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Eastern Pacific Shipping seeks out passionate professionals who thrive in a challenging, intense and highly rewarding environment. Our shore-based team is comprised of several departments such as Management, Human Resources, Legal, Corporate Services, Finance, Commercial, Operations, IT, Crewing and Technical.

EPS aims to attract, train and retain the very best. Our work is challenging and we expect the very best from our team. In return, our employees are given a rewarding career that allows them to reach their full potential.

It’s been such a rewarding experience working for EPS. I’ve been given the tools and support needed to succeed and reach my full potential.

Current Openings

Position
Location
Date Posted
Application deadline
 
Executive (Sustainability, Quality & Vetting) Singapore February 6, 2020 March 5, 2020 READ MORE
Project Manager (Information Technology & Innovation) Singapore January 23, 2020 March 31, 2020 READ MORE
Finance Manager, Projects Singapore January 23, 2020 March 31, 2020 READ MORE
Community Relations Executive Singapore January 23, 2020 March 31, 2020 READ MORE
Chartering Officer (Container) Singapore November 14, 2019 February 29, 2020 READ MORE

Executive (Sustainability, Quality & Vetting)

Location

Singapore

Date Posted

February 6, 2020

Application Deadline

March 5, 2020

The function is to support the Sustainability, Quality & Vetting (SQV) department in the implementation, communication, monitoring and evaluation of the Company’s Management Systems.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

1.    Monitor Sustainability Goals and Targets that have been developed for the Company including Environmental Goals and Targets. Analyzing the data where applicable and producing Sustainability Reports to be published as and when required.

2.    Monitor and coordinate reports submission from vessels:

  • Environmental Management System Reports
  • Incident / Injury and Near Miss Reports
  • Master Review Reports for Ship Security

3.    Administering Electronic Testing of ships personnel for:

  • Unannounced Alcohol Tests
  • Unannounced verification Tests

4.    Provide Support in the admin function of the Department for:

  • Monitoring vessels schedules for arranging external HSQE & ISPS audits, Green Award Surveys, MLC Audits;
  • Scheduling of SIRE, CDI, Rightship Inspections and support the Vetting Executive / Specialist.

5.    Raise Purchase Orders (P/O) and process invoices.

6.    Maintaining filing of departmental records and documents.

7.    Any other assignments given by the Superiors.

QUALIFICATION / EXPERIENCE

  • Diploma / Degree, With a background of some form of environmental studies
  • Those without relevant experience may be hired as Management Trainees during their probation period

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Good IT knowledge, e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, Email
  • Good communication skills – spoken and written English
  • Flair for numbers
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Project Manager (Information Technology & Innovation)

Location

Singapore

Date Posted

January 23, 2020

Application Deadline

March 31, 2020

The Project Manager will manage technology projects, including IT and innovation technology projects stemming from EPS’ maritime accelerator program.

Initially, and with priority for 2020, the Project Manager will lead the Oracle Accounting system implementation for all areas of Finance and will have the responsibility to direct activities for the subject matter experts and users within their area, identify key functional risk and issues and support change management efforts.

Time permitting in 2020, the Project Manager will also get involved in managing other projects, and, after the completion of the Oracle migration, will manage a broader portfolio of technology projects.

1.         AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

1.1     In general, the Project Manager will:

  • Interact with EPS stakeholders and business sponsors, project teams (both IT, startups and other external partners) to plan and develop project scope, cost/benefit and business case, identify resource requirements, frameworks and execution plans
  • Identify, plan for and monitor dependencies between various projects
  • Monitor and report project progress, deviation, issues and resolution

1.2     For 2020, for the high priority Oracle Accounting implementation project, the Project Manager will have the following responsibilities:

  • Pre-April 2020: Project Planning
    • Gain understanding of existing operational accounting processes and some understanding of the currently used Danaos system
    • Identify and put together project team
    • Work with sponsors to identify key deliverables
    • Pre-implementation planning with Oracle
    • Prepare project plan and develop project timelines and work plans
  • April 2020 – December 2020: Implementation Phase
    • Lead project team, working with Oracle and IT, to implement Oracle system, targeting 1 January 2021 switchover
    • Maintain project documentation and workflow process               
    • Developing, managing and controlling project plan/schedule to ensure project deliverables meet quality standards and user requirements                        
    • Identification of redundant processes and opportunities for streamlining
  • January 2021 – April 2021: Post Go-Live Support/Hypercare period
    • Post-implementation follow-up of outstanding issues                          
    • Input process and output reporting review
    • Implementation of other packages based on Oracle accounting system                  

2.         QUALIFICATION / EXPERIENCE

  • A degree from a tertiary organisation within the field of Finance, Engineering or Computer Science
  • A recognised Project Management Qualification (APM or PRINCE2), with at least three years’ experience
  • Experience in project management of IT projects, including appropriate use of project management tools and modern approaches
  • Familiarity with Oracle Accounting system or Oracle Fusion ERP Cloud Service
  • Experience with successful changeover of accounting systems, preferably to Oracle
  • Hands-on experience in operational accounting
  • Demonstrable ability to lead a project team
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills – drawing together assistance from within the business and support from across the wider management team.
  • Strong business process knowledge and business acumen
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects/clients simultaneously
  • Exposure to shipping industry is nice-to-have but not essential
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Finance Manager, Projects

Location

Singapore

Date Posted

January 23, 2020

Application Deadline

March 31, 2020

The initial responsibility of this role is to actively engage in system migration from existing ERP to Oracle ERP. This role will work closely with IT Project Manager and FinCon Superuser team (derived from FMA and Operations accounting team) and will also act as the lead co-ordinator from FinCon with the external consultants. Post implementation period, the role will settle into suitable finance role.

 Job Description

  1. Project Planning
  • Gain understanding of existing operational accounting as well as financial statements close processes and some understanding of existing ERP.
  • Point of contact for pre-implementation planning with Oracle including developing detailed project plan in consultation with sponsors and external consultants
  1. Implementation phase
  • Point of contact at FinCon, working closely with external consultants and IT to migrate to Oracle targeting 1 Jan 2021 switchover
  • Identify redundant processes and opportunities for streamlining
  • Work with Super users in firming up work flows in Oracle, acceptance testing and documenting changes to operational work flow
  • Lead the Superusers with the testing of the effectiveness of interfaces with external databases and Oracle – both dataflows into and reporting from ERP.
  1. Post implementation phase
  • Follow-up of outstanding matters
  • Review of processes not integrated into the ERP

Qualifications / Experiences

  • Degree in accountancy or equivalent professional qualification
  • Previous experience with successful changeover of accounting systems, preferably to Oracle
  • Hands-on experience in operational accounting, preferably in shipping though not essential
  • Familiarity with Oracle accounting system or Oracle Fusion ERP Cloud Service
  • Demonstrable experience of forging successful relationships with stakeholders with the ability to push back and maintain a structured process.
  • Strong interpersonal skills – drawing together assistance from within the business and support from across the wider management team.
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Community Relations Executive

Location

Singapore

Date Posted

January 23, 2020

Application Deadline

March 31, 2020

The function is responsible for supporting the Corporate Communications Manager for driving the EPS brand equity and corporate reputation for internal and external stakeholders to position the company as a preferred place of employment.

This role includes and is not limited to performing a variety of tasks, such as the creation and development of print and digital collaterals, web site management and content development, marketing collateral, and cost tracking.

Job Description

Corporate Communications

  • Involved in supporting and executing full spectrum of communications initiatives such as content creation, social media and website management, internal and external messages, collateral creation, overall branding, e.g., company newsletter, blogs, storytelling
  • Execute on and identify opportunities to enhance employee engagement
  • Create/contribute and deploy innovative social content and campaigns that establish the company as a thought-leader and a preferred place of employment
  • Contribute to and create strategies to help strengthen shore and sea colleagues
  • Collateral inventory management
  • Support Corporate Communications Manager in crisis communications, external PR management, and internal/external metrics
  • Brand ambassador and guardian
  • Other duties as assigned

Event Management

  • Planning, coordinating and executing internal and external events
  • Contributing to and managing an event’s calendar
  • Contributing to the development of event concepts
  • Engaging with, selecting and managing vendors
  • Coordinating event logistics
  • Conceptualise, create or manage the creation of event collaterals
  • Post-event reporting and follow-up
  • Ad-hoc duties; willingness to be hands-on preparing for and during the events

Qualifications / Experiences

  • A Degree in human resources, industrial and organizational psychology, organizational development or its equivalent.
  • At least 2-3 years related work experiences
  • Industry experience will be an advantage, i.e., shipping/oil/gas
  • Strong verbal and communication skills
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Possess a deep sense of cultural awareness
  • Ability to think creatively, motivate and inspire other people
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Chartering Officer (Container)

Location

Singapore

Date Posted

November 14, 2019

Application Deadline

February 29, 2020

The Chartering Officer is responsible for securing employment for the Company’s vessels worldwide at optimum rates and terms as per the authority of the Commercial Director, as well as marketing the Company’s fleet to clients and potential clients.

Job Description
  • Securing employment for the fleet assigned to the Chartering Officer at optimum rates and terms as per the authority of the Commercial Director, as well as marketing the Company’s fleet to clients and potential clients.
  • Build and maintain relationships directly with clients and brokers in area of responsibility.
  • Provide the Company with daily market fixture information, open cargoes and opinions on market trends.
  • Negotiate Charter Party terms and conditions to Company’s standards.
  • Ensure timely and correct documentation of fixtures concluded.
  • Charter Party Administration and position list update.
  • Promote in-depth knowledge of, and support for the Company’s values and procedures.
  • Give advice on commercial matters affecting operations and demurrage risk exposure.
  • Evaluating market information, and proposal of marketing plans for relevant segment.
Qualifications / Experiences
  • Minimum 1-2 years working experience in the shipping industry for position of Chartering Officer;
  • Degree or its equivalent and Minimum 5 years working experience in the shipping industry for position of Assistant Manager (Chartering).
  • Good knowledge of the working dynamics of the chartering market
  • Knowledge of office IT applications, e.g. MS Word, Excel, etc.
  • Good negotiation skills
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