Lead Metocean Specialist

Job Title: Lead Metocean Specialist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton, Hampshire
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH26037
Contact Name: Barrie Dempster
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 3 years ago

Lead Metocean Specialist

A leading marine consultancy with a strong track record in the UK and overseas are looking to recruit a Lead Metocean Specialist. My client has a specialist knowledge of the marine environment, technical ability and emphasis on service excellence. My client is also a leading provider of metocean services and products, including extensive marine data holdings and weather downtime analysis suite.

About the Role

Due to continued growth my client is looking to recruit a suitable individual to lead the ongoing development of the metocean services portfolio at their office in Southampton. The successful candidate must be efficient, highly organised and have demonstrable project experience as well as excellent commercial awareness and communication skills. You will be a hard-working, ambitious and self-motivated individual, able to inspire others. The post includes a remit for Business Development and client Customer Relationship Management.

Key Tasks

  • Lead the continual development of the Metocean Team
  • Undertake marketing and business development activities to the metocean services
  • Lead and assist with bid preparation
  • Lead the development of new metocean products and services
  • Analyse metocean data
  • Manage metocean projects
  • Produce technical reports
  • Work with other teams to implement the company's development strategy

Skills and Experience


  • Have a degree or postgraduate degree in an Oceanography, Meteorology, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field
  • Highly numerate with strong analytical skills
  • Relevant experience in a consultancy or regulatory background
  • Knowledge of industry best practice techniques for metocean analysis and data standards
  • Strong project management skills
  • Have a strong interest in contributing to team and company development aims Excellent report writing, presentation and communication skills


  • Previous experience in conducting metocean design/operation studies, using numerical modelling outputs
  • Track record of business development and sales in metocean consultancy/advisory
  • Experience of developing metocean products using on-line platforms (GIS, web-portals)

We look forward to receiving your application. For further information, then please contact Barrie Dempster at ALLEN & YORK LTD on 01202 888986 or email