Work with us

Why join our team?

People are at the heart of our organisation. At the UKHO, we aim to attract, retain and nurture experts across many careers, from hydrography and data science to software development.

Each team member helps to support safe, secure and thriving oceans. We strive to create a culture and working environment that encourages our staff to achieve their best.


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Life at UKHO

We strive to create a working environment and culture where individuals can learn, grow and thrive.

We offer excellent flexibility, offering hybrid working to promote work-life balance and employee well-being.

All staff also receive exceptional benefits, including a Civil Service Pension, generous holidays and employee discount schemes.

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Teams at UKHO

Each team at UKHO has their own unique skills and responsibilities. As a customer-centric, digital-first organisation, we prioritise meeting the needs of people who rely on our products and services.

From ocean science to software development, marketing to product development, we work together to deliver as a world-leading centre for hydrography.

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How to apply

We are always looking for talented and skilled individuals to join our team. View a list of our current vacancies and find out how you can apply. 

Find out how to apply for roles at the UKHO