Ice Management Lead, will provide Shell Alaska, technical and operational advice|37058||&did=0&its=0&src=8&ref=&cc=&agn=&lc=3

•As Ice Management Lead, the incumbent will support key assurance processes and services for all vessels used by Shell Alaska, with specific emphasis on ice management vessels and coordination of marine assets in support of offshore operations
•The incumbent will provide Shell Alaska, technical and operational advice on the safe and efficient operation of ice management vessels and all Shell marine assets
•The incumbent will be required to work with vessel masters to coordinate vessel movements during operational status, fitting out periods and mobilization from on-hire to off-hire
•Provide technical assistance in the development of an appropriate support fleet including new polar and ice classed vessels
•Support contract management activities within Shell Alaska, including contractor management and performance reviews
•Collate and review information received from offshore Ice Advisors, forecast sources and satellite imagery to develop and implement Ice Management strategies
•Provide guidance to Shell’s offshore Ice Advisors and ensure implementation of Shell’s Ice Management Plan throughout all offshore assets and marine contractors
•The incumbent will be required to interpret Radar-Sat and MODIS satellite images
•Prepare and present daily briefs on vessel operational status
•Provide specialist advice on HSSE risks relating to shipping and marine activities in and around ice and the effective monitoring of performance.
Assist with the investigation and follow-up of shipping and marine incidents involving Shell assets
•Provide support and leadership on maritime issues relating to offshore and terminal interfaces, having due regard to the peculiar challenges of the Arctic environment
•The incumbent will be a member of the Logistics team based in Anchorage, Alaska reporting to the Marine Manager and will provide ice management advice to a variety of stakeholders (e.g. Drilling,Geophysics/Geomatic and HSSE)
•The incumbent may additionally represent Shell’s interests in marine and ice management issues with regulatory and port authorities and other external bodies
•The incumbent will be expected to play a very active role in Shell’s HSSE efforts and drive towards “Goal Zero”

•First Class Certificate of Competency Deck or Engineering
•Extensive ice management experience in support of offshore operations
•Thorough understanding of DNV’s Knowledge Base for Officers Navigating in Ice
•Ice Management skills developed during offshore operations in and around ice
•Thorough understanding of ice class ship construction, different class society ice classing and the IACS Polar Class system
•Experience in resupply operations to off-shore drill sites; working with drill ships, barges and semi-submersibles to include fuel, bulk product and cargo transfers
•Special emphasis on knowledge and experience of weather patterns and sea conditions in northern latitudes including the Gulf of Alaska, Bering, Chukchi and Beaufort Seas

Recent applicable experience in the following areas would be an advantage:
•Office-based management of daily marine logistics issues
•Operational (e.g. offshore supply vessels, anchor handling, seismic, diving support, Dynamic Positioning, Ice Management)
•Projects (e.g. Towing, pipe laying, MODU location moves)
•Previous exposure to the application of Shell Group Standards and Processes would be an advantage
•Knowledge of relevant International Industry associations and the application of published guidance
•Self motivated and a proven leader
•A professional mariner with the ability to work independently and communicate effectively
•Ability to initiate, analyze and develop proposals and solutions to a wide range of shipping and marine technical and operational issues
•Ability to manage and integrate with others in different functions and environments (culture, language, business organizations)
•Although the nominal work pattern is standard office hours, the incumbent will be expected to respond to calls outside these hours
•In addition, the incumbent will be required to travel within Alaska, Canada and US, with occasional offshore visits – primarily within the US Beaufort and Chukchi Seas
•The successful candidate will be able to establish and build effective relationships with and inspire trust in all stakeholders to ensure the effective integration and application of Shell standards

Application Deadline: Saturday 13 July 2013

Number of Vacancies: 1

In addition to the tasks outlined in this job description, you may be assigned other responsibilities as needed. The Royal Dutch/Shell Group of companies offers an outstanding benefits package. In order to be considered for this position, you must complete an online candidate profile. No phone inquiries will be accepted. Shell Companies in the U.S. are equal opportunity employers.

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Hay c.captain, they must have been reading your posts! I guess Shell is about a year or 2 late on this offering. Better late than never…