PORT CAPTAIN (PORT HARCOURT)

  • Plot 5A Pinnock Beach Estate, Jakande Lekki, Lekki, Lagos, ng
  • Full-time

Company Description

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.

Job Description

Job Description

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.

Qualifications

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

Additional Information

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