Harbour Master – Asset Manager Marine – Forth Ports – Port of Tilbury



Due to exciting continuous business growth, we have an opportunity for a Harbour Master, to join us at the Port of Tilbury. This is a great opportunity for a current or recent Harbour Master or Deputy Harbour Master who is looking to advance their career within the industry.

Forth Ports Limited is a dynamic and multimodal ports owner and operator, offering a wide range of diverse port related services to help connect the UK with Europe and the rest of the world. If recent world events have taught us anything, it is the critical importance of logistics to every aspect of our life. The port business is significant in where this happens, with 95% of goods coming into the UK coming via ports – from unitised cargoes to renewables and everything in between, we really do keep the UK moving.

The Harbour Master, also known as an Asset Manager (Marine), role plays a pivotal part in the day-to-day management of the Marine teams and Statutory Functions at the Ports of Tilbury and Tilbury 2, as well as liaising closely with the Port of London Authority (PLA) for Cruise, RoRo, and Bulk and Container river berths. Your role will include working with other Tilbury Asset Managers, PLA and 3rd Parties to plan, implement and control the safe and efficient movement of all vessels primarily within the ports which are under the remit of the SHA. You will also be responsible for ensuring that all shipping movements are carried out safely and in line with legislation and Company policy. Due to the nature of this role, demonstrable people management skills and experience is essential.

 What can we offer you?

  • A generous salary & car allowance
  • Company bonus structure
  • Private medical insurance
  • Company Pension scheme and Life cover
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Onsite Occupational Health
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which offers counselling and advice on a wide variety of issues, 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • Onsite canteen
  • Employee Wellbeing initiatives

Important Information

Location: Port of Tilbury, Port of Tilbury London Ltd, Leslie Ford House, Tilbury, England, Essex, RM18 7EH

Closing Date: 1st October 2023

Job Type: Full time

Salary: Based on Experience

 Applications can be sent to: Mary.stevenson@forthports.co.uk

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