BASIC PURPOSE: Assists in the development and implementation of all environmental policies across the Corporate fleet. Is informed and able to influence future environmental legislation (international, regional, national, and local regulations). Assists in ensuring the fleet complies with the environmental regulatory regime via development of environmental policies and procedures.
Collaborates directly with the Director of Environmental Policy regarding all pertinent environmental and technical matters.
Reviews, processes, and analyzes reported environmental incidents in the Corporate database and reports significant events to the Director - Environmental Policy.
Assists with the preparation of the environmental section of the quarterly Corporate Health, Environmental, Safety and Security (HESS) Report.
Analyzes global environmental legislation (Flag, Classification, Agency, IMO, etc.) trends and reports.
Assesses the applicability of significant emerging regulations as it pertains to the cruise industry.
Manages related communication to/from corporate owned assets and affiliations.
Assists with identification and assessment of risks as well as provides assistance in the development of HESS-MS procedures.
Organizes, attends, and supports meetings with working groups and stakeholders.
Develops presentations regarding environmental regulations and their application.
Monitors and documents the implementation of HESS-MS procedures and Advisory Notices.
Assists with the development of reports, memos and letters to various NGOs and governmental groups and in the day-to-day communications with Brand representatives.
As directed, representing the company at public speaking engagements, industry/award events, and other industry and community activities.
Ensures that the HESS-MS procedures are consistent with or exceed current requirements.
Monitors the activities of pertinent International, National and Local regulatory bodies, Classification Societies and Associations. Informs Corporation and Brands of such activities.
Effectively interacts with various local/national/international organizations, agencies and industries regarding environmental issues.
POSITION SCOPE: Responsible for assisting in ensuring compliance with all environmental regulations (international, regional, national, and local) applicable to cruise ships across the fleet. Assists in the interpretation and application of environmental regulations. This process can be a challenging, as regulators present information in different ways and Brands initially brainstorm different ways to implement them. Interpretation and application must be aligned; therefore, much communication and identification of best practices must take place.
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to the Director of Environmental Policy.
Minimum BA/BS degree in Business Administration, Marine Engineering, Environmental Sciences, or equivalent. Law Degree a Plus.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills especially when dealing with an international, multilingual audience
Excellent interpersonal skills
Experience with working with global clientele
Outstanding project management skills
Able to work in a diverse and international team setting
Able to identify critical issues and suggest viable solutions
Able to identify priorities and organize work accordingly
Proven ability to meet challenging deadlines
Proactive, self-motivated, and self-directed
Committed to producing quality work with a positive attitude and a strong work ethic
No restrictions or limitations for domestic or international air or sea travel
Sound knowledge of international Maritime Conventions and Codes
Previous experience in working with safety management systems and quality standards
Proficiency in project management is essential
Basic knowledge of risk assessment techniques