Crewing Supervisor

Rawabi Holding Company
Job Overview

Job Description

  • The main purpose of the Crewing Supervisor’s job is to ensure that Rawabi Vallianz Offshore Services (RVOS) vessels are manned in a timely and cost effective manner and are in compliance with all relevant regulations
  • Ensures that all RVOS vessels are properly manned as per client contracts and regulatory requirements
  • Makes sure that the recruited crew have the proper experience, certifications, and are medically fit, and supervises the application of the STCW convention onboard the vessels
  • Controls the crew recruitment process, and makes sure that all submitted certificates and documentations are properly verified
  • Evaluates, audits, and recommends crewing agencies and crew training centers
    Ensures the proactive update of the crewing database with prequalified crew for future recruitment
  • Monitors the execution of the crew appraisal process and ensures that all appraisal results are properly analyzed by the Crewing Coordinators for recommendations and further actions
  • Prepares and maintains the rotational plan for the entire fleet
    Plans and follows-up on crew transfers and ensures execution as per the safety guidelines
  • Controls the crewing payroll process and ensures that the payroll journal is correct and that salaries are transferred in a timely manner
    Ensures the validity of certifications onboard the vessels as per ISM, ISPS, and MLC requirements
  • With the HSE team, ensures the proper execution of the Safety Management System (SMS) onboard the allocated vessels
  • Performs miscellaneous tasks as assigned by his/her direct manager
    Leads, directs, evaluates and develops the Crewing team to ensure that objectives are reached
  • Is responsible for the development, performance appraisal and succession planning of all direct and indirect reports
  • Identify possible successor for self. Oversee and implements his development program(s) that support the Crewing department objectives and foster a highly effective management and leadership structure.\
  • Identifies and tracks KPIs for his function and devises plans and initiatives for operational improvements

Communications and Working Relationships

  • Interfaces with key crewing agencies to ensure that RVOS receives the required support
  • Interacts with the Crewing Coordinators on all crew related matters, across RVOS vessels
  • Coordinates with the Vessel Masters and Port Captains for emergency crew recruitments
  • Interacts on a daily basis with all direct reports for operational and other business related matters / issues


Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Degree in Human Resources; sailing experience with COC is a plus
  • Minimum 7 years of marine experience, including at least 3 years in crewing management; ideally has held a Crewing Manager role in a similar operations
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal, communications, negotiations, and management skills
  • Excellent knowledge of crewing regulations (including flag state requirements, MLC, STCW, etc.)
  • Computer literacy, including knowledge of MS office applications and basic software applications. ERP knowledge is a plus.
  • Previous experience in the GCC is a plus, especially if the experience was in Saudi Arabia
  • English fluency is must; Arabic language is a plus

HSE Responsibilities

  • Promotes and disseminates a positive health and safety culture and ensures the health, safety and welfare of self and others
  • Ensures employee health and safety programs and guidelines are developed, regularly maintained, implemented and complied with Identifies any Health, Safety or Environmental risks and recommends and implements measures and solutions to mitigate these risks
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