Available positions

Maritime Trainee, group 14, is starting in August 2021! This year’s program will last from august 2021 until May 2023. The first module will be held in January 2021. This means that companies will hire trainees either starting in August 2021 or in January 2022. The available positions will be posted consecutively throughout the year. Pay attention on the programs website and follow us on social media to get the latest updates!



Maritime Advisory supports customers in the maritime industry to mobilizing the full potential of their assets and operations. Our network of experts provides advisory services globally, and has the capabilities, experience and track record to deliver high value solutions. We put technical matters and business decisions into context to achieve the optimal solution – providing our customers the basis to make good decisions, and take action to achieve sustainable results.

We are now looking for a new colleague to strengthen our advisory team. The candidate will be employed within a unit in Maritime Advisory and be engaged in the 18 months maritime trainee programme organized by the Norwegian Shipowners Association starting in August 2021.

The right candidate will, among other roles, be involved in:
Hydrodynamic analysis with focus on vessel performance
Wave-structure interaction analysis including knowledge on structural response
Cross-competence decarbonization projects
Concept development for low carbon ships
Work with complex systems, and green technologies and solutions
Development of digital tools and solutions, both internally and on behalf of our customers
Using data to get insight and create customer value
Marketing, sales and business development
Position Qualifications

We are looking for a colleague with:
Fluent Scandinavian and fluent English oral and written
Sc. or MBA or equivalent degree
Basic ship knowledge and understanding of the maritime sector
Interest within digitalization of shipping
Interest in green technologies
Analytic and solution oriented skills
Commercial and business oriented mindset
What we offer:
A meaningful job with one of Norway’s most attractive employers. We are ranked #3 in the Young Professional Attractiveness Index 2020 and #2 on the IT&Tech list. For 2019 we were ranked Norway’s most attractive employer by Randstad.
Valuable and real-life experience through our projects
Be part of an atmosphere of highly professional, engaged and knowledgeable people.
A performance driven and values-lead company culture
Free shuttle bus from Sandvika and Skøyen
Meet other young professionals through established networks and informal events by CONNECT
Well-equipped exercise center, a large selection of company cabins, and over 30 different company sport clubs
6 weeks holiday
Junior candidates and students are welcome to apply.
Company & Business Area Description

DNV is the independent expert in risk management and assurance, with almost 12,000 employees operating in more than 100 countries. Through our broad experience and deep expertise we advance safety and sustainable performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions.

We are the world’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry. We enhance safety, quality, energy efficiency and environmental performance of the global shipping industry – across all vessel types and offshore structures. We invest heavily in research and development to find solutions, together with the industry, that address strategic, operational or regulatory challenges.
Equal Opportunity Statement

DNV is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, religion, race, national or ethnic origin, cultural background, social group, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age or political opinion. Diversity is fundamental to our culture and we invite you to be part of this diversity!

Link to ad: https://careers-dnvgl.icims.com/jobs/15352/maritime-trainee/job

DOF Subsea

DOF Subsea

Job details

Country: Norway
Location: Bergen and Austevoll
Company: DOF Subsea AS, DOF Management AS (DOF Group)
Workplace: Onshore, offshore visits
Discipline: Project & Operations and Commercial

Maritime Trainee

DOF Management AS and DOF Subsea AS, both part of the DOF Group, form a world class integrated offshore contractor, delivering marine services and subsea solutions. We provide a diversified range of services through three key business lines; vessel chartering, subsea projects and engineering.

In cooperation with the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association, we are offering a 22-month Trainee program starting August 2021. We are looking for a curious and forward-thinking master’s graduate with technical expertise and a commercial mindset. Visit www.maritimetrainee.no for more details about the program.

Through structured learning, rotational assignments and with the support of an inspirational mentor, we will build a key player that can be a partner in translating vision into strategy in a focused and sustainable way.

Besides an introduction to vessel operations and management, the DOF journey will take you through the different project stages from tendering to project delivery. Either you travel with an academic background that matches one of our established business areas, or you might be a visionary with a different technical background. Analytical skills and the ability to solve complex challenges will be valued. As a graduate/trainee in DOF you will have a steep learning curve and are expected to develop an overall understanding of our activities and business needs.


• Opportunity to contribute in exciting day-to-day tasks as directed by supervisor at each visited department and location
• Tasks will include but not be limited to the following sub-disciplines; vessel management, vessel operations, engineering, market research, tendering, pricing, outlining technical solutions, risk management analysis, project execution, project management
• Participate in structured learning and networking, engage in rotational assignments and have a mentor throughout the program

• MSc in Engineering (e.g., Structural, Naval, Maritime, Marine Technology, Mechanical, Subsea Technology, Innovation, Renewable Energy) or MSc Industrial Economics, Technology Management or similar
• 0-2 years professional experience
• Maritime industry knowledge or interest
• Business mindset
• Interest in strategy
• Digital mindset
• Excellent communication skills both written and oral
• Fluency in English, an additional language a plus
• Able to demonstrate an enthusiastic approach to resolving problems
• Capable of discussing topics of importance across functions, locations and generations
• Ability to stay focused in ambiguous environments
• High ethical standards

DOF is a value-driven organization. Our values, “Respect”, “Integrity”, “Teamwork”, “Excellence” (RITE) – and “Above all, we are SAFE”, were developed by our employees to ensure consistent focus and emphasis towards an attitude of success. We believe in these qualities, which are essential for building an even stronger DOF Group. If you can identify with them, you could be the one to strengthen our team.
For questions regarding the position, please contact Senior HR Advisor Elisabeth Walle: +47 730 72 700.

Applications to be submitted on www.dofsubsea.com (people, DOF Subsea Careers)

Application deadline: April 11, 2021

Höegh Autoliners

Höegh Autoliners

At Höegh Autoliners, our Maritime Trainees are tomorrow’s leaders – are you ready for the challenge?

Are you looking to develop an international career in the maritime industry and gain experience in a global shipping company? If so, we want to hear from you.

The Norwegian Shipowners’ Association’s Maritime Trainee Program is a two-year program combining on-the-job learning through rotational assignments with an academic program consisting of five modules held at different locations across the globe.

At Höegh Autoliners, we believe in giving our employees to opportunity to excel through individual responsibility and challenging tasks from day one. This program will provide you with experience in different roles so that you can gain a better understanding of the commercial and operational aspects of our business, as well as find out where your key strengths and interests lie. You will also be allocated a mentor who will help you develop over the course of the program.
The program will last for 22 months (subject to change pending travel restrictions due to Covid-19). You will be offered a permanent position with us from day one, moving into a suitable role at one of our offices once the trainee program has been satisfactorily completed.
Minimum Qualifications
• Recent master’s graduate in a technical or commercial subject relevant to the maritime sector, e.g., Civil or Naval Engineer, Shipping and Logistics, Maritime Leadership.
• A keen interest in the shipping industry and global logistics.
• Naturally curious and eager to learn, with strong analytical skills.
• Forward-thinking, commercial mindset and dares to think outside of the box.
• A collaborator and team player.
• A skilled communicator, fluent in English
• Good digital competence and experience with Microsoft 365 applications.
• International experience through studies/work/other is desirable.

You should be able to start in August 2021.

For more information about this role, please contact globalhr@hoegh.com or ring Marcus Borley, HR Advisor on +47 90541054.