Senior Fleet Personnel Officer

Job Description

Supports the accurate, timely and qualitative development and execution of CSCs recruitment plan according to CSC processes and standards of BSM/ SMCs, in order to provide a pool of seafarers that meet the quality and technical standards of BSM/SMCs. The key accountabilities for the position may be shared between several employees within the CSC.



  • Participates in the search and monitoring of the local/regional market assigned to CSC, in order to identify potential pool of candidates for the recruitment of vessels.
  • Executes the CSC recruitment plan according to agreed processes and procedures.

In sourcing, selecting, interviewing and planning suitable candidates. Introduces new applicants for assigned vessels to the SMCs upon the approval of the Fleet Personnel Manager and/or CSC Director. Is responsible to ensure that Seafarers embark on assigned vessels holding valid and correct documents in accordance with Flag state and national requirements for the allocated position on board. Carries out pre-departure briefing of crew prior embarkation. Coordinates Seafarers attendance of Training courses prior embarkation as required. 

  • Briefs and debriefs seafarers concerning employment conditions and vessels particulars and forwards issues identified to the FPD Manager and any relevant department, to facilitate the development of solutions.
  • Researches and reviews maritime labour market conditions including the pay ranges and market practices of maritime roles and informs accordingly his/her supervisor to enhance decision making and the ability of BSM to attract and retain the best seafarers
  • Handles the accurate execution of promotion activities to the market, for the attraction of high calibre seafarers for all levels.

Education and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree or Certificate in Maritime relevant field


Work Experience:

  • 5 years of experience in maritime recruiting

Job-Specific Skills:

  • Very good knowledge of the vessels’ crew requirements and seafarers’ specifications
  • Knowledge of the local market dynamics both for demand-supply situation
  • Exposure in the development of employment contracts
  • Experience in recruitment, training and development methodologies
  • Good knowledge of the reward operation
  • Good knowledge of the seafarers’ rights and the maritime labour law
  • Knowledge of the maritime legal framework e.g. employers’ obligations, recruitment prerequisites etc.
  • Fluency in English
  • PC literacy
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