APEM Group | Southampton, UK | Full Time
Nash Maritime (part of the APEM Group) are looking for a Senior Maritime Consultant to join their growing team

Job title:   Senior Consultant - Mariner
Department:   Nash Maritime (part of the APEM Group)
Minimum Experience:  5 years
Salary:   Competitive

Job Description
Are you an experienced mariner/maritime consultant looking to take your career to the next level? Maybe you’ve worked in a regulatory or port environment and want to take your next steps into the consultancy field. Do you have a background in maritime (e.g. mariner, harbour master, VTS) and want to apply your skills to a dynamic and varied role where you can solve problems and deliver innovative solutions to a wide range of clients? Are you looking for a role where your can develop your project and people management skills, while working on a diverse range of projects including offshore wind farms, navigation planning and safety measure design for new ports/harbours, and post decommissioning of oil/gas fields? Nash Maritime (part of the APEM Group) are looking for a Senior Maritime Consultant to join their growing team!

As Senior Maritime Consultant, you will apply your technical knowledge to analyse potential impacts to shipping and navigation from proposed operations/developments. You will deliver assessments of navigational risk, as well as authoring report chapters. You will prepare and contribute to client liaison and stakeholder engagement meetings, interfacing with decision-makers to determine potential impacts and mitigation solutions. You will have responsibility for managing projects you’re involved in, including escalating risks where appropriate and as part of the wider team, you will also contribute to business development activities, including supporting with tender submissions.

The role will initially be shaped around the areas in which you have most experience and skills, with support and training provided to gradually build out to develop your expertise across our services and sectors.  As a Senior Consultant, you will be working on tasks independently, as well as collaborating with other team members, and the wider Group. Acting as a mentor for junior members of staff, you will also gain insight into management responsibilities.

You will have:

  • At least 5 years’ professional experience in a maritime consultancy, regulatory or port environment
  • A relevant university degree (e.g. science, engineering, geography or risk/mathematics)
  • Maritime domain background (e.g. mariner, harbour master, VTS)
  • Self-motivation, passion and appetite for a challenge
  • Excellent computer literacy and competency with MS office suite – particularly MS Word and Excel
  • Excellent report writing, English language and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with initiative and as part of a team and with clients and stakeholders
  • Detailed knowledge of the Port Marine Safety Code
  • Experience of drafting, reviewing and operating port / harbour Safety Management Systems
  • Experience of co-ordinating or undertaking marine technical reports and navigation risk assessments

You will be offered the chance to work on a variety of projects, many of our employees have worked on projects that have been of personal interest to them. We match this with a commitment to continuous development and learning to support your career. We also offer benefits to look after you, from private medical insurance for all employees, access to mental health first aiders and comprehensive income protection if you cannot work. We also offer superb flexible working options, balancing work with your life.

Next steps
We are focused on creating a diverse and inclusive team. If you can’t tick every box on our job description, then we are still keen to hear from you and are open to supporting your development. That may be working part time or supporting you to gain experience in a specific area – we are a growing company and are able to adapt roles to reflect individual skills.

If you think you have what it takes to join our fast-growing business, then please apply immediately on our website. All we need some basic information and your CV, we will review all applications quickly and will respond to all applications.

About Us
The APEM Group is a global environmental consultancy, we work with a range of clients including large corporations and governments to help them understand and solve a wide variety of environmental projects in the UK and globally. Our successful pioneering work has enabled us to grow and combine forces with other businesses who share our ethos and integrity. At our core, our people are working towards the protection of the environment across the globe.