Technical Advisor (Marine Pollution)

Technical Advisor (Marine Pollution)

Job Title: Technical Advisor (Marine Pollution)
Contract Type: Immediate Start Graduate Role
Location: London
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + extensive package
Start Date: asap
Reference: BBBH3279_1620226079
Contact Name: Mark Newland
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 05, 2021 15:48

Job Description

Technical Advisor (Marine Pollution)
Job Location: London
Job Salary: up to £50,000 plus extensive package

Job Key Skills/Experience: A degree in a scientific or engineering related discipline, coupled with relevant practical experience of pollution control, and/or the effects of pollution on marine resources.

Job Summary: This role involves attending on site at oil and chemical spills globally, delivering advice to international governments and other parties. You will be assessing claims for compensation, undertaking regular presentations and running workshops as part of our preparedness and education work.

Our client is an international, not-for-profit organisation providing the maritime industry with objective technical advice and information on the most appropriate methods for responding to oil and chemical spills in the marine environment, to enable their impact on the environment and economic resources to be minimised. This objective advice is provided both offsite and onsite in relation to accidental spills of oil and chemicals worldwide and to provide technical knowledge to damage assessment, claims analysis, contingency planning and the provision of training.

Job Requirements

  • A higher degree in a relevant scientific, engineering or related discipline.
  • Relevant previous working and/or research experience and evidence of applying scientific principles and training in a practical sense.
  • Relevant practical experience of pollution control and/or the effects of pollution on marine resources.
  • Proven ability to working hours when required under stressful and demanding conditions. Willing and able to be available on a continuous basis (24/7) throughout the year and to travel extensively, sometimes at a few hours' notice, to incidents anywhere in the world (where it is safe to do so) irrespective of personal inconvenience.
  • Full UK/European driving licence.
  • Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to deliver complex technical messages in a concise and clear manner.
  • Good written and oral presentation skills in the English language.
  • Fluency in a language other than English, particularly French, Spanish, Portuguese or Mandarin, would be a distinct advantage.