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Date: Feb 24, 2024

Location: Douala, Other/Not Applicable, CG

Company: Bureau Veritas


Your career is about more than building a resume — it’s a chance to Leave Your Mark.


As we continue to develop Marine & Offshore activities, we are delighted to offer a unique opportunity to join our organization as a Marine Surveyor for Ships in Services operations. The position is located  in Douala, Cameroon:




The job incumbent is responsible for conducting survey and/or audit on board of designated ships, to determine their conformity with specified requirements (BV rules, International Maritime Organizations, National Regulations, Standards IACS Requirements, etc.) and report the activities according to procedures (DNS) in a timely manner.


Functional Competencies:


  • Undertake classification and statutory surveys of ships and offshore units in service according to rules and regulations (DNS).
  • Perform surveys of ships and offshore units outside classification according to DNS procedures.
  • Perform classification/statuory of new construction according to DT procedures.
  • Carry out ISM/ISPS/MLC audits, as assigned by supervisor.
  • Perform external trainings.
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders and ensure all survey / inspection reports (including survey certificates) are factual, objective and submitted within the stipulated format and timeframe.
  • Keep up to date with new rules, regulations and technical information or process disseminated through internal communication.
  • Participate in meetings (both internal and external) as required.
  • Attend all scheduled trainings (locally and overseas) and ultimately achieving specified delegations as agreed in Performance Management Process.
  • Ensure timely and accurate submission of time & expense sheets.


Specific Responsibilities and KPIs:


  • Maintain reporting and quality KPIs within specified turnaround time (set locally or by Head Office).
  • Maintain and keep up level of technical competencies and qualifications.
  • Ensure quality reporting output and customer satisfaction.




  • Degree qualified in Marine Engineering, Naval Architecture, Engineering and/or experience in marine related industry.
  • 4 years relevant working experience as Ship project manager (repair or new construction), Technical Superindendent / Marine surveyor or equilvalent, or seafaring experience as foreign foregoing engineer.
  • Able to travel at short notice and accept short to mid-term overseas assignments as required.
  • Proficiency in English.


Shaping A World of Trust


To be successful in this role, the right candidate will be able to demonstrate their ability to comply with our Absolutes (Safety, Ethics and Financial Control), and also Our Values (Trusted, Responsible, Ambitious & Humble, Open & Inclusive).




We serve as guardians of integrity, upholding the highest standards responsibly. We create trust between businesses and those they serve, demonstrating the ambition to work hard and the humility to learn and grow. We cultivate an open and inclusive environment wherever we operate. And ethics, safety and financial control serve as the foundation for our shared culture.

Being part of the BV family, is more than just working, it’s being convinced that you will leave your mark…. in shaping a world of trust.

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