Head of Naval Architecture

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  • Post Date: January 7, 2021
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Job Overview

Role Title: Head of Naval Architecture

Position: Permanent

Location: Greater Belfast

Remuneration: Competitive salary commensurate with the level of the role


Consilium Recruit is delighted to be supporting Artemis Technologies.

Artemis Technologies is an applied technology spin-off company from the Artemis Racing America’s Cup Team – founded in 2017 to commercialise the hydro-foiling and tool chain intellectual property developed by the team. Providing engineering services to high-performance and commercial clients and led by double Olympic gold medallist, Dr Iain Percy OBE, the Artemis Technologies team comprises global experts from the fields of maritime, yacht design, aerospace and motorsport. Artemis Technologies is supported by a superb consortium of engineering and academic partners, with funding from UK Research & Innovation (UKRI), in pursuit of research and development excellence.

The Role:

Artemis Technologies is seeking a Head of Naval Architecture to support its mission to become the market leader in high-speed zero-emission vessels and propulsion systems: – to deliver the vision of decarbonising maritime transport.

The Head of Naval Architecture will lead the team to deliver the design and engineering of the Artemis eFoilerTM propulsion system and its integration into the respective vessels. The Naval Architecture Team will support hull/foil shape design, manufacturing deliverables and production drawings, working in close partnership with the structural engineering team to maintain the highest possible standards throughout the design process.

The key responsibilities will include leading the Naval Architecture department by defining the strategy and delivering on the goals for the projects and team. You will lead the design, engineering and integration process of the Artemis eFoilerTM system into Artemis Technologies vessels and support the departmental hiring process to help shape and grow the successful Naval Architecture team.

The Head of Naval Architecture will work to the highest standards of compliance, operating in effective collaboration with the structural engineering team and the manufacturing team to deliver the Artemis eFoilerTM systems. You will lead the delivery of manufacturing requirements and collaborate with the mechanical team to ensure effective integration to the vessels.

The Person:

The Head of Naval Architecture will possess comprehensive experience within maritime projects for commercial and work vessels and be highly conversant with 3D and 2D modelling. You will possess expert knowledge in Naval Architecture including hydrostatics, stability and appendage design and be able to translate simulations into active design features for the project. Expert knowledge is required within maritime composite engineering aligned with demonstrable experience of operating within the relevant compliances.

Within the Naval Architecture team, you will be a proven leader in the management of complex project design teams and able to demonstrate expert knowledge of maritime design and composite construction techniques.

The Head of Naval Architecture will be highly familiar with innovation-driven environments, demonstrating solid commercial understanding and acutely aware of project delivery milestones and gateways. You will be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, superb written communication and the ability to lead and engage talented and passionate team members to work in a cooperative and collaborative format to achieve success.

Artemis Technologies operates in a truly collaborative and values-led format, offering exceptional development opportunities to all employees. The Head of Naval Architecture will foster and promote a team-driven ethos and demonstrate agility in their working style. They will drive success and high performance through their energy and passion whilst ensuring a mindful and supportive approach to the leadership of the team and delivery of the projects.

This is an incredible opportunity to help shape and influence a rapidly growing business with a true vision and mission coupled with a passion for delivering cutting edge innovation to aid the decarbonisation of the maritime sector.

CLOSING DATE: 1st February 2021


Please contact James Colley at Consilium Recruit via email or call James via + 44 (0) (phone number removed) for an informal discussion.


Artemis Technologies is an equal opportunities employer and therefore is committed to promoting diversity and equality of opportunity and does not discriminate, whether on grounds of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender re-assignment, disability, age, class, community background, religion or belief, or passport held. These principles underpin the company’s professional behaviour and are embedded in its policies, procedures, day-to-day practices and external relationships. The company therefore welcomes and encourages job applications from a fully diverse range of candidates.


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