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Marine Compliance Officer Job

Date: 15-Jul-2022

Location: Great Yarmouth, GB, NR30 3GY

Company: Peel Ports

Vacancy - Marine Compliance Officer


Already one of the UK’s leading port and logistics companies, we have ambitious plans to grow and transform the supply chain to benefit our customers. With multiple settings across the UK and a huge choice of career paths, our business offers exciting opportunities to expand and develop your career.  Much of our success depends on our unrivalled facilities and technology. But in our sector, it comes down to having the right talent to enable our organisation to grow. So, if you want to join a thriving and ambitious place to work, where you will be able to broaden your knowledge and progress in your career, a future with Peel Ports could be for you.





The Marine Compliance Officer role, within the Marine Department, will support the delivery of safe and compliant Statutory and Commercial Marine operations ensuring consistency of understanding and implementation of compliance with all marine associated legislation and guidelines.


Responsibilities will also include:


- Administration of the Marine Safety Management Systems (MSMS)

- Maintain and ensure compliance of systems for investigating, monitoring, reporting and measuring marine incidents and accidents and to support the implementation of corrective actions and enhancement objectives

- Support the Marine operations locally and at Group level with auditing on compliance with the Marine Safety Management System and Port Marine Safety Code

- Identify improvement initiatives to improve any area of Marine Operations

- Develop effective relationships with a range of stakeholders, including but not limited to, Senior Managers, Marine Managers, Pilots, other employees, customers, contractors and members of the wider port community

- Support South East Port Cluster marine compliance objectives, which may involve occasional travel to London Medway

- Provide out of hours management and incident response as required


Skills and Experience


- A strong understanding of the Marine Operational environment, VTS Operations, Marine legislation, codes and guidance

- Previous experience with Safety Management Systems

- Inherent ability to prioritise multiple tasks, projects and change management in fast moving operational environment

- A recognised Marine qualification would be beneficial

- Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise with all levels of the organisation

- A flexible approach to working hours with the ability to travel to other sites when required


What we can offer you


By joining Peel Ports, you will be part of an ambitious organisation who has invested over £1billion into key projects to future proof our business, creating 1000s of jobs for local communities along the way. These investments mean we are decarbonizing our operations, which in turn is helping us work towards our goal of having Net Zero Port Operations by 2040.  It's not only our infrastructure we are investing in, we are big believers in investing in our people. We are constantly looking for opportunities to help our people grow and develop by offering training, development and apprenticeship opportunities in a range of areas including; Operations, Marine, Engineering, HR, IT, Accountancy, plus many more!



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