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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.

Operations Coordinator

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 Operations Co-ordinator (OC) for Ambrey’s Operations Team. The OC will work with the company Operations Team and have responsibility for assisting in all aspects of maritime transits. The post will report to the Senior Operations Support Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Prepared to undertake routine shift work of 8 hours, between Mon – Sun 0600-2200.
  • Assist in proactively managing the group mailboxes. Clear understanding of client and supplier responsibilities.
  • Be involved in all aspects of provision, planning and management of maritime transits.
  • Assist in the coordination of all transits under the direction of the Operations Managers.
  • Respond to operational issues and queries from Ambrey staff, operational personnel and clients.
  • Escalate and prioritise issues to the Operations Manager 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.
  • Ability to proactively support Operations Managers delivering on the administrative requirement for each transit to include, but not limited to:
  • Team Requests and Mobilisations, to include booking and issuing of:

– Flights
– Visas
– Op Orders
– Annex D’s
– Team and Weapons details
– Flag State Approval documents
– Assembly of Team and Weapons details
– Prepare draft client invoices and contracts on behalf of Commercial Managers.

  • Undertake any other task which the Operations Management team deems reasonable from a management perspective.

Qualifications and Skills

  • 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.
  • Ability to work under pressure during emergency situations.
  • Ability to analyse, evaluate and recommend new operational systems, policies and procedures to improve best practice
  • Previous experience within the maritime services sector in a Commercial or Operations co-ordination role.
  • Experience of using a CRM system.

Terms and Conditions

  • Salary: £18,000 per annum
  • Annual leave: 25 days per annum plus public holidays
  • Our normal hours of work will be within the service delivery shift rota (shift pattern: Early 06:00am to 14:30pm, Duty 07:00am to 15:30pm and Late 13:30pm to 22:00pm) covering the hours of 06:00am and 22:00pm, 7 days per week (including bank holidays), with one hour for lunch each day. You can expect to work one of the described shifts every six weeks. When you’re not scheduled to work the shift patterns your working hours will either be 08:30am to 17:00pm, 09:30am to 18:00pm Monday to Friday, with one hour for lunch each day.
  • Job type: Full-time, permanent
  • Own car essential
  • 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.

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.

Paralegal

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, 7 global office locations and a fleet of 18 support vessels worldwide, we are the market leader in providing safety, security, marine and risk management services to the Shipping, Oil & Gas, and Offshore industries. Ambrey is growing fast, including opening a shipyard in Hythe Southampton in 2019 and establishing an insurance broking company and creating a Maritime Risk Intelligence platform in 2020.

The Role

This full-time role for the Ambrey Group, which would suit a professional Paralegal / legal advisor/executive who has a wide range of experience (probably 3 years + in-house), is based at the UK Head Office in Hereford. The Paralegal will work with the legal and compliance management team and maintain responsibility for assisting in and developing all aspects of legal, regulatory and compliance across all current and planned business lines.
The Paralegal will handle a hugely interesting and varied caseload, partnering with the agile leadership team in sectors. If you like to go into work in the morning and know exactly what you will be doing with your day, this role is not for you. The work can be challenging and a creative approach to problem solving is sometimes necessary. You will not be bored!
The Paralegal will work directly with the company Directors and Senior Managers, assisting with relevant corporate and commercial requirements while engaging with internal departments, clients, third parties and the Group regional offices and sites. The postholder will report to the Group Legal Counsel.

Responsibilities
  • Advise on contracting management and manage draft, review, edit, proof-read, and amend contracts
  • Drafting of proposals and agreements for discussion, review, negotiation, and execution
  • Research, development and application of legislation and regulations (both national and International law)
  • Assist with the understanding implementation of industry and corporate laws / standards
  • Management of company insurance framework inclusive of claims management
  • Management of Group corporate records and templates
  • Support the development and implementation of internal policies and procedures
  • Support all corporate and commercial matters and instructions
  • Assist training and development programmes for the Group
  • Represent the Group internally and externally with third party stakeholders and industry groups as required
  • Manage the placement of insurance policies for its growing fleet of vessels
  • Support the development of Group policy & procedure
  • Advising colleagues, and negotiating terms with clients on, various BIMCO contracts
  • Ownership of the HSSE statistics – collection and reporting
  • Ownership of the Risk Assessment framework for the Group
Qualifications and Skills

Relevant skills and experience are prized highly, and qualifications may include:

  • a paralegal practice award, certificate, diploma, or higher diploma
  • CILEx qualifications.
  • an HNC/HND or foundation degree in law, legal studies, or paralegal practice
  • a law degree
  • Previous experience within the risk management and insurance is desirable
  • Previous experience within a commercial organisation, desirable, especially with experience of international contracts and negotiations
  • Previous experience with GDPR is desirable
  • High level of initiative, self-motivation, and ability to work under pressure, with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Good judgement and decision-making skills, with an understanding of the impact on stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills
  • Excellent IT skills covering the Microsoft Office Suite
    Strong administration skills, with the ability to assist in numerous projects simultaneously while meeting exacting deadlines
  • Ability to analyse, evaluate and recommend new systems / policies / procedures to improve best practice

Terms and Conditions

  • Salary: £27,000 to £35,000 per annum 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
  • Out of hours support work as per requirement (evenings, weekends, public holidays)
  • Job type: Full-time, permanent
  • A probation period of 6 months
  • Benefits: Membership to the Ambrey Pension scheme, LifeWorks 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.

Commercial Coordinator

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 Commercial  Co-ordinator (CCo) for Ambrey’s Commercial  Team. The CCo will work with the company Commercial  Team and have responsibility for assisting in all aspects of maritime transits. The post will report to the Senior Commercial  Support Manager and Senior Service Delivery Manager .

Responsibilities
  • Assist in proactively managing the Service Delivery mailboxe. Clear understanding of client and supplier responsibilities.
  • Establish and maintain a thorough understanding of all of the Commercial teams clients’ needs and requirements.
  • Be involved in the planning and management of maritime transits.
  • Assist in the coordination of all transits under the direction of the Commercial
  • Ability to network and establish relationships with clients and organisations.
  • Have a thorough understanding of the cost and pricing model for a transit so as to ensure the maximisation of profit on every transit.
  • Excellent IT skills covering Microsoft Office and Sonar7.
  • Ensure compliance and adherence to timelines with all industry codes, client KPIs, schedules, internal prCCoedures and updates.
  • Ability to proactively support Commercial Managers delivering on the administrative requirement for each transit to include, but not limited to:
    • Quotations
    • Flag State Approvals
    • Guardcon Contracts and Annex’s
    • Orders
    • Platform Summary
    • Vessel tracking and reasearch
    • Client research
  • Undertake any other task which the Commercial Management team deems reasonable from a management perspective.
Qualifications and Skills
  • 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.
  • Ability to work under pressure during emergency situations.
  • Ability to analyse, evaluate and recommend new operational systems, policies and procedures to improve best practice.
  • Previous experience within the maritime services sector in a commercial or operational co-ordination/administration role.
  • Experience of using a SONAR7 system, desirable.
Terms and conditions
  • Salary: £18,000 per annum.
  • Annual Leave: 25 days per annum, plus public holidays
  • 40 Hours per week between 7:00am and 18:00pm as required
  • Job type: Full-time, permanent
  • A probation period of 6 months
  • Benefits: Membership to the Ambrey Pension scheme, LifeWorks 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 offshore.crew@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

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