Vacancy: Technical Superintendent - Tanker, Fleet Management Ltd, Nicosia, Cyprus


Job description:

Our 27-year journey rides on the passion of over 24,000 seafarers and 1,000 onshore professionals. Today, we are one of the largest independent third-party ship management companies managing over 600 diverse types of vessels.
Headquartered in Hong Kong SAR, China, we operate on a global scale having 27 offices in 12 countries. Our client base spans over 100 world-class ship owners, including Fortune 500 companies from China, Greece, India, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, Norway, Turkey and the USA, among others.

In a shore career at FLEET, you will be working with a team of a highly passionate, self-driven and committed group of people. We aim to be a place where you can achieve your full potential, regardless of your background. We are looking for individuals who are ambitious about making a strong contribution to FLEET’s short and long-term sustainable growth – whether you are dealing directly with clients or working in a role supporting the business, such as technology, legal or communications.

Job Position Summary

The Technical Superintendent will actively lead an on-shore and off-shore team to deliver high quality, innovative, sustainable solutions to the customer with complete responsibility for safe and cost-effective management of the vessels assigned.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Tanker Operations

• Daily monitoring of the assigned ships for all operations related to cargo.
• To provide support to the vessel to ensure safety of the cargo, navigation and other marine operational matters.
• Liaise with Charterers and Owners on cargo-related commercial matters.
• Supports assigned vessels with heavy weather avoidance and to keep updated with developing tropical storms in the vicinity.
• To take a lead in SIRE/CDI preparations for assigned vessels, remote monitoring of key documents electronically.
• Attend vessels from time to time for purpose of carrying out ‘Cargo Audit’, and/or supervising cargo operations, tank cleaning or any other matters, as deemed necessary.
• To liase with Technical department and ensure that the cargo and navigation related equipment are maintained in top operational condition.
• Handle communication and claim matters with P&I Club regarding cargo matters.
• To deal with contingencies, as per specific duties mentioned in ‘Contingency Planning Manual’.
• Assist in investigations of all cargo-related, navigation and mooring matters.

Regulatory/Legislative Statutory Compliance

• 100% compliance with International Maritime Organisation (IMO), Flag State and Port State rules and regulations.

Quality & Continuous Improvement

• Drive implementation of approved ‘Continuous Improvement’ projects in collaboration with the Quality team.
• Establish clear expected levels of performance from crew and work with manager on updating the SOP’s.
• Demonstrates a complete understanding of the Safety & QMS policies & procedures and ensures that the on-shore and off-shore employees operate at the same level of understanding and awareness.

Health, Safety and Environment Compliance

• Responsible for creating and sustaining a positive safety culture on-board all vessels under charge.
• Ensures a safe & compliant working environment is provided to all off-shore employees by demonstrating a complete and accurate understanding of the health & safety policies and practices of the organisation.
• Owns and responsible for delivery of safety messages/training to off-shore employees during site or vessel visits.

People and Leadership Management

• Articulates clear and specific goals for employees on board vessels under charge.
• Lead, coach, engage, motivate, mentor employees to develop their strengths and build their capabilities as per their defined roles and personal goals.
• Responsible for continuous performance discussions with direct reports to drive learning and self-improvement.
• Manage and maintain the talent pool by engaging top performers and taking definitive action on bottom performers.

Job Experience and Qualifications


• Bachelor’s degree/Diploma or equivalent in Marine Engineering/ Navigation/Internationally recognized shipping degree/qualification.
• Hold MEO Class 1 Certificate of competency or Certificate of Competency II/2 (for Master/Chief Officer) or Certificate of Competency III/2 (for Chief Engineer/Second Engineer) under STCW Code.
• A minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience as Chief Engineer/Second Engineer or Master/Chief Officer on Tanker Cargo. Of this a minimum sailing experience of 6 months as Chief Engineer/Master (12 months is desirable).
• Proficient in speaking and writing English is a must.


• Knowledge in Classifications Society procedures and regulations is desirable.
• Should have prior people management experience.
• Proven track record in intermediate and special dry dockings, ship repair, mobilizations and in-water repairs.
• Demonstrated Commercial acumen and ability to manage vessel financials within scope as well as satisfy client’s requirements.
• IT literate and computer savvy.
• Business Administration qualification will be an added advantage.


• Analysis & problem solving
• Collaboration, inclusion & teamwork
• Listening and communicating
• Customer focus
• Planning & organising
• Initiative
• Accountability
• Resilience and wellbeing


• Bonus Scheme
• Competitive Salary package
• 13th Salary
• Medical – Family Coverage (100% employer contribution)
• Pension Fund

Work Location

Nicosia, Cyprus

Fleet Management Limited is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based no race, color, sex religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by local laws.


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