Senior Manager| Fire Protection & Life Safety – APEC – Singapore Regional Office

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Job Number 20015667
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Location Singapore Regional Office| 2 Harbourfront Place #06-08|
Singapore| Singapore| Singapore
Brand Corporate
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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_Position Summary_

As a member of Asia Pacific (AP) Fire Protection & Life Safety (FLS)| is
responsible for insuring compliance of fire protection standards for all
Lodging Brands and products in Asia Pacific excluding China (APEC)| including
new builds| conversions/acquisitions| re-positioning| and renovations in order
to provide a superior level of life safety and protection to our guests|
associates| and assets from the perils of fire| natural disasters| and
terrorism. Provide oversight and leadership to direct reports as they work
toward insuring compliance. Provide project management and life safety
expertise to ensure compliance with the standards through the design and
construction of new and converting hotels.

Scope

Number of Direct Reports – 1-2
Titles of Direct Reports – Fire Protection Specialist and Fire Protection Engineers
Number of FTEs – approx. 1
Budget Responsibilities – yes

## _CLS Expected Contributions and Responsibilities_

Responsible for delivery of high quality engineering support services to business units within Global Design| Lodging| Development| Operations| Brand| Lodging Engineering| Risk Management| Ownership Franchise Services and various other Marriott businesses.

Act as a liaison to insurance companies| code officials| architects| owners| consultants.

Responsible for recruiting| coaching| training and developing staff to perform their defined duties. Provide performance feedback and evaluation| and career development to direct reports.

Make decisions for complex fire protection and life safety issues and when necessary| refer AP FLS Director for support.

Direct adaptations and modifications throughout design process and installation of systems.

Discuss with supervisor and team members fire protection and life safety issues or problems that have high financial impact.

Actively listens and asks questions of customers to assess the level of satisfaction with the service being provided and to prevent problems from occurring. Regularly monitor customer satisfaction and take personal responsibility to ensure it. Follow through with customer inquiries| requests| and complaints in a timely fashion.

Develop and maintain independent relationships with customers; anticipate needs of customers; negotiate work deliverables and timing for small initiatives.

Communicate orally and in writing with customers.

Work efficiently and effectively with minimal supervision.

Assist in the building of team core values of integrity| accountability| respect| and value.

Remain current with emerging technologies| national codes and best methods for automatic sprinkler systems| fire alarm systems| life safety| and smoke control

## _Specific Expected Contributions_

Help manage (owned| managed| and franchised) new build and conversion projects in AP region.

Manage internal and external resources for projects.

Supervise a staff of fire protection engineers and technicians.

Conduct performance evaluations (LPP) for direct reports.

Review and approve expense reports for direct reports.

Routinely interacts with franchisees| building owners| clients| customers| officials| contractors| and others.

Lead project meeting and makes presentations relating to projects.

Lead internal teams to complete work.

Verify completion of projects.

Communicate on a regular basis with the AP FLS Director.

Perform design reviews for egress| building construction| automatic sprinkler| fire alarm| and mechanical smoke control systems to ensure compliance of Marriott standards| system performance| equipment selection| constructability| maintainability| building code conformance| and sequencing.

Provide construction support services including fire protection system project control functions (change-order analysis and schedule impacts)| cost reduction analysis| submittal reviews| mid-construction site review and report| transition planning (construction to operations)| and acceptance testing.

Tracks project schedules and construction documents.

## _Skill Requirements_

Basic to working knowledge of construction means and methods| facilities operations| and contracting.

Strong problem solving capabilities; ability to search beyond traditional boundaries.

Extensive writing skills required.

Excellent interpersonal skills which must include ability to speak in public| negotiate| explain fire protection concepts| and enforce standards while strengthening relationships| occasionally under pressure.

Ability to develop new processes to increase effectiveness and efficiencies.

Excellent management and supervisory skills.

Good working knowledge of MS Word| MS Excel| and MS Outlook.

High degree of initiative| personal responsibility and integrity

Ability to work effectively in a collaborative work environment.

Willingness to share knowledge openly and assist others as necessary.

Willingness to travel extensively (approximately 50%).

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_Specific Candidate Profile_

BS| Fire Protection Engineering or equivalent experience.

Fundamentals of Engineering or Professional Engineering license preferred.

5 yrs. minimum of fire department experience preferred.

Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in fire protection.

Fluent in multiple languages highly recommended.

This role can be based in Singapore or Hong Kong.

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Commercial Freight Operator

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Skillpool group: Trading
Updated: 03-Oct-2019
Reference ID: 117326BR

This role is part of T&S Crude & Product Commercial Freight Operations reporting to Team Lead Freight Operations – East. Commercial Freight Operator is part of a Global Products & Crude Freight Operations team responsible for providing professional freight operations to the team of Freight Traders. Commercial Freight Operators work closely with Freight Traders to ensure the smooth and efficient conduct of all commodities for charters both in and out are essential in order to optimize the commercial benefits to the oil trading business and P&L of the Global Freight Trading team.

The role involves a fast moving and changing environment and Operators will work alongside a diverse, multi-cultured group of people. The work is varied and requires that individuals develop a thorough understanding of many aspects of the shipping and oil trading business which forms a good foundation for a career in operations, chartering, supply or oil trading.

Key elements of Commercial Freight Operations include:*
Conduct all freight operational activities promptly and professionally ensuring that all obligations and requirements under the charter party contract terms are met. This refers both to charters internally and with third parties. Operators are expected to have a commercial mindset while scheduling and operating vessels to load and deliver cargoes along the value chain, as well as look out for opportunities to capitalize on opportunities and/or add value to supply chain. Ensure the efficient operation of the time chartered vessel including the issuance of voyage orders, the correct preparation of cargo tanks and the issuance of LOIs in accordance with charter party terms and conditions. Deal with cargo and freight counter-parties, terminals and vessels on a regular basis regarding all post-deal activities ensuring all necessary operational information is passed on in good time and documentary requirements are met. Ensure that we comply with regulatory and governmental requirements as well as adhere to HSSE/Safety guidelines. Identify and maximize the embedded optionality within charter party agreements (i.e. laycans, demurrage rates, ship space parcelling, ship swaps, backhaul opportunities)
Liaise with inter oil operators to ensure smooth operations to avoid supply disruption and to optimize vessel returns and usage. Ensure that bunker procurement is optimized in terms of location and cost in close liaison with the freight trader and in line with STASCO policy and guidelines. Daily updates of RADAR tools for ship operations and records management to track P&L. Make cargo and vessel nominations, prepare and send voyage orders and monitor progress of vessels. Required to preempt issues and avoid any delays which could hit our bottom line