Marine & Shipping

Senior Maritime Instructor

Ref: 1125| Posted: 3rd May 2022

Our client, a maritime training provider based in Glasgow are looking for a Senior Maritime Training Instructor to add to their team.
The Senior Maritime Training Instructor is responsible for the delivery of simulator-based training programs, aimed at the Maritime Industry.
  • Experience sailing as Chief Mate or Master Mariner.
  • Relevant maritime degree.
  • At least 8 years seagoing experience within the past 5 years, 2 years command experience.
  • Minimum of 12 months on a Gas and Oil Tanker. Preferably in a senior capacity (Chief Mate or higher).
  • Previous experience delivering training courses to active management level seafarers.
  • Exceptional leadership and management skills which can be evidenced by initiatives delivered on or offshore.
  • Train the Trainer (if not holding a formal teaching qualification).
  • Holder of Advanced Tanker Training for Gas and Oil.
  • Advanced Tanker Training Chemical.
  • Previous experience within a similar role.
  • Registered with a relevant marine professional body such as IMarEST, The Nautical Institute, Royal Institute of Navigation, etc.
  • Design and deliver appropriate and cost-effective assessment, training and development solutions as directed to meet industry and legislative standards.
  • Serve as a resource and subject matter expert for the development and analysis of existing and developmental training materials.
  • Delivery and evaluation of simulation and non-simulation courses.
  • Monitor course delivery, progress, and quality of services.
  • Review existing company simulation and non-simulation training portfolio and provide updates, recommendations, and communication plans.
  • Consult with clients on new technical courses.
  • Work in collaboration with the Global Business Development Lead within company to support new business generation and value add services to existing clients.
  • Embrace the company’s core values and culture.
  • Manage key internal and external stakeholders, representing the Company at industry events as required.
  • Provide key analytics and reports to Senior Management as required on training deliverables.
  • Support the General Manager and Head of Training with quarterly budgetary preparation with a key focus on projected number and new course costings.
  • Responsible for ensuring adequate staffing of training courses with suitably qualified instructors.
  • Work in a mentoring capacity with other instructors within the company business, to drive increased proficiency within the team and upskill in new areas.
  • Work in compliance with and participate in the review/audit of company Quality Management Systems as well as the Safety Management System (SMS).
  • Maintain a high level of CPD across all areas of discipline.
  • Support and develop other instructors with regards to CPD.
  • Assist in the recruitment and selection of staff and contractors for the delivery of maritime training.
  • Meet targets, KPI’s and SLAs, as set by the company for the delivery of maritime training.
  • Effectively contribute to the strategy for maritime training with a focus on simulation.
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of simulation systems, capabilities, readiness etc to effectively offer solutions to clients demands.
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package