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Careers at IMO











Promoting safe, secure, efficient and environmentally friendly shipping in today’s global economy is challenging but rewarding work


IMO is UN specialized agency, with around 300 staff in the Secretariat. Our headquarters are located on the bank of the river Thames in London, United Kingdom.

We take pride in considering that the people who work at IMO are among the best and brightest in their fields. We are working to become a stronger and more dynamic Organization that can keep pace with current maritime issues and continue to meet the needs of our Member States for years to come. Working at IMO requires people of the highest efficiency, competency and integrity. Selection of staff is made on a competitive basis and, as befits a UN agency, we are committed to promoting diversity, gender balance and achieving a broad geographic representation.

Beyond the opportunity to help achieve IMOs goals and be a part of the wider UN system, there are many tangible rewards in working at IMO. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, comprehensive medical insurance and pension plan, opportunities develop your expertise and interact with a wealth of other professionals, as well as a pleasant environment in which to work. The cultural diversity of our international workforce is highly valued at IMO and we actively support staff in maintaining links to their home countries.