ITOPF has responded to more than 800 incidents involving oil or chemical spills worldwide. Our highly skilled international team are ready to assist 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to provide impartial technical advice.

We operate on a not-for-profit basis and provide a wide range of technical services to promote effective response in the marine environment to back up our core role of responding to ship-sourced spills. Our five key services are spill response, claims analysis & damage assessment, contingency planning, training & education and information.

We are currently advertising for the following roles: 

  • Technical Support Co-ordinator

Technical Support Co-ordinator

ITOPF is growing and we are looking for a new team member to join us in the following role:

As a key part of the technical team at ITOPF, this role supports our involvement in the preparation and response to pollution. The primary function of the role is to review and assess claims for the costs of response and pollution damage. You will also support the team to maintain our knowledge of pollution response equipment, including development of our resource database.  

You will need a degree in a STEM subject, strong IT skills, excellent interpersonal skills and fluency in English. Relevant practical experience of pollution response resources, claims and fluency in additional languages are desirable.

As well as a salary of c£35k, we offer great benefits, including flexible and homeworking options, generous non-contributory pension, fitness and childcare allowance, generous annual leave, private medical insurance and investment in your development, as well as the opportunity to work with a terrific team, in an interesting sector.  

To learn more about the role, and the impact you could have supporting our claims assessment work, and to see if your skills and experience are what we are looking for, please see the job description attached.   

To apply, please complete the attached application form and send with a covering letter to 

We look forward to hearing from you.   

ITOPF holds a sponsor licence (issued by the UK Government) and can issue sponsorship certificates for candidates applying for UK work permits.

Vision & Mission Statement

"To be a trusted source of objective technical advice worldwide on preparedness and response to accidental marine spills."

"To promote effective response to marine spills of oil, chemicals and other substances as a means of reducing impacts on the environment and affected communities."

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