Apr 152010


Deputy Chief Inspector of Marine Accidents

Southampton, with some UK and overseas travel

The Marine Accident Investigation Branch’s purpose is to improve safety at sea. It has established itself as the world leader in its field and deploys investigation teams nationally and internationally from its headquarters in central Southampton.

Following the promotion of the current Deputy Chief Inspector of Marine Accidents to succeed the Chief Inspector when he retires at the end of August 2010, we are now seeking to recruit his replacement. You will be responsible for managing the main operational functions of the Branch at all stages of its investigations, as well as dealing with a wide range of stakeholders, nationally and internationally.

You will report to and work closely with the Chief Inspector of Marine Accidents in dealing with strategic challenges and in shaping the direction of accident investigation policy. You will have excellent leadership skills, a professional background at a senior level within the marine industry, as well as a professional qualification in a recognised marine discipline. You will also have exemplary report writing skills.

For further information and how to apply, please contact: SCSRecruitment@dft.gsi.gov.uk. Please do not send CVs without contacting us first.

The closing date is 23 April 2010.

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