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[Met-jobs] Lead Metocean Specialist

From Roger Brugge <>
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Date Wed, 11 Apr 2018 11:40:11 +0000

Lead Metocean Specialist

About ABPmer

We are a leading marine consultancy with a strong track record in the UK and overseas. We are known for our specialist knowledge of the marine environment, technical ability and emphasis on service excellence. ABPmer is a leading provider of metocean services and products, including our extensive marine data holdings (SEASTATES and The UK Atlas of Marine Renewable Energy) and weather downtime analysis suite (Weather Downtime Express). Further information can be found at:

About the Role

We are seeking to recruit a suitable individual to lead the ongoing development of our metocean services portfolio at our waterside offices on Town Quay, Southampton. The successful candidate must be efficient, highly organised and have demonstrable project experience as well as excellent commercial awareness and communication skills. We are looking for a hard-working, ambitious and self-motivated individual, able to inspire others. The post includes a remit for Business Development and client Customer Relationship Management.

Key Tasks

§ Lead the continual development of the Metocean Team

§ Undertake marketing and business development activities to promote ABPmer’s metocean services

§ Lead and assist with bid preparation

§ Lead the development of new metocean products and services

§ Analyse metocean data

§ Manage metocean projects

§ Produce technical reports

§ Work with other ABPmer teams to implement the company’s development strategy

Skills and Experience


§ Have a degree or postgraduate degree in an Oceanography, Meteorology, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field

§ Highly numerate with strong analytical skills

§ Relevant experience in a consultancy or regulatory background

§ Knowledge of industry best practice techniques for metocean analysis and data standards

§ Strong project management skills

§ Have a strong interest in contributing to team and company development aims 

§ Excellent report writing, presentation and communication skills


§ Previous experience in conducting metocean design/operation studies, using numerical modelling outputs

§ Track record of business development and sales in metocean consultancy/advisory

§ Experience of developing metocean products using on-line platforms (GIS, web-portals)

ABPmer offers excellent opportunities to learn and develop your skills; you will be working on industry-leading projects, with other technical specialists and using the latest technical tools.

A competitive salary commensurate with experience is available. Benefits include personal pension and private medical insurance for you and your family. There are also numerous employee benefit schemes including employee assistance, childcare vouchers, Cycle2Work, employee discounts and Give as You Earn.

Applications should be made by email to to include a CV together with a covering letter.

Closing date for applications – 28 April 2018

Further information about the company can be found on our website

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