Operations Excellence Lead

Location Limassol
Discipline: Ship Management
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable
Contact name: Rory Edwards

Contact email: rory.edwards@executive-integrity.com
Job ref: BBBH465_1659964137
Published: about 2 months ago
Expiry date: 08 Sep 2022 00:59

Job title: Operations Excellence Lead

Location: Limassol, Cyprus

Who are we recruiting for?

Executive Integrity are working with one of the most well known and one of the largest ship management companies in the world. Our client is respected for its pioneering efforts in the implementation of safety of life at sea and safe ship and cargo operations as well as being a leader in the fight against pollution and other environmental hazards.

What will you be doing?

The role is responsible for leading global projects and ensure the implementation of process changes in respective region/geography.

  • Lead global projects/programs with direct ownership on costs & benefits

  • Manage successful roll out of transformation solutions within the assigned region

  • Work closed with technology & business to facilitate timely & cost effective delivery on both system enhancements & new functionalties in alignment with business needs

  • Facilitates ongoing business improvements to improve KPIs and productivity

  • Responsible on coordination with global counterparts in relation with the business improvement strategies designed by the OPEX team

  • Drives standardisation and compliance to global blueprint/target operating model

  • Responsible on working closely with the Crewing Directors and GMs to identify & implement improvement projects/initiatives

  • Responsible for the delivery of process innovation and continuous improvement initiatives across the assigned country/region

  • Responsible for reviewing current processes and procedures and working with process owners , quality & technology on necessary changed to facilitate process improvement

Are you the ideal candidate?

The ideal candidate will have extensive Project Management experience who is able to create long lasting relationships, experience improving methodologies and business analysis.

Required Experience

  • Graduate of Industrial Engineering or any business-related course, with MA degree is an advantage

  • Lean 6 Sigma black belt certified

  • Experience in working in cross-cultural environment

  • Excellent verbal and non-verbal skills

  • Excellent change management skills and experience

  • Ability to influence without formal authority

  • 8+ years of proven project management and continuous improvement experience, preferably in on the shipping and maritime industry

  • Knowledgeable on different continuous improvement methodologies including lean, 6 sigma, project management and business analysis

  • Highly comfortable working in a virtual, global team


  • MA degree

  • Certification in one or more of the following:-

  • Certified Scrum Master

  • Prince 2 Practitioner

  • PMP

  • Experience in managing & driving automation, digitisation and other technology-driven improvement projects

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive salary

  • Health-care

  • Great company work culture

Who are we?

Executive Integrity is a global executive search and recruitment consultancy with a focus in the Maritime and Renewable Energy sectors for a more sustainable world. We donate a proportion of our annual profits to Renewable World, a charity that develops affordable and innovative renewable energy solutions to poverty-stricken communities.

Every placement we make, we plant a tree with the National Trust.