Vetting Specialist - Oil Major

Location Singapore
Discipline: Maritime
Contact name: Brijesh Mongia

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Job ref: 1919

Responsible for compliance and implementation of vetting criteria for the voyage and Time chartered ships. Responsible for vessel clearance/screening process for vessels proposed for business. Provide 24x7 support to chartering and Cargo operations department in the ship screening/clearance process with minimum delay. Regularly inputs/feedback on new industry requirements and upgrading/implementing same in screening process upon approval. Provide support to the operations department for various marine matters. Contribute to reviewing Company marine procedures and provide input for continuous improvement.


  • Maintain vessel clearance and terminal vetting system
  • Develop, review, and control marine-specific operating procedures and policies
  • Manage field and desktop safety audits, inspection, and qualification of tanker vessels and barges, and load ports
  • Monitor the operational, environmental, and safety performance of time charter vessels, and support the Shipping team in cost management
  • Alternate Point of contact for Marine Incidents and Emergency Management Team
  • Marine Operations on Call Duties




  • Relevant operational experience.
  • Relevant training in order to maintain a Masters Unlimited Certificate of Competency.


  • Experience in senior sea-going or technical positions in the shipping industry (minimum 10 years total experience).
  • Must have Oil/Chemical Tanker experience. Gas Carrier experience will be an added advantage.
  • Must have a total of 5 years of sea service on board tankers, of which at least 2 years should be as a senior shipboard officer.
  • Auditing experience will be an added advantage.


  • In-depth understanding and knowledge of shipboard operations.
  • Understanding of International legislation (MARPOL, SOLAS, ISM, ISPS code), industry standards, and guidelines.
  • Understanding of ship vetting procedures.
  • Understanding of all ship compliance requirements.



  • Autonomous.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Strong networking ability.
  • Ability to collaborate across the business.


Please note that this role is only open to candidates already based in Singapore.