Onboard Training Superintendent

Job Responsibilities

Support & Enhance BSM Group’s Strategic Goals


1. Ensure efficient facilitation and running of relevant training courses to provide continuation from shore training for BSM specific requirements. Oversee emergency drills while on board the vessel and providing guidance to crew to further enhance professional qualifications and their ability to deal with all possible emergencies. From drill results, produce a local, vessel specific training plan to cover any training needs. This plan to be followed by the vessel after the on board trainer has departed.


2. Ensures follow up of training plans after visits have been completed to ensure continued performance growth.


3. Ensure close coordination of activities with the HR Marine department with regards to on board training periods and travel as well as communication with SMC, CSC and other BSM departments as and when required.


4. Ensure all on board training is delivered within a quality controlled environment, leading to improved safety and performance within the BSM fleet.


5. Ensure learning transfer is achieved through controlled evaluation and assessment of seafarers to the satisfaction of the group Training and Quality system and the customer’s needs.


6. Actively contribute to the continuous improvement of training, training programmes, training facilities while ashore and the quality system.


7. Be available to carry out training in BSM MTCs when ashore and any other areas on BSM’s behalf, in order to mutually benefit from the experience exchange. 8 Supports the Competency Management System (CMS) and ensures completion while on board vessels. 



9. When applicable, in cooperation with MTC staff, ensure training facilities, equipment and simulators are prepared and available for training courses.


10. Take personal responsibility to keep ahead of industry and BSM changes affecting training needs and inputs.


11. Ensure budget consciousness in all activities and seek approval for spending through the group managers as appropriate and as applicable to the Group’s overall strategies and quality procedures.


12. As FP liaison officer, coordinates discussions with on board crew to ensure any relevant information is communicated back to the HR Marine directors.


13. During on board periods, reviews the status and progress of all candidates currently participating in the promotion process and evaluates further training needs and plans.


14. During on board periods, reviews the status of all cadets while on board, checks TRBs and discusses training plans to ensure training needs have been met and that ship’s staff are actively involved during the cadets training periods. Aligns current on board progress with the overall group cadet programme.


15. During on board visits, coordinates with the on board Training Officer to ensure BSM training programmes are being implemented.


Effective Operations


16. Participate with other on board trainers in the development of an annual Training Plan and on board schedule. Keep the plan updated with relevant inputs and keep relevant parties informed of changes to any upcoming training schedules.


17. Assist LPSQ if / when required for investigations or special on board training when identified through vessel operations. This is not a primary function and in general the Training Officer is not on board for quality audits on LPSQ’s behalf.


18. Prepare and provide information for input into annual budgets as required.


19.  Participate in Fleet Officer’s Meetings to provide an effective platform for ship and shore based organisations to exchange information, address identified areas of concern and to intensify bonding with BSM Seafarers.


20. Assist MTC and Training Superintendents with input to training from information gained during vessel visits to ensure BSM specific training needs are targeted and enhanced.


21. During periods in the MTC the Training Superintendent will be involved in all training programmes to ensure that the on board training material is kept relevant and in line with the overall training strategy.



Work Experience:

▪ Minimum 5 years of recent sailing experience in the capacity of Master or CE preferably in a range of vessels.

Minimum Qualifications:

▪ IMO Model Course 6.09 – Training course for instructors, or equivalent.

▪ IMO Model Course 6.10 – Train the simulator trainer and assessor (applicable to MTC periods).

▪ IMO Model Course 1.30 – On Board Assessment.

▪ MRM Facilitator – Swedish Club Academy (where delivered).

▪ Internal Auditor’s course - ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.


In-house qualifications:

▪ On Board Trainer and Assessor CBT (Videotel)

▪ On Board Training by Design (Videotel)

▪ Leadership and Management CBT (Videotel)

▪ Training, Mentoring and Assessment on Board (Videotel)


Job-Specific Skill Requirements:


▪ A thorough knowledge of current and impending maritime legislation.

▪ A thorough knowledge of maritime training and development needs.

▪ An understanding of Andragogy (adult learning theory)

▪ A comprehensive understanding of evaluation and assessment techniques.

▪ A thorough working knowledge and understanding of STCW as amended.

▪ A thorough understanding of MLC 2006 as amended

▪ Knowledge of current and emerging trends and concepts in training.

▪ Good communication and presentation skills.

▪ Fluency in English.

▪ PC / Microsoft Office literate (particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

▪ A thorough working knowledge of the PAL system.



Job location

Manila, Philippines