Designated Person Ashore (DPA) - Mariner
Roles and responsibilities
The Designated Person (DPA) shall ensure the safe operation of each vessel and to provide a link between the COMPANY and those onboard the vessel.
The Designated Person has direct access to the highest level of management in regards to the health, safety and pollution prevention system. In the absence of the DPA, the Alternate DPA shall undertake the full role of the Designated Person.
The COMPANY will provide adequate resources and shore-based support to enable the Designated Person to carry out the functions of the position.
A notice displaying the details of the Designated Person and Alternate Designated Person should be displayed onboard each vessel on the bridge / control room, engine control room and on the notice board.
Is the link focal person between the barge / vessel Master and the shore office of the COMPANY
Functions of Designated Person
The primary functions of the Designated Person are as follows:
- Maintain continuity improvement in COMPANY's SMS implementation and reports the effectiveness to the Managing Director.
- Plan and implement COMPANY and vessels internal audits.
- Addition to actions on the SMS Document Acknowledgement, plan and execute COMPANY's SMS review and Management Review programs.
- Provide shore assistance to the COMPANY's managed vessels
- Ensure adequate and nurture shore-based support is made available to the vessel in any kind of contingency;
- Analyze the cause of accidents, incidents, near miss, Non-conformances (NC) reports and hazardous occurrences and identify the root causes with COMPANY Board of Inquiry (BOI) Team.
Ensure that necessary Corrective and Preventive Corrective Actions (CAPA) are followed and close out in timely manner to prevent the recurrence.
Recommend and enforce revision changes to the COMPANY's SMS where reasonably practicable and applicable.
Ensure that the COMPANY's SMS is properly disseminated across the fleet and COMPANY employees / personnel and cultivates effectively.
Frequent coaching and training of vessel and shore personnel in the implementation of COMPANY's SMS.
Ensures correct Contingency Plan, ERP and Incident Notification or Reporting Procedures are properly and followed.
DPA should have the qualifications, training and experience as set out in MSC-MEPC.7/Circ.6, i.e. "Guidance on the qualification and experience necessary for undertaking the role of designated person under the provisions of the International Safety Management (ISM) Code".
To effectively verify and monitor the implementation of SMS in compliance with the ISM Code.
DPA also have undergone training relating to SMS elements in compliance with regards to / refer on company requirement and records.
Qualification Chief Mate of 3000 GT or more / Near Coastal.
Perks & Benefits
- Allowance (travel stipends, transportation, etc.)
- Nearby public transport
- Central location
- Flexible working hours
- Casual dress code
- Free snacks / Happy hours
- Medical insurance
- Personal leave