Vacancy: Marine Superintendent, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement, Limassol, Cyprus

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Job Objective:

Oversees and monitors the overall safety, security, nautical and commercial operation (including commercial effectiveness and voyage efficiency) of the assigned ships.

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Monitoring updates and proposing improvements in safety, security and commercial effectiveness and voyage efficiency of vessels assigned to fleet team participating in relevant seminars, and implementing Group initiatives, alerts, and incident corrective actions.
  • Provide commercial and operational support to assigned vessel for the effective fulfilment of voyage and cargo requirements.
  • Manage relationship with owner and charterer.
  • Monitor navigational operation, voyage performance, commercial operation and cargo operation of the assigned vessel to ensure compliance with statutory industry standards, national and international rules and regulations, safety regulations and operational standards of BSM and that of the vessel owner.
  • Assist (TSI) with identifying potential discrepancies from operational best practices and proposes solutions for effective operation of the navigational and cargo equipment of the assigned vessels.
  • Monitor navigational operation, voyage performance, commercial operation and cargo operation of the assigned vessel to ensure compliance with statutory industry standards, national and international rules and regulations, safety regulations and operational standards of BSM and that of the vessel owner.
  • Take the role of Company Security Officer.
  • Supports Master with pre-vetting preparation and to SIRE inspection and risk assessment.
  • Support Master during vetting and third-party audits and inspections including SIRE, CDI, FSI, PSC.
  • Prepare responses to internal and third-party audits and inspections including SIRE, CDI, FSI, PSC and implement corrective actions.
  • Review of SMS safety related documentation.
  • In liaison with LPSQ and FPD, assist and support sea staff with alignment of marine requirements.
  • Assist with the Company initiatives regarding the human element.
  • Provide guidance on standards and policies contributing towards safety.
  • Provide guidance on standards and policies contributing towards environmental protection.
  • Provide guidance to Technical Officers in purchasing activities of the navigation, communication, safety and other equipment’s.
  • Supports the development of analytical periodical reports and the fulfilment of client specific requirements on issues identified and solutions implemented on the assigned vessels, enabling the accurate and timely provision of information to clients and management of SMC, in order to increase client awareness on BSM services and enhance their satisfaction and commitment.
  • Develops all necessary reports and documentation, including concerning LPSQ issues and results and upon approval, submits them to ship owners, BSM clients and management, thus contributing to the better collaboration, enhancement of clients’ commitment and promotion of Company’s profile. (shifted from SMC LPSQ accountability profile).
  • Communicates with clients on operational issues as required.
  • Interacts and builds a relationship with Owners and charterers.
  • Handling cargo claims and liaison with P&I / Insurance as required and dealing with commercial disputes such as off-hire when required.
  • Provides on-request feedback on performance appraisals developed onboard. Prepares appraisals of sea staff during sailing visits.
  • Identifies training needs and provides on board training to ship staff during ship visits.
  • Provides interviews and briefings as required for senior ship staff.
  • in relevant seminars, and implementing Group initiatives, alerts, and incident corrective actions.
  • Provides commercial and operational support to the assigned vessel for the effective fulfilment of voyage and cargo requirements.
  • Manages relationship with owner and charterer.
  • Monitors navigational operation, voyage performance, commercial operation, and cargo operation of the assigned vessel to ensure compliance with statutory industry standards, national and international rules and regulations, safety regulations, and operational standards of BSM and that of the vessel owner.
  • Assists (TSIs) with identifying potential discrepancies from operational best practices and proposes solutions for the effective operation of the navigational and cargo equipment of the assigned vessels.
  • Monitors navigational operation, voyage performance, commercial operation, and cargo operation of the assigned vessel to ensure compliance with statutory industry standards, national and international rules and regulations, safety regulations, and operational standards of BSM and that of the vessel owner.
  • Takes the role of Company Security Officer.
  • Supports Master with pre-vetting preparation, SIRE inspection, and risk assessment.
  • Supports Master during vetting and third-party audits and inspections including SIRE, CDI, FSI, PSC.
  • Prepares responses to internal and third-party audits and inspections including SIRE, CDI, FSI, PSC, and implements corrective actions.
  • Reviews of SMS safety-related documentation.
  • In liaison with LPSQ and FPD, assists and supports sea staff with the alignment of marine requirements.
  • Assists with the Company initiatives regarding the human element.
  • Provides guidance on standards and policies contributing towards safety.
  • Provides guidance on standards and policies contributing towards environmental protection.
  • Provides guidance to Technical Officers in purchasing activities of the navigation, communication, safety, and other equipment.
  • Supports the development of analytical periodical reports and the fulfillment of client-specific requirements on issues identified and solutions implemented on the assigned vessels, enabling the accurate and timely provision of information to clients and management of SMC, in order to increase client awareness on BSM services and enhance their satisfaction and commitment.
  • Develops all necessary reports and documentation, including concerning LPSQ issues and results and upon approval, submits them to ship owners, BSM clients, and management, thus contributing to the better collaboration, enhancement of clients’ commitment, and promotion of the Company’s profile.
  • Communicates with clients on operational issues as required.
  • Interacts and builds a relationship with Owners and charterers.
  • Handles cargo claims in liaison with P&I / Insurance as required and deals with commercial disputes such as off-hire when required.
  • Provides on-request feedback on performance appraisals developed onboard. Prepares appraisals of sea staff during sailing visits.
  • Identifies training needs and provides onboard training to ship staff during ship visits.
  • Provides interviews and briefings as required for senior ship staff.

Education & Work Experience: 

  • M.Sc or B.Sc in Maritime Studies or
  • Master/ Senior officer’s Certificate of Competency.
  • At least 3 years of shore experience as a marine superintendent within a ship management / owning company.
  • Experience on Dry Vessels is a must, experience in Tanker vessels will be considered as an advantage.

Job Specific Skills:

  • Knowledge of Quality Standards, environmental and safety standards.
  • Knowledge of Legislation concerning Quality and Safety.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience in customer management.
  • Knowledge of the local/regional maritime market conditions.
  • Good people management skills.
  • Fluency in English.
  • PC literacy.

 

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