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Senior Surveyor in Charge Marine & Offshore North East Germany

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Date: 10-Feb-2021

Location: hamburg, DE

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:32234
Location:Hamburg : Überseeallee 10 (LR_L000410) 
Position Category:Surveyor
Position Type:Employee Regular

Senior Surveyor in Charge North East Germany

Role purpose:

To provide day to day management of a team to deliver an effective technical and commercial service through a department / office and to assess complex problems for external and internal clients to determine a range of alternative solutions.


Key Responsibilities:

  • To conduct and manage relevant activities, providing advice and alternative solutions for service delivery within areas of experience, adhering to budget constraints and contractual requirements within defined Marine KPI’s;
  • To ensure all deliverables produced by the office meet internal and external requirements; to budget, time and quality, taking the responsibility to review and monitor work activity;
  • To discuss and present the deliverable with internal / external clients up to senior level and be able to suggest solutions where necessary;
  • Conduct activities in line with internal procedures, accreditation schemes, legislation, and industry standards;
  • To pursue Continuous Professional Development and maintain a high degree of discipline, knowledge and awareness;
  • To assess or recommend the time and value of the work to be undertaken for an external client agreeing the most appropriate fee and cost structure up to authorisation level;
  • To mentor / coach employees, as appropriate, to ensure effective knowledge transfer and application;
  • To make recommendations based on internal / external client feedback to assist in internal and external process improvement, service delivery and to help build the business working alongside the local Business Development team;
  • To ensure that time booked is either within the permissible range or fully understand the reasons why additional / reduced time was taken and where appropriate indicate where an increased fee should be charged;
  • Ensuring own and colleagues’ authorisations are up to date and refresher learning and development is reviewed and planned accordingly through the performance review process;
  • Undertake administration as required in line with current processes and procedures;
  • To support in surveyor recruitment for your area of responsibility, participating in appropriate technical interviews;
  • Lead surveys on specific high risk activities within their discipline and experience / knowledge;
  • To lead, manage and develop a team of Lead, Senior Surveyors and Surveyors to maintain an effective and competitive service. This includes recruitment, performance management, training / development and work allocation;
  • Maintaining and further developing the competencies of their employees through learning and development planning;
  • Responsible for ensuring that Activity Monitoring is carried out and reported in accordance with management system requirements.


Role Dimensions

  • Number of direct reports:            14-16
  • Geographic area of impact:          North East Germany
  • Key stakeholders:                            Local surveyors, other SIC, clients, Sales, SDS


Technical / Professional Qualifications / Requirements

  • A degree or equivalent from a tertiary organisation recognised by Lloyd’s Register within the relevant field of engineering or physical science (minimum of two years programme) or Qualifications from a marine or nautical institution and relevant sea-going experience as a certificated ship’s officer;
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institution;
  • Chartered or Incorporated Engineer status;
  • Experience in team management of advantage;
  • Strong cooperation and communication skills, able to engage with people;
  • Solution-oriented approach, proactive;
  • Good understanding of our products and services and clients’ needs, customer focus;
  • Proficiency in the English Language commensurate with the work;
  • Excellent communication and reporting skills in German as well as English language;


About Lloyd’s Register

  • The Lloyd’s Register Group (LR) is an independent risk management organisation that helps to improve our clients’ quality, safety, environmental and business performance throughout the world. This is mirrored in our mission statement “working together for a safer world”.
  • LR is a global engineering, technical and business services organisation and a maritime classification society, wholly owned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a UK charity dedicated to research and education in science and engineering for the benefit of the community at large.
  • Our expertise and activities cover Marine, Energy (Oil, Gas, Chemicals and Power), Management Systems and other asset-intensive industries.


What we offer:

  • We offer you an exciting working environment with intellectual challenges, responsibility and high level client interaction. An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with 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.



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