Crew Manager in Crew Management

The Crew Manager is hired to act as the senior manager of all crew, handling all aspects of Crew Management and many HR tasks. The position provides broad experience within the maritime industry and the potential to progress further in your career.

The Crew Manager ensures that the crew deliver the best possible service, coordinating any training or promotions. All aspects of Crew Management become your responsibility, including the handling of personnel related budgets and travel budgets. The Crew Manager must assess the suitability of the staff employed, ensuring they are within the legal guidelines of the vessel for rank, qualifications and medical certificates.

What does a Crew Manager job description include?

  • You must be educated to Bachelor degree level and may be required to hold any qualifications associated with Crew Management.
  • You should have at least 2 years experience of general management, the Maritime industry or HR.
  • The Crew Manager requires knowledge of vessel management, HR and the Maritime industry as a whole to successfully work in Crew Management at a senior level.
  • The Crew Manager must be an efficient motivator and coach, able to encourage any trainees and effectively manage all crew.
  • Since Crew Management requires the organisation of schedules and long-term targets, the Crew Manager must be well organised and focused on achieving results.
  • The Crew Manager must also be able to work under pressure and in time constraints, remaining composed and calm.
  • You must be able to communicate competently, understanding the needs of others and answering and queries efficiently.
  • You must be proficient in Microsoft Office and any other software relevant to Crew Management. 

Key skills and qualifications of a Crew Manager:

  • You must be educated to Bachelor degree level and may be required to hold any qualifications associated with Crew Management.
  • You should have at least 2 years experience of general management, the Maritime industry or HR.
  • The Crew Manager requires knowledge of vessel management, HR and the Maritime industry as a whole to successfully work in Crew Management at a senior level.
  • The Crew Manager must be an efficient motivator and coach, able to encourage any trainees and effectively manage all crew.
  • Since Crew Management requires the organisation of schedules and long-term targets, the Crew Manager must be well organised and focused on achieving results.
  • The Crew Manager must also be able to work under pressure and in time constraints, remaining composed and calm.
  • You must be able to communicate competently, understanding the needs of others and answering and queries efficiently.
  • You must be proficient in Microsoft Office and any other software relevant to Crew Management.

How to find more Crew Management jobs within the Maritime Industry:

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