IMarEST announces Matchtech as recruitment partner

HR, IMarEST — By on April 9, 2013 at 8:28 PM
David Loosley

David Loosley

The Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) has partnered with Matchtech to offer an online recruitment service.

Developed to offer a key benefit to the institutes 15, 000 global membership, Matchtech will run an online job board on the IMarEST website.

David Loosley, IMarEST CEO, welcomes Matchtech as IMarEST’s new recruitment partner stating: “We’re delighted to announce that the IMarEST is partnering with Matchtech to offer our international members an online recruitment service.

“Providing this type of platform supports our vision as the leading learned society and professional body in the global marine sector, enabling us to support all marine professionals throughout their career, whether they work above or below the waterline.”

Matchtech’s recruitment partnership with IMarEST will bring 29 years of experience recruiting within the marine industry to the global marine community. Matchtech has a longstanding reputation in the marine recruitment market and expertise in supplying temporary and permanent candidates to a large number of clients, spanning independent consultancies, luxury yacht builders, large shipyards, subsea installation contractors, oil majors, shipping organisations and renewable energy developers.

Matchtech is committed to working with institutions and educational authorities alike and, together with the IMarEST, hopes to encourage young marine professionals in the pursuit of a lifetime career within the industry and help to promote the scientific development of marine engineering, science and technology.

For further information on job opportunities please visit the IMarEST website at:


About the Institute of Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) The IMarEST is an international membership body and learned society for all marine professionals. The IMarEST (a registered charity) is the first Institute to bring together marine engineers, scientists and technologists into one international multi-disciplinary professional body. It is the largest marine organisation of its kind with a worldwide membership of around 15, 000 based in over 100 countries.

Working with the global marine community, the IMarEST promotes the scientific development of marine engineering, science and technology, providing opportunities for the exchange of ideas and practices and upholding the status, standards and expertise of marine professionals worldwide.

The IMarEST has a growing network of Corporate Marine Partners who benefit from a tailored programme to support each global organisation’s specific requirements. Packages provide companies with a competitive edge by investing in staff and supporting Initial and Continuous Professional Development, supporting local, national, or international promotional programmes, providing specialised recruitment solutions, accrediting training courses, creating bespoke networking events and providing company employees with access to one of the largest online knowledge resources – the IMarEST Virtual Library.

The IMarEST is a respected authority in every maritime country. It is a Non-Governmental Organisation at the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO), has special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC) and is a nominated and licensed body of the Engineering Council (UK), a member of the Science Council and has significant links with many other maritime organisations worldwide.

IMarEST runs a series of industry leading and technically excellent events and conferences as well as publishing internationally recognised publications: Marine Engineers Review (MER); Shipping World and Shipbuilder; Maritime IT and Electronics; Marine Scientist; and Offshore Technology.

About Matchtech Matchtech, the UK’s number 1 engineering recruitment agency, has 29 years’ experience in Engineering & Technology recruitment. With over 170 recruitment consultants, Matchtech is equipped to service your niche capability across the automotive, aerospace, marine, infrastructure, technology, energy and science sectors.

Our specialist consultants are supported by over 85 members of shared services and senior management. Our turnover in 2011/12 was £371m.

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