QHSE Manager

HSEQ Superintendent

Ref: 762| Posted: 11th Jan 2021

Our global shipping client is recruiting for a HSEQ Superintendent to join their team in Glasgow. 
The HSEQ Superintendent supports the Gas Operations with responsibilities in communication, monitoring, and implementation of HSSE & QA policy to ensure the effectiveness of the integrated management system.
  • Good knowledge of 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.
  • Requires Certificate of Competency at Class 2 Unlimited or equivalent degree in maritime as a minimum.
  • Requires certificate in Marine Incident Investigation.
  • Sea going experience as Officer (Deck / Engineering) on Oil tanker or Gas tanker.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills.
  • Prioritize and manage time effectively and be able to meet deadlines.
  • Effective engagement with the team to deliver on HSEQ objectives.
  • Analytical, problem solving, time management and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to respond positively to customers in an effective manner, good reporting, and written skills.
  • Demonstrates teamwork, interpersonal and communications skills.
Please note that only candidates with the immediate ability to live and work in the UK will be considered.
  • Act as Deputy Designated Person Ashore (DDPA) for the Company.
  • Monitor compliance with all agreed external management system standards (i.e., ISM Code, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001, MLC & CMS).
  • Drive operational leadership in all HSEQ matters in line with Company values.
  • Proactively support and integrate with Gas Operations team to achieve team goals and promote a spirit of collaboration.
  • Demonstrates the ability to proactively suggest solutions to problems, thereby demonstrating a “can do” mentality required to be an effective member of the team.
  • Work closely with all members of the Gas Operations, ship, and shore, to ensure effective monitoring and implementation of the management system; and continuous improvement in HSEQ performance.
  • Communicate positively and actively engage with all members of the team.
  • Monitor HSEQ performance for Gas Operations and proactively support continual improvement initiatives.
  • Act as the centre of expertise and focal point in all aspects of HSEQ.
  • Review and proactively respond to monthly shipboard HSEQ meeting minutes and vessel reports.
  • Follow up with the Vessel Manager and Vessel Master to address any breaches of work and rest hours trends.
  • Review vessel internal inspections, internal and external audit reports, and liaise closely with all relevant parties to ensure effective closure of the findings and approve closures.
  • Effectively monitor and follow up on all incidents and near-miss reports and provide HSEQ support to Vessel Managers.
  • Monitor vessel internal and external audits status to ensure audits are carried out in accordance with company requirements.
  • Adopt a risk-based approach to HSEQ management by analysing incident / near-miss data and being proactive in safety management.
  • Identify trends in HSEQ performance and propose focus areas to continually improve.
  • Carry out Shipboard / Office or third-party contractor audits, where required.
  • Establish the agenda and chair the Office HSEQ meetings.
  • Ensure Incident Command Centre is always updated and readiness.
  • Act as a member of ERT during an emergency. Carry out the role of Safety and Environmental Officer. Identify potential safety and environmental concerns and mitigation measures to support ERT priorities ‘PEARL’. Arrange for emergency evacuation of casualties (if needed). Arrange for Drug and Alcohol testing.
  • Depending on the nature of the incident, lead or support the Incident Investigation Team.
  • Facilitate seafarer safety inductions and orientations where required.
  • Respond to external and internal customers to ensure quality and consistent delivery of first-class service.
  • Notification of major incidents to DPA, Flag, and relevant parties in consultation with Incident Commander and HSEQ Manager.
  • Assist with post-incident management and close-out of any incidents with relevant parties.
  • Treat Health, Safety, Security, and Environment as top priority.
Competitive Salary and benefits package.