Technical Adviser (Marine Pollution)

Central London office – with extensive worldwide travel
Starting salary of c£50k with fantastic benefits package.
26 Apr 2021
24 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Accreditation Requirements
Not specified

Are you looking for a role where you can use your education and experience in a science or engineering discipline within a unique company focussed on the marine environment? If the answer is yes and you have the skills we are looking for, then please get in touch.

What is ITOPF?

ITOPF is a not-for-profit organisation, operating globally and funded by the shipping industry. We provide governments and the maritime industry, amongst others, with objective technical advice, expertise and assistance to respond to spills of oil, chemicals and other pollutants from ships. We aim to help minimise the impact of pollution on environmental and economic resources. We also provide advice on associated costs and claims.

The Role

This role involves attending on site at oil and chemical spills globally, delivering advice to international governments and other parties. You will be assessing claims for compensation, undertaking regular presentations and running workshops as part of our preparedness and education work.

Skills and Experience

A key requirement of this role is a higher degree in science, engineering or a related discipline, strong written and oral presentation skills and excellent interpersonal skills; as well as availability to travel at emergency short notice. Relevant practical experience in a scientific/ technical role is important and pollution control experience is a distinct advantage, as is fluency in a second language to English, particularly French, Spanish, Portuguese or Mandarin.


As well as a starting salary of c£50k, we offer a fantastic benefits package, including working from home options and an excellent continuous training and development programme.

If you want to join a great team based near Old Street, London and think this role sounds like the job for you, visit our website where you can find a job description, application form and ‘meet’ some of the team.

Closing date: Monday, 24th May 2021

If you have any further questions, please contact ITOPF’s HR team at:

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