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Crewing Manager M/F

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General information


A market leader in offshore marine services, BOURBON offers the most demanding offshore energy operators a broad range of surface and subsea marine services for oil & gas fields and wind farms. These services rely on a modern & standardized fleet of 248vessels and on the skills of more than 5,400 highly qualified professionals. Constantly striving for operational excellence, the group provides a local service for customers in the 36 countries in which it operates, guaranteeing the very highest standards of quality and safety. In 2022, BOURBON achieved adjusted revenues of over €542 million.  



Job type (offshore/onshore)


Position description

Job title

Crewing Manager 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