PURPOSE OF POSITION
Since its inception in 1997, Viking has grown to a fleet of +80 river and ocean vessels providing unique, deluxe vacations to experienced travelers with an interest in geography, culture and history.
Are you a young, driven professional looking for an opportunity to develop your professional skills in a dynamic and stimulating environment? Then we’d love you to join our River Operations team as Manager Onboard Operations.
As Manager Onboard Operations, you will be part of the Onboard Operations Department, reporting to the Senior Manager Onboard Operations, working closely with the corporate teams, as well as directly with the Hotel Managers and Guest Services Teams. This role requires with very limited travel.
Working in operations, you will be involved in, and gain insight into, virtually every aspect of onboard operations, with the overall objective being to assist the ship teams in optimizing their administrative duties so that they can focus fully on offering the expected guest experience.
You will also be responsible for ensuring that all ship reporting is filed in a timely and compliant manner so as to guarantee company statistics and analytical insights are based on solid and correct facts of the day-to-day operations.
This role is based in our Operational Head Office in Basel, Switzerland. Please note that we can only accept applicants who are eligible to work in Switzerland or in possession of a valid work permit.
WHAT WE OFFER
If you are interested in this role, please apply via our website, including a cover letter (one page, introducing yourself and outlining why you are interested in the role) as well as your CV and relevant references.
A VIKING LEADERSHIP ROLE
As a Viking Shipboard Leader, you represent Viking’s values and leadership philosophy (Hávamál). You are a hospitality professional who demonstrates passion for excellence, who takes ownership for your areas of responsibility, and who believes in empowering your team with the skills, knowledge and tools to succeed. You are an exceptional role model for the Viking Family and have strong motivation to achieve the company’s goals and objectives. You are flexible, stress resistant, focused, and a truly committed team member.
PURPOSE OF POSITION