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HSEQ Manager (Health, Safety, Environment and Quality)

As HSEQ Manager you will be the driver who is responsible to expand, promote, protect, and implement policies related to Health, Safety, Environment and Quality in a diverse and international environment. You will report directly to the Managing Director. We are looking for an assertive, curious, and independent person as HSEQ Manager and Designated Person Ashore (DPA) for the Reederei NORD B.V. office in Amsterdam. HSEQ are the key aspects to everything we do, and we have created this new managerial position to give additional weight and prominence to the ambitions we have in this area.

What we offer

The success of Reederei NORD B.V. is based on values such as quality, teamwork, performance, respect, and operational rigidity. In addition to a competitive compensation package, you will be supported by the company to continue to learn and grow alongside a diverse team of international expert. You may start straight away or when your current notice period is over. The first employment agreement offered is a 12-month contract with a 1 month probationary period. Retention and development of our staff is a key focus at NORD.

Key Responsibilities

You will work closely with a cross-departmental team, and report directly to the Managing Director.

  • Continuously improve on the awareness, implementation and enforcement of our safety management systems and continuously improve our policies, procedures, and processes;
  • Monitor, implement and enforce new rules and regulations, and ensures compliance;
  • Continue the improvement and implementation of TMSA;
  • Prepare fleet circulars and alerts on important safety, navigational, environmental, regulatory, vetting, and Port State Control inspections;
  • Follow-up on ISM/ISPS/ISO audit findings onboard vessels;
  • Follow-up on office audit findings related to Class DOC, ISO, TMSA;
  • Continue the improvement and implementation of TMSA;
  • Plan, prepare and execute HSEQ Trainings and Safety Campaigns for sea and office staff;
  • Provide familiarization to new or promoted vessel staff on the company’s Safety Management System;
  • Review and approve risk assessments;
  • Manage and conduct incident and investigations and near misses;
  • Act as DPA

Knowledge, Skills and Competences

  • You have a minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience in HSEQ;
  • You are systematic, curious, diligent, assertive, proactive, eager to learn and able to convincingly tell stories and thereby promote new ideas;
  • You are passionate when it comes to HSEQ related international rules and regulations, and maritime industry practices;
  • You have strong managerial skills, such as time management, problem solving and decision-making;
  • You have strong communications skills and feel comfortable in a diverse and international environment;
  • You have a strong service mentality;
  • You are proficient in spoken and written English;
  • Optionally, you have 2 or more years of seagoing experience in a senior position on tanker vessels. Candidates without work experience in shipping are encouraged to apply.

About Us

Our activities at Reederei NORD B.V. in Amsterdam focus on the operation of a fleet of ocean-going, high-spec crude, product, and chemical tankers. Reederei NORD B.V. is a part of the family-owned Reederei NORD Group that provides a full range of maritime services. The company has been established in 1964 in Germany and today we are a leading service provider in maritime transport, determined to maintain and expand this position.

Our four strategic objectives are:

  1. Customer Focus
  2. Cost & Performance
  3. Sustainable Growth
  4. ESG Opportunity

We put Quality and Safety first in our offering of top tier products and service. We lay a strong focus on Talent & Culture to promote merit and trust driven advancement of our staff to thrive in diverse and inclusive teams. Find out more about the companies at

Recruitment procedure

Please send your CV and a motivation letter in English to In your CV please mention in which country you live and what your passport nationality is. In the motivation letter please include what your level of education is, why you are specifically applying at Reederei NORD B.V., and what the overlap is between the key responsibilities listed above and your work experience.

Applications without a motivation letter as per the above instruction, will not be replied to. Candidates who either live in the Netherlands or are willing to move to the Netherlands, are invited to apply.  If you have any questions about this vacancy, please send an email to the same email address.

We are looking much forward to get to know you. After you apply, we are aiming to respond to you within 5 working days. The interview process consists of 3 rounds of interviews.

The personal data that you share will be treated in accordance with GDPR legislation.

The Company provides equal employment opportunities to Employees and candidates, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, and gender identity.


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