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Principal/Senior Engineer/Scientist (Ships)


Demand for our internationally renowned ship navigation and mooring services continues to grow. Would you like to join us and take a key role our consultancy and research projects in this area? Our Ships team has vacancies for Principal/Senior Engineers and Scientists. It’s a chance to lead ship navigation simulation studies, often using our state of the art ship and tug simulators, and ship mooring studies using our extensive physical modelling facilities or numerical models. You would also help us to innovate through a programme of research and development.

You will need excellent communication and client liaison skills, and a strong technical background in ship navigation, ship mooring and port operations/logistics. 

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A good engineering or scientific degree.
  • About 10 years relevant professional experience and/or a higher degree in a relevant subject.
  • Experience of ship navigation and ship mooring project work and delivery.
  • A working knowledge of relevant national and international clients.
  • A track record of procuring and winning relevant work.
  • An interest in leading research and development in a relevant area.
  • An ability to work collaboratively with multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Excellent inter-personal and client liaison skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

You will be based at our Howbery Park offices near Wallingford, in Oxfordshire, UK, but there will be opportunities to travel internationally and work overseas.

HR Wallingford is a world-leading research and consultancy organisation. From shipping to flooding, offshore energy to climate change, we advise clients worldwide how to design and manage the water environment.

Our people are our biggest asset. We are committed to recruiting and retaining staff of the highest calibre. We offer a stimulating working environment with competitive salaries commensurate with experience. Our excellent benefits package that includes a generous defined contribution pension scheme, life and permanent health insurance. We offer 25 days holiday plus three days Company holiday per year, flexi-time working arrangements, a childcare voucher scheme, an on-site restaurant and an active sports and social club with on-site sporting facilities.

How to apply

Please email your CV and covering letter to Sonia Tyack (s.tyack@hrwallingford.com), Personnel Manager, HR Wallingford, Howbery Park, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 8BA, United Kingdom.

The closing date for this opportunity is 10 August 2018.

HR Wallingford is an equal opportunities employer.

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