Smartship Commercial Lead (F/M)

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Date: 08-Jun-2022

Location: Puteaux (La Défense), Ile-de-France, FR

Company: Bureau Veritas

Join a company which will suit you

​Do you wish to develop your talents? Be an actor of your carrier? Lead, innovate, propose and transform our world and build a better future? Join us at Bureau Veritas as a Smartship Commercial Lead (F/M) based in La Défense (92).

As a Classification Society, shaping a better maritime world is our core mission. We are committed on ensuring safety at sea, protecting our maritime environment and building a sustainable world for future generations.

Our culture? Trust!


Show your talents!

A SmartShip Taskforce has been created within the Digital department to support the development and implementation of our Classification service offer Smart.

You will report directly to the SmartShip Taskforce Manager and functionally to the M&O Chief Commercial Officer and interact with our commercial teams, technical and operational departments as well as with our international network, partners, prospects and clients.


Your main tasks and responsibilities will be to:

- understand and analyze our clients’ needs and expectations;

- understand and analyze the SmarShip market: competition watch; innovative designs, developments of stakeholders’ solutions and services (Flag and regulation authorities; VSAT actors, shipyards and ship-designers; suppliers of instrumentation, control and monitoring units, software editors and all actors of the digital economy including the developers of data platforms, data science, AI, IoT, etc).;

- participate to the building of our SmartShip strategy;

- identify and define needs for Classification notations Smart and monitor their development roadmap

- participate to the development of our operating models and business procedures for the process of delivery of our Classification notations Smart

- promote and embark the actors of the SmartShip market through Joined Development Projects (JDP) to feed the development of Classification notations Smart

- define and lead the project management and governance of JDPs with our network

- Identify potentials for Pilots projects and coordinate their delivery with our network

- develop marketing materials for our Classification offer Smart

- define and participate to communication campaigns both internally and externally, participate as speaker at marine events and webinars


Shaping a world of trust

Graduated from an engineering school/ university (master or equivalent), you have at least 10 years of professional experience mainly in the maritime industry at technical or commercial positions, including a significant experience with Classification Societies.


You are recognized for:

- your technical knowledge of ship complex systems and vision on the stakes of the digital transformation in the maritime industry

- your ability to listen to client needs and expectations, your capability to analyze various interests at stake and propose pragmatic and operational solutions

- your communication skills and ability to present efficiently complex matters

- your team spirit and flexibility to work effectively in project mode and in a matrix organization


You have strong leadership, you are motivated and resilient.


You are fluent in English both spoken and written.


You want to be autonomous and build a trusted relationship with your colleagues, clients and partners.


Why join us?

Join us to share your passion for the maritime world!

Your remuneration will be based on a fixed salary + variable bonus (according to your profile and experience) and you will benefit  from the company profit sharing scheme


You will be part of an international team, ambitious, innovative and open minded.


Working at Bureau Veritas means thinking big and turn ambitions into reality. It’s combining purpose and performance, for our clients and for society as a whole.


Bureau Veritas is an equal opportunity employer.  No job applicant or employee shall receive less favourable treatment because of their gender, marital or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, colour, race, ethnic origin, religion, disability or age.

Bureau Veritas operates a strict Code of Ethics that ensures the proper conduct of our day-to-day business.