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Crewing Manager M/F M/F

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General information


BOURBON is operating in more than 35 countries and supports its customers by providing them with a wide range of marine services on oil, gas and wind fields. With a fleet of 244 modern-standardised vessels, the company and its 6,000 employees are working to achieve one ambition: to be a main partner for the major stakeholders in offshore energy, by building sustainable and innovative marine solutions. In this way, the Group aims to contribute to the decarbonisation of the offshore energy production value chain.

Strongly rooted in local communities, BOURBON makes proximity to its customers one of its key assets. Its worldwide network of subsidiaries, shipmanagers and partners enables it to operate anywhere in the world with the same level of quality and safety.

BOURBON comprises four main activities (Bourbon Marine & Logistics, Bourbon Mobility, Bourbon Subsea Services and Bourbon Wind) and has revenues of 656 million euros in 2023.  



Job type (offshore/onshore)


Position description

Job title

Crewing Manager M/F M/F

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Roles and responsibilities

The objective of this role will be to:
• To Mann Vessel with competent and engaged Offshore personnel at optimized cost.

• Master and Implement National and International maritime regulation
• Ensure that Offshore personnel comply with all BOURBON’s and Client’s requirements and standards
• 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
• Identify Crew Training Needs and ensure / follow up adequate implementation of the training plan
• Ensure that Offshore personnel are properly assessed both on performance and competences
• Follow-up & finalize Offshore personnel claims with P&I clubs and/or insurance instances
• Implement and follow up a Compensation and Benefits policy. Review and benchmark it on a regular basis to improve consistency.
• Ensure accurate and timely payment of crew wages
• Manage and motivate his team
• Manage 3rd party Crew
• Manage and utilize Crew Planning /Activity tool
• Support the full implementation of staff condition of service regarding crew
• Manage and ensure compliance with Crew management regulatory requirements e.g STCW, NIMASA, MLC, IMO, ILO & NCDMB ETC.
• Implement crew discipline in adherence with organizational disciplinary procedure
• Ensure the provision of Crewing resources services and assist in development of policies and programs for the company for overall crew management strategy
• Implement crew medical process
• Management of crew change process
• Ensure a reliable and accurate reporting

Qualifications, Skills and Experiences

• Bachelor’s degree in Social Science Course/Discipline
• Added Function Related Certifications and Trainings will be an advantage
• Comprehensive working knowledge of all statutory requirements regarding Crew will be an asset
• MSc in a function related field will be an asset


• 10-14 years experience in Crewing in Marine and Logistics organization or a related function
• 5 of those years MUST have been spent in a senior supervisory or management role


Required Competencies
• Budgeting
• HR & Crewing
• Information Systems
• Marine Standards
• Negotiation
• Networking
• Project Management
• Stress Management
• Supplier Management
• Communication & Motivation
• Manage Change & Develop People
• Recruit & Integrate
• Goal Setting

Position location

Job location

Africa, Nigeria, Amadi Base

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

3 - Bachelor's degree (3 years)

Minimum level of experience required

Over 10 years

Licenses (seafearers only)