Ship Security Specialist

Location: India

Job description

Manage the Security Team on a daily basis, organising and implementing effective measures and prevention plans, ensuring the security of the vessel is optimised.

Responsible for the day to day management of the Security Team, identifying training needs and ensuring all staff are competent to undertake specific duties. Plan and monitor work schedules to ensure all work is carried out safely, efficiently and in accordance with all current safety and company regulations. Work with the Ship Security Officer to prevent and resolve all security issues with law enforcement authority. Provide prompt security response ensuring the protection, safety and welfare of all those on board.
Ensure the security of the vessel is optimised and the correct level of security required by corporate, the Flag State and the relevant port is in place. Manage all access to the ship ensuring gangway security and access control for persons both embarking and disembarking the ship is carried out. Ensure all stores and equipment deliveries to the ship are received in line with company requirements and that no items have been tampered with.
Assist the Ship Security Officer in the investigation of incidents and criminal offences, ensuring any crime scene is secured and evidence preserved. Communicate with passengers and members of the crew to prevent, de-escalate and manage incidents as they arise. Manage the safe storage and operation of all security equipment, ensuring equipment is in working order and reporting any defects.

Desired Skills and Experience

Previous experience in maritime security desirable
Basic knowledge of MS office software
Good command of written and spoken English

Remains calm and makes sound judgements under pressure
Decisive and responsive to emerging situations
Adaptable and flexible in the face of change or unanticipated events
Models high standards of ethics and appropriate behaviour
Organised, structured and focused on the detail in their approach to work
Demonstrates cultural and interpersonal sensitivity in dealings with others
Considers and manages risk (safety and reputational) in all situations
High levels of stamina and resilience due to working hours and demands for responding to incidents and issues
Conscientious about keeping commitments and being on time.

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