QHSE Manager

HSEQ Superintendent

Ref: 530| Posted: 21st Feb 2020

Our client requires a HSEQ Superintendent to support company operations and will be responsible for HSEQ matters together with supporting the implementation and application of security policies to ensure effective use of the Marine Management System.
The position holder also acts as the Company Security Officer and the Regional Deputy DPA.
  • Sailed as a 2nd Officer (and above) – holding relevant qualification; Certificate of Competency / Degree.
  • Experience with Oil Tanker / Gas Tanker – preferably sea going experience.
  • Previous shoreside experience from a HSEQ / HSE capacity.
  • Good knowledge in International Maritime Regulations, statutory requirements, Maritime Safety and Security Code (ISM Code, SOLAS, MARPOL, ISPS Code).
  • Good knowledge and experience in marine industry HSEQ practices, marine incident investigation and auditing.
  • Analytical, problem solving, time management and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to respond positively to customers in an effective manner, and to represent the company effectively in external forum.
  • Demonstrates teamwork, interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Drive operational leadership in relevant HSEQ matters.
  • Support and liaise with HSEQ Manager on global issues and initiatives.
  • Monitor compliance with all agreed external management system standards (i.e., ISM Code, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001).
  • Perform the role and responsibility of CSO and Deputy DPA
  • Act as subject matter expert in all aspects of HSEQ and ship security matters for vessels managed by the team.
  • Review and coordinate response to Shipboard HSEQ meeting minutes and ISM Code review.
  • Review and follow up all internal inspections, internal and external audit reports and liaise closely with all relevant parties to ensure effective closure of inspection / audit findings.
  • Monitor internal and external audits status and ensure audits are carried out in a timely manner and in accordance with the Management System.
  • Carry out shipboard / office / 3rd party contractor audits, where required.
  • Chair Office HSEQ meeting.
  • Ensure Incident Command Centre is maintained and kept in a state of readiness at all times.
  • Coordinate the drug and alcohol testing.
  • May be required to act as a public affair liaison in terms of providing administrative support.
  • Depending on nature and risk level of incident take lead or support role for the incident investigation and contribute to the investigation as requested.
  • Ensure incident reports are timely drafted in consultation with the ops team and prepared to a high standard.
  • Participate in company safety seminars / seafarer conferences where required.
  • Represent the client where required on HSEQ and Security issues with regulatory authorities, industry associations, public / customer relations and community groups.
  • Monitor piracy, high risk area transits and information and distribute to the team as necessary.
  • Provide security advice to vessels, ship teams and management while transiting in high risk areas including the level of threats likely to be encountered by the ship using the appropriate security assessments and any other relevant information.
  • Responsible for the development, approval, implementation, maintenance and review of the ship security plan.
  • Arrange for security review / assessment as necessary.
  • Ensure new vessels to the fleet are compliant with ISPS requirements. Arrange initial and subsequent verifications of the ships by the Flag state or the recognised security organisation.
  • Review ISPS audits reports and liaise closely with all relevant parties to ensure effective implementation of actions and approve closure of the audit.
  • As line managers for a HSEQ coordinator- assist, supervise and mentor where required to ensure maximum output and support to the team.
  • Respond to external and internal customers on HSEQ, security, audits and inspection related matters to ensure quality and consistent delivery of a first-class service.
  • Notification of major incidents to Flag and relevant parties in consultation with Incident Commander or designate.
  • Assist with post incident management and close-out of any incidents with relevant parties.
Competitive Salary and benefits package.