Marine Technical Advisor

Shell - Weena, Rotterdam

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Job ID 137215BR_EN

If you’re a maritime professional with experience in shipping operations, we can offer you a great opportunity to grow as an experienced maritime expert in a multiple skilled team and a very diverse work environment.
Where you fit in?
The Maritime Technical Advisor (MTA) is providing maritime expertise in respect of technical, operational and commercial performance whilst protecting the Shell Group’s reputation by ensuring that all maritime operations are conducted in accordance with the Group requirements for Health, Safety, Security, Environmental and Social Performance Control Framework.
What’s the role?
The Marine Technical Advisor will monitor and assess the effectiveness of maritime and waterfront operations, advise on new maritime regulated regulations, projects and procedures, including handling for specialist cargoes. You will act as a business partner to the internal customers we serve and will protect the business from Maritime Risks and ensuring the Shell Standards are kept.
As a Marine Technical Advisor, you will primarily provide specialist maritime support to the Pernis Refinery HSSE Assurance Framework and will add value to maritime logistic activities of Shell Netherlands Refinery (SNR). You’ll represent Pernis Refinery maritime interests at regulatory authorities, law enforces, external bodies and within relevant industry committees/working groups.

More specific responsibilities include:
  • Coordinate with internal teams in relation to marine related issues (HSSE, Audit, Learning and Development, Site Marine Projects, Civil Department, Transport Legislations, etc.)
  • Promote positive relationship with relevant Dutch Authorities such as IL&T, Port of Rotterdam etc.
  • Provide leadership on crisis and marine emergency response including organizing and implementing training and exercises to test the effectiveness of Shell Pernis marine emergencies.
  • Provide professional marine support and advice to Manufacturing business on International and EU maritime legislation with regard to Oil & Chemicals requirements, providing input to Dutch Maritime Industry bodies

Required Qualifications

What we need from you

We’re keen to speak to individuals with sound knowledge of shipping operations, ship/shore interface management and maritime transportation of hydrocarbons in bulk in seagoing vessels and European inland barges. A previous experience ashore in an operational or commercial role and exposure to a marine regulatory environment is strongly preferred. You need to be fluent in Dutch and English to be qualified for the role, German language is beneficial.

We’d also hope to see as much of the following on your CV:
  • Class I Certificate of Competency deck or Engineer Officer with Dangerous Cargo Endorsement Petroleum, Chemicals and Gas
  • Knowledge of HSSE processes and management systems managing risk regarding shipping operations
  • Knowledge and ability to apply International Legislation and Industry Standards, Codes and Guidelines
A self-motivated, mature marine professional with the ability to work with minimal supervision. Someone who can take decisions which require judgment, having a balance of risk, safety and environment against commercial considerations.

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

Shell Nederland BV is a platform for international collaboration, with Shell offering direct employment to around ten thousand people in the Netherlands alone, including roughly 2,800 non-Dutch employees from around 80 countries. Diversity is key at Shell Nederland, and our employees reflect the innovation that stems from a diverse workforce. By joining Shell Nederland, you will benefit from an unrivalled industry-leading development programme that will see you tap into a pool of expert knowledge that will help propel your career. Shell Nederland is the holding company of most Shell companies operating in the Netherlands. Shell Nederland also has an advisory and coordinating role in numerous areas.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential.
  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply and we’ll take it from there.
  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.
  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Mar 27, 2020
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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