Administrator On Board Services
Short Sea

Job reference: 001419

Location: Short Sea

Closing date: 30/11/2021

Salary: £28,580.34 per annum

Employment type: Permanent

Department: ROPAX - Short Routes

Division: ROPAX Ferry Services

Hours per week: 2022 hours per annum (1 week on/1 week off)

We are P & O, with an enviable heritage, brand recognition and future investment there has never been a better time to join us.

The role

​​​​​​​We are currently looking for an administrator to support the On Board Services Manager on our Dover to Calais route. This role will work with the OBS Manager to deliver the Safety, Commercial, Financial and Quality objectives set for the department on the vessel. You will be working with team to make sure that the vessel is compliant with policies and procedures as set by the Company, Government and Maritime Legislative bodies. You will also make sure that the vessel is abiding with the Company's Fleet Regulations and the captain's standing orders.

As part of the day to day role you will be maintaining the Crew Management System, maintaining the back office functions and there will also be some work around looking after the manager functions such as till checks and cash lifts. You will also be tasked with identifying all statutory training requirements for team to make sure they are compliant for seafaring duties and you will also get involved in some of that onboard training.

This is an incredibly varied role where two days will not be the same. You will be living on the vessel during the weeks that you work, joining the ship at the start of your working week and leaving at the end of the working week. As part of this working arrangements all of your accommodation and meals will be catered for.

The organisation

P&O Ferries is one of the best loved brands within the UK and we are considered a Superbrand. We have been providing a maritime service for the UK and beyond since 1837 and have been an integral part of British maritime history for almost two centuries.

We are now part of DP World whose vision of enabling global trade fits with our global vision for the 21st century. We are going through our biggest transformation in our history which includes building the most technologically advanced ships for the Dover Straits, welcoming customers who have never travelled by ferry before and huge technology leaps that will see us at the forefront of a technology revolution.

Our people are our most important asset and we are building a world class team from all over Europe and the world to help us thrive in the new normal. We have the backing of DP World with all of their tools and support alongside the freedom for you to be the best you can be.

The person

​​​​​​​So what are we looking for?

- A strong administrator within a customer facing environment such as retail, hospitality or travel

- Good experience of IT systems such as Microsoft Office

- Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet competing deadlines

- An understanding of compliance and how to manage it effectively

- Good customer service and team building skills

At P&O Ferries we want you to be you. Not only will that make us stronger but will allow us to bring authenticity to everything we do. We know our customers come from all walks of life and so do our employees. We are all about connecting the world and that starts with finding connections with who you work with.

When we recruit we want to you to bring your whole self to work and we are working towards increasing diversity across all of our employees. We know we cannot be the best unless  we recruit the best regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lifestyle, age, educational background, national origin, religion or neurodiversity.

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