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IMO - International Maritime Organization

Welcome to The International Maritime Organization (IMO's) career site at Impactpool!

IMO is the United Nations specialized agency with responsibility for the safety and security of shipping and the prevention of marine pollution by ships.

As a specialized agency of the United Nations, IMO is the global standard-setting authority for the safety, security and environmental performance of international shipping. Its main role is to create a regulatory framework for the shipping industry that is fair and effective, universally adopted and universally implemented. In other words, its role is to create a level playing-field so that ship operators cannot address their financial issues by simply cutting corners and compromising on safety, security and environmental performance. This approach also encourages innovation and efficiency.

Careers at IMO IMO is a small but important UN specialized agency, with around 300 staff in the Secretariat. Our headquarters are located on the bank of the river Thames in London, United Kingdom. We take pride in considering that the people who work at IMO are among the best and brightest in their fields. We are working to become a stronger and more dynamic Organization that can keep pace with current maritime issues and continue to meet the needs of our Member States for years to come. Working at IMO requires people of the highest efficiency, competency and integrity. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis and, as befits a UN agency, we are committed to promoting diversity, gender balance and achieving a broad geographic representation. Vacancies at IMO are available in the General Service (local recruitment only) and Professional Categories. In order to access current vacancies at IMO in the General Service category, please click here. In order to access current vacancies at IMO in the Professional category, please click here. For Temporary/Consultancy vacancies, please click here. Vacancies can also be accessed in the tabs for either in the menu on the left. Beyond the opportunity to help achieve IMOs goals and be a part of the wider UN system, there are many tangible rewards in working at IMO. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, comprehensive medical insurance and pension plan, opportunities develop your expertise and interact with a wealth of other professionals, as well as a pleasant environment in which to work. The cultural diversity of our international workforce is highly valued at IMO and we actively support staff in maintaining links to their home countries.

Current jobs

Assistant to the Director - Conference Division
Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
Closes: 2021-11-09
London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Senior Maritime Policy Advisor - Office Of The Secretary-general
P-5, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Senior level
Closes: 2021-11-09
London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Project Assistant - Department Of Partnerships And Projects
Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
Closes: 2021-11-09
London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Administrative Assistant - Maritime Safety Division
Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
Closes: 2021-11-09
London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Finance Assistant - Administrative Division
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-11-07
London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Head, French Translation Section - Conference Division
P-5, International Professional - Internationally recruited position - Senior level
Closes: 2021-11-03
London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Senior Administrative Assistant - Legal Affairs And External Relations Division
Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
Closes: 2021-10-31
London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Administrative Assistant - Maritime Safety Division
Administrative Services and Support - Generally no need for Higher Education - Administrative support
Closes: 2021-10-31
London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Secretary/Administrative Assistant - Cross-divisional
GS-4, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position - Administrative support
Closes: 2021-10-31
London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Head, Internal Oversight and Ethics Office - Office Of The Secretary-general
D-1, Director - Internationally recruited position - Senior Executive level
Closes: 2021-10-31
London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Chair of the Staff Appeals Board (SAB) - Administrative Division
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes soon: 2021-10-24
London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Administrative Assistant - Administrative Division
Consultant - Contractors Agreement - Consultancy
Closes: 2021-10-31
London (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)