CAREERS

The Wallem Group currently employs over 1,000 shore-based staff and over 7,000 qualified seafarers, in 18 countries and aboard more than 400 ships. Our people deliver quality services with the highest level of friendly professionalism, and we constantly seek to sustain our industry leadership by creating a place where our people can develop and are respected. 

As our business grows we continually seek new employees, both highly experienced professionals and those just starting their career. Whatever your background we require a positive 'can-do' attitude and a real commitment to delivering quality service to our customers. Our aim is to be an employer of choice within the maritime industry, and to this end we invest heavily in training and career development with an emphasis on team-building throughout the Group.

Seafarers - Please email your CV to seajobs@wallem.com

Shore-based staff - please email your CV to recruitment@wallem.com or contact your nearest Wallem country office.

Opportunities at Sea and Ashore

  • Technical Superintendents for Tankers / Bulk Carriers (based in Hong Kong / Hamburg)

    Technical Superintendents for Tankers / Bulk Carriers (based in Hong Kong / Hamburg)

    Join Wallem and you join an organisation with global reach and a rich heritage in the maritime industry, respected as a leader in delivering a diversified range of maritime solutions. You will also be joining a highly talented team in an environment of friendly professionalism, where you can learn from your colleagues and from the support we provide to help you progress in your career. Ours is a company that continues to move forward, taking a progressive approach to developing new services and technologies. Over the last century, we have committed ourselves to providing the highest standard of service to our customers in ship management, ship agency, commercial services and IT maritime solutions.

    We seek applications for the following positions to be based in Hong Kong and Hamburg in our Ship Management Division.

    TECHNICAL SUPERINTENDENTS FOR TANKERS/ BULK CARRIERS
    (for Hong Kong and Hamburg)

    As a Technical Superintendent, your mission will be the safe and profitable operations of the fleet assigned to you, leading and engaging senior ship staff while working collaboratively with other departments and divisions to ensure optimal fleet operations while upholding and driving the Group’s values, brand, procedures and practices.

    You will have a minimum of 2 years’ sailing experience as Chief Engineer with 2 years’ of experience as Superintendent or previous experience in a Senior Engineering position in the Marine Industry, OR a post graduate Degree (MEng or MSc) or equivalent qualification in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or other related discipline with 5 years’ of experience as Superintendent or previous experience in a Senior Engineering/Naval Architecture position in the Marine Industry.

    Please visit our website http://www.wallem.com/careers for more detailed descriptions.

    If you have the drive for achievement, we’d love to hear from you. Please apply via email in strict confidence, setting out the position you are applying for clearly in the subject line, with your full resume, expected salary and contact details to the following email addresses:

    Talent_HK@wallem.com (For positions in Hong Kong)
    Talent_EU@wallem.com (For positions in Europe)

    Personal data collected will be kept under strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purposes only.

  • Head – Global Marine Learning and Development

    Head – Global Marine Learning and Development

    This position is responsible for the strategic direction and implementation of our global seafarers’ learning and development to deliver future ready Wallem Professional seafarers. The vision for this role would be to establish Wallem’s brand as the market leader in seafarers learning and development.


    Job Responsibilities

    • Ensures a comprehensive understanding of Wallem Group’s 3 year strategy and objectives and aligns seafarers learning and development strategy accordingly
    • Capitalises on opportunities to grow our Training Department as a business offering to external seafarers and derive competitive advantage from such initiatives
    • Manages the training of Seafarers ensuring the safe and competent performance of seafarers, compliance regulations are met, and Wallem goal of
    • Employer of Choice established through training and career development opportunities and coaching support to seafarers
    • Ensure officers on board are trained to effectively lead and coach their subordinates
    • Identifies training needs and translate them into appropriate learning interventions and methods for seafarers
    • Establish high quality unified standards if training and delivery across ranks and training venues that meets all regulation requirements and Company needs.
    • Innovates and champions training solutions which are tailored, economic, effective, efficient and synergistic
    • Monitors value for money spent on training of seafarers through collaborative work with targeted training institutes in different regions. Supervisees and administrates the collection and disbursement of the training funds.
    • Evaluates, procures and maintains training resources to allow effective and conducive training for seafarers
    • Participates in the performance monitoring of seafarers on board ships as well as conducted training on board ships periodically
    • Supervises the evaluation of training outcomes and the performance of faculty members on periodic basis
    • Acts as the training design authority and primary technical point of contact for training matters such as needs analysis and solution/support delivery for seafarers’ development
    • Works with the course “Course and content review committee” to identify learning and development needs and trends within the business

     

    Job Requirement

    • Minimum 8 years shore based experience in a similar position
    • Minimum 7 years of experience as an administrative Head in maritime training and education
    • Seagoing experience as master or chief engineer is preferred
    • Experience in managing and developing training programmes
    • Experience of designing and delivering a variety of training solutions
    • Budget management experience
    • People Management experience
    • A strong communicator, both in writing and spoken communications
    • Articulate and confident standing up and delivering to large audience
    • Organised, a self-starter and an inspirational leader of your team

    To Apply
    Please send a detailed CV with current and expected salary to Talent_HK@wallem.com
    Personal data collected will be kept under strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purposes only.

     

  • Business Development Manager - S.E.Asia

    Business Development Manager - S.E.Asia

    This role reports functionally to the Director Sales & Marketing in Hong Kong and the successful applicant will be responsible for identifying and helping secure new business from existing & new clients in the S.E Asia region.

    Position Overview

    • Increase business from both existing & new clients in the S.E Asia region through the effective promotion and selling of the entire range of company products and services – to include (inter alia) ship management, ship agency, ship broking, logistics & outsourced services. 
    • Work in close liaison with key account managers, service delivery teams and senior management to build or expand relationships with strategically important customers. A key facet of the role will be in identifying business opportunities on a client by client basis and adapting our approach to best suit their needs.

    Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

    • Work with senior management to identify target sectors & clients that are of interest to the Wallem Group 
    • Develop a sales strategy for the market that ensures attainment of revenue growth goals – this will include establishing commercial plans for existing or large strategic clients where opportunity exists to expand business ties significantly over a 1-3 year period
    • Directly promote and cross sell all Wallem services to target clients with an emphasis on meeting a wide range of clients on a regular basis through business meetings, conferences, corporate events etc. 
    • Develop good professional relationships with senior decision makers and be systematic in planning face-to-face contact with the right people at multiple levels within client organizations
    • Determine the crucial needs and pain points in the customer’s business – for which Wallem may have solutions – and sell a range of services that accurately matches the clients’ requirements
    • Work closely with all Divisions to develop proposals and ensure that services are delivered as promised and performance meets customers’ expectations.
    • Deliver presentations and RFP responses on behalf of the company
    • Proactively assess, clarify and validate customer needs on an ongoing basis and lead solution development efforts that best address such needs. Assist in managing conflict and provide advice in commercial or operational negotiations
    • Perform analysis and research on the market and work with all Divisions to adapt and develop products & services to meet industry demands
    • Liaise with Wallem commercial teams to ensure that annual or more frequent commercial review meetings are held with clients as appropriate

    Qualifications

    • Strong commercial experience in the shipping industry. Tertiary education


    Experience

    • Frontline sales experience in the maritime sector with a good understanding of the maritime industry and sectors where Wallem is active
    • Broad ranging knowledge of business sectors where Wallem is active. Key requirement is an understanding of the complete value chain in which Wallem operates.
    • Strong sales skills – able to understand a client’s business situation and accurately identify opportunities that match Group services or capabilities 
    • Excellent communication and verbal skills - knows how to listen, understand and then communicate client needs back to the Wallem organization
    • Good presentation and negotiation skills with proven experience in closing deals
    • Able to develop contacts and relationships with the client at a range of seniority levels and manage their expectations effectively
    • Team player – able to involve a wide variety of Wallem personnel and motivate people to respond proactively to client issues
    • Organized and systematic in maintaining relationships within client organizations and following up issues to a positive conclusion
    • Energetic, active and sociable – able to travel & entertain extensively

    To Apply

    Please send a detailed CV with current and expected salary to Lynette Lim at LLIM@wallem.com.sg
    Personal data collected will be kept under strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purposes only.

  • Group Communications Manager

    Group Communications Manager

    Join Wallem and you join an organisation with global reach and a rich heritage of over 110 years in the maritime industry, respected as a leader in delivering a diversified range of maritime solutions. You will also be joining a company that continues to move forward, taking a progressive approach to developing new services and technologies as well as developing our most important asset: our people.

    Group Communications Manager

    Position Overview

    Support Wallem Group’s strategic goals with corporate communications activities that enhance the market perception of Wallem as the leading service provider of diverse maritime solutions.

    Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

    1. Ensure Group-wide adherence to existing branding policies, and develop additional policy as required.

    2. Manage Group-wide adherence to media and social media policy.

    3. Form part of the incident management team, working as liaison with MTI to manage external communications.

    4. Manage media opportunities including identifying and developing newsworthy stories, preparing press releases and other information materials, and managing media interest. Act as key media contact, managing all responses in a timely manner, with messages consistent with the Wallem brand.

    5. Manage online presence including website and social media channels (Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn) to promote the company’s businesses and employee engagement.

    6. Support corporate and business divisions with copywriting, editing and design of publications and other branding and roll-out support they may require.

    7. Manage production of Wallem corporate publications including copywriting, editing and managing graphic designers/printers: to include True North magazine (3 issues pa).

    8. Manage the delivery of corporate events including strategy meetings and staff activities.

    9. Support internal communications to shore and sea-based staff and provide communications support to senior management as required.

    Qualifications & Experience

    • College or University graduate in Public Relations, Communications or similar discipline.
    • Minimum of five years’ experience in a similar position. Experience in managing media relationships and crisis management.
    • Excellent Written/ spoken English, Cantonese & Putonghua as advantage.


    To Apply

    Please send a detailed CV with current and expected salary to Talent_HK@wallem.com

    Personal data collected will be kept under strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purposes only.

     

  • Technical Superintendents (Hong Kong and Hamburg)

    Technical Superintendents (Hong Kong and Hamburg)

    Technical Superintendents (Based in Hong Kong and Hamburg)

    Due to expansion we seek applications for Technical Superintendents of the following vessel types to be based in Hong Kong and Hamburg for our Shipmanagement Division.

    As a Technical Superintendent, your mission will be the safe and profitable operations of the fleet assigned to you, leading and engaging senior ship staff while working collaboratively with other departments and divisions to ensure optimal fleet operations while upholding and driving the Group’s values, brand, procedures and practices.

    Specifically you will:

    • Ensure Health, Safety and the Environment are top priority
    • Ensure vessels are operated in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner, in compliance with Class and Statutory and Wallem’s Safety Management system requirements
    • Set clear goals and expectations, proactively putting in place performance outcomes, Wallem’s values and procedures for sea staff compliance
    • Coach and develop Masters and Chief Engineers
    • Participate in interviews and make recommendations regarding new-hires and promotions
    • Provide day to day technical and operational support and guidance to assigned vessels
    • Monitor vessel performance and ensure effective follow-up actions
    • Manage vessel budgets and operating expenditure
    • Plan, monitor and manage dry-dockings and major scheduled and unscheduled repairs
    • Carry out regular vessel visits to confirm condition and compliance with company standards
    • Review for approval ship generated requisitions for stores, spares and repairs
    • Plan, control and execute all activities connected to retrofit modifications of assigned vessels
    • Provide timely and accurate reports to Clients and Senior management regarding the performance, expenditure and condition of the vessel

    You must have:

    • Minimum of 2 years sailing experience as Chief Engineer with 2 years of experience as Superintendent or previous experience in a Senior Engineering position in the Marine Industry; or
    • Post graduate Degree (MEng or MSc) or equivalent qualification in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or other related discipline with 5 years of experience as Superintendent or previous experience in a Senior Engineering/Naval Architecture position in the Marine Industry
    • Membership of IMarEST and Engineering Council registration or other equivalent recognised professional registration

    If you have the drive for achievement, we’d welcome hearing from you. Please apply in strict confidence with your full resume, expected salary and contact details by e-mail to

    Talent_HK@wallem.com (For positions in Hong Kong)
    Talent_EU@wallem.com (For positions in Europe)

    Personal data collected will be kept under strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purposes only.

  • General Manager, Myanmar

    General Manager, Myanmar

    Wallem Services Limited is looking for General Manager who will be based in Myanmar, leading a team of 6sixstaff, to drive and motivate the team, and ensure it continues to deliver outstanding services and to capture new opportunities. The General Manager must be a leader who is able to leverage the professional expertise within different departments to create synergies and deliver measurable, cost-effective results that make the Wallem vision a reality. Importantly, the successful General Manager will have the skills, sensitivity, and personal confidence to tap into the energy that each member of the team brings to this maritime services group and retain the solid operational performance that supports Wallem’s excellent reputation today.

     

    The General Manager will strive for continuous improvement of service delivery; bring market feedback, customer needs and profitability of all Wallem’s business in Myanmar. The successful General Manager will implement policies and working practices in the areas of Wallem’s services, quality delivery of those services, branding and reputation and new business development in order to ensure the efficient performance of the Myanmar office.

     

    Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

    • Develops client relationships and new business prospects
    • Acts as an important interface with key clients and other external bodies, such as state authorities, as required on vital management and operational matters
    • Provides for all staff a strong day-to-day leadership presence; communicate and implement head office initiatives and support an open-door policy among all staff
    • Provides guidance, training and coaching as required to colleagues, to ensure staff performance meets the Group’s company’s standards and requirements
    • Provides hands-on support where required in attending to visiting ships (both cargo and passenger ships)
    • Identifies the tasks needed to meet the Group’s plans and leads the senior management team to execute on those initiatives
    • Responsible for continuous improvement in the range and quality of the Group’s services
    • Oversees Wallem’s branding, including activities such as interdepartmental relationships, teambuilding & accountability
    • Responsible for ensuring compliance with national and international requirements, legislation and regulations
    • Understands and applies Wallem’s True North values into daily work to ensure client satisfaction
    • Leads the performance management process that measures and evaluates progress against goals for the organization
    • Other duties as may be assigned
    • Role requires domestic and international travels

    Job Requirements

    • College or University Graduate preferable, in Maritime or related discipline.
    • Minimum of 5 years working in a senior position in a marine industry company
    • Experienced in dealing with diverse groups of people and culture, dealing authorities and local partners
    • Ability to interact with government ministers and owners/charterers, including representatives of Oil Majors
    • Mission-focused, operationally sound, strategic and process minded leader with experience driving a performance culture to take the office to the next phase of development
    • Extensive experience in the shipping business across all lines of activities will be advantageous
    • Knowledge of port agency operations such as that pertaining to berthing, cargo operations reporting are essential
    • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
    • Self-motivated, thrives on challenge, service-minded, detail-oriented
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, well-organized, aware of risks company faces and implements risk management plans 

     

    Interested parties please send your detailed resume with current and expected salary to talent_hk@wallem.com.

  • Assistant Fleet Personnel Supervisor

    Assistant Fleet Personnel Supervisor

    Assistant Fleet Personnel Supervisor

    Assistant Fleet Personnel Supervisor is responsible for administering the placement of seafarers onboard managed vessels in compliance with all applicable regulations and requirements.

    Specifically you will:

    • assists Fleet Personnel Supervisors in placement of seafarers onboard
    • assists in ship’s mailing, updating crew database, crew changes and document control
    • supports Fleet Personnel Supervisors in communicating with vessels, port agents, manning and travel service providers
    • understands and applies Wallem’s True North values into daily work to ensure client satisfaction; &
    • other duties as may be assigned

    You must have:

    • Tertiary education or above
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar position
    • Effective communicator with good command of written and spoken English, Chinese and Mandarin
    • Well organized and attentive to details
    • Computer literate with particular emphasis on MS Office and email applications
    • Candidate with less experience will be considered as Assistant Fleet Personnel Supervisor

    If you have the drive for achievement, we’d welcome hearing from you. Please apply in strict confidence with your full resume, expected salary and contact details by e-mail to recruitment@wallem.com.

    Personal data collected will be kept under strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purposes only.

     

Technical Superintendents for Tankers / Bulk Carriers (based in Hong Kong / Hamburg)
We seek applications for Technical Superintendents to be based in Hong…

Join Wallem and you join an organisation with global reach and a rich heritage in the maritime industry, respected as a leader in delivering a diversified range of maritime solutions. You will also be joining a highly talented team in an environment of friendly professionalism, where you can learn from your colleagues and from the support we provide to help you progress in your career. Ours is a company that continues to move forward, taking a progressive approach to developing new services and technologies. Over the last century, we have committed ourselves to providing the highest standard of service to our customers in ship management, ship agency, commercial services and IT maritime solutions.

We seek applications for the following positions to be based in Hong Kong and Hamburg in our Ship Management Division.

TECHNICAL SUPERINTENDENTS FOR TANKERS/ BULK CARRIERS
(for Hong Kong and Hamburg)

As a Technical Superintendent, your mission will be the safe and profitable operations of the fleet assigned to you, leading and engaging senior ship staff while working collaboratively with other departments and divisions to ensure optimal fleet operations while upholding and driving the Group’s values, brand, procedures and practices.

You will have a minimum of 2 years’ sailing experience as Chief Engineer with 2 years’ of experience as Superintendent or previous experience in a Senior Engineering position in the Marine Industry, OR a post graduate Degree (MEng or MSc) or equivalent qualification in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering or Mechanical Engineering or other related discipline with 5 years’ of experience as Superintendent or previous experience in a Senior Engineering/Naval Architecture position in the Marine Industry.

Please visit our website http://www.wallem.com/careers for more detailed descriptions.

If you have the drive for achievement, we’d love to hear from you. Please apply via email in strict confidence, setting out the position you are applying for clearly in the subject line, with your full resume, expected salary and contact details to the following email addresses:

Talent_HK@wallem.com (For positions in Hong Kong)
Talent_EU@wallem.com (For positions in Europe)

Personal data collected will be kept under strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purposes only.

Head – Global Marine Learning and Development
This position is responsible for the strategic direction and implementation…

This position is responsible for the strategic direction and implementation of our global seafarers’ learning and development to deliver future ready Wallem Professional seafarers. The vision for this role would be to establish Wallem’s brand as the market leader in seafarers learning and development.


Job Responsibilities

  • Ensures a comprehensive understanding of Wallem Group’s 3 year strategy and objectives and aligns seafarers learning and development strategy accordingly
  • Capitalises on opportunities to grow our Training Department as a business offering to external seafarers and derive competitive advantage from such initiatives
  • Manages the training of Seafarers ensuring the safe and competent performance of seafarers, compliance regulations are met, and Wallem goal of
  • Employer of Choice established through training and career development opportunities and coaching support to seafarers
  • Ensure officers on board are trained to effectively lead and coach their subordinates
  • Identifies training needs and translate them into appropriate learning interventions and methods for seafarers
  • Establish high quality unified standards if training and delivery across ranks and training venues that meets all regulation requirements and Company needs.
  • Innovates and champions training solutions which are tailored, economic, effective, efficient and synergistic
  • Monitors value for money spent on training of seafarers through collaborative work with targeted training institutes in different regions. Supervisees and administrates the collection and disbursement of the training funds.
  • Evaluates, procures and maintains training resources to allow effective and conducive training for seafarers
  • Participates in the performance monitoring of seafarers on board ships as well as conducted training on board ships periodically
  • Supervises the evaluation of training outcomes and the performance of faculty members on periodic basis
  • Acts as the training design authority and primary technical point of contact for training matters such as needs analysis and solution/support delivery for seafarers’ development
  • Works with the course “Course and content review committee” to identify learning and development needs and trends within the business

 

Job Requirement

  • Minimum 8 years shore based experience in a similar position
  • Minimum 7 years of experience as an administrative Head in maritime training and education
  • Seagoing experience as master or chief engineer is preferred
  • Experience in managing and developing training programmes
  • Experience of designing and delivering a variety of training solutions
  • Budget management experience
  • People Management experience
  • A strong communicator, both in writing and spoken communications
  • Articulate and confident standing up and delivering to large audience
  • Organised, a self-starter and an inspirational leader of your team

To Apply
Please send a detailed CV with current and expected salary to Talent_HK@wallem.com
Personal data collected will be kept under strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purposes only.

 

Business Development Manager - S.E.Asia
This role reports functionally to the Director Sales & Marketing in Hong…

This role reports functionally to the Director Sales & Marketing in Hong Kong and the successful applicant will be responsible for identifying and helping secure new business from existing & new clients in the S.E Asia region.

Position Overview

  • Increase business from both existing & new clients in the S.E Asia region through the effective promotion and selling of the entire range of company products and services – to include (inter alia) ship management, ship agency, ship broking, logistics & outsourced services. 
  • Work in close liaison with key account managers, service delivery teams and senior management to build or expand relationships with strategically important customers. A key facet of the role will be in identifying business opportunities on a client by client basis and adapting our approach to best suit their needs.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Work with senior management to identify target sectors & clients that are of interest to the Wallem Group 
  • Develop a sales strategy for the market that ensures attainment of revenue growth goals – this will include establishing commercial plans for existing or large strategic clients where opportunity exists to expand business ties significantly over a 1-3 year period
  • Directly promote and cross sell all Wallem services to target clients with an emphasis on meeting a wide range of clients on a regular basis through business meetings, conferences, corporate events etc. 
  • Develop good professional relationships with senior decision makers and be systematic in planning face-to-face contact with the right people at multiple levels within client organizations
  • Determine the crucial needs and pain points in the customer’s business – for which Wallem may have solutions – and sell a range of services that accurately matches the clients’ requirements
  • Work closely with all Divisions to develop proposals and ensure that services are delivered as promised and performance meets customers’ expectations.
  • Deliver presentations and RFP responses on behalf of the company
  • Proactively assess, clarify and validate customer needs on an ongoing basis and lead solution development efforts that best address such needs. Assist in managing conflict and provide advice in commercial or operational negotiations
  • Perform analysis and research on the market and work with all Divisions to adapt and develop products & services to meet industry demands
  • Liaise with Wallem commercial teams to ensure that annual or more frequent commercial review meetings are held with clients as appropriate

Qualifications

  • Strong commercial experience in the shipping industry. Tertiary education


Experience

  • Frontline sales experience in the maritime sector with a good understanding of the maritime industry and sectors where Wallem is active
  • Broad ranging knowledge of business sectors where Wallem is active. Key requirement is an understanding of the complete value chain in which Wallem operates.
  • Strong sales skills – able to understand a client’s business situation and accurately identify opportunities that match Group services or capabilities 
  • Excellent communication and verbal skills - knows how to listen, understand and then communicate client needs back to the Wallem organization
  • Good presentation and negotiation skills with proven experience in closing deals
  • Able to develop contacts and relationships with the client at a range of seniority levels and manage their expectations effectively
  • Team player – able to involve a wide variety of Wallem personnel and motivate people to respond proactively to client issues
  • Organized and systematic in maintaining relationships within client organizations and following up issues to a positive conclusion
  • Energetic, active and sociable – able to travel & entertain extensively

To Apply

Please send a detailed CV with current and expected salary to Lynette Lim at LLIM@wallem.com.sg
Personal data collected will be kept under strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purposes only.