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Haynes Marine Ltd. is owned and managed by Paul Haynes, a former UK Royal Marine Commando with extensive maritime special operations equipment and training experience. Prior to forming his own consultancy company, for a decade Paul was employed by Divex Ltd in the role of Defence Business Development Manager. During his time with Divex, Paul was instrumental in the transformation of a small UK military business into an international global multi-million pound defence business. Divex today is now the world's largest manufacturer and supplier of professional and defence diving related equipment. Reporting directly to the Group Joint Managing Directors with responsibility for the marketing and sale of defence diving/underwater technology equipment to government agencies worldwide, related duties include:

  • Presentation and demonstration of diving and advanced underwater technology to government and security service agencies worldwide
  • Management and submission of detailed technical and commercial tender proposals
  • Contract negotiation with government procurement departments
  • Liaison with governmental bodies such as Department of Trade and Industry, Defense Export Services Organisation, Embassy and Attaché staff.
  • Marketing activities including promotional documentation, organising and conducting international defence shows, authoring defence publication articles, presentations, press releases, web site construction and client management
  • Product development to meet customer's evolving operational requirements
  • Management of international consultants and representatives

As the Divex Chief Rebreather Instructor Trainer, other responsibilities include:

  • Constructing and conducting detailed product diver and technician courses
  • Confined and open water test diving of prototype/development diving apparatus
  • Technical authoring of operation and maintenance manuals on the range of Divex defence underwater life support systems and technology
  • Underwater defence technology/diving consultancy to government defence research agencies, Special Operations Forces, Naval Diving Units and film production companies
  • Company Diving Officer responsible for diving operations, safety and policy

 

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