We are looking for an experienced and proactive Marine Superintendent for one of our global shipowner clients. Reporting to the Marine Manager, the Marine Superintendent will be responsible to manage all assigned vessels and ensure that they are in compliance with flag and company requirements on safety operations.
The ideal candidate can educate, coach and assist the members of the fleet team and the shipboard management within the areas of HSSEQ enabling the team/vessels to operate without compromising safety standards. He/she is an advocate for ‘safety’ and an ambassador of our organizational values by demonstrating this in his/her behaviour. He/she understands the importance of asking the right questions to support our safety management system and improve our quality output to our customers.
Provide daily support on Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Quality (HSSEQ) issues on assigned vessels:
- Arrange internal/external shipboard audits and Right Ship Inspections.
- Monitor/support vessels’ performance through audit and inspection results or routine visits. Manage intake of new tonnage assigned to the fleet team (Management of Change).
- Monitor/ support the daily use of shipboard risk assessment tools, toolbox meetings, work permits etc.
- Follow-up on incidents, accidents, NCR’s and Near-Misses.
- Conduct root cause investigations.
- Support the continuous development of management systems, and quality (improvement of procedures, training etc.).
Provide daily support in cargo-related areas:
- Support our shipboard management in loading/discharging operations and identify non-compliance with operational standards (for Cape size vessels).
- Safeguardrd our efficient cargo operations execution without compromising requirements to safety, documentation and cargo quality control mechanisms.
- Assist the in-house Port Captains and Commercial Operators with cargo matters, hereunder cargo claims, and other marine operational matters.
- Minimum 3 years experience as a shore-based Marine Superintendent.
- Possess solid dry bulk shipboard experience as a seagoing officer (minimum rank as Chief Officer preferred);
- Possess sailing and/or shore experience in managing geared bulk carriers (minimum rank as Chief Officer preferred);
- Preferably holding a Class I Certificate of Competency;
- Good knowledge of international Maritime Regulations, Marine Industry standards (ISM Code, SOLAS, MARPOL, ISO 9001 etc) and HSSEQ practices;
- Proven experience in conducting audits and root-cause ininvestigations
- Ability to travel: Travel of 20-30 days per year to be expected primarily for audit of manning partners, participate in officers’ conferences and other company activities.
- 5-day work week and centralised location
- Nice work environment and corporate culture
- Excellent staff benefits
We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified. Thank you for your understanding.