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About SECTRE

Sectre Technical Recruitment is a unique recruitment division of the SECTRE Group created to revolutionise the way skilled engineering personnel are employed within the maritime industry.

Our offering is grounded in our commitment to remain honest, open and efficient in all of our dealings, and to ensure our candidates and clients benefit from our long-term approach to recruitment. Join us today, and let us ensure your next employee or future role is all that it can be.

Our vision

Our Vision

Technical recruitment the way it should be done

Our Vision

Our goal is to be the ‘go-to’ solution for maritime rectruitment offering a platform and service that makes it simple for employers and top candidates to connect, ensuring an efficient solution which sets new standards within our global industry.

Our mission statement

Our Mission

‘‘Outstanding people have one thing in common, an absolute sense of Mission’’

Zig Zigler

To provide a service which will find the worlds best engineering talent through the use of technology, trained and informed staff, and a resolute commitment to our core company principles.

Our values

Our Values

‘‘There is no higher value in our society than integrity’’

Arlen Specter

To treat each candidate and client with integrity, honesty, respect and professionalism.

To abide by our company ethics standards and accreditor regulations, at all times.

To respect the privacy and confidentiality of all parties throughout the recruitment process.

To deliver a simplified, efficient, hassle free service.

Our future

Our Future

SECTRE Technology Management

We believe SECTRE Technical Recruitment (or SECTRE TR) to be the spring board for future collaboration and technical services within the maritime technology industry. We aim to leverage our future relationships with yachts, shipyards, owners, engineers and captains to launch SECTRE Technology Management (or SECTRE TM), the future force in new build and refit technical consulting. If you would like to be a part of our journey or partner with us moving forward, please get in touch. Watch this space, as SECTRE changes the norm.

  • Jake, 3rd Engineer Fantastic to deal with people who have been in the industry and have experience in the jobs I’m trying to get.
    Jake, 3rd Engineer
  • Yoel, Chief Engineer The guys at Sectre are really great.
    Yoel, Chief Engineer
  • Martin, Chief Engineer Thank you Sectre. Very professional setup and easy to deal with. The efficiency I was looking for.
    Martin, Chief Engineer

Meet Our Team

Maritime Labour Convention (MLC 2006) Accreditation

SECTRE is an accredited Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006 Seafarer Recruitment and Placement Service (SRPS). SECTRE has been accredited by the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA).

As a company we strive to meet the highest recruitment standards and shall endeavour to fulfil each and every requirement of the MLC 2006 convention. SECTRE commits to the following statements in delivering our accredited recruitment service:

  • SECTRE does not recruit seafarers under the age of 16 years old

  • SECTRE shall verify the identity of all suitable candidates and seafarers

  • SECTRE shall not levy a fee to any candidate or seafarer for recruitment, placement or employment services

  • SECTRE shall ensure the ship owners understand that they are liable for the cost of visas required by the seafarer when joining, leaving the ship and, if required, when the ship calls at a port.

  • SECTRE shall ensure that all seafarers are informed of their rights and duties under their employment agreements prior to or in the process of engagement. SECTRE shall also ensure the proper arrangements are made for seafarers to examine their contracts before and after they are signed.

  • SECTRE shall ensure placed seafarers recruited or placed, are properly qualified and hold the necessary documentation for the job concerned, and that the employment agreements are in accordance with applicable laws and regulations and any collective bargaining agreement that forms part of the employment agreement.

  • SECTRE shall ensure that seafarer’s are given a Seafarer Employment Agreement (“SEA”) signed by both the seafarer and the ship owner/ ship owner’s representative

  • SECTRE shall ensure that seafarers are advised of any particular conditions applicable to the job for which they are to be engaged and of the particular ship owner’s policies relating to their employment.

  • SECTRE shall ensure any documents submitted by the seafarer are treated with confidentiality

  • SECTRE will check that all Client SEA’s conform to all minimum requirements and necessary particulars for MLC 2006 compliance.

  • SECTRE is insured to compensate seafarers, for monetary loss that they may incur as a result of the failure of SECTRE or the relevant ship-owner under a SEA to meet its obligations to them.

  • SECTRE shall ensure seafarers are given a document containing a record of their employment on board the ship and such document shall not contain any statement as to the quality of the seafarers work or as to their wages.

  • SECTRE has initiated the process of ISO:9001 quality assurance accreditation with the Lloyd’s Register

SECTRE hereby informs all candidates of the risk associated with signing an employment agreement which does not conform to the MLC 2006 convention or the risk of accepting employment on board a ship flying the flag of a country which has not ratified the MLC 2006 convention.

  • SECTRE has been audited and accredited by the South African Maritime Safety Authority (SAMSA) as an approved Seafarer Recruitment and Placement Service (SRPS), according to the international Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) 2006. SECTRE is proud to be an active member of the South African and global maritime community and shall continue to ensure we meet the highest level of standards within each area of our business.