Certification Manager (Small and Specialised Craft)

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Date: 6 Jul 2024

Location: GB, BS1 6DZ

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID: 39129
Location: Bristol, UK
Position Category: Technical
Position Type: Employee Regular


What we're looking for

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established team within the Naval Centre of Expertise in a challenging but rewarding role to manage a mature client relationship. The position offers a unique chance to combine hybrid working with waterfront activity in a flexible and tailored approach and help deliver continuous improvements in an expanding and developing sector.

The Naval Centre of Expertise (NCoE) Office is located in Bristol but the team is hybrid working at home with regular planned attendance in office and the successful applicant will enjoy the same opportunities for flexible working. The surveying element of the role offers a valuable opportunity to get out to actively engage at the waterfront end of the business.

The Lloyd's Register Naval sector is steadily growing and this is a good opportunity to join us in a busy but very close-knit Naval team where we work hard for each other to generate the success we enjoy together.  You must be able to achieve UK SC security clearance for this role and although there is no requirement to be based in the South-West area, you need to be able to attend in the NCoE Bristol office when required.


What we offer you 

  • Work for Leading Class Society
  • Collaborative working environment
  • Opportunity for 15% matched Pension (UK only)
  • Hybrid working
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • A range of flexible benefits
  • The opportunity to work for an organization that has a strong sense of purpose is values-driven, and helps colleagues to develop professionally and personally through our range of people development programs

The role

  • To take ownership of and manage the end-to-end processes for the certification of boats and other small, specialised craft covering procedures, standards, authorisations and liaison with regulators to achieve delivery of boat certification in the UK and Ireland. To act as Technical Authority for boat surveys, inspection standards and certification offering authentic specialist support and advice in this regard across the Naval Global arena where required.
  • To manage the activities and take responsibility for the outputs of the NCoE UKI Boat team to deliver in service and new build assurance to UK MoD and other customers as required.
  • To identify and develop sales opportunities to grow boat certification services for new build and in-service boats, developing a portfolio of clients and managing resource requirements in support of this business stream as it grows.
  • To provide support to service delivery and sales teams globally as they develop boat certification services in their region.

What you bring

  • Degree qualified engineer, however, candidates with other qualifications and relevant industrial experience will be considered.
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institution.
  • Knowledge of class, statutory and industrial surveys with a working knowledge of international codes and standards applicable to the small and specialised craft sector would be beneficial.
  • A proven track record of relevant experience in the small and specialised craft sector.
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institution (I. Eng or equivalent).
  • Ability to work in accordance with professional codes of conduct and the LR Code of Ethics in IMS01.
  • Excellent command (written and oral) in English language using relevant professional terminology.
  • Must hold or be able to achieve UK SC security clearance.


Who we are

We are a leading international provider of classification, compliance, and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industry, helping our customers design, construct and operate their assets to the highest levels of safety and performance. We are shaping the industry's future through the development of novel and innovative technology for the next generation of assets while continuing to deliver solutions for our customers every day.


Be a part of  

Lloyd's Register is wholly owned by the Lloyd's Register Foundation, a politically and financially independent global charity that aims to engineer a safer world by promoting safety and education. For a thriving ocean economy, Lloyd's Register colleagues and Lloyd's Register Foundation work together to fund research, foster industry collaboration, and develop action-oriented solutions to make the world a safer place.


Want to apply

We hire people with a wide variety of skills, experience, and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, women, people identifying as LGBTIQIA+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, carers, and other varied groups.

We are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to all candidates. Please let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments throughout your application and we will do everything we possibly can to support you.

If you don't tick every box in these ads, please don't rule yourself out. We focus on hiring people who share our goal of working together for a safer, sustainable, thriving ocean economy.


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If you have further questions about this role please contact wioleta.kreft@lr.org







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