Maritime Assurance Assessor

London, London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
26 Feb 2024
28 Feb 2024
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Downstream and Renewables

Experience Level:
Experienced Professionals

Job Description:

The Maritime Assurance Assessor is an ideal role for a Maritime Professional with a senior deck or engineering background, who has a passion for safety, and the ability to tackle engaging projects to enable success during a time of significant change for our industry.

If you are a professional mariner who has operational experience of Oil/ Chemical/ Gas vessels, we can offer you the chance to take your career to the next level by offering you the ability to drive improvements in safety, environmental performance, compliance, and digitalization within our industry.

Bring us your Maritime skills and we will develop your knowledge of assurance activities and how they link with our commercial exposures, developing you into maritime assurance expert who will help us to manage our current and emerging Maritime risks that can impact our business stakeholders.

Where you fit in

You will join Shell Shipping & Maritime's Assurance team in London who are providing support to local and global Shell and Joint Venture businesses. It's a positive place to work and a team that strongly values diversity of experience and thought, and we believe in creating an inclusive culture and work environment where you can thrive, innovate, and develop; but most of all, be yourself. Working with vessel operators from all over the globe our team consists of diverse nationalities and has an inclusive working environment in which different values and perspectives are valued with safety ranked as top priority for every activity.

Expect lots of support and encouragement while you're here. You'll be working alongside people who share a passion for safety and compliance. We strongly value career growth, and with significant change impacting our industry, you'll have opportunities to develop new areas of expertise and face rewarding challenges in the digital space as we develop new ways of working.

What's the role?

On a day-to-day basis, your role will be to assesses the quality of all internationally trading tankers, dry bulk carriers and project vessels, proposed for use by Shell Group Companies, to avoid Shell using or being associated with a sub-standard ship, thus minimising the risk of:
  • harm to people or the environment
  • damage to Shell's reputation
  • financial claims on Shell
These activities will take place across Crude, Products, LNG, and Speciality businesses, and you will spend time engaging internally - and externally, cultivating a real spirit of partnership.

We entrust you with responsibility to positively assure Shell's Maritime activity, managing the effective close out of Maritime incidents, conduct reviews of 3rd Party Ship management companies, all of which have a significant impact on Shell's reputation in the maritime industry due to the high level of engagement with external stakeholders. You'll find yourself in a very visible role and will be the focal for several engaging projects.

As a Marine Assurance Assessor, we will also be looking to share your maritime expertise and experiences on all areas of Maritime Assurance. Working both independently, yet as an integral part of a virtual team, you'll thrive on the collaborative relationships with a range of stakeholders.

What we need from you

We are keen to hear from Maritime Professionals who have held a Class 1 (Deck or Engineering) issued by a recognised flag and have a solid understanding of the relevant International standards, Classification Society Rule and Regulations. Candidates with a strong background in chemical operations will be particularly attractive to us.
  • With significant experience in this field and a solid understanding of tanker operations
  • Able to bring us recent operational or business experience, that can be utilised to manage current and emerging maritime risks in Safety, Compliance and Environmental Performance
  • A commercial mindset, with an understanding of the trading business.
  • Evidence of your resilience and ability to successfully manage challenge and conflict
  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills
If you don't see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed on the posting above, we still encourage you to reach out and apply. Research has shown that not everyone often applies when they do not feel 100% qualified. We are committed to creating a more equitable, inclusive, and diverse company and we strongly encourage applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientation, and life experiences to apply. We look forward to receiving your application.

Flexible working

We are keen to support flexible working arrangements, subject to local regulations and legislative frameworks. If this is of interest to you, please describe in your application the type of flexible working arrangements for which you would like to be considered (e.g., part-time, job share).

About Shell UK

Shell is an international energy company that aims to meet the world's growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally, and socially responsible. It is one of the world's largest independent energy companies, operating in more than 70 countries.

Shell has a global target to become a net zero emissions energy business by 2050. This means that Shell aims to be net zero on all emissions generated by its operations and the energy needed to power them. The company is working with customers, business, and governments to address emissions across different sectors.

In March 2022, Shell UK announced an ambition to invest between £20 to £25 billion in the UK energy system over the next decade, more than 75% of which is intended for low and zero-carbon products and services including offshore wind, hydrogen, and electric mobility. These investments, which are subject to board approval, aim to propel the UK closer to net zero whilst intending to stimulate economic growth and jobs.

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 one of the largest FTSE 100 company in the UK by market capitalisation and make a significant contribution to the UK economy.

An innovative place to work

There's never been a more exciting time to work at Shell.

Join us and you'll be adding your talent and imagination to a business with the ambition to shape the future - whether by investing in oil, gas and renewable energy to meet demand, exploring new ways to store energy, or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently, everyone at Shell does their part.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we are 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 Shell/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.

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