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[Met-jobs] Operations Manager, Weather Forecasting Division based in Singapore

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Date Fri, 4 Oct 2013 13:37:57 +0800

Operations Manager – Singapore Office


The Company


Fugro Global Environmental and Ocean Sciences (Fugro GEOS) is the world’s foremost provider of commercial oceanographic and meteorological forecasting, monitoring, measurement, assessment and consulting services, with offices located around the globe.  The Company is part of the multi-national Fugro Group that provides a complete range of integrated geotechnical, environmental, survey and positioning services worldwide.


The Position


This position will manage the day to day operations of the weather forecasting division for the Singapore based weather forecasting unit.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:-

§  Coordinates and supervises the daily operational activities of all existing and future weather forecasting contracts.  This will include managing the client database and setting up new tasks for the duty forecasters.

§  Undertakes the quality control of forecasts including an early morning inspection/review of the days forecasts and new client instructions

§  Develops and maintains the forecasting division’s procedures in coordination with the Divisional & QHSE Managers

§  Develops and maintains data collection scripts for chart production and forecaster use as required by operational requirements

§  Prepares forecasters’ work rosters and annual leave rosters for all forecasting staff

§  Compile, write and maintain operating procedures relevant to the day to day forecasting operations including  new employee training plan

§  Maintains statistics necessary to monitor the effectiveness of daily operations using KPIs and other methods and to ensure standards are maintained and continually improved

§  Provide back-up to the divisional manager during his absence


The Requirements


The candidate should be self-motivated with a positive attitude and possess the   following qualifications and experience


·         Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology, Oceanography or equivalent with more than 5 years of relevant experience in marine weather forecasting and operations management

·         Experience in the Oil & Gas industry 

·         Experience supervising, coaching and developing staff


·         Personal Requirements

·         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

·         Works well with management, peers and subordinates


The Compensation


Fugro GEOS offers a dynamic team-based working environment in an exciting and developing South East Asian market, as well as the long-term potential for you to develop your skills and career.  Compensation is competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Applicant should provide the following information in the CV:

  • Current and expected salary
  • Reason for applying for this position in Fugro GEOS Pte Ltd
  • Why you think you are suitable for this position?
  • What can you bring to Fugro GEOS if you are selected?
  • References



For further information, please contact:

Rebecca Tan, HR Manager, +65 6885 4100,



Fugro Global Environmental & Ocean Sciences Pte Ltd


Rebecca Tan

HR Manager


Telephone: +65 6885 4100/  Direct Line: +65 6885 4134  /  Fax: +65 68854101

E-mail: / Website:

Address: 22 Loyang Lane, Level 3, Singapore 508931 / 

Company Registration No.: 199500243N   /   GST Registration No.: M2-89-20299-4


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