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Deputy Harbour Master

Do you hold an STCW II/2 (Chief Mates Unlimited) Certificate of Competency or equivalent, or a lesser STCW / BML Certificate, with relevant experience? Do you hold an MCA approved UKHMA Harbour Master’s Certificate? If so, read on...

Following a restructure within the Harbour Master’s Department, we are now looking to recruit a Deputy Harbour Master to join the team. The role will be to support the Harbour Masters in directing and coordinating the provision of a safe, cost effective and efficient service in the Port that meets relevant statutory requirements for safe navigation. When required, the post holder will be required to deputise for the Harbour Masters, and therefore applicants must be sufficiently experienced and confident to carry out Harbour Master duties.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day management of operations across the Port and therefore, applicants will need to demonstrate that they can lead, motivate and manage effectively, with proven and effective interpersonal skills. Excellent communications skills in all media and an ability to work effectively under pressure are essential to the role.

For further information about the job, please contact Lyn Kindlen-Funnell on 01474 562313 or Sarah Macleod on 0207 743 7907.

To apply, please complete an application form (Word, PDF) and send it to recruitment@pla.co.uk before the closing date of 23 September 2020.

Interviews will be held on 6 October 2020.

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