Vacancy: Technical Officer, Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement, Limassol, Cyprus

Maritime Vacancy

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: 

Take this opportunity to join our Fleet Management department as a Technical Officer. You'll be a part of a collaborative team that oversees vessel conformity with the requirements of flag states, classification societies, and port states, according to the International Safety Management Code (ISM). By joining this vital team, you'll ensure that the Technical and Marine operations of BSM-managed vessels are safely and efficiently executed.


What will your responsibilities be?

  • Assists and Supports the Technical Superintendent
  • Monitors all the Monthly Reports from the vessel.
  • Follows up on the service/repair arrangements as arranged by Technical Superintendent by way of issuance of timely Purchase Orders, Logistical Support etc.
  • Issues the necessary Purchase Orders for services prior to the service delivery.
  • Supports the vessel for ‘ad hoc’ & ‘emergency’ purchasing requirements as required.
  • Ensures that purchasing is done with approved and/or contracted vendors at the contracted prices.
  • Follow-up of Service arrangements and procurement
  • Keeps the Technical Superintendent, Accounts Officers and Vessel Senior Officers updated on arranged Services as well as any Procurement as applicable. Inform relevant departments of current and potential invoices for optimization of Budget utilization.
  • Prepares prepayment vouchers as required and presents them for authorization, checks invoices and disbursement accounts, controlling they are not paid until all possible disputes are settled, and assists in verifying variance reports.


  • Bachelor Degree in Business or Accounting, or equivalent or Second mate/Third Engineer license

Work experience:

  • 2 years’ experience of purchasing or supply chain management in industry, preferably with a shipping background.

Job specific skills:

  • Strong knowledge of vessels’ technical requirements and voyage regulations
  • Advanced knowledge of the local and regional market of technical subcontractors
  • Very good negotiation skills
  • Excellent communication abilities
  • Strong organizational project management skills
  • 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.
  • 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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