Senior Technical Adviser – London

England - London only
Company Type
The Nautical Institute
Marine (Shore based)
A competitive salary and benefits package
Vacancy Type:

Job Description

Halcyon Recruitment has partnered with The Nautical Institute to deliver the search for a Senior Technical Adviser.


The Nautical Institute, an organisation dedicated to promoting professionalism and excellence in the maritime industry, is currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Shipping Professional. As a Senior Technical Adviser, you will play a crucial role in providing expert representation and guidance in support of their members and the wider maritime community.


- Provide expert representation and guidance on nautical matters, in support of the members of The Nautical Institute and the wider maritime industry.

- Conduct research and analysis on industry trends, regulations, and best practices related to nautical operations.

- Produce written correspondence, reports and articles for internal and external publication.

- Collaborate and communicate with industry stakeholders, government bodies, and regulatory agencies, such as the IMO, to influence policy development and promote safety at sea.

- Contribute to the development and review of industry guidelines, standards, and publications.

- Support the Institute's initiatives in promoting professional development and continuous learning within the maritime community.

- Stay updated with advancements in technology and industry practices to provide up-to-date advice and recommendations.


- Educated to degree level and achieved a Master Mariner or Chief Officer CoC. 

- Experience in shore-based ship management or Deck Officer training, demonstrating a strong understanding of vessel operations, navigation, and safety protocols.

- In-depth knowledge of international maritime regulations, industry standards, and best practices.

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to articulate complex nautical matters clearly and concisely, in formal and informal environments.

- Ability to influence and work collaboratively with diverse internal and external stakeholders.

- Experience of delivering high-quality written correspondence, reports or training material.

- Familiarity with and/or curiosity of emerging technologies and regulations, and their impact on nautical operations.

- A curious and enquiring mind, with an interest in contributing to the achievement of excellence in the maritime industry.

- Ability to work individually, at times remotely, as well as part of a team.

- The long-term right to live and work in the UK. 

- The role is based in their modern London office with some hybrid working, and some domestic and international travel. Regular attendance at the IMO and networking in London requires that applicants live, or relocate to, within a reasonable commute of London. 

How to Apply:

If you are motivated to work in an environment where you can make a difference, The Nautical Institute invite you to submit your application to Halcyon or contact the Halcyon team to confidentially discuss the details of the role.