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

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This is an amazing opportunity for a LPSQ Officer to join BSM 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.  


What will your responsibilities be?

Job Objective:

Plans and assists in the accurate execution of external and internal compliance audits, develops the necessary reports, updates the respective records, in order to conform to legislation and company standards.

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Develops, according to legislation requirements and company procedures, the internal and external audit schedule necessary for the legitimate operation of the vessels and submits it to his/her supervisor for approval, in order to support the legitimate operation of vessels.
  • Follows-up and keeps record of the vessels’ audit schedule execution, and timely reminds/informs accordingly all respective parts, enabling them to proceed to the appropriate preparation and preliminary actions for the accurate execution of the audits.
  • Arranges and follows up external Compliance Audits on vessels, as required by International Management Safety Code (ISM), International Ship and Port Facility Code (ISPS), ISO, thus supporting the continuous conformity of the fleet with marine legislation.
  • Supports the day-to-day operation of the LPSQ department, by monitoring the availability and readiness of the technical infrastructure, i.e. IT, stationary, report forms etc.
  • Prepares, files and/or dispatches, under the instruction and supervision of LPSQ Manager, all necessary departmental documents, reports and statistics towards the respective recipients.
  • Assist superintendents in following up the prompt and accurate implementation of agreed corrective actions from audits.
  • Compile, analyse and record and maintain data concerning LPSQ procedures and activities (e.g. Forms SMM 08, all ship board meetings – Management and Environmental, Drills and Exercises shipboard and shore-based).
  • Liaise with Governmental and Maritime audit bodies to timely collect information regarding modifications / developments in legislation and international maritime operation standards. Inform supervisor, propose, and support the development and implementation audits’ changes.
  • Contributes in the accurate and timely development and update of records, reports and systems, such as Compliance Module, regarding the findings of internal and external audits, so as to facilitate the monitoring of vessels operational vigilance and the development of required corrective actions.
  • Stay within the assigned budget, identify cost-saving opportunities and propose corrective actions in case of deviations, to ensure compliance with set targets.



Education & Work Experience: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Maritime Sciences or related field.
  • 4 years offshore experience within a ship management/owing company

Job Specific Skills:

  • Good knowledge of the ISM, ISPS, ISO guidelines/ requirements.
  • Good knowledge of maritime law/ procedures.
  • Familiarity with vessels’ technical operations.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good people 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.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Gym membership.
  • Parking sponsorship.

In addition, everyone in the BSM community benefits from:

  • 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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