Company: Advance Global Recruitment
Skills: Commercial Management, Marine Engineering, Marine Supervisor
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: Europe

Our client is currently recruiting for a Marine Consultant to work at our company headquarters in the north of Aberdeen.  Working within our busy and dynamic Marine department the successful candidate will be responsible for project managing marine operations for rig moves of semi-submersible and jack up units, and render marine consultancy service and marine assurance on behalf of Clients.  The successful candidate will also be required to attend offshore operations on behalf of the client, acting in the capacity of Marine Specialist, Marine Representative or Towmaster during rig move and offshore marine operations


Dimensions of the Job

List of Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Acting as contract holder/focal point for assigned clients, and managing the contract under its terms
  • Liaising with the clients on a daily basis and updating project status
  • Prepare quotes and costs for clients based on contract rates as applicable
  • Prepare operation specific procedures, risk assessments and any other marine jobs within their competency for the Clients, according to the industry standards, unit specifications and Client instructions
  • Attend rig move meetings with the Clients and update rig move procedures as required
  • Brief vessels, the Marine Representative, the Towmaster or the Marine Superintendent on the operation specific procedure where and when applicable
  • Keep daily update on the status of each ongoing rig move under their control
  • Check and assess the reports after completion of the offshore operation and approve the final report for publishing and distribution to the Client
  • Plan rig moving services according to the clients general practice
  • Attend offshore operations as Marine Representative, Marine Specialist or Towmaster
  • Perform accident/incident investigation onboard offshore vessels, as requested by the client
  • Perform Common Marine Inspections, Team Marine, Guard Vessel audits and ERRV Validation Trials or other audits as requested by the Client
  • Participate in the 'On Call' rota during out-of-office hours and holidays
  • Ensure effective financial controls and management are in place to achieve cost saving, profit and cash targets and to meet corporate and legal requirements
  • Accurately track and reconcile project equipment and resources
  • Ensure delivery of operational plans according to contractual requirements and customer requirements and expectations. Conduct regular reviews of operations, monitor utilisation and take action to ensure targets are met. Submit accurate and timely reports to line manager
  • Drive operational efficiency, assurance improvements and best practice across the operational team(s) in conjunction with planning for the effective management of risks


Core Competencies

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Certificate of competency as Master Mariner
  • Chief Officer certificate of competence or OIM qualified or Barge Engineer with rig moving history
  • Offshore Survival Training & relevant Medical Certificates
  • Tow master experience with jack-ups and semi-submersibles
  • Substantial Marine experience
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Experienced in managing multiple fast paced projects
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Effective/competent MS Office Suite User
  • High level of communication skills in both written and spoken format


In return, the client offers the successful applicant a very competitive compensation package and a dynamic and rewarding career with a global leader in its field.  

Advance Global Recruitment was founded in March 2011. The aim was to create a recruitment consultancy that not only produced exceptional results but a consultancy that EVERYONE loves to deal with. 


AGR is a young, dynamic agency who will push boundaries to guarantee we deliver on our promise. Our consultants have been trained to go that extra mile and to ensure that we assist both our clients and candidates to realise their aims, goals and objectives. 


AGR are in the process of growing our international operations and we welcome clients and candidates to contact us at our UK head office to discuss our capabilities further. 

Advance Global Recruitment specialise in providing world-class, skilled personnel into the International Oil & Gas Sector: 


ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) 
Survey & Inspection 
Drilling & Well Intervention - Subsea & Land 
Subsea Construction and Installation