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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 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?


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


Our first-class team of sales and charter brokers strive to build long term, successful client relationships based on reliability and integrity.

Yacht management

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


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 Job Vacancies

Yacht Manager

Ocean Independence are offering the opportunity to join one of the world's leading yacht brokerage and management teams, specialising in the operational and technical management of luxury superyachts.

Required skills and qualifications include:

  • Minimum Yacht Master License 3000GT or equivalent (commercial)
  • Minimum three years of operational experience onboard large yachts (>24m) or passenger vessels 
  • Knowledge of ISM or Mini-ISM
  • Excellent written and spoken English language skills
  • Strong computer literacy skills, proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel 
  • The ability to work independently and communicate appropriately and effectively with our high-profile clients 

Your responsibilities will cover general yacht management, accounting, refitting and dry-docking activities as well as crew management. Frequent travel is required for yacht visits, surveys and ISM audits. The position requires flexibility and the ability to work discretely, ensuring that confidentiality remains paramount.

The position is based in our head office in Zürich, Switzerland, however for the right candidate it may be possible to work from one of our other office locations.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our experienced international management team. To apply, please email your CV and covering letter to [email protected].

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Get in touch

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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