Marine Consultant / Maritime Consultant (2 vacancies)

The Company
Marico Marine is a leading independent and international marine consultancy working across the ports, shipping, offshore energy, marine engineering, renewables and environmental sectors.  With proven knowledge and expertise in the maritime sector; development, safety and regulation, our ‘salt and science’ approach combines practical marine experience with innovative analysis. The company is located in the tranquillity of the New Forest, near Southampton, UK.

Our clients are ports & harbours, engineering and environmental consultants, infrastructure developers, shipping companies, legal organisations and regulators.

Marico Marine delivers across four key service areas:

  • Consultancy: Marine, shipping and navigation studies for design/operation of marine infrastructure. Marine safety and risk assessment services
  • Training: Technical safety training
  • Software: Web based hazard and incident management software – Hazman II
  • Equipment: Integration, supply, installation and support of vessel traffic monitoring solutions and provision of Navicom Portable Pilot Units

Our Consultancy department has grown from its origins in marine and navigation risk and now provides a breadth of shipping and navigation studies to support design and operation of marine infrastructure including EIAs for the marine renewables industry, safety assessments and audits for ports & harbours and oil & gas.  We utilise specialist bespoke in-house marine traffic simulation tools and analytical techniques to investigate complex problems. More widely, and drawing on the skills of our team, we provide consenting, hydrographic and dredging advice and have undertaken market analysis, business reviews and master planning for ports and harbours.


Marine Consultant

We are looking to recruit a Marine Consultant to join a busy team of marine professionals based in the New Forest office in Southampton. This is a permanent position with the primary focus of report writing to support navigation risk assessments, vessel traffic surveys and other marine-related reporting deliverables.

You will be working on a diverse range of interesting projects in the ports, shipping, infrastructure development, oil and gas and offshore renewable energy sectors, world-wide, and there will be a requirement to utilise and analyse AIS data and vessel incident data to provide key intelligence to meet client needs. There will also be a requirement to attend and lead stakeholder consultation meetings and workshops with national regulators and local stakeholders, and present findings to regulatory bodies.

Key competencies:

  • Technical expertise in an appropriate marine or maritime field
  • Proficiency in technical report writing
  • Data analysis skills
  • Project management & budgeting skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Experience of responding to invitation to tenders
  • Project and academic research skills
  • Business development & marketing skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Self-motivation

Qualifications, Experience, Key Skills and Attributes

We are ideally looking for someone with 2 or more years of consultancy experience in a similar marine-related position. The successful candidate will be proactive, enthusiastic and an adaptable individual with excellent communication and technical skills with an ability to work independently.

Essential:

  • Educated to Bachelor’s degree level in an appropriate marine or maritime discipline
  • Proven proficiency in technical report writing
  • Excellent computer literacy including MS Office packages
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication ability
  • Excellent problem solving skills and an analytical mind
  • Strong research skills and interest
  • Willingness to periodically work away from the office (UK and potentially overseas)

Desirable:

  • Educated to Master’s degree level (or higher) in a numerate discipline
  • Consultancy experience
  • Marine industry experience and/or marine sector interest
  • Research experience including publishing articles/papers and presenting at conferences
  • Experience of using GIS packages such as ArcGIS, MapInfo and AutoCAD
  • UK driving licence – please note the UK office is located in the New Forest and is not easily accessible using public transport

Maritime Consultant

We are looking to recruit an experienced Maritime Consultant, with seagoing experience and shore-based experience in a marine role – preferably associated with harbours or infrastructure development or have worked in marine safety related to infrastructure development.

The vacancy would offer an excellent opportunity to work for a leading consultancy within the marine and ports industry.  The role will involve working on a diverse range of interesting projects in the ports, shipping, infrastructure development, oil and gas and offshore renewable energy sectors world-wide, and would suit:

  • Experienced mariners (navigation)
  • Harbour Masters

Key competencies:

  • Technical expertise in marine related operations (e.g. harbour master / marine engineering/ pilotage / towage / port operations / marine health and safety / training etc)
  • Quantitative and qualitative risk assessment skills
  • Proficiency in technical report writing
  • Data analysis skills
  • Project management & budgeting skills
  • Good communication skills at meetings and public events
  • Experience of responding to invitation to tenders
  • Project and academic research skills
  • Business development & marketing skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Self-motivation

Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

Candidates must be able to demonstrate the following qualifications and experience for senior level appointments, though lower levels of experience / qualification may be accepted for a more junior appointment:

Essential:

  • Senior / Executive experience in a port / marine position
  • Master Mariner (or equivalent)
  • Educated to Bachelor’s degree level in appropriate marine discipline
  • Membership of a professional body including accreditation (e.g. IMarEST, ICE, RINA, NI)
  • Minimum 5 years consultancy experience
  • Well-developed client network
  • Willingness to periodically work away from the office (UK and potentially overseas)

Desirable:

  • Educated to Master’s degree level or higher in a numerate discipline
  • Research experience including publishing articles/papers and presenting at conferences
  • Chartered status
  • UK driving licence – please note the UK office is located in the New Forest and is not easily accessible using public transport

Package

Marico offers an excellent benefits package which includes:

  • Competitive salary – based on qualifications, skills and experience
  • Defined contributory pension scheme – 10% employer contribution
  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career development support towards professional membership / chartered status

To Apply

Applicants are requested to apply with:

  • A covering letter; and
  • CV.

Please send your application by email to: shirley.barnet@marico.co.uk

Closing Date: 22 February 2019

Interview Date: w/c 25 February 2019

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