PORT CAPTAIN (PORT HARCOURT)
- Plot 5A Pinnock Beach Estate, Jakande Lekki, Lekki, Lagos, ng
About Oasis Africa Consulting:
We are a leading Human Capital management organization, delivering value to our Clients in Nigeria and across Africa. We offer services in areas such as; Recruitment & Assessment (Talent Sourcing), Staff Outsourcing (Talent Outsourcing), Learning & Development (Training) and Advisory.
Our consultants possess in-depth experience and knowledge in services that we offer, thereby translating to our thorough approach in service delivery.
About the client:
Our client is a Marine security vessel and Logistics Company executing projects for major IOC’s in Nigeria with strong presence in Lagos and Port Harcourt. With over two decade global experience, our Client has its headquarters in Lagos.
To ensure that the company SMS is carried out on board in accordance to the ISM and ISPS code
Ensure all vessel trading certificates is up to date and compliant to Flag state and Port State Control
Provide competency assessment of all deck officers as per SMS procedures
Attend and coordinate with clients on the daily progress report of vessels in field operation
To provide operational support to Deck Officers and monitor Deck officers competency in Navigational requirements.
Ensure that every crew onboard is working in accordance to Company safety procedures and job description
Coordinate on the arrival of all vessels at the port with regards to vessel provision and spares operation
Follow up with crew personnel in cooperation with the crew department so as to ensure that they are meeting with the Safety and Environmental Standards required by any specific party (MLC, Flag State, Class Society, Owners, Clients, OIM, etc.)
To provide technical solutions to present engineering challenges on the vessels, keeping in mind on its conformity
Onshore monitoring and tracking of vessels in ship survey status, compliance to Flag State and Port State Control
Work in collaboration with Port Engineer, Port Safety Officer and Shore Based Technical Manager to maintain sufficient and up to date critical spares (including LSA/FFA) stock at warehouse in relation to the logistical lead time for procurement and delivery as well as ensure that critical spares do not impede on vessel performance
Ensure that any deficiencies that arise to be immediately rectifies and reported accordingly.
Provide accurate capability assessment report and conduct sea trial at Shipyards for new builds in a foreign country.
Responsible for all vessel certificates to be current and up to date as necessary
Ensure that all operational information is forwarded to the vessel and adhered to
Ensure that manuals and spare lists shall be kept both onboard and ashore
Provide training for master and chief mates in operational areas and requirements prior to their undergoing a practical and theoretical competency check
Participate in and issue written reports/statements of inspections, investigation and similar activities when required
Perform all necessary activities to enhance efficient and safe operation of the vessel.
Minimum: Degree in Nautical Science/Marine related degrees with minimum of 10 years’ relevant experience in marine operations.
Minimum 4 years’ experience as a Master on the type of vessel assigned.
Preferably with COC Class 1 (ocean going/ unlimited /motor)
Good communication skills and interpersonal skills
Travelling will be required locally and internationally
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Extremely knowledgeable about all aspects of Nigeria marine environment and maritime laws.
Positive, enthusiastic and self-motivated
Demonstrates high level of professionalism and PWF representation
Demonstrates follow-through on all vessel maintenance issues
Team player with administration and crew
Excellent decision making skills
Excellent communicator, clear and direct
Ability to set and meet goals and deadlines
Salary and Benefits
• Pay/benefits are competitive based on industry standards