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Marine Consultant – Dakar

Dakar, Senegal

ABL Senegal is seeking to recruit a Marine Consultant to be part of our team in Dakar, Senegal.

The successful candidate will be responsible for undertaking professional marine consultancy services to our industry client base, including but not limited to Insurers, P&I clubs, Admiralty Lawyers, Ship Owners, and Charterers.


  • Fluent French and English are essential. Knowledge of Wolof would be an advantage.

Roles Responsibilities:

  • Be keen and pro-active in developing new business initiatives as well as take part in the preparation of technical and commercial proposals
  • Conduct surveys, casualty investigations and other high-end marine consultancy work
  • Provide technical advice, expert witness services and reports
  • Collaborate with other disciplines and members of the ABL Group regarding operational and specialist matters
  • Carry out any other job-related duties as required

Roles Requirements:

  • Sea-going experience in a senior rank, preferably a master mariner with an unrestricted CoC. Marine Engineers with previous experience as chief engineers could be considered as well
  • University degree from a maritime academy
  • Strong professional network in the marine industry
  • Enthusiastic, proactive team player willing to take part in the growth of our Senegal office
  • Excellent communication skills, being able to develop relationships with existing and potential clients
  • Technical and commercial understanding with the ability to structure marine projects and satisfy different stakeholders
  • Proven track record in shipping and casualty response environment
  • Capable of working independently as well as part of a team
  • Willing to travel with short notice locally and globally for periods of time
  • Fluency in English and French is a must to deliver quality attendance, vessel survey and technical expert’s reports

Candidates must be legally authorised to work in Senegal.

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    Please note that due to the large volume of applications, we will only respond to those selected for interview.

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