Senior Manager, Marine Liaison

Function:  ENG & TECH - PROJECT MANAGEMENT ENGINEERING
Requisition ID:  662
Location:  Singapore, 01, SG, 07724-2296
Alternative Locations: 
Education Experience:  -
Employment Experience:  -
Travel:  50% to 75%

Company Information

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today's increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations - redefining what's possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS - www.TE.com.


TE SubCom (SubCom), a TE Connectivity Ltd. company, is an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology and marine services, and a leading global supplier for today's undersea communications requirements. As a vertically integrated supplier, SubCom designs, manufactures, deploys, and maintains the industry's most reliable fiber optic cable systems. Its solutions include long-haul and regional systems, repeaterless networks, capacity upgrades, offshore oil and gas, and scientific research applications. SubCom brings end-to-end network knowledge and global experience to support on-time delivery and the needs of customers worldwide. To date, the company has deployed more than 100 cable systems and enough subsea communication cable to circle the Earth 15 times at the Equator. For more information visit www.SubCom.com.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity’s Engineering Project Management Teams manage cross functional engineering projects. They work with Product Management, Sales, Quality, Manufacturing, Finance, and other functions across TE to assure projects meet financial, schedule and customer expectations. They are responsible for defining and creating project schedules, portfolio management, communication and execution of programs, identifying resource constraints and working with management for resolution, while adhering to LeanPD processes.

 

TE SubCom, a world leader in subsea fiber-optic cable systems, is seeking a Marine Liaison, Sr. Manager to join our Eatontown, NJ office for Fall 2016.

 

The Marine Liaison, Sr. Manager is responsible for all marine and fishing liaison activities for international undersea telecom cable installation supply contracts by providing risk assessment and mitigation of man-made impacts to undersea cables.  Responsibilities include risk assessment, recommend mitigation measures, and develop fishing agreements, support surveys and cable installation to minimize fishing interference.  The group is also responsible for cable awareness programs and for growing our Automatic Identification System AIS monitoring programs in support of our maintenance contracts. This includes identifying cable awareness sales opportunities, developing technical and cost proposals, closing the sale, and executing the work. A direct customer interface is required of this position

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Responsibilities
 
Provide cable risk assessments and fault risk analyses for new systems; support cable planning, installation and operation phases; maintain SubCom Cable Fault Database and update records from available sources, conduct or contract fisheries desktop study, identify fishing hazards before survey and pass relevant information to route survey group; in cooperation with cable owners conduct liaison with fishing industry prior to cable routing, where appropriate; provide fisheries information to installation and repair personnel; notify fishermen and mariners prior to cable operations. Support the contracting of guard vessels to support installations.
 
Develop cable awareness programs for system owners, work with cable owners to develop policies re fishing; make port visits to inform fishing fleets of cable routes, develop and distribute flyers showing new cable routes; develop databases of fisheries contacts in various regions, negotiate fishing agreements, develop and maintain procedures for Vessel Snag Hotline operations, train hotline staff in procedures. The organization is also responsible for our Automatic Identification System (AIS) monitoring programs in support of our maintenance contracts. This includes refining vessel monitoring methods and refining effective criteria for automated alerts, making recommendations for AIS data feed and/or antenna placement, and management of staff to conduct this work.
 
Maintain and enhance Tyco’s presence in the field through contacts with fishing experts and by presenting at conferences and meetings. Opportunity to supervise and mentor newer staff members.
 
Qualifications
 
Knowledge of global fishing and seabed uses, knowledge of cable engineering and installation, BS or BA degree in marine-related field, ability to research and report concisely on current maritime activities.  Experience in direct liaison with commercial fishermen is desired.  Skills with diverse software including MS Office are desired.  Experience in managing a small team is required.  Knowledge of charting and mapping tools is a plus. Domestic and international travel is required.  Skills in one of Spanish, Portuguese, or Japanese languages would be a plus but not required

Competencies

  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

 


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