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#CleanSeas Newsletter Competition

Posted: July 18, 2018

GAC Training & Service Solutions

Turn the tide against plastic.

Reduce Reuse.

There is no Planet B.

Say no to single use plastic.

These are all important statements, and statements that are being said more and more with each passing day. The fight to save our oceans against increasing plastic pollution is growing in importance. People have come to realise that yes, just one person’s actions can make a difference. According to the UN Environment each year eight million tonnes of plastic leaks into the ocean. By 2050 an estimated 99% of seabirds will have ingested plastic. Saying no to plastic straws, bringing reusable mugs to cafes, refilling your sports bottle as opposed to buying single use water bottles are all ways we can take action.

 

Visit http://cleanseas.org/take-action to get more ideas on what you can do and take the pledge for #CleanSeas. GAC has agreed to support the UN Environment #CleanSeas campaign through taking direct action to reduce single use plastics in the company. Read more here https://www.volvooceanrace.com/en/news/11494_Ocean-Summit-inspires-GAC-to-sign-up-to-Clean-Seas.html

 

Here at the NMCI we have just ordered our latest GAC Training & Service Solutions (GTSS) sports bottles and thermal cups for our team. Subscribe to our quarterly NMCI Services newsletter below and be in with a chance of winning an NMCI goodie bag, complete with the GTSS sports bottle and thermal cup! All new subscribers for July and August will be entered into the competition.

If you didn’t re-opt in to our newsletter following our GDPR email notification (we know, we were one of many emails received in May!) then please do subscribe again so you don’t miss out on our latest news and future competitions.

Sign up to #CleanSeas and make your pledge to reduce plastic pollution today.

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Job Opportunity- Experienced Administrator required for NMCI Commercial Division

Posted: May 30, 2017

**Update** This position has now been filled. Thank you to all who applied.Company: GAC Training & Service Solutions Ltd.

 

Position: Administrator

The administrator will report directly to the Administration Manager.

Description of the Position

Reporting to the Admin Manager of NMCI Services, the Administrator is a member of the core NMCIS Team providing administration, course coordination and business support for NMCI Services and its associated joint venture company SNO Ltd & GTSS Ltd.

NB Note: For the initial six months the Administrator will work under the direct supervision of the established Office Administrator so as to acquire the requisite knowledge & experience to perform the role to perform efficiently.

Location: NMCI, Ringaskiddy, Co Cork

Company Background

GAC is a global provider of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services. Emphasising world-class performance, a long-term approach, innovation, ethics and a strong human touch, GAC delivers a flexible and value-adding portfolio to help customers achieve their strategic goals. Established since 1956, GAC employs over 9,000 people in more than 300 offices worldwide.

GAC Training & Service Solutions Limited (GTSS) was launched on 11 February 2010, aiming to provide cost saving and innovative training solutions for the LNG industry and other maritime sectors. This unique partnership between GAC and The National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) focuses on delivering a complete portfolio of training courses for both seafarers and shore-based shipping and commodity operations personnel. GTSS combines GAC’s global reach, over sixty years of maritime expertise and powerful branding with the NMCI’s superb facilities and a dedicated faculty.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The administrator’s responsibilities include but are not limited to the following;
  • Receive inbound calls and emails from current and new customers/companies.
  • Responsible for the administration process from booking through to certification and registration into the OPITO Vantage system and CMS.
  • Responsible for classroom/facility bookings for scheduled and bespoke course bookings
  • Represent NMCIS as a member on the college’s Internal Audit team and shall be responsible for completing internal audits on main scheme and NMCIS commercial courses
  • Responsible for travel templates and organising client accommodation & transfers ahead of courses or board meetings.
  • Preparing administration files for instructors before beginning course.
  • Put together and deliver course packs where appropriate.
  • Prepare scripts/handouts for courses
  • Meet performance targets for speed, efficiency, sales and quality;
  • Ensure all relevant communications, records and data are updated and recorded;
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry developments and updates;
  • Create trust and confidence when building a rapport with customers to effectively close each booking and retain customer loyalty, this includes reception duties for course registration.
  • Represent GTSS and NMCI by ensuring each customer receives a friendly and engaging and efficient experience;
  • Compile reports as and when required by the GAC Management Team;
  • Work as part of a team supporting colleagues where necessary;
  • Report any non-conformances to Management immediately in order to ensure that corrective action is carried out to prevent recurrence and insure continuous improvement.
  • Adhere to strict data protection and confidentiality laws;
  • Participate in any required NMCI training.
  • Liaising with both the GTSS Marketing Executive & the Administration Manager to support the planning of all commercial courses
  • Liaising with Lecturers, instructors to co-ordinate the efficient running of courses.
  • Liaising with Finance regarding pricing of courses.
  • Liaising with various individuals from companies on course details, numbers, requests etc.
  • Liaising with catering staff & process canteen function forms.
  • Be responsible for the replenishment of stationary at the NMCIS Ops office and postal duties.
  • Fill out purchase Requisitions where appropriate & required.
  • Certification, Catering Function Forms.
  • Completion of Solas forms and liaising with Solas officers as required.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned i.e.
Requirements

Essential:

  • 3 years relevant administration experience.
  • Good planning, organisational and communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills;
  • Excellent listening skills and the ability to ask probing questions, understand concerns, and overcome objections;
  • Strong work ethic and self-starter, able to effectively manage multiple priorities and adapt to change within a fast-paced business environment;
  • Must possess a professional and friendly attitude and be able to quickly develop a rapport with customers over the phone;
  • Ability to learn and navigate new software quickly;
  • Ability to type 30 wpm+;

Desirable:

  • ISO 9001 Certification & Auditing Skills

Salary: DOE

Email CV and Cover Letter to joy.gillen@nmci.ie before June 9th 2017.

Click the link below to download the job description in full.

Job Description GTSS Administrator

 

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We’ve been nominated! Getenergy Awards 2017

Posted: May 5, 2017

 

 

 

 

Voting for the 10th Annual Getenergy Awards is now open and GAC Training & Service Solutions (GTSS) and SEFtec NMCI Offshore are up for two of the accolades. You have until 12:30pm on Monday May 8th to cast your vote online at http://global.getenergyevent.com/nominations/

GAC Training & Service Solutions have been shortlisted for Education Partnership 2017 and SEFtec NMCI Offshore have been shorted for Education and Training Provider of the Year.

Every vote counts so please support us and cast your vote today!

 

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Port Cyclists Raise Valuable Funds for Two Charities

Posted: October 4, 2016

The Port of Cork had a team of over 90 cyclists who recently completed the An Post Rebel Tour cycle from Glengarriff. Cyclists from a range of port related companies took part in the cycle which was co-sponsored by the National Maritime College of Ireland and Zenith Energy Management Ltd. Together the cyclists raised over €1800 for Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland and over €1100 for the Seamen’s Christian Friends Society.

 REPRO FREE Picture. John Allen

 

Back L to R: Brendan Keating Port of Cork, Sara Mackeown Port of Cork, Sunhwa and Colin Jenkins Seamen’s Christian Friends Society

Front L to R: Jessica Mullins Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland and Conor Mowlds, Head of the National Maritime College of Ireland

 

Cyclists chose either 85km or 160km routes across which led them to West Cork and into Kerry.

Brendan Keating, Port of Cork Chief Executive said: “This is our third year organising the cycle which was by far the biggest turnout of cyclists to date. We were delighted to partner with NMCI and Zenith Energy Management Ltd and as result two very deserving charities benefitted from our cyclists generous donations.’

He continued: ‘I’d like to congratulate all those who took part and thank you for your kind donations.’

The Seamen’s Christian Friend Society (SCFS) is based in 40 ports around the world and spends their days boarding ship after ship, meeting and assisting crews. Over a million men and women live in the twilight world of big shipping and it’s a lonely life roaming the world’s oceans for up to 12 months at a time. An SCFS Friend brings a welcome, an offer of friendship or a chance for a sympathetic talk and news of the Christian gospel to crews.

Autism Assistance Dogs Ireland is a national charity providing highly trained assistance dogs for children with autism and their families. The dogs are specially trained to provide safety, independence and companionship to children who would otherwise live in a very isolated world.  These dogs help to transform the lives of children and their families.

 

ENDS

 

Sara Mackeown

Commercial Marketing Executive

Port of Cork Company

Custom House Street

Cork

T12 CY88

Ireland

Tel: +353 (0) 21 4625 375

Mobile: +353 (0)86 1044011

www.portofcork.ie

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Port Cycle 2016

Posted: September 12, 2016

The An Post Rebel Tour took place on Saturday, September 10th in Glengarriff. GAC Training & Service Solutions supported the Port of Cork to raise funds for local charities during the 85km “Rebel Rider” cycle.

Conor Mowlds, Head of the National Maritime College of Ireland took part in the race and is pictured below with Brendan Keating, CEO of the Port of Cork and Capt. Paul O’Regan, Harbour Master, Port of Cork.

conor-1 conor-2 rebel-rider-map

The scenic route departed from Glengarriff, climbed the Caha Pass across the border into the Kingdom of Kerry. The spectacular mountain and sea views helped distract the 95 cyclists from some of the more challenging climbs throughout the day, which included the famous Healy Pass. The end of the cycle consisted of a 4km decent of beautiful West Cork.

Well done to all involved. Rumour has it that Conor Mowlds has already signed up for the 160km cycle next year…

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