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Ambrey – A GLOBAL SUCCESS STORY

Did you know, nestled in rural Hereford, is the worlds largest private maritime security and vessel support services company –
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At Ambrey we’re passionate about professionalism and delivering the best to our clients. Our operations are global, with a Head Office in the United Kingdom. We also have staff working in Dubai, Korea, Japan, China and India, as well as aboard our two transfer vessels in the Red Sea and Gulf of Oman. We regularly recruit across the business, from office staff to guards and marine personnel, all integral team members who make up the largest maritime security company in the world.

SECURITY PERSONNEL

Ambrey has over 1000 maritime security guards and specialist consultants. Hand-picked for their experience and qualifications, they are then trained to the very highest standards at one of our three training centres in the UK, Poland and Sri Lanka. Career progression and feeling part of the Ambrey team are both key parts of working in our team.

OFFICE TEAM

Our best assets are our people and our reputation. Our offices are home to a fast-paced, dynamic and creative group of people helping to mobilise and manage hundreds of operations for a global client base. Our team all have a common vision of putting our clients’ interests first, making sure we continue to deliver at the high standard Ambrey is known for. Thanks to them, we have a reputation for having the most experienced and reliable service delivery in the market.

Our current vacancies are below. If you’re interested in being part of our team, we’d love to hear from you. Just send a cover letter and a copy of your CV to OfficeJobs@ambrey.com.

FINANCE MANAGER

The Company

Ambrey is a maritime security services specialist. Established in 2010 to create a security company that was more dynamic and creative than most traditional security firms, we have a fresh approach that puts the client’s needs first. With over 150 permanent staff and 7 global office locations, we are the market leader in providing safety, security, marine and risk management services to the Shipping, Oil & Gas, and Offshore industries.

The Role

This is a full-time position based at our Shipyard in Hythe, Hampshire.
Reporting to the Finance Director, the Finance Manager will principally provide financial support to our Shipyard operation along with management accounting support to the Head Office in Hereford as part as the wider Group financial reporting requirements.

Responsibilities
  • Management of all financial responsibilities associated with operating our own Shipyard.
  • Support to Procurement and all necessary financial planning associated with vessel refit and build programmes.
  • Management of financials in relation to maintaining our own fleet of vessels and supporting a new build programme.
  • Month-end management account preparation for the Offshore Group of companies.
  • Year-end preparation and Audit assistance
  • P&L and balance sheet review and reconciliation
  • Maintaining FAR and annual depreciation
  • Reporting and analysis to be undertaken when required
  • Maintaining management schedules
  • Line management for the Accounts Assistant (to be recruited)
Qualifications ad Skills
  • Qualified CIMA/ACCA Accountant
  • Knowledge of Dynamic 365 Business Central advantageous but not essential
  • Excellent IT skills including all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Knowledge of maritime and procurement advantageous
  • Strong interpersonal communications and presentation skills.
  • Strong administrative skills, with the ability to multi-task in a busy environment, meet deadlines and maintain a high attention to detail.
  • Ability to efficiently communicate with a wide range of people via phone and email.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • To be confident with internal and external stakeholders.
Terms and Conditions
  • Salary: commensurate with experience
  • Annual Leave: 25 days per annum plus public holidays
  • Working hours: 08:30am to 17:30pm Monday to Friday
  • Job type: Full-time, permanent
  • Benefits: EAP, Cyclescheme, eyecare vouchers, Tastecard, travel opportunities such as trips to our Villas in Galle, Sri Lanka spending a week with Operations team getting first-hand experience of what we do. And much more!
Our Vision

To be the trusted global provider of safety, security, marine and risk management solutions.

Our Values – The Ambrey Way
  • Accountable- “Safety first” is our promise, it’s the Ambrey way and we don’t compromise on compliance.
  • Moral- We pride ourselves on doing the right thing and delivering on our promises with integrity.
  • Bold- We value those who strive to master new things. We never stop learning, improving and pursuing the highest quality.
  • Reliable- We always deliver. To us this means being dependable, responsive and agile in everything we do.
  • Entrepreneurial- It’s our spirit. We innovate, explore, create and elevate. We have fun and celebrate while working hard.
  • You, Me & Us- We know teamwork produces the best results for our clients. We are respectful, inclusive, empowering and compassionate.

If you’re interested in being part of our team, we’d love to hear from you. Just send a cover letter and a copy of your CV to OfficeJobs@ambrey.com.

The Job Description for this post will be subject to routine review and revision in order to meet the developmental requirements of the company. The post holder may be required to undertake additional appropriate duties as directed and required.

TRAVEL MANAGER

The Company

Ambrey is a maritime security services specialist. Established in 2010 to create a security company that was more dynamic and creative than most traditional security firms, we have a fresh approach that puts the client’s needs first. With over 150 permanent staff and 7 global office locations, we are the market leader in providing safety, security, marine and risk management services to the Shipping, Oil & Gas, and Offshore industries.

The Role

This position, based in Hereford, is for a full-time Travel Manager (TM) for Ambrey’s Operations Team. The TM will work with the company Operations Support Team and have responsibility for managing all travel relating to maritime transits and head office corporate travel. The post will report to the Associate Director Operations Support.

Responsibilities
  • You will be responsible together with the Associate Director of Operations Support for the set up and management of an in house travel capability.
  • Management of travel procurement and developing strategies to ensure the annual travel spend is managed and best value upheld.
    You will typically:
  • Be involved in all aspects of provision, planning and management of Marine/Corporate Travel
  • Manage budgets and maintain statistical and financial records
  • Liaise with travel partners, including airlines and hotels, to find deals and evaluate services to find the best quality for price.
  • Manage bookings and schedules to ensure KPI’s are met
  • Implement alternative and innovative ideas for managing the Travel Budget
  • Respond to travel issues and queries from Ambrey staff, operational personnel and clients.
  • Escalate and prioritise issues to the Associate Director of Operations Support or out of hours Duty Managers as required.
  • Ensure compliance and adherence to timelines with all industry codes, client KPIs, schedules, internal procedures and updates.
Qualifications and Skills
  • Proven managerial experience in a Travel agency/operator experience.
  • Proven experience in managing budgets, maintaining statistical and financial records
  • High levels of initiative and self-motivation.
  • Have good judgement and decision-making skills, with an understanding of the impact on stakeholders.
  • Strong multi-tasking skills, with the ability to coordinate activities, facilitate unit goals and manage resource requirements.
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills, with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent IT skills covering the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong administration skills, with the ability to assist in numerous projects simultaneously while meeting exacting deadlines.
  • Resilience to cope with long hours and pressure at peak times.
  • Ability to analyse, evaluate and recommend new operational systems, policies and procedures to improve best practice.
  • Genuine interest in Travel.
  • Qualification in Travel & Tourism/Leisure desired.
  • Previous experience within the Travel services sector in a commercial or operational co-ordination/administration role desired.
  • Experience of using a CRM system desired.
Terms and Conditions
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience
  • Annual Leave: 25 days per annum plus public holidays
  • Working hours: 08:30 a.m. to 17:30 p.m. Monday to Friday
  • Job type: Full-time, permanent
  • A probation period of 6 months
  • Benefits: EAP, Cyclescheme, eyecare vouchers, Tastecard, travel opportunities such as trips to our Villas in Galle, Sri Lanka spending a week with Operations team getting first-hand experience of what we do. And much more!
Our Vision

To be the trusted global provider of safety, security, marine and risk management solutions.

Our Values – The Ambrey Way
  • Accountable- “Safety first” is our promise, it’s the Ambrey way and we don’t compromise on compliance.
  • Moral- We pride ourselves on doing the right thing and delivering on our promises with integrity.
  • Bold- We value those who strive to master new things. We never stop learning, improving and pursuing the highest quality.
  • Reliable- We always deliver. To us this means being dependable, responsive and agile in everything we do.
  • Entrepreneurial- It’s our spirit. We innovate, explore, create and elevate. We have fun and celebrate while working hard.
  • You, Me & Us- We know teamwork produces the best results for our clients. We are respectful, inclusive, empowering and compassion

If you’re interested in being part of our team, we’d love to hear from you. Just send a cover letter and a copy of your CV to OfficeJobs@ambrey.com.

The Job Description for this post will be subject to routine review and revision in order to meet the developmental requirements of the company. The post holder may be required to undertake additional appropriate duties as directed and required.

ARMOURER

We have a number of fantastic opportunity for Armourer/ weapon specialists to join one of the world’s largest Maritime Security Companies with a reputation for excellence in all it does.

Do you have the expertise, focus and energy to deliver and be part a team?

Our current vacancies are below. If you’re interesting in being part of our team, we’d love to hear from you. Just send a cover letter and a copy of your CV to ambrey.recruitment@ambrey.com

CLASS 1 ARMOURER

We are looking for a former British Military Class 1 Armourer, to provide inspection, testing & reporting of Ambrey weapons
& associated ancillary equipment, for our maritime security business. The armourer will work on land in Sri Lanka and on our
vessel based armouries (VBA’s) offshore Red Sea & Gulf of Oman. Work in Muscat, Comoros Islands & Durban may also be required.
The Armourer will move between VBA’s as part of a security team, reverting to armourer once onboard our VBA.

The Armourer will have a great eye for detail and the ability to maintain both written & electronic records in relation to
weapon maintenance & service programmes, using recognised engineering practices.

Minimum service requirements:

REME Class 1 armourers qualification, or equivalent Service qualification.

Rotation:

Negotiated with the logistics Manager, but typically a 3 month rotation.

If you would like to apply for this role please email your CV to ambrey.recruitment@ambrey.com

MARINE CREW

As with all of our personnel we are firmly committed to the career progression of our crew and take great pride in watching talented crewmembers climb the ranks on our vessels.

Ambrey owns two 871 DWT Diesel-Electric Pilot vessels stationed in the Gulf of Oman and the Red Sea, and also operates a number of chartered vessels. We are always looking for crew who are committed to working and growing with our company. We accept crew from all nationalities and are an equal opportunities employer.

Our current vacancies are below. If you’re interesting in being part of our team, we’d love to hear from you. Just send a cover letter and a copy of your CV to adel.elmehrek@ambrey.com.

CHIEF ENGINEER

Our Chief Engineers must have previously worked on diesel electric engines (1yr +), as we have two 871 DWT Dutch built Pilot Vessels. Each vessel have 3 Stork Werkspor diesel generators and one electro motor with a single screw propeller. You will be supported by a 2nd Engineer, 3rd Engineer, Electrician and a Motorman. You will work under our Senior Marine Engineer who has spent 4 years working on our vessels so is well placed to provide support and advice as required.

Minimum service experience:

1 yr+ as Chief Engineer on a diesel electric engine.

Crew endorsements:

Our vessels are Djibouti flagged and endorsements will be applied for on successful application.

Rotation:

4 on; 2 off

If you would like to apply for this role please e-mail your CV to uae.admin@ambrey.com

AB

We require ABs to work on our 871 DWT diesel electric pilot vessels operating as transfer vessels for our maritime security business. Rotation are 8 months on, 1 months off, With options for extensions to allow for holiday time and career progression training. The vessel is crewed with up to 20 people and a up to 110 security guards. 8 months on and 1 month off.

Crew endorsements:

Our vessels are Djibouti flagged and endorsements will be applied for on successful application.

Rotation:

8 on; 1 off

If you would like to apply for this role please e-mail your CV to <ahref=”mailto:uae.admin@ambrey.com”>uae.admin@ambrey.com</ahref=”mailto:uae.admin@ambrey.com”>