Motive Offshore launches new division to address industry talent gap

Motive Offshore launches new division to address industry talent gap
Published: 6 August 2019 - 6:30 a.m.
By: Carla Sertin

Motive Offshore Group, specialists in marine equipment fabrication and rental, has announced the launch of Motive Personnel, a division created to provide offshore technicians to its global customer base.

With the ability to mobilise up to 50 BOSIET and Global Wind Organisation-qualified Motive staff technicians, as well as additional Motive-trained sub-contractors, the new division will be headed up and developed by new appointment, Alan Stewart, who brings over 20 years’ operational experience in the marine industry to the role.

"Since day one, Motive has been providing clients with qualified offshore personnel, who are clients tell us provide an invaluable service," said James Gregg, Motive Offshore sales and operations director. "That’s been a significant part of our success story thus far and the time is now right to create a tangible personnel division, which we know has huge growth potential.

“Unusually, our multi-disciplined technicians are not restricted to working on our own equipment; far from it. They are renowned for becoming integral members of our clients’ wider team, wherever they operate.

“Our global team comprises both locals and expats, all of whom have been Motive-trained. In fact, many have been with us since their apprenticeship. I believe this truly illustrates our commitment to the continued professional development - and retention - of our talented staff against an industry context of increasing experience and skills shortages.”

Motive Personnel plans to expand its global pool of technicians by 20% over the coming 12 months.


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