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Task Force Lead


LOCATION: Monfalcone


The Task Force Lead provides a coordination role to Project Management Team, that is 
lead by Project Manager, see below organization structure. In this role she /he supports 
discipline owners at the critical areas within collaboration with her/his Manager, yard 
counterparts and Turnkey companies. Task Force Lead is not limited to Architectural 
Outfitting areas, and as needed role is including technical task force areas as defined 
and jointly agreed with the yard by project management team, see Task force process.


1. Lead independently critical areas of the project on-site and in collaboration with the 
Yard and Turnkeys. Main focus at the Selected task force areas:
a. Support external stakeholders to achieve main milestones
b. Evaluate need of workforce
c. Evaluate workforce expertise that is needed in project different phases
d. Support material availability and timely delivery
e. Predicting next phases and need of support, awareness 
f. Bring RCG, yard and TK line organizations closer together
g. Weekly reporting jointly with MCC
h. On-site decisions to ensure critical areas to move forward
JD - Task Force & Owners Work Lead Revised 4-1-2010 updated Page 2 of 5 5/12/2023
i. Capability source internal support to ensure quality and prompt decision
j. Able to negotiate between different parties and find solutions that drives task 
force areas towards next steps and finalization on time and quality
2. Strong team builder, works in seamless manner with Project Management, 
Architectural design team, technical team and other internal stakeholders.
3. Manages eventual modifications, Owners Work within defined areas & systems. 
4. After approval of the Owners work area work, source the Turnkey contractors, follow 
the design, implementation and coordinate any actions that is needed between the 
internal or/and external stakeholders
5. Responsibility of Owners Work timely delivery, within the budget and quality.
6. Ensure that Task Force and Owners work milestones are align with the yard 
milestones and internal milestones, and negotiates if adjustment is required
7. Supports Architectural and Technical, mockup reviews, and inspections
8. Ensure that contractual terms are fulfilled at the Task Force areas
9. Ensure that Owners Work don’t interfere normal building process and needed safety
and yard standards & requirements for work is fulfilled
10.Spends solid and routine time walking onboard the vessels as they are under 
construction, up to and beyond delivery until such time they are successfully in 
11.Leads Consultants that are working or supporting Task Force or/and Owners Work 
12.Leading the Risk Management process at the Task Force and Owners Work areas
13.Supporting selected Turnkey companies in Owners Work areas at the logistic 
14.Maintains good relations with shipyard and Turnkey companies
15.Thrives in an innovative, forward thinking, proactive, and collaborative environment 
that brings all disciplines together and creates favorable results. Commitment to 
learning & growth of oneself and others.
16.Studies, collects, shares, compare, stores statistical information, and, analyze 
various ships and areas bringing forth observations.
17.Creates presentations and reports for design management and project management
18.Regularly assists and occasionally conducts practicality reviews to check that 
operational, risk or accessibility concerns are being considered in all aspects of 
19.Stays current in industry trends and innovation through research and market 
20.Performs other duties as required. This job description in no way states or implies 
that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this 
position. Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties 
assigned by their supervisor or management.

• Minimum of 10 years cruise design industry experience required. Minimum of 5 
years managing large scale projects.
• Minimum of 1 years managing direct reports preferred.
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Interior Design required, (Naval) Architecture 
• Cruise ship newbuild or revitalization design experience preferred.

• Knowledge of cruise ship building process, technical understanding of main 
functions, interiors, staterooms, crew areas, open decks, catering/BOH 
• Must possess skills in at least 2 of the following: AutoCAD, Excel, Powerpoint, 
Photoshop, Sketchup; MicroSoft Project is nice to know
• Is highly motivated, efficient, and organized. Has fundamental understanding of 
time management, with priorities being established by supervisor. Works on 
multiple projects, and multiple tasks under various team members. Has strong 
ability to maintain focus
• Ability to travel internationally or domestically 5% of the time.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with strong ability to effectively communicate with all 
levels of management and employees, across diverse cultures around the world. 
• Requires a high level of written and verbal communication skills to convey 
concepts and requirements of the team to technical and non-technical 
individuals. Is effective at simplifying complexity.
• Requires strong teamwork and collaborative leadership skills to develop rapport 
within the department, with other departments, and externally. 
• Possesses self-motivation with ability to mobilize people and resources to action, 
within a high-paced environment.
• Good ability to proactively identify problems and reviewing related information to 
develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
• Possesses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of 
alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
• Able to work in multicultural working environment and willingness to travel 
• Working knowledge of computer software for communication and presentations. 

• Excellent written & verbal English is a must. 




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