Assistant Crewing Manager (VAC-F20483C)

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  • Post Date: 15/06/2021
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Job Overview

Our client is an Internationally renowned independent third-party Ship Management Company managing over 600 diverse types of vessels. They are looking to hire an Assistant Crewing Manager to be based in their offices in Nicosia.

Position overview:
Delivering the service level required from the Manning department and to ensure that the vessels are always manned with desired quality of staff following basic guidelines laid down in the Company Policy and procedures.

Key Roles and Responsibilities :
Vessel Manning and Operations
To ensure that the relevant procedures and guidelines laid down in Company’s manuals are complied with and make changes from time to time as may be necessary in consultation with Quality & Safety department.
Act as a bridge between the Manning Offices and Technical groups
To ensure that proposed crew including those on promotion meets the company’s criteria for the rank being considered
To monitor crew’s successful completion of briefing and training as required prior being assigned their next shipboard assignment
Coordinate and plan manpower resources for new takeovers in consultation with the crewing manager .
To ensure that vessel’s crew costs and crew wages are kept within the limits specified in the operating costs budgets.
To review on a daily basis messages from vessels with a focus on urgent matters such as medical, disciplinary etc.
To liaise with manning offices to ensure the proper and timely processing of licenses of lined up candidates and to maintain a database of the licensing status including those applied for in Global offices
In liaison with Accounts and Tech departments to monitor/process agency D/A invoices for payments
Travel arrangements for Cyprus group Superintendents, Technicians, assistance with their visa arrangements.
To assist in controlling costs by monitoring crew wages, agency fare, airfare etc and to keep track of expenses incurred towards licensing and certifications and advise the vessel in order make necessary deductions from the staff.
To obtain full style of agents from the vessel or the operators and to liaise with agents for crew changes and to commit the costs in order to ensure a smooth repatriation.
To ensure that company’s operations are treated with strict confidentiality and that company’s interest is protected at all times and escalate any non compliance to the Crewing manager
To deal with contingencies. Specific responsibilities for contingency situations are described in Section 3 of the Contingency Planning Manual
Crew travel arrangements for NGM/ ADM vessels
Crew medical cases follow up and P&I claims compilations
Follow up with our Eastern European crew for their readiness, assisting crew on shore on any issues they might have , i.e. pending allotments/BOWs; sourcing of new staff as per possible coming requirements/ requests.
Travel arrangements for Cyprus group Superintendents, Technicians, assistance with their visa arrangements as required .
Coordination for crew flight arrangements and cost of tickets with Mumbai and HK travel teams including checking and approval of travel invoices.
Maintaining record of medical cases / injuries including costs compilation and follow up of crew medical claims
To develop the EU market for suitable crew supply for on boarding on FML vessels .
To carry out any other tasks that may be assigned by the Crewing Manager – Cyprus

Relationship (mostly Internal and or External) and Nature of Communication:
Technical Department
Insurance Department
Finance Department
Information and Technology Department
Vessel Crew
Manning Agencies

Job Experience, Functional Knowledge and Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Management degree / Nautical Science / Marine Engineering through a structured program and reputed institute
A minimum 03 years with a Shipping company in a similar role
Very good knowledge of the vessels’ crew requirements and seafarers’ specifications
Knowledge of the local market dynamics both for demand-supply situation, and also for demographics of maritime labour-supplying countries
Strong knowledge of the seafarers’ rights and maritime labour law, including the MLC, GDPR requirements
Knowledge of the maritime legal framework e.g. employers’ obligations, recruitment prerequisites, insurance, etc.

A minimum of 6 months experience as CE. / 02nd Eng. / Master/Ch. Off on Sea going vessels.

Evaluating Problems
Investigating Issues
Communicating Information
Giving Support
Processing Details
Structuring Tasks
Have attributes like perseverance and patience

Reporting Line : Crewing Manager

Excellent salary based on experience
+ 13th Salary
+Family Medical Coverage

Flexible Working Environment

TO APPLY for this job opportunity, send your CV (in English please) to and include the reference:  Assistant Crewing Manager – VAC-F20483C. We look forward to hearing from you!


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