Vessel Manager Marine and QA

Job Overview:

The Vessel Manager Marine & QA position will be responsible for the safety and risk management performance of a group of assigned vessels.

The role requires regular communication with assigned vessels to ensure full compliance with the company’s policies and ISO certifications, as well as regularly engaging with vessels’ Masters and Safety Officers to mentor and engage on issues related to safety, risk management, health & well-being and safety improvement initiatives. Furthermore, the role is responsible for administration of marine, safety and vetting activities of the Company such as internal and external audits, harmonised inspections (navigational assessments) and compliance with regulatory requirements.

The Vessel Manager Marine & QA reports to the Fleet Marine, QA & Vetting Manager.



  • Monitoring the routine safety activities of assigned vessels.
  • Guaranteeing the completion and outcome of the Safety Inspection report.
  • Supporting stakeholders in planning, developing, coordinating, and implementing effective policies, processes, procedures, plans and guidelines to ensure that the Company’s objectives are met.
  • Analyse safety performance and statistics to drive safety improvement programmes.
  • Upon assignment conduct incident investigations, overseeing the timely completion of the investigation and close actions, as well as and prepare safety statistic reporting, as required.
  • Carry out ship visits and complete the relevant reports.
  • Perform internal ISM/ ISO audits
  • Maintain Navigational Standards – Navigational assessments Review and respond to the Navigation Audit reports.
  • Assist in preparing external audits.
  • Arrange statutory inspections and audits.
  • Liaison with Flag for dispensations and extensions for drills and audits when required.
  • Management of the outcome of Port State Control inspections (including uploading the necessary documents and information on the OCIMF website).
  • Training and mentoring Master’s and ship’s crews on HSEQ matters.
  • Reviewing risk assessments prepared by the crew.



  • Master Mariner with seagoing experience and 3 years of experience in a Marine Superintendent / HSEQA Manager position or similar role.
  • Track record of delivering outstanding performance and/or risk management.
  • Strong team player with the ability to engage others and develop shared objectives.
  • Availability to travel 15% of the time.



  • Gas/LPG Shipping experience.
  • ISM/ISO auditor qualified.
  • Incident/accident investigation.


About Us:

Navigator Gas is a New York Stock Exchange-listed shipping company owning and operating the world’s largest fleet of handysize liquefied gas carriers. With our 54 ocean-going vessels, we provide international seaborne transportation and regional distribution of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), petrochemical gases and ammonia for energy companies, industrial users and commodity traders.

With safety, reliability and efficiency at the forefront of our minds, Navigator Gas is connecting the world today whilst creating a sustainable tomorrow.

Navigator Holdings Ltd. is the owner and operator of the world’s largest fleet of handysize liquefied gas carriers and a global leader in the seaborne transportation services of petrochemical gases, such as ethylene and ethane, liquefied petroleum gas (“LPG”) and ammonia and owns a 50% share, through a joint venture, in an ethylene export marine terminal at Morgan’s Point, Texas on the Houston Ship Channel, USA. Navigator’s fleet now consists of 54 semi- or fully-refrigerated liquefied gas carriers, 21 of which are ethylene and ethane capable. The Company plays a vital role in the liquefied gas supply chain for energy companies, industrial consumers and commodity traders, with its sophisticated vessels providing an efficient and reliable ‘floating pipeline’ between the parties, connecting the world today, creating a sustainable tomorrow.


History and Financial Growth:

Navigator Holdings Ltd. was formed in 1997 for the purpose of building and operating a fleet of five liquefied gas carriers. The Company has grown dramatically over the past ten years and now owns a fleet of 54 vessels and is the dominant global leading in its chosen shipping segment.

The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “NVGS.” The Company currently has a market capitalization of approx. $720 million.

Navigator Gas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship or any other legally protected status.

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Location: Smakkedalen, 4, 2820, Gentofte, Denmark
Department: Technical functions in UltraShip (e.g., Vessel Managers)
Position type: Full-time position
Contact person:
Nelson Figallo Talent Acquisition Manager