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Shell Maritime Assurance Assessor in London, United Kingdom


Job Title:

Maritime Assurance Assessor

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Job Description:

If you’re a Maritime professional who’s gained some valuable experience in the sea service as a senior officer, we can offer you the chance to be part of the Maritime Assurance Team and work with a diverse team that has an inclusive working environment and excellent reputation within Shell and the industry.

What’s the role?

As a Maritime Assurance Assessor, you will be responsible in the provision of the positive vetting of cargo transport vessels in the HSSE & SP Control Framework Transport Manual Maritime Safety. You must understand, manage, implement Shell Requirements for the Quality Assurance of Maritime Vessels, in support of Group requirements for shipping businesses for internationally trading tankers, dry bulk carriers, project vessels, proposed for use by Royal Dutch Shell. Also, you will be conversant with international legislation i.e. MARPOL, SOLAS, ISM) and Industry Standards, codes and Guidelines (i.e. ISGOTT, ICS, IBC).

You’ll support the provision of vetting services on a continuous basis by engaging in collaborative activities as required, including out of office hours roster. Maritime Assurance Assessors are also responsible in maintain professional relations with all internal customers (Shell International Trading and Shipping Company Limited – STASCO), Freight Trading & Supply and Operations Units) as well as external stakeholders (Shipowners, Oil Companies, Ship Managers, Industry Organisations – Oil Company International Marine Forum – OCIMF, Chemical Distribution Industry – CDI).

More specific responsibilities include:

  • Management of incidents reported to STASCO – proactive follow ups with the technical operator responsible for the day to day management of the vessel involved

  • Support time charter assurance in the assurance of over 150 long term time-chartered vessels, in the fleets of some 60 technical operators.

  • Recommend improvements to Maritime Assurance processes

  • Maintain OCIMF or CDI accreditation at an appropriate level of competence to conduct Ship inspections.

  • Conduct Management Reviews of third-party technical operators to determine acceptability for level of business.

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Country of Work Location:

United Kingdom

Employment Type:

Full Time

Company Description:

Shell started operations in the United Kingdom more than 110 years ago. Since then we have grown into a leading innovative oil and gas company that rewards its employees by investing heavily in their careers and learning. Our people are our greatest asset, and our commitment to your career will see you thrive in a work environment that offers an industry-leading development programme. When your ideas travel, Shell will benefit and innovation will thrive. Shell has a key role to play in helping meet the UK’s growing energy demand, whilst using innovative technologies to develop cleaner energy. We are the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation, and make a significant contribution to the UK economy. As well as processing 35% of the gas coming into the UK, we serve more than four million customers at our filling stations each week. Shell employs some 6,400 skilled staff as well as many contractors.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential.

  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply and we’ll take it from there.

  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.


Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world.

The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.

Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Work Location:

London - Shell Centre


What we need from you

  • Master’s licence from a recognised flag State for vessels of 3,000 gross tonnage or more or

  • Chief Engineer Officer’s licence from a recognised flag State for vessels powered by main propulsion of 3,000kW or more

  • A Certificate of Advanced training in the carriage of chemicals

  • Some sea service is required as a senior officer (senior officer is defined as: Master, Chef Engineer, Chief Officer or 1st/2nd Engineer), sea service in this instance means actual accumulated time on board and not calendar years as a certified officer, aboard chemical tankers (chemical tankers in this instance means vessels engaged in the parcel tanker trade including, but not limited to, the carriage of toxic and corrosive products)

  • Candidates without these minimum requirements will not be considered

Salary: Competitive Market Rate

​Closing date: 19th February 2020

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