ICS Vacancies

Marine Adviser - Manning and Training vacancy


Spinnaker has been exclusively retained on behalf of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) to recruit a Marine Adviser, specialising in Manning and Training.

This is your opportunity to join the principal, global trade association for shipowners and influence the shape of shipping in the future.

Reporting to the Principal Director of Marine, you will be joining a great team of dedicated and enthusiastic individuals. 

You will work with the Nautical and Technical Directors, and alongside other team members for the development and implementation of policy.

You will become the subject matter expert on matters relating to seafarers training and certification, ship manning, operational safety, human element, and safety culture issues.

There will also be the opportunity to work on other technical areas as required.

This role will see you actively participate at IMO Committees and Sub-Committees, on behalf of ICS, where you will contribute to shaping future maritime regulatory requirements.

You will contribute to the development of publications and guidance for Companies in matters of regulatory compliance associated with International Shipping.

Interested individuals will be required to have demonstrable knowledge and understanding of Manning and Training, specifically in relation to STCW and the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006).

Previous experience of working on board ships, as a ship’s officer, combined with experience ashore in ship’s crewing and/or training  would be desirable and highly advantageous.

We seek a highly motivated individual with excellent written and verbal communication skills that wants to be a part of a professional team influencing maritime regulations that will shape the future of shipping.

We are looking for you to demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for the maritime industry and a real desire to work in the area of regulatory affairs.

The position is a full-time position, based in London. 

Register your interest by applying now or sending your CV and covering letter to David Tubb – dtubb@spinnaker-global.com

  • International Chamber of Shipping
  • 38 St Mary Axe, London
  • EC3A 8BH