The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) are looking for an Offshore Energy Support Officer to join their busy Aberdeen Coastguard Operations Centre.
This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with the Offshore Energy Staff Officer to provide technical and professional advice to a vast variety of agencies and companies specifically focussed on Offshore Oil, Gas and Renewable Energy industries.
This is a highly varied role where you will not only be a focal point and link between the MCA and the offshore energy industry, but you will also provide training support to HM Coastguard. You will assist the Offshore Energy Staff Officer by preparing and delivering training in Search and Rescue (SAR) and Emergency Response (ER) procedures to key personnel from the Offshore Oil & Gas and Offshore Renewable Energy Industry. It is therefore essential that you have experience in emergency response or emergency planning to be able to fulfil the role effectively.
This role will allow you to develop a vast array of skills and experience and you will have the opportunity to support the Offshore Energy Staff Officer in formulating and developing policy in this specialist area which is a unique opportunity.
Due to the nature of the role there may be a requirement to travel throughout the UK as you may need to attend workshops and deliver training at different locations. There may also be a requirement to attend meetings with key stakeholders throughout the country. This will require time away from home and your normal workplace therefore you must be prepared to travel.
The role responsibilities include:
For further information please see the attached role profile.
For this role you will be required to support the Offshore Energy Staff Officer and national network during Search and Rescue or CT incidents involving the offshore energy industries. Therefore, it is essential that you have experience in emergency response or emergency planning to be able to fulfil this crucial role and provide the required support.
You will prepare and deliver training in Search and Rescue and Emergency response procedures, so you must have previous training experience. This will ensure you deliver this essential and vital training effectively and efficiently through workshops and meetings.
You must have demonstrable experience or knowledge in either HMCG operations, offshore oil and gas, or renewable industry. This will include having the technical knowledge to be able to provide professional and robust advice to key stakeholders.
We are also looking for an excellent communicator who can express themselves in a confident and concise manner with colleagues at all levels. You will professionally represent the Agency ensuring key messages are delivered to both internal and external stakeholders in a timely manner. You will have a range of communication skills with the ability to tailor these for maximum impact.
You will be someone who naturally enjoys working collaboratively with different business areas and likes the challenge of influencing others to achieve business outcomes. You can build rapport quickly with a variety of both internal and external stakeholders which enables you to build solid working relationships.
We would love someone who is highly adaptable and flexible and can adjust to the requirements of the role. You will be someone that can be relied upon to do a thorough job even when under pressure and can be trusted to deliver results.
Please note: Due to the nature of the role you will be required to pass a medical.
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) implements the government’s maritime safety policy in the United Kingdom and works to prevent the loss of life and occurrence of pollution on the coast and at sea.
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