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If you’re lively, sociable and looking for an outlet for your passion, we want to hear from you. You might currently be an engineer, a yacht crew member, a project manager or personal assistant, if you enjoy interacting with other people, then Hill Robinson Yacht Management may well be the place for you.

There’s nothing quite like finding a place to work with opportunities to grow and lots of talented people. Here at Hill Robinson, we’ve got all of that! Whatever your aspirations in life, however far you want to go, if you love yachting and are as committed as we are to being the very best at what you do, then join us!



Hill Robinson USA – Yacht Management Administrator


January 2018
Hill Robinson, the leading independent yacht management company, with offices in Monaco, Antibes, London and Florida is looking for a Yacht Manager to join the team in their Fort Lauderdale office.


A qualified Yacht Management Administrator for Hill Robinson will be able to demonstrate significant experience and knowledge of the yachting industry. This position involves assisting our fleet of yachts with Yacht Administration, including Safety and Technical Support, Crew Management, Shore Support and maintaining database of yacht certificates. A yacht manager is the point of contact for all vessel operations and is responsible for regular reporting to the owner. This position does require an understanding of client requirements and often requires patience and the ability to work in high stress situations.


  • Maintain ships documents, keep certificates and records on file and up-to-date, upload and download accounts, photos, forms and certificates.
  • Coordinate all captain and crew employment procedures; assist with crew selection verify documents, coordinate employment contracts, insurance and travel logistics.
  • Coordinate with Yacht Accountant to monitor monthly budgets and communicate/anticipate overages, purchasing and spending thresholds, VAT, invoices and payments, client funds and funds requests.
  • Assure good flow of communication between yacht and other departments including Accounting, Technical, Compliance and Charter.
  • Assist with technical support, ISM meetings, internal audits, SSP reviews and manuals
  • Coordinate insurance, vendor service contracts.
  • Provide shore support and assistance to yacht as needed; problem solving and decision making with an awareness of possible consequences.


  • 2+ years industry specific experience required. Experience in a similar role would be ideal or relevant sea –going experience in a senior position.
  • Practical knowledge of yacht operational standards and procedures; familiarity with ISM and ISPS implementation a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal required to liaise confidently and professionally with colleagues, clients, captains and crew.
  • Familiarity with financial statements and reporting.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Above average IT skills required, MS Office Suite & Outlook.
  • English is the base language, French and other languages a plus.


For more information or to apply for the position, please contact the Office Manager at deborah.champlin@hillrobinson.com.

This is a full time, permanent position with shore-based salary appropriate to qualifications and experience.


If you require any further information or wish to send an open application, please contact us at jobs@hillrobinson.com

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