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    The RYA employs over 170 staff in a wide range of roles, from boating specialists to professional staff to co-ordinators and administrators. Most work from our headquarters in Hamble, near Southampton, but some are based in other parts of the UK. We offer modern, accessible office facilities with free parking, up to date IT systems and a competitive range of benefits.

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    Technical Administrator

    Salary: £20,000 per annum (Pro-rata)
    Part-time (25 hours per week)
    Range of benefits including pension scheme, free life insurance, 23 days annual leave plus public holidays (pro-rata).

    An opportunity has arisen within the Technical team of the RYA’s Racing department for a Technical Administrator. On an annual basis the Technical team undertakes the certification of approximately 600 individual boats in line with MCA requirements. These are Regulatory Certificates as required by and/or issued on behalf of the Government to small boats used on a commercial basis.

    The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the RYA’s technical boating certification process is efficiently and effectively administered, enabling members and other boat users to operate their boats within the framework of the appropriate rules, regulations and governing laws.

    Key elements of this role include, but are not limited to: responding to clients requests for technical certification; receiving and reviewing incoming applications for technical certificates, processing as necessary; ensuring set criteria is met before certificates are issued; and liaising with third parties, i.e. Surveyors and Inspectors, in order to obtain technical information as required for the certification process to be completed.

    This role requires an individual who is confident with using different computer software packages, has excellent communication skills both written and verbally and who is able to manage their time effectively, prioritising workload accordingly. They should also be able to work under pressure without sacrificing on levels of accuracy. Knowledge of Small Commercial Vessel registration would be desirable, but is not essential.

    To apply for this role please review the full job description and download & complete an application form, along with an equality monitoring form.

    Completed applications should be returned to jobs@rya.org.uk

    Please note that we do not accept CVs in lieu of a fully completed application form.

    Closing date for applications: Tuesday 29th May 2018 at Mid-day

    Interviews to be held: Thursday 7th and/or Friday 8th June 2018

    The RYA is committed to equality of opportunity.

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