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BIT (Bay Island Transit) Operations Manager
Cleveland / Redland Bay / Russell Island
  • Senior Leadership Role
  • Location South East Queensland (Cleveland & Redland Bay and Russell Island)
  • Permanent Full Time Role

The SeaLink Travel Group (ASX: SLK) employs over 1600 people throughout Australia and operates across South Australia, Queensland, Northern Territory, Western Australia, Tasmania and New South Wales, under the leading tourism brands of SeaLink and Captain Cook Cruises.


The BIT (Bay Island Transit) Operations Manager will be responsible for managing the day to day operations of a Government contracted ferry service. This is a leadership position and a high level of interpersonal skills, business acumen, financial understanding, knowledge of the marine or transport industry is required to ensure ongoing success.


You will be a highly driven and motivated individual with a focus on driving and supporting current and future business growth.


Areas of responsibility include:

  • Working in conjunction with the Maintenance Manager to ensure our engineering team has the tools and allocated time to achieve the required maintenance on our vessels
  • Managing the TransLink contract, ensuring KPI’s are being met and reports are submitted in a timely manner.
  • Liaising with the Workshop Manager and Vessel Master’s to ensure engineering issues are satisfactorily communicated and resolved on a timely basis
  • Meeting with TransLink on a regular basis to ensure services are meeting current transport needs, planning for changes and obtaining customer feedback.
  • Identifying solutions for operational improvements to assist in the efficient operations and safety of our vessels and infrastructure


The successful candidate will possess the following:

  • The ability to take ownership of this role, drive progress and produce results
  • Finance and business acumen including budget development and the ability to produce high level/analytical reports
  • Strong knowledge and experience with safety and compliance
  • Strong knowledge and experience within the Transport/Marine Industry
  • Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to mentor, coach and motivate staff
  • Strong People Management skills
  • Computer competent with Software, Word, Excel Intranet and PowerPoint
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with internal / external stakeholders
  • Very strong attention to detail
  • Clean Driver's Licence


If you are genuinely interested in applying for this position and believe you have the required knowledge, skills, experience and motivation to be successful in this role please send through your resume and a cover letter.


Please Note: SeaLink do not accept resumes by Recruitment Companies.  

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