Technical and Operations

Vetting Officer


Singapore (City), Singapore


Experienced Level


Full time



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Job Description

Who we are

Do you want to join our Geo-data revolution? Fugro’s global reach and unique know-how will put the world at your fingertips. Our love of exploration and technical expertise help us to provide our clients with invaluable insights. We source and make sense of the most relevant Geo-data for their needs, so they can design, build and operate their assets more safely, sustainably and efficiently. But we’re always looking for new talent to take the next step with us. For bright minds who enjoy meaningful work and want to push our pioneering spirit further. For individuals who can take the initiative, but work well within a team.

What we offer

Fugro provides a positive work environment as well as projects that will satisfy the most curious minds. We also offer great opportunities to stretch and develop yourself. By giving you the freedom to grow faster, we think you’ll be able to do what you do best, better. Which should help us to find fresh ways to get to know the earth better. We encourage you to be yourself at Fugro. So bring your energy and enthusiasm, your keen eye and can-do attitude. But bring your questions and opinions too. Because to be the world’s leading Geo-data specialist, we need the strength in depth that comes from a diverse, driven team.

Our view on diversity, equity and inclusion

At Fugro, our people are our superpower. Their variety of viewpoints, experiences, knowledge and talents give us collective strength. Distinctive beliefs and diverse backgrounds are therefore welcome, but discrimination, harassment, inappropriate behaviour and unfair treatment are not. Everybody is to be well-supported and treated fairly. And everyone must be valued and have their voice heard. Crucially, we believe that getting this right brings a sense of belonging, of safety and acceptance, that makes us feel more connected to Fugro’s purpose ‘together create a safe and liveable world’ – and to each other.

Job description

As a Vetting Officer you support the Vetting Manager in day to day operations and be responsible for the support of vetting process within Fleet Services and Fugro Business Lines Third Party (Chartered) vessels. In this role you liaise with external providers/clients regarding vetting requirements and you ensure service levels are adhered to.

  • You monitor OVID/CMID status of all Fleet Services managed vessels, and make sure inspection processes are administered correctly in the internal database;

  • You keep the 3rd party vessel database (VINE) of vetted vessels up to date, and follow up any open corrective/preventive actions;

  • You update, check and maintain the OCIMF Vessel Particulars Questionnaires (OVPQ), the IMCA Vessel Particulars (CMID) and the OVID & CMID databases as appropriate in close cooperation with the Marine Assurance Officers;

  • You assist with required vetting statistics (Fleet Services & 3rd party vessels) and with the preparation of internal periodical/monthly/quarterly reports for the vetting department;

  • You assist in the preparation and data collection for OVMSA audits and for various client bidding questionnaires in close cooperation with the Vetting Manager;

  • You handle vetting related and ad-hoc queries.


  • You have either minimum two (2) years higher technical education i.e. Naval Architect, Naval Engineer or Maritime Education and experience as a certified vessel engineer.

  • You have working experience in the maritime industry with minimum three (3) years of sailing experience or minimum three (3) year on shore work experience with the vessel owner/operator in vessel QHSSE and/or technical superintendent position.

  • You have good organisation, coordination and time-management skills with a very good attention to detail;

  • You are able to interact with a variety of people in varied settings and have excellent communication skills in English (both written and spoken);

  • You have the ability to visit vessels, other marine assets and other FS offices when required.

How to apply

  • Please include your latest resume in the application.

  • Please describe your working rights in Singapore (work pass sponsorship is subject to quota and availability).

  • We regret to inform that we will only process applications made via our Careers website (and other linked portals) and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Disclaimer for recruitment agencies:

Fugro does not accept any unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies. Acquisition to Fugro Recruitment or any Fugro employee is not appreciated**.**

For more information

Patricia Goh