We embrace the concepts of team working to achieve high levels of productivity and quality standards through employees who think and act as part of management. We adopt an integrated management team approach, with problem solving and decision making being effected quickly at the lowest level and without undue bureaucracy.

To achieve this, we recognise the benefit derived from investing in people through training and development to constantly improve efficiency, productivity, quality and satisfaction in employment through a mutual recognition of each others' motivations and goals. Premier Marinas Limited has held the Investors in People accreditation since 2000.

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Current vacancies:

Marina Manager - Swanwick Marina 

Premier Marinas owns and operates nine leading South Coast marinas and is seeking to recruit an experienced commercial manager for Swanwick Marina. With over 5,000 berths combined, Premier Marinas strives to be the finest marina operator in the UK, providing first class boat storage services and quality boatyard facilities at all its marinas. Swanwick Marina is located on the River Hamble and with phase 2 of the marina reconfiguration and renewal being undertaken in the forthcoming months this is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate.

The Marina Manager is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the marina. Responsibilities include financial performance, marina and dry stack occupancy, berth utilisation and boatyard operation plus the maintenance of onsite facilities, plant and equipment.     

Candidates must have the ability to communicate effectively and to delegate appropriately; have experience in H&S and be able to demonstrate compliance with relevant laws and regulations.    

The team at Swanwick Marina are committed to providing its berth holders and tenants with the highest standards of customer care, as such this full time position will require some weekend working to support this ethos.   

The management of the Swanwick team is key to the success of the marina and candidates must have a proven track record of coaching and mentoring to improve performance. Experience of developing, motivating and empowering a team to deliver outstanding levels of customer service is vital for this role.



  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience of managing and leading a team within the leisure sector
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Evidence of having increased the profitability of revenue lines


  • Experience of managing multiple marinas or facilities

If you consider you have the key skills and knowledge to succeed in this role please apply in writing to Tracey Jefkins, Head of HR, Premier Marinas Ltd, Swanwick Marina, Southampton, SO31 1ZL or at Applications should be supported by a current CV and covering letter describing why you are applying for the role along with your salary expectation. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Closing date for applications is Friday 27th September 2019. Successful applicants will be contacted and invited for interview within 2 weeks of the closing date. Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. A copy of our Applicant Privacy notice can be found on our website.

 Boatyard Operative - Chichester Marina

The position of ‘Boatyard Operative’ has become available at Premier Marinas’ Chichester Marina. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual, with a flexible work ethic, to join a fast paced team on a busy marina in a great location within Chichester Harbour.

 Candidates must be able to demonstrate:

  • Ability to understand and deliver excellent customer service
  • Flexibility and adaptability to both marina and boatyard operations
  • Ability to learn and use computer software systems
  • “A can do” attitude and flexible approach to team work

This role includes working outdoors in all weathers and will require some weekend and bank holidays working. Previous experience of plant operation and boat handling would be a major advantage but training, where required, will be given. A full diving license is essential.

If you would like to be part of a team delivering excellent customer service and believe you have the key skills and knowledge required please apply in writing to Tracey Jefkins, Head of HR, supported by a current CV and covering letter describing why you are applying for the role along with your salary expectation. Email address:

Closing date for applications is 30th August 2019Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. Our Applicant privacy policy is available on our website.

Marina Operative - Chichester Marina

Premier Marinas are seeking to recruit a customer focused, outgoing individual with a passion for delivering the highest level of customer service at our Chichester Marina. As the face and personality of the marina you will play a vital part in how we are viewed by berth holders and visitors to our site. You must have pride in yourself, the quality of your work and your place of work.

The role will be demanding at times and therefore the personal qualities we are looking for are:

  • Strong & confident interpersonal skills
  • Professional friendly manner
  • Ability and willingness to work on your own initiative and to be proactive
  • Reliable with a  strong sense of responsibility
  • Calm, polite and able to work under pressure
  • Comfortable working outside and near the water

You will be working as per the duty rota which will include working some weekends and bank holidays.

Applications should be made in writing with a covering letter explaining why you would be a suitable candidate, along with a current CV to Tracey Jefkins, Head of HR, Premier Marinas Ltd, Swanwick Marina, Southampton, SO31 1ZL or at careers@premiermarinas.comApplicants must be eligible to work in the UK. Successful applicants will be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date.

Closing dates for applications Friday 30th August 2019.