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Crewing Manager Job in a Leading International Marine Services Company


Adexen Recruitment Agency – Our client, a leading international marine services company, is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Crewing Manager

Job Reference: 1501
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Function: HRM


  • To mann Vessels with competent and engaged Offshore personnel at optimized cost


  • Master and Implement National and International maritime regulation
  • Ensure that offshore personnel comply with the company’s and client’s requirements and standards
  • Design and implement recruitment and succession plans for crew
  • Consistent and accurate recruitment/succession Plan
  • Establish and follow-up crewing budgets (labor costs, travel, food, training) in line with Group Requirements
  • Continuously challenge and review those budgets for cost optimization
  • Design and implement the training plan for crew
  • Identified training needs of subordinates and all seagoing personnel
  • Good cooperation with HR Manager for coordinated training of all crews and subordinates
  • Ensure that Offshore personnel are properly assessed both on performance and competences
  • Ensure a reliable and accurate reporting
  • Follow-up & finalize Offshore personnel claims with P&I clubs and/or insurance instances
  • All claims processed and level of reimbursement in line with contractual agreements
  • Implement and follow up a Compensation and Benefits policy. Review and benchmark it on a regular basis to improve consistency
  • Identify crewing needs, regularly update summary of crew status showing number in fleet and gaps
  • Coordinate internal mobility and manage promotion
  • Implement and monitor an adequate and cost effective sourcing strategy
  • Timely coordination of recruitment process of competent senior officers and ratings for assigned vessels in line with industry and flag state requirements
  • Documented and published Crew Planning process
  • Identification of Crew competency for all vessels in line with STCW requirements
  • Ensure appraisal process for all vessel and surfer crew in place
  • Ensure all crew certifications are accurate and updated
  • Obtain flag state certification and licenses required for crew
  • Ensure accurate and timely payment of wages
  • Manage and motivate team
  • Manage utilization of 3rd party crew and ensure accurate invoicing
  • Management of Crew planning tool
  • Timely validation of all crew planning
  • OCS regularly updated with clear crew change details
  • All competences on OCS in line with STCW requirement
  • Crew change history accurately and timely to generate
  • Ensure crew files are properly kept and updated with relevant documents/Certificates
  • Timely and accurate sign on and sign off dates and assigned ships available for use by payroll when needed
  • Assist HR Manager in the implementation of staff conditions of service as it affects the crews of all the vessels
  • Cordial relationship between management and union
  • All agreed condition agreed with unions and approved by management implemented for all crews
  • Manage compliance with Crew Management regulatory requirements e.g. STCW, NIMASA etc.
  • Ensure direct contact with all issues of discipline arising with crew
  • Ensure all disciplinary issues with crew that need official sanctions are timely escalated to HR for quick resolution and formalization in line with Disciplinary process, and followed up to closure
  • Updated reporting of all managed disciplinary issues to HOD
  • Weekly/satisfactory update of client satisfaction report on crew discipline
  • Ensure the provision of Crewing resources services and assist in development of policies and programs for the company for overall crew management strategy
  • Clear crew management policies and objectives in line with Director’s approval
  • Effective Crew Plan proposed to Director for validation
  • Ensure a detailed follow-up of all crew medical issues
  • Adequate follow up and reporting of crew medivac
  • Ensure all crew have a valid medical and original/appoved (CTC) certificates on board
  • Ensure proper coordination of crew changes are done in a timely and orderly manner following planning already done
  • Ensure all surfer crew attend to the briefing & debriefing sessions
  • Timely reporting of all incidents and issues concerning BINL crews to HOD
  • Weekly, Monthly and yearly reports as necessary forwarded to Senior Manager
  • Timely and accurate information for Crewing Balance Scorecard


  • Bachelor’s degree in a Social Science Course/Discipline
  • M.Sc. in a function related field will be an asset
  • 10 -14 years experience in Crewing or a related function
  • 5 of those years MUST have been spent in a senior supervisory or management role
  • Added Function Related Certifications and Trainings will be a required advantage
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of all statutory requirements regarding Crew will be an asset.

How to Apply
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