end custom solutions.

Should you be interested in this position and in joining our Company, please send your cover letter and CV to [email protected]

Current Vacancy

Junior Charter Manager - Palma

We are looking for a candidate to join our office in Palma as a Junior Charter Manager.

ESSENTIAL SKILLs:

  • Interest in yachts and the yachting industry

  • High attention to detail and good organisation skills

  • A professional and personable manner and the ability to liaise directly with important

     clients

  • High standard of English and Spanish and any other languages are a plus

  • Very comfortable in administrational tasks (such as Outlook, CRM, etc.)

  • Being a team player

  • Ability to work fast, under pressure and be reactive

  • Being curious and eager to learn

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support the Group Director and Senior Charter Manager in the Palma office

  • Be available 24/7 to all clients

  • Develop and maintain an in-depth and fundamental understanding of all clauses within the MYBA Charter Agreement.

  • Administration (payments, data base, logging enquiries, agreements, etc.)

  • Assist with providing information for marketing material

  • Provide fast and effective response to any issues that arise before, during or after charters

  • Develop own network of contacts in order to grow and develop business opportunities

  • Attend and promote yacht shows and events as required by the company

 

What we offer:

  • A great, dynamic, and committed team with family spirit
  • The love for yachting is at the heart of everything we do

  • An international and innovative work environment

  • Modern and centrally located offices worldwide

  • Attractive employment conditions

Our vision is to be the global yachting company that is most recognized for its in-depth understanding and for providing easy access to sustainable, high-end custom solutions.

Should you be interested in this position and in joining our Company, please send your cover letter and CV to [email protected]

Current Vacancy

IT Expert - Konstanz / Hamburg

We are looking for an IT Expert to join, as soon as possible, one of our offices in Konstanz or Hamburg.

Your tasks will include:

  • Support to all our team members in IT matters, including but not limited to our marketing team (on website matters, social media, electronic e-mail signatures, etc).
  • Day to day interaction with all our IT partners (CRM, Hosting, Cloud, SaaS).
  • Implementation and management of online collaboration tools.
  • File server management.
  • IT security and password management.
  • CRM and various API Solutions.
  • Development of the QMS in regard to IT.        
  • Development of future IT tools and infrastructure.

Requirements:

  • Completed education in the field of IT.
  • Three to five years’ work experience.
  • The flexibility to complete task when needed.
  • The willingness to familiarise yourselves with the exciting field of yachting.
  • The ability to set the right priorities, even when working at a fast pace.

What we offer:

  • A great, dynamic, and committed team.
  • An international work environment.
  • Modern and centrally located offices in Horsham, UK.
  • Attractive employment conditions.

Should you be interested in this position and in joining our Company, please send your cover letter and CV to [email protected]

Current Vacancy

Travel Management Support - Konstanz / Hamburg

We are looking for a candidate to join, as soon as possible, in one of our offices in Konstanz or Hamburg for the role of; Travel Management Support.

Your tasks will include:

  • Booking of the Yacht Managers travel and accommodation
  • Daily telephone communication and directing calls to the appropriate person
  • Visitor travel and accommodation
  • Organising of client and expense reports
  • Assisting with monitoring and updating contracts, insurance policies, crew member qualifications and handling the forms
  • Mailbox administration
  • Organising incoming and outgoing post
  • Filing and Admin
  • Help with Proposals and Marketing
  • Organising Manager work phones and contracts

What you need to bring:

  • Very good written and spoken English language skills as well as the German language.
  • Strong computer literacy skills, proficient in Word and Excel.
  • The ability to work independently and to communicate correctly and effectively with our high-profile clients.

What we offer:

  • A great, dynamic, and committed team.
  • An international work environment.
  • A modern and beautiful office.
  • Attractive employment conditions.

Should you be interested in this position and in joining our Company, please send your cover letter and CV to [email protected]

Current Vacancy

Finance Fleet Manager - Konstanz / Hamburg

We are looking for a Finance Fleet Manager, as soon as possible, to be based in one of our offices in Konstanz or Hamburg.

Your skills must include:

  • Completed education in the field of accounting
  • Client Service skills
  • 5-year work experience
  • Flexibility to complete task when needed
  • The willingness to familiarise yourselves with the exciting field of yachting
  • The ability to set the right priorities, even when working at a fast pace

responsibilities would include:

  • Being number one point of contact for Yacht Managers, Brokers, Clients and Captains for all financial services related topics including participation in Client Meetings
  • Responsible for the financial on- and off-boarding of yachts
  • Responsibilities for yacht and project accounting
  • Creation and closing of monthly and annual reports
  • Invoicing of Ocean Independence Clients for Yacht Management Services
  • Preview and financial approval of yachts and projects budgets
  • Development and quality assurance of Financial Services
  • Further development of Quality Management Systems (QMS)
  • Manage digital and hardcopy filing of receipts
  • Travel to the yachts under management, to the residencies and offices of the Clients if required

What we offer:

  • A great, dynamic, and committed team.
  • An international work environment.
  • Modern and centrally located offices in Hamburg or Konstanz.
  • Attractive employment conditions.

Should you be interested in this position and in joining our Company, please send your cover letter and CV to [email protected]

Find out more

Get in touch

If you are interested in a career in yachting, email us at [email protected] with your CV and a covering letter describing why you would like to work for Ocean Independence and we will be in touch with any relevant opportunities.

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