Summary

The UK Hydrographic office has a core cross-divisional Hydrographic Survey Capability. Our remit in this space is evolving, and we are building our capability to support current and emerging requirements for hydrographic and bathymetric expertise at the UK Hydrographic Office. To this end, we are recruiting two Hydrographic Programmes Managers to augment our existing pool of experts.

These posts are a key component of UKHO’s efforts to ensure that hydrographic opportunities are exploited in support of UKHO strategic objectives including UKHO’s strategy relating to Primary Charting Authority (PCA) responsibilities.

These roles are pivotal to support UKHO’s broader partnering and engagement objectives as well as increased programme activity and capacity building activity relating to hydrography, hydrographic governance and policy implementation. Increasing the capacity of the team will ensure it can maintain a high-quality service to the UKHO whilst also satisfying wider government programmes and assistance to our partners.

Job description

Reporting to the Head of Hydrographic Programmes, the post holder will have responsibility to identify, co-ordinate, and manage hydrographic projects and programmes. They will also provide consultancy and technical assistance as required by foreign governments, non-governmental organisations and commercial companies to maximise data acquisition for subsequent use in UKHO products and services.

The roles are pivotal to support UKHO’s broader partnering and engagement objectives as well as increased programme activity and capacity building activity relating to hydrography, hydrographic governance and policy implementation. They will also provide technical advice and training to overseas organisations.

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Company:

UK Hydrographic Office

Role:

Hydrographic Programmes Manager

Location:

Taunton, Somerset

Closing Date:

24 April 2022