Specialist (IWW and IBC)

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Date: 25 Jun 2024

Location: Rotterdam, NL, 3068 AX Hamburg, DE, 20457

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:39689

Title: Specialist IWW & IBC
Lloyd’s Register


Location: Rotterdam, NL and Hamburg, Germany



Navigating the complex waters of maritime compliance demands unparalleled expertise and precision. For specialists engaged with the International Waterways Work (IWW) and the International Bulk Chemical (IBC) codes, staying abreast of regulations, safety protocols, and best practices is crucial.

Join us on this voyage to master the intricacies of IWW and IBC compliance.
Do not wait! Just apply, and become a part of Lloyd’s Register!


What we’re looking for 

Technical Support Office (TSO) provides a worldwide, Certification & design appraisal service to shipbuilders, ship owners, and manufacturers.

The purpose of this role is to perform design appraisal and certification services in accordance with the applicable international standards (MARPOL Annex II, IBC Code, etc) and to provide technical support to designers and operators of ships.

What we offer you 

  • Competitive Salary
  • Hybrid Working
  • 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.
  • You will be offered an exciting working environment with intellectual challenges, high-level client interaction, responsibility, and ownership. An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated for the right candidate. As for every Lloyd's Register staff member, a personal development plan will be made by you and your manager to support you in realizing your long term goals.

The role 

  • To perform design appraisal and certification services in accordance with the applicable international standards (MARPOL Annex II, IBC Code, etc) for Chemical & Product tankers new construction, and existing ships and Inland waterways (ADN).
  • To build and maintain a good relationship with our clients and internal stakeholders;
  • Conduct technical discussions and provide technical advice to internal and external clients.
  • To discuss and present the deliverable with the internal/external client and be able to suggest solutions where appropriate.
  • Coaching of less experienced colleagues and acting as a mentor to colleagues as agreed with the line manager.
  • Conduct activities in line with internal procedures, accreditation schemes, legislation, and industry standards.


What you bring 

  • Bachelor or Master's degree in an engineering discipline or Marine service background with experience working on Chemical/ Product tankers and/or Inland Waterways vessels.
  • Relevant Experience in the approval of ADN, MARPOL Annex II, and IBC code-related plans and certifications and/or experience/knowledge in the cargo handling or survey operations on board Chemical / Product tankers and/or Inland Waterways vessels is required.
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team, to prioritize work and meet LR and Clients’ deadlines, and to work effectively under pressure.
  • Good skill to conduct technical conversations with clients and maintaining good relationships with clients with client focus mindset;
  • Proficiency in the Dutch, German, and English Language commensurate with the work and demonstrating effective interpersonal skills



About us 

We are a leading international technical professional service provider and a leader in classification, compliance, and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industry, a trusted advisor to our customers helping to 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.


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 through 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. 


 We care, we share, we do the right thing.  


If the above matches your field of interest and your qualifications, please apply online as soon as possible- by the latest 31.07.2024.

We conduct ongoing interviews and close the position once the right person has been found.

All inquiries are treated confidentially.

Please note: We do amend or withdraw our job and reserve the right to do so at any time including prior to the advertised closing date.


 If you have further questions about this role, please contact us at careers@lr.org and we will respond to you as soon as possible.



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