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Any jobs available within blue o two will be posted here. Please see below for current vacancies in the UK and overseas.

UK Office:

Sales and Customer Success Director – Full Time

Plymouth

Due to our continued success we now require a full time Sales and Customer Success Director to join our team. As Sales and Customer Success Director, you will lead the strategic direction of the sales and customer success (after sales / operations) teams between our UK and Thailand Offices.

You will work with the MD and Commercial Director to set business targets and ensure these are cascaded throughout each department you are responsible for. You will be responsible for setting the strategic direction of sales and customer success initiatives across the group which support achieving the sales targets. You will ensure sales targets are set which are realistic but aspirational. You will always lead by example and uphold the company vision and mission.

Key Responsibilities

The Sales and Customer Success Director reports to the MD and Commercial Director and is responsible for the day to day sales and customer success activities of the business. Responsibilities include:
- Supports the delivery of the agreed long-term business strategy and annual business objectives
- Helps the MD and Commercial Director create a dynamic and healthy corporate culture with an engaged workforce
- Ensures efficient operations within Sales & Customer Success
- Ensure that Financial measures are established, maintained and monitored
- HR responsibilities including leadership, employee engagement, KPI’s, recruitment and reporting

Key KPI measures for the Sale and Customer Success Director role include:
- Business strategy
- Healthy corporate culture
- Efficient operations
- Financial measures
- HR responsibilities

Key Skills
- Business acumen
- Proven track record with leading a successful sales force
- Experience of the travel industry
- Experience in global markets
- Leadership by example
- Enthusiasm for the brand, the business objectives and the strategic plans
- Excellent spoken and written communication skills
- A creative approach
- Excellent organisational and planning skills
- The ability to delegate and motivate others
- Tenacity - drive, motivation and initiative
- The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
- Self-confidence to sell your ideas to directors, partners, agents, managers, the marketing and sales teams
- A good attention to detail

Closing Date: 15/09/18

To apply, please either email your CV and covering letter to amy@blueotwo.com or post it to Amy Mathis at the address below. For more information on the company and the position, please see our website www.blueotwo.com or call us on 01752 480808.

Graphic Designer – Full Time, Fixed-Term (3 months)

Plymouth – Salary dependent on experience

We are looking to expand our design team on a temporary, fixed-term basis (3 months). As Graphic Designer, you will work as part of the UK Marketing Team, providing support on the implementation of marketing campaigns and major projects to achieve blue o two’s company objectives. You will be directed by our Senior Creative Executive and you will need to create eye-catching graphic designs for marketing materials, working within our brand guidelines.

The Graphic Designer will carry out design and production activities inclusive of but not limited to:
- Production of graphic designs for a range of offline and online marketing materials
- Creation of vector-based drawings (boat deck plans)
- Editing promotional videos
- Image editing and formatting
- Working and liaising with print companies and other third party suppliers to ensure optimal print and material production
- Assisting with project management to ensure deadlines are met without fail
- Quality check all design and production output to ensure completed work is free from errors and meets the requirements of the design brief
- Report directly to the Marketing Manager and Senior Creative Executive, adhering to brand guidelines

Person Specification
We are looking for a candidate with the following experience and skillset:
- Experience of working as a Graphic Designer across print and digital channels
- Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat)
- Significant experience of Adobe Illustrator is key
- A good understanding of video editing and animation software
- A good understanding of print design from production process to setting up files for print
- Experience within a similar role
- Team player
- A creative mindset with a passion for suggesting new ideas and campaigns

Desirable attributes:
- Degree in Graphic Design or related discipline
- Experience of the travel industry and/or scuba diving

To apply, please either email your CV and covering letter to amy@blueotwo.com or post it to Amy Mathis. For more information on the company and the position, please see our website www.blueotwo.com or call us on 01752 480808.

Dive Travel Consultant - Full Time

blue o two ltd is a scuba diving tour operator offeringtailor-made holidays in the Red Sea, Galapagos, Fiji, French Polynesia,Indonesia, Maldives, Mexico, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Thailand and Truk Lagoon.

Due to our continued success we now require a full time Dive Travel Consultant to work within our friendly team. The team member will be required to work in a dynamic and rapidly developing environment. The Dive Travel Consultant will be based within our UK office. The Dive Trave lConsultant will carry out activities inclusive of (but not limited to):

Maintaining and developing sales of blue o two’s holidaysand liveaboards

Developing relationships with major accounts and individuals

Person Specification

We are looking for a candidate with the following experienceand skill set:

Strong organisational skills

Strong communication skills

Persistence under pressure

Aptitude for analysis and reporting key information tomanagers

Experience within a similar role

An eye for detail

An understanding of the link between marketing and sales

Desirable attributes:

Experience of the travel industry

Experience of scuba diving or other adventurous sport

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £16,000.00 to £18,000.00 /year


Overseas:


Vacancies with Worldwide Dive & Sail:

Fleet Engineer - Full Time

Thailand

The main responsibility of the Fleet Engineer is to provide leadership and expert direction for all aspects of maintenance for the current and future company operated vessels, wholly owned or in a Joint Venture. This includes planning and scheduling for normal maintenance and major refit (dry dock) along with assisting on any maintenance emergencies if they arise. The role has the responsibility to write and update, in cooperation with Central Ops coordinator Role, maintenance procedures and processes. The Fleet Engineer is responsible for managing the group of specialists who focus on maintenance for all vessels. The role is based in Phuket Head Office. The Fleet Engineer reports to the Managing Director Destination Management.

Job Responsibilities:

Detailed responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. Cost control of maintenance budget set by the MDDM and BOD (Board of Directors). This includes, but is not restricted to, all aspects of the vessels mechanic, engines, generators, water production, compressors, electronics, navigation, dive equipment, kitchen equipment, air-conditioning and any other equipment that is required to give the customers the best experience.
2. Working closely with the Regional Managers to assure communication flow and problem awareness is on the highest level.
3. While not responsible for the performance of the mechanic staff on board the vessels, the MMDM will be expected to provide subject matter expertise and assistance to the mechanical staff.
4. Manage the central maintenance team including “the Dream team”. The MMDM is responsible for the efficiency and effectiveness of the central team.
5. Creating and maintaining maintenance schedules. The role is responsible for maintenance schedules and to ensure that proper reporting is done for all mechanical parts of the vessels as described in point (1).
6. In cooperation with Reservations department and Regional Destination Managers the creation of a maintenance and dry dock schedules for each vessel regarding extended and yearly maintenance.
7. Responsible for assessing work required for all vessels in dry dock, estimate cost and report to MDDM for approval.
8. Assist the Regional Managers and Finance team to create a yearly maintenance budget for each vessel. As part of this budget include the estimated cost of the central maintenance team (labour) for a specific vessel, including any travel or other significant expenses.
9. Procurement of spare parts and assuring that the right quality and quantity of spare parts is available for each vessel.
10. Executing two times per year performance reviews of Employees.
11. Scheduling and approving holidays of the maintenance team.
12. Create timesheets for work in destinations so that Finance can ensure that the appropriate costs are allocated to the right vessel.

Competencies, Skills and Experiences
- Finance literate
- 5 years experience in a leadership role
- Experience in working with different cultures
- Strong organisational skills
- Experience as marine engineer
- Experience in creating maintenance schedules
- Experience as project managing
- Commitment to leading a transient life
Preferred
- Experience in the diving industry

KPI’s
1. Customer satisfaction rating for their experience in terms air-conditionings and other mechanical devices the customer is in contact with are on or higher than agreed.
2. Maintenance cost are at or below budget.
3. Maintenance team cost are at or below budget.
4. Maintenance schedules and reports are in place and available at any time.
5. Maintenance schedules and reports are followed and on time.
6. Vessels don’t have downtime due to maintenance problems.
7. Delivering maintenance on time and at agreed or below cost/budget.
8. Performance reviews are completed on time.

Working hours
When on duty on a vessel or in dry dock, the working hours are those required for the Fleet Engineer to achieve his/her objectives. When in the office, the working hours are Mon to Fri - 9 to 5 unless the urgency of the workload requires different hours. This position requires up to 40% of the time away from Thailand HQ office at international destinations. Emergency Situations – on call in line with crisis management guidelines.

To apply, please either email your CV and covering letter to employment@wwdas.com

Closing date for applications: 15th July 2018


Cruise Director Internship Programme

Update - No spaces left in 2018! Applications for the internship will reopen in February 2019

Are you passionate about diving and dreaming about making it your professional career? Here is your chance!

Join our brand-new Cruise Director Internship Programme (CDIP) and receive first-hand training in the high-end dive liveaboard industry from our experienced, professional Cruise Directors. CDIP is available in one or more of the following destinations: Indonesia, Maldives, Papua New Guinea, Palau, the Philippines, Red Sea, Solomon Islands or Truk Lagoon. Candidates who have successfully finished CDIP will be preferred if a suitable position becomes available within blue o two, Master Liveaboards or Siren fleet vessels.

The programme offers qualified dive professionals a unique opportunity to gain invaluable experience as a Cruise Director. The programme is for a period of 90 days and will allow you to dive daily in some of the most amazing diving destinations around the world!

Who is this programme for?
- Enthusiastic and eager divers, min. qualified DM or equivalent, with great interpersonal and communication skills.
- Service and customer-minded, team spirit, willingness to take charge.
- Dedicated to making every single cruise the best possible experience for their guests.

What do we offer?
- Period of 90 days on board one or two of our vessels, incl. full board.
- Complete training schedule from our Cruise Directors, as well as: 'learning by doing.'

Locations

We encourage you to spread out your CDIP over one or two destinations. Find the destinations facilitating CDIP as listed below. These are subject to availability:

- Indonesia
- Maldives
- Papua New Guinea
- Palau
- Philippines
- Red Sea
- Solomon Islands
- Truk Lagoon

The Cruise Director Internship Programme costs $3000 and includes 24-hour training from some of the best dive crews in the business.

Please find more information and the application form below.

APPLICATION FORM

INFORMATION ABOUT CDIP

For further details, please contact us on 01752 480808 or email divingholidays@blueotwo.com


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