Green Award certifies ships (both sea-going vessels and Inland barges) that are extra clean and extra safe. A large and still growing number of ports and nautical providers recognize the value of Green Award worldwide. They offer special rates and other advantages to Green Award vessels.

The Green Award certificate confirms the high quality of the vessel and contributes to a positive image of the ship owner for its social responsibility, along with all the advantages it entails.


The small, informal Rotterdam-based office of the Green Award Foundation is looking for a

                      JUNIOR CERTIFICATION OFFICER (1 FTE)

The junior certification officer will be responsible for a correct, timely and precise processing of the application and certification procedures, as well as its administration.

In general terms, this process includes members’ relations, assessment of the office audit/ship survey results and advising ships and companies for certification. On top of these, accurate processing for applications by incentive providers will also be part.

The successful applicant holds a Bachelor degree or equivalent, will speak and write the English language fluently and will be competent in MS Office and internet applications. As for personal qualities we are looking for an applicant who is

- Interested in or experienced with shipping. Maritime knowledge is an advantage.
- Process oriented but also creative (thinking ‘out of the box’)
- Customer oriented with very good communication skills to allow accurate information to be exchanged
- Quality minded (knowledge of QMS is an advantage)
- Has analytical skills (advanced knowledge on spread sheets is an advantage)
- Able to plan own workload and keep accurate records
- Able to distinguish major from minor issues
- Able to work as part of a team and also independently

We offer an informal / friendly & flexible work environment within a team where there is room for discussion and personal input. In addition to the salary, which will be based on individual qualifications and experience, we also offer good benefits such as a good pension plan and a contribution to your health-care insurance.

Applications stating qualifications, experience and contact details would be welcomed by Bureau Green Award, Att. Mrs. Weteling / Secretariat

P.O. Box 23107

T +31 10 21 70 200

Acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated.

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