​Vetting and clearance within the Marine Sector is a job that requires someone with extensive knowledge of the Marine and Shipping Industry. The main duty of a Vetting & Insurance Superintendent is to conduct ship inspections to ensure the vessel is operating safely, effectively and efficiently.

Preferably, you will have sailed as a Master or Chief Engineer and will have extensive experience of ship operations/management. This role would ideally suite someone who is career minded as there are many opportunities to progress into other positions within the Maritime Sector after successfully completing a number of years in this position.

What does a Ship Vetting & Insurance Superintendent job description include?

  • As a Ship Vetting & Insurance Superintendent you will be required to perform vetting and clearance activities in relation to the vessel you are working on.

  • You will be expected to be able to carry out assessments of owner/manager and terminal audit reports to ensure the proper standards are being maintained and their suitability for use.

  • You may be responsible for the management of a team of other Ship Vetting and Insurance Superintendents and so it may be a requirement to have experience of managing people.

  • This role requires statistical analysis of data and the preparation of reports detailing proposed improvements based on the data analysis.

  • You will be required to organise and monitor MOC vetting Inspections, conduct ship inspections, investigation and risk assessments.

  • Your role will involve direct liaison with Masters and Senior Officers on vetting issues and other duties as required by the Ship Vetting & Insurance Superintendent.

Key skills and qualifications of a Ship Vetting & Insurance Superintendent job:

  • You must be educated to degree level or be able to demonstrate considerable experience within the Maritime Sector in other positions that have close connections to this role.

  • You may be expected to hold a Lead Auditor qualification to take on the role of Ship Vetting & Insurance Superintendent.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills together with sound numeracy skills are a requirement.

  • Leadership and reasoning skills are important and will be widely used in the role of Ship Vetting & Insurance Superintendent.

  • Ability to work as part of a team and to management people effectively.

  • A sound understanding of Microsoft Office is essential.

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