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


Are you interested in exciting career opportunities, and personal growth in an international fast-paced working environment? Join the BSM community.

When you work with Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM), you partner with one of the world’s leading third-party ship managers. You join over 2,000 talented professionals at the shore and over 20,000 professionals at sea, in over 30 countries and across the world’s oceans. Together, we move a fleet of over 650 vessels and help hundreds of ship owners trade cargo all around the world safely and efficiently. 

You help us deliver Ship Management, Crewing, Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, and Consulting services. With over 80 nationalities at sea and shore, and 46-54% (female to male) gender ratio at shore, we are proud of our multinational and inclusive workplace.

We’re looking forward to meeting you!

Be a part of a team: 

This is an amazing opportunity for an LPSQ Superintendent to join our Loss Prevention Safety and Quality (LPSQ) department. By entering this team, you'll help ensure that BSM operates ethically and according to international regulations and industry standards. The LPSQ team enforces internal procedures and policies, evaluates data logs, investigates accidents, and ensures the company is up to date with certifications. It is a challenging and inquisitive environment where practical steps are taken to protect the environment and maintain health and safety at work.  

Job Objective:

Support the Company’s operation by the highest quality standards in international ship-management, while implements LPSQ and environmental processes across assigned vessels and proceeds to corrective measures in cases of deviations to enhance operational excellence. Perform visits to vessels to identify their compliance with LPSQ processes, procedures, and standards.

What will your responsibilities be?

Support SMC’s Strategy:

  • Monitor the competition concerning the methods and regulations of the LPSQ operations, gather intelligence for improvement suggestions.
  • Identify and analyse risks associated with the company’s LPSQ processes and acts proactively.
  • Follow-up the activities concerning LPSQ issues of the assigned onboard personnel and other employees.

LPSQ Operation Management:

  • Monitor the accurate implementation of the Company’s environmental policies on the assigned vessels.
  • Monitor the operational performance of assigned vessels and advises the Masters, on how to improve the safety onboard and apply environmentally friendly activities.

Vessel Visits:

  • Support the development of onboard investigation plan and perform ship visits to identify the compliance of the vessels’ operations with the LPSQ standards and processes.      
  • Investigate possible causes of accidents / incidents and develop reports with improvement recommendations on the procedures or working behaviours.
  • Implement the ISM Code and other shipboard audits to vessels.
  • Update PAL Compliance module with NC / Obs identified during ship visits. 
LPSQ Reporting:
  • Develop reports concerning LPSQ issues and results, and upon approval, submit them to ship owners, BSM clients, and management.   
  • Coordinate with external maritime authorities, auditors, and / or any other supervisory bodies for the execution of external audits.  
  • Coordinate with Fleet Managers and Superintendents to implement the Performance Appraisals for all Senior Officers of assigned vessels.
  • Coach team with training, development, performance management, and career progression (if applicable).
  • Participate in the development of the department’s budget and supports its accurate execution. Identify cost-saving opportunities, and propose corrective actions in case of deviations, to ensure compliance with set targets.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Master or Chief Officer
  • Prior experience as an LPSQ superintendent within a ship management or ship owning company. 


  • DPA Qualification
  • Incident investigation experience

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.
  • Excellent knowledge of the local national language.
  • Fluency in English.
  • PC literacy.


What benefits will you enjoy?

You will get the following benefits by joining our location:

  • Annual leave days: 22
  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Provident fund.
  • Education sponsorship.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Gym membership.
  • Parking sponsorship.

In addition, everyone in the BSM community benefits from:

  • Annual performance bonus.
  • Flexible working hours and home-office entitlement.
  • My door is always open policy by leaders.
  • 24/7 mental health support. 
  • A beautiful office in the heart of Limassol!

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