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Recruiter – Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA)
Location – Southampton, Hampshire
Salary – £54,723 – £64,665 + excellent benefits
Posted – 09 May 2017
Closes – 05 Jun 2017
Rank – Surveyor
Sector – Merchant Navy
Location Type – Shore
Vessel Type – Specialist/other
Contract Type – Permanent

Client Technical Manager – UK Ship Register

£54,723 – £64,665 + excellent benefits


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Safer lives, safer ships and cleaner seas. At the Maritime & Coastguard Agency our mission is to protect lives and the environment, on the coast and at sea. This is an exciting time of change and growth for our UK Ship Register directorate. As we embrace a more commercial ethos, you will enjoy a significant influence on the quality of our survey and certification service.

About the role

In this brand new role, you will be a champion for excellent client and customer services. When major companies are registered to fly the UK flag, you’ll be their key point of contact throughout the survey and certification process. We will rely on you make sure we provide clients and ship owners with services that are technically consistent and achieve the standards of highest quality.

Championing our aim of ‘safety through partnership’, you’ll also be instrumental to the provision of insightful guidance and technical support. Along the way, you’ll help to develop UK Flag State technical policies, and personally represent the UK at diverse governmental and industry events. Naturally, we will also look to you to carry out some of our most complex surveys and inspections.

About you

A Marine Surveyor with a proven track record, you will hold one of the following qualifications – Nautical Surveyor: MCA Recognised STCW II/2 Master unlimited Certificate of Competency; or Engineer Surveyor: MCA Recognised STCW III/2 Chief Engineer unlimited Certificate of Competency; or Ship Surveyor: Honours Degree in Naval Architecture, Ship Science, Marine Engineering, Mechanical and Marine Engineering or Marine Technology. Alternatively, you may be a Chartered Engineer (C. Eng), either through Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) or the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST), but in this case you would also need a level of experience to create equivalence with the above Surveyor qualifications.

Regardless of your qualification, your professional experience should include managerial responsibilities, either on board ship or in a key technical role within the maritime industry. Committed to excellent customer service, you’ll bring to the role impressive communication, relationship building and leadership skills.

In return, you can look forward to a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package and structured career development.

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