Company: Petroplan London
Skills: Navigator
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Part Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Qatar

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

VTS Supervisor
Direct and supervises VTS Operations during an allocated watch period in order to ensure safe and effective vessel traffic management within the assigned VTS Area, by adhering to the VTS Main roles of giving vessels expert advice, information and instruction as per International Association of marine aids to navigation and lighthouse authorieties (IALA) guidelines and port regulations, often through processes that may be complex and require quick solutions while under pressure.

Qualifications, knowledge, skills and experience
Class 2 Mariner Foreign Going STCW 2010 11/2 certificate of competency OR class 3 deck officer Foreign Going STCW 2010 11/1 certificate of competency with 10 year VTS operator experience in similar Port layout.
Should hold Global Marine Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) Certificate and automatic Radar Plotting aids (ARPA) or Radar Observer certificate.
IALA V-103/2 VTS Supervisor certificate.
Completion of level VI English proficiency course.
Fluency in written and spoken English.
Good communication skills and telephone etiquette.
Computer literacy and MS OFFICE.
Knowledge of international regulations for the prevention of collision at sea.
Knowledge of the legal liabilities of a VTS Centre.
Detailed and updated knowledge of operational rules and procedures for a VTS.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

Please visit us at for further information on our services and current vacancies.