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Crew Manager

Acta Marine seeks a Crew Manager to undertake the direct responsibility for the manning of the CSOV/SOV, and ensures that our vessels have the right people, with the right skills, available at the right time for the right price.


You will ensure effective staffing and utilization of crew within the business unit whilst supporting the business and talent strategy. In addition you will initiate and implement change initiatives as well as continuous improvement to meet the high standards required in the industry.



  • A challenging and dynamic position in the maritime and offshore renewable industry
  • A position at a financially sound family owned business with a long-term outlook
  • An international working environment
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • The opportunity to be an essential part of the success of Acta Marine and get a high degree of personal responsibility
  • Competitive compensation package.



  • Ensure that the CSOV/SOV are manned with the right crew at the right time, with the right skills, for the right price;
  • Partnering with operations and commerce to understand business strategy and optimize planning issues;
  • Development of the annual approval invoices in close cooperation with operations and commercial department and throughout the year keeping track on the actuals;
  • Establish manning requirements through a solid manpower plan including optimizing the crew cost and development of crew;
  • Liaise with HR department to follow up on and implement HR strategy and ensure individual crew issues are followed up;
  • Increase crew planning efficiency by actively supporting and further development of the use of the company crew management system (Adonis), liase with Crew Manager AMWS regarding Adonis. Set up and implementation document control (SharePoint). Set up and implement procedures, work instructions, templates;
  • Recruitment of new crew for the vessels including sending the offer and preparing the contract;
  • Keeping abreast of all statutory manning regulation and relevant legislation;
  • Look for continuous improvement and operational excellence to meet the high standards as required in the industry;
  • Act as company representative for crewing matters during fairs, training centres and maritime schools.



  • HBO Human resources, business administration or similar;
  • Multiple years’ experience as crewing coordinator and/or HR manager;
  • Good knowledge of relevant maritime legislation including STCW 2010, MLC, SOLAs and Flag-state Authority regulations;
  • Well established network of industry contacts including manning agencies, and seafarers;
  • Strong knowledge of safety practices is essential;
  • Proven experience in the maritime industry;
  • Good business communication skills;
  • Fluent in English & Dutch;
  • Good software skills like ERP Systems and MS-Office application.



  • A team player with excellent organizational and managerial skills, able to multi-task and prioritize work in a fast moving, operational environment
  • Enthusiastic and passionate with the ability to engage people
  • Experienced in change management processes
  • Self-motivated and driven to succeed
  • Holding a positive and professional attitude within the work place environment
  • Strong analytical, auditing and reporting skills.


Are you excited about our company and do you think you are suitable for the position of Crew Manager? Please apply through our website


Should you wish to know more about this position you can contact Rick Bakker, HR Advisor at: or T: +31 6 51286935.

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