Head of Service Maritime - Falkland Islands Government

Closing Date: 1800 (GMT) on 20 March 2022.

Do you have a passion for maritime? Do you have experience in maritime compliance and safety management at a senior level? Are you an inspiring leader who can bring out the best on those around you? 

If so, the Falkland Islands Maritime Administration could be your next role, leading a team of professional skilled individuals.

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The Falkland Islands have a complex maritime environment. Fishing is the mainstay of the economy including local and foreign vessels. Tourism, including cruise vessel tourism has over recent years had a significant visitor profile.

It operates its own shipping register and is a member of the Red Ensign Group. There is a complex range of port state, flag state, coastal state and international maritime obligations and issues. New legislation has been implemented which has enabled the creation and development of a Maritime Authority. 

As Head of Service, the postholder will work closely with the Harbour Master who has a more operational and regulatory focus, the Director of Emergency Services and the Fisheries Protection management team within the Natural Resources Directorate.

In return for the four year contract, there's an offer of £50,711 - £76,209 pa (dependent on qualifications and experience) plus an additional taxable 25% gratuity on successful completion of contract, 30 days leave, flights package, relocation package, Government housing for rent and a starter pack to help you settle in.