Reporting to: Energy & Infrastructure segment lead / Director of Technology

Who we are

Safinah Group provides independent coating consulting and technical service inspections in the energy, infrastructure, marine and yacht sectors. Our clients include some of the world’s biggest, oil and gas, wind, marine, chemical processing and yacht owners globally, as well as many large insurance and legal organizations.

Safinah as an organization has been around for 25 years and leads the market in its chosen sectors. The team consists of 80 people based globally, split across consulting and technical service teams, with close collaboration between the two maximizing knowledge and customer value across both functions.

What we need

We are looking for an individual with a widespread knowledge accumulated over many years of active involvement in the coatings or corrosion markets.

Perhaps you’ve been working for the same supplier forever and are wondering where your next challenge will come from? Safinah consultants undertake many different challenging and interesting tasks, so keeping your working day varied and fresh is never a problem!

Whilst we would encourage applications from people of any age that are suitably experienced and qualified, opportunities in consultancy can be very attractive to those planning the latter part of their careers.

But we absolutely need people who have:

  • A desire to see coating solutions used to their full potential across a variety of industries when optimising product selection, customer specifications and coating process optimisation.
  • A curiosity for failure investigations to get to the bottom of detailed root cause analyses and complex expert witness work involving coatings.
  • A self-sufficient approach and have business acumen with good relationships with companies and individuals within the industry to develop your own business pipeline.
  • The ability to work independently when required and write and communicate effectively in English. Good independent reports are in our DNA so this one is an absolute must.
  • An ability to work across a wide variety of coating related tasks.

What you will definitely need

  •  A BSc or MSc degree in a relevant science subject e.g. Chemistry, Materials, Corrosion, or other engineering discipline.
  • A minimum of 10 years of professional coating related work experience.
  • Practical experience from a global paint manufacturer (commercial or technical) and / or direct industry based experience working for a facility operator, or their sub-contractors, in either the energy or infrastructure sector.
  • A flexible working approach with the ability to work on both on solo projects or working as part of a wider client-focused team.
  • Be able to travel globally (often at short notice) and work in typical energy, infrastructure, and industrial facilities.


The ideal candidate will work from home preferably be located close to one of the Safinah offices in Denmark, Germany, Norway or the UK.

What we offer:

Safinah offers a comprehensive remuneration package (depending on experience and capabilities) including:

  • competitive salary,
  • discretionary bonus,
  • health and travel insurance,
  • workplace pension or private pension contributions,
  • flexible working hours and arrangement, and,
  • a generous vacation allowance.
  • An interesting and challenging job in an international inclusive working environment.

Next steps:

If you are interested and either require further information or wish to submit a CV, then please submit any requests or provide a CV in the first instance and send it to: