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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

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 - Hamburg/Golfe Juan/Konstanz/Monaco/Zürich/Palma

Yacht Manager

Our Yacht Management Division at Ocean Independence specialises in the operational and technical management of luxury superyachts worldwide. We are currently seeking a Yacht Manager to be based in one of our offices (Hamburg, Golfe Juan, Konstanz, Monaco, Zürich, Palma).

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

 

Your skills and qualifications ideally include:

  • Sea-going experience in a senior position on board large yachts (>24m)
  • Previous yacht management experience
  • Happy to travel frequently
  • The ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication and diplomacy skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels (dealing with owners, captains and various stakeholders)
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills. Proficiency in other languages will be advantageous
  • Strong computer literacy skills, proficient in Word and Excel
  • Good sense of humour

 

your responsibilities will include:

  • Acting as the main point of contact for the vessel (owners, captains, other stakeholders)
  • General operational yacht management
  • Accounts and finance with the support of the Fleet Finance Manager
  • Technical management with the support of the Technical Manager
  • Crew management
  • Supervising refitting and dry-docking activities
  • Preparation Monthly Management Reports

 

What we offer:

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

 

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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