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Electrical Technical Planning Manager

  • Job
    Mid-level Level
  • Engineering
  • London

AI generated summary

  • You need sea-going or ship management experience, a relevant electrical engineering degree, professional marine technology qualifications, and a proven ability to manage multiple projects and vendors in the cruise sector. International travel required.
  • You will be responsible for planning, executing, and managing Marine Electrical Engineering projects for Disney Cruise Line, ensuring compliance with standards, regulations, and budgets. You will oversee project delivery, maintenance systems, vendor management, and safety protocols.


  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Sea-going and/or ship management marine engineering experience
  • Relevant tertiary electrical engineering or related degree; or equivalent
  • Business Knowledge:
  • Cruise Sector experience would be beneficial
  • Professional qualifications in relevant marine technology essential
  • Professional training in marine Regulations
  • Management of multiple projects and vendors during dockings and in operation projects
  • Relationship Building - Candidates, Customers, Vendors – Established marine network.
  • Global Collaboration – Flexibility to work with ships in different locations and between US and UK Offices. This role will require substantial international travel.


  • Responsible for planning, preparing, and executing assigned Marine Electrical Engineering projects in line with Industry Standards for DCL Fleet and Private Island Resorts.
  • Maintain Disney Cruise Line technical standards for area of responsibility.
  • Communicate and coordinate with Shipboard Leadership, DCL Private Island Resort Team and Electrical Engineering Vendors.
  • Responsibility for Project Management to include:
  • Assist the Manager of Electrical Technical Planning in the development of Project Specifications in accordance with Dept. Strategy and Priorities, including Dry Docking and operational projects.
  • Assist in obsolescence management across the company fleet.
  • Follow company procedures for the financial management of assigned projects, including Competitive Bidding, Capital & Expense Requests, Budgeting, Forecasting and Reporting.
  • Responsible for the compliance of assigned projects, including design, component & type approvals, manufacturer audits, and both internal & external inspections.
  • Oversee the delivery, installation, commissioning & handover of assigned projects, ensuring compliance with regulations & standards (e.g. Classification Society, Ship National Administration/ Flag State, applicable Electrical and Building Codes, Port States including United States Coast Guard CFR for safety, environmental and security).
  • Update Manager of Electrical Technical Planning on ongoing project work.
  • Maintain and update DCL Asset Management & Maintenance Systems for machinery and engineering systems with updated details, engineering documentation, component specifications and planned maintenance.
  • Manage vendors to aid in the execution of Marine Electrical Engineering projects ensuring company and regulatory standards are maintained
  • Implementation of the general safety management responsibilities specified in the Regulated DCL Safety Management System (SMS).
  • Designate for Line Manager as required.
  • Assists and keeps the Executive Director Technical Operations and Manager Electrical Technical Planning informed of ongoing and planned matters relevant to issues and materials in the SMS.


What will the office hours be like for this role?

This role will be office-based for 4 days a week, with one day working from home.

What team will the Electrical Technical Planning Manager be a part of?

The Electrical Technical Planning Manager will be part of the team responsible for Technical and Maintenance aspects of the Company’s Fleet and Islands.

What are the key responsibilities of the Electrical Technical Planning Manager?

The key responsibility of the Electrical Technical Planning Manager is to deliver agreed in service improvement projects based upon Departments' strategy and objectives.

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