New Career Opportunities at Chiltern Maritime

New Career Opportunities at Chiltern Maritime / 04.14.2021

For over 30 years Chiltern Maritime (Part of the Viking Maritime Group) has remained the UK’s foremost provider of Merchant Navy Officer Cadetships. Government approved, we have been assisting Maritime Charities and commercial marine companies to invest into Deck, Engineering, and Electro-Technical Officer Cadets qualifying some of the highest calibre of graduates, highly sought after within the industry.

Chiltern has built and maintained strong partnerships with these prestigious sponsors, by demonstrating the highest standard of recruitment, training, and administration of Officer Trainee Cadets. Establishing a first class reputation, each year we now support over 400 cadets.

We are currently looking for two new people to join our team in Portsmouth.

Training Assistant

Chiltern Maritime is looking for a Training Assistant based in Lakeside, North Harbour, Portsmouth. Candidates should be keen to learn and having had some previous experience of working within a customer facing and/or administration environment would be beneficial but not essential.

The job role includes:

• Assists with sourcing and recruiting new marine cadets for various company clients.

• Assists with the processing of all cadet employment applications and enquiries.

• Assists with cadet recruitment campaigns.

• Company representative for merchant navy recruitment open days and events throughout the UK.

• Cadet remuneration processing and administration.

• Liaison with UK training establishments regarding cadet training.

• Formulation and revision of standard company correspondence including offer letters and training agreements.

• Formulation and revision of cadet training instructions for joining vessels.

• Administrate documentation management required for government training grants.

• Day to day administration of serving cadets including various client crew management systems.

• Administer cadet document applications including visa’s and discharge books.

• Responsible for booking accommodation and travel including flights.

• Record weekly absence reports

• Assist other staff as required.

Additional Information:

• Hours: 09:00 – 17:30, Monday to Friday

• Full Time

• 21 days holiday + bank holidays

• On-site parking

• Salary: £16,000.00-£20,000.00 per year

To apply, please send your CV to stuartb@vikingchiltern.com

Training Officer

Chiltern Maritime is looking for a Training Officer based in Lakeside, North Harbour, Portsmouth. Candidates should have had previous experience of working within a customer facing and/or administration environment or more preferable in maritime HR/administration.

• Responsible for sourcing and recruiting new marine cadets for various company clients.

• Assists with the processing of all cadet employment applications and enquiries.

• Assists with cadet recruitment campaigns.

• Company representative for merchant navy recruitment open days and other careers events across the UK.

• Responsible for issuing contracts and onboarding new cadets for each intake.

• Responsible for processing monthly payroll and following up remuneration issues.

• Liaison with UK training establishments and colleges regarding cadet training.

• Formulation and revision of standard company correspondence.

• Formulation and revision of cadet training instructions.

• Administer documentation management required for government training grants.

• Administer various client crew management systems.

• Assist with the future planning of cadet training appointments at sea.

• Issue joining instructions and book travel options including flights.

• Responsible for trainee portfolio reviews.

• Cadet absence management.

• Regularly visit cadets during college phases (Involving travel across the UK)

• Assist other staff as required.

• Driving licence is required.

Additional Information:

• Hours: 09:00 – 17:30, Monday to Friday

• Full Time

• 21 days holiday + bank holidays

• On-site parking

• Salary: £19,000.00-£25,000.00 per year

To apply, please send your CV to stuartb@vikingchiltern.com

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