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  • Posted: Jul 19, 2021
    Deadline: Jul 26, 2021
  • SG Holdings is an African multinational corporation incorporated in Nigeria and with its headquarters in Lagos. The Group operates through four major segments. Energy (Downstream, Upstream and Petrochemical Shipping, Dredging and Marine services Agriculture and Commodities Financial Consulting / Services.
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    Office Based Shipping (Technical) Manager

    The “Office Based Shipping (Technical Manager)” must have the following skills.

    • The experience and technical capabilities of managing a vessel.  He will act as Ship technical superintendent and shall be based in the office and with the regular visitation to the vessel.
    • To be successfully employed as a Ship Technical Superintendent within Maritime, you would be required to have been educated to a high standard, preferably holding a related degree or internationally recognized shipping qualification.
    • Be responsible for making key decisions for technical issues relating to the ships after considering everything from cost to quality of hardware or software.
    • As a Technical Superintendent, you would be required to monitor the vessel movements daily. In this job you may be required to supervise operations and monitor vessel condition and ship’s staff compliance with management policies, international, state or local Maritime regulations.
    • The Ship Technical Superintendent will be responsible for all technical and operational related issues, including correspondence. You will be directly responsible for ensuring all procedures are adhered to and comply with International safety management (ISM), classification society rules, and Maritime insurance.
    • As a Ship Technical Superintendent, you will supervise vessels from an engineering aspect, but you will be mainly office based. The Ship Technical Superintendent’s job will be to liaise directly with the vessel Technical Manager (if in place), respond to any charter or technical and operational questions.
    • The management and hire of ship’s staff may also be part of the Ship’s Technical Superintendent’s role.  The role also includes the briefing and debriefing and appraisal of Masters, Chief Engineers and other senior officers.
    • The Ship Technical Superintendent works closely with the Operations Superintendents and provide technical advice to the HSE and Operations Departments.
    • The Ship Technical Superintendent will be required to devise, agree and monitor budgets.
    • You may also be required to review SIRE or other inspection observations and deficiencies and work with the vessel and Operations Department to track them through to close out.
    • Key skills and qualifications of a Maritime – Ship Technical Superintendent


    • The role of Ship Technical Superintendent carries a lot of responsibility and so the ideal candidate would be someone who can handle difficult and sometimes stressful situations, along with the ability to negotiate and make both executive and technical decisions.
    • A Ship Technical Superintendent needs to be a clear communicator, both verbally and in written format.
    • As a Ship Technical Superintendent you must be able to carry out risk assessments and accident investigations and prepare associated reports concisely.

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