Marine Superintendent (HSSEQ)

January, 2023

We are looking for an experienced and proactive Marine Superintendent for one of our global shipowner clients. Reporting to the HSSEQ Manager, the Marine Superintendent will be responsible to drive and support day-to-day HSSEQ operation and continual improvement process in the organisation and ensuring the timely and quality implementation of HSSEQ policies and objectives.

The ideal candidate will be self-driven, have the ability to multi-task, and possess good communication, problem-solving auditing Knowledge and skills, and follow-up and follow-through skills. He/she is expected to take the “right” decisions based on our Company values and commitment to safety. He/she will demonstrate a positive working attitude and the ability to engage, involve, guide, and inspire others to conduct their jobs safely.

Job Responsibilities

  • Safety Management System and ISO Standards
  • Facilitate assessment/review/changes of the procedures, forms, checklists etc. in SMS to ensure compliance with applicable standards (ISM Code, MLC, ISO 9001 / 14001/ 45001).
  • Administrate changes to the SMS, ensuring that flaws in the system are captured, corrected, reviewed and implemented as required, hereunder monitor observations from Masters Shipboard SMS Reviews, Audits and ordinary “Change Requests” raised in SERTICA are processed.
  • Maintains the Fleet Management System (Sertica) to manage Document Folders Circular / Notices / Incident Sharing
  • Administrate Shipboard and Manning Agency Annual Internal audit plans (supported by the Fleet Auditors and Third-Party (Auditors) ensuring that ISM/MLC/ISPS/ISO audits are carried out timely within deadlines.
  • Shipboard and office management review are planned (ISM, ISO 9001/14001/45001) and carried out as required.
  • Assist the HSSEQ Manager with the planning and execution of internal/external office audits and Office Management Review.

  • Environmental Safety Management
  • Responsible for the Environmental Management System (EMS) implementation and process- ISO 14001 standard / IHM / Bioufoluing Management Plan / BWMP / VGP/ NTVRP certification and process.
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Establishing and maintaining an overview of future legislation coming into force and those relevant new requirements are addressed to management (SOLAS, MARPOL, MLC, ISO, Flag).
  • Custodian of Office Nautical Library, Ship plans, and Loadicator software.
  • Emergency Response Management
  • Administrate Ship to shore annual emergency response exercise
  • Annual Reports and drills with Q.I and OPA 90 Vessel Response Plan exercise
  • Management Of Change
  • Ensure any major changes in Asset/People/Processes follow the Management of Change process.
  • Supporting the Fleet Marine Superintendent in vessel new deliveries / 2nd-hand tonnage takeover MOC.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum 3 years of shore-based relevant working experience
  • Holder of Class I (Chief Engineer or Ship Captain) Certificate is preferred
  • Previous experience with Dry Bulk shipping is preferred
  • Proven Knowledge and experience in conducting internal audits of vessels, office, and manning agents are essential. Attended Root Cause Analysis and Lead Internal Audit Training Workshops or Seminars.
  • Good Knowledge of International Maritime Regulations, Marine Industry Standards (ISM Code, MLC, SOLAS, MARPOL, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, etc), and HSSEQ practices are necessary.
  • Confident trainer and strong motivator/communicator
  • Fluent in written and verbal communication in English


  • Occasional travel for ship visits to implement safety/QA initiatives.


  • 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.

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