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If you'd like to be considered for any of the below listed vacancies, you may forward your application using the submission form provided below. Please upload your CV and a cover letter, complete the name of the vacancy, and acknowledge that you have read, understood and accepted the Candidate Terms and Conditions. Should you require further clarification, please contact us accordingly.

Although we will never charge you for our recruitment and placement services, successful candidates will be required to obtain a seafarer's medical at their own cost. Any visa you are obliged to acquire will be reimbursed by the shipowner. Please click on the following link to read some important information pertaining to the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006.

Personal Assistant

Posted: 9 May 2018

Personal Assistant New

We have an immediate opening for a professional self-starter to join a growing Cruise Line as a Personal Assistant.

The successful candidate will help with a variety of management and administrative tasks, to provide personalised support in a well-organised and timely manner. The PA will be responsible for a number of activities, including but not limited to:

  • Arranging travel, visas and accommodation
  • Organising and attending meetings and events
  • Organising and maintaining diaries
  • Dealing with incoming post, emails and other correspondence 
  • Producing documents, briefing papers, reports and presentations
  • Carrying out special projects and researchď‚· 
  • Performing line manager duties on behalf of senior management (authorisations, expenses, etc.) 
  • Meeting and greeting visitors at all levels of seniority

Experience:

Minimum 5 years of experience required (preferably in shipping or a similar capacity on board cruise ships)

Essential Skills:

  • Discretion and trustworthiness: you will often be privy to confidential information
  • Flexibility and adaptability: willingness to travel and to work overtime and public holidays when required 
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time
  • The ability to be proactive, take the initiative & function with minimal supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Fluent written and spoken English 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (particularly Word, Excel & PowerPoint)

Location:

London – with occasional national and international travel.

All applicants must have the right to live and work in the UK.

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Shipboard Media Manager

Posted: 2 May 2018

Shipboard

We are looking for a fun loving, tech savvy, team player to fill the position of Media Manager, on board a cruise ship. 

As a Media Manager, you will be responsible for the planning, implementation and management of all shipboard communication streams, including but not limited to, guest flyers, daily newsletters, online information, shipboard signage, and targeted marketing material. You will also be in charge of the on board movie scheduling, the quality control of all theaters, and ensuring the accuracy of any media/marketing content inside guest staterooms and bars. 

You will be able to generate analytical reports and communicate timely and effectively with the technical teams, and shipboard and shore side management in the event of any challenges. 

Qualifications & Experience

  • Associates or Bachelors degree with a marketing or communications focus
  • Minimum one year of relative experience
  • Must be detail oriented, able to project manage, multitask, and meet strict deadlines
  • Fluency in spoken and written English with excellent content writing ability
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, with high intermediate Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills
  • Positive, adaptable, friendly and professional
  • Must be flexible to travel to different vessels as per operational needs

Contract Details

  • Rolling contracts of 6 months on board, followed by 2 months of vacation
  • Shared cabin accommodation with private bathroom facilities

 

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Shipboard Training Coordinator

Posted: 12 April 2018

Training Coordinator

We're looking for experienced Training Coordinators to work on board a cruise ship.

The Training Coordinator is part of the Shipboard Human Resources Team, reporting to the Training & Development Manager.

Essential qualities/experience:

• Fluency in spoken and written English
• Undergraduate Degree in education, human resources, hospitality or related field. Training certification preferred
• Hospitality and/or human resources experience with Training and/or Teaching
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite at intermediate level or higher
• Proactive and reliable; can function with minimal supervision
• Effective communicator with good listening, presentation and public speaking skills
• Solid administrative skills
• Strong interpersonal skills - engaging, collaborative, credible, responsible with high ethical standards
• Positive attitude, demonstrates adaptability to change, collaborates and is a team player
• Committed to personal and professional growth of self and others

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, physically fit (able to obtain a statutory medical certificate at their own cost) and comfortable to work away from home on board a ship for 6 months at a time.

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HR Admin Coordinator

Posted: 11 January 2018

Hr Co Admin New

We are seeking a customer service superstar with exceptional admin skills to work on board a cruise ship as a Human Resources Coordinator

The successful candidate will have outstanding interpersonal skills, be an ambassador of hospitality, and enjoy providing prompt, courteous and friendly services to fellow employees and external stakeholders, including government agencies and local officials in the various ports of call. 

If you're able to work away from home for at least six months at a time, and you fulfil the below listed requirements, please submit your CV and a Cover Letter for consideration.

Minimum Requirements Summary:

• Fluency in spoken and written English
• Undergraduate degree in Hospitality, Humanities, Human Resources, or a related field.
• A minimum of 2 years in a Customer Service role
• Responsibilities in a Human Resources function preferred
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite at intermediate level or higher
• Proactive, reliable and effective with minimal supervision
• Effective communicator with good listening, facilitation and public speaking skills
• Exceptional administrative skills
• Strong interpersonal skills - engaging, collaborative, credible, responsible with high ethical standards
• Positive attitude, adaptable to change, collaborative team player
• Committed to personal and professional growth of self and others

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Human Resources Director

Posted: 31 October 2017

Hrd

We are currently looking for an experienced human resources professional to work onboard a cruise ship on a 5/2 rotation. (4-5 months shipboard, followed by 2 months of vacation).

The HR Director will serve as a strategic partner to all senior officers and shipboard management, while providing direction on all HR related matters, including but not limited to:

Employee relations, employee communication, training and development, performance management, coaching and counselling, conflict resolution, quality of life and leadership development.

Potential candidates will have 4-6 years' experience as an HR generalist with a minimum of 2 years in HR management, hold a degree in HRM, law, psychology or equivalency, and have a thorough understanding of HR best practices. Candidates must have hands-on operational experience, including a proven track record in change management, problem solving, performance management, and dealing with complex and sensitive employee relations issues.

SHRM and/or CIPD membership and international experience in the hospitality industry is highly preferred.

If you are a flexible, driven individual with a strong commitment to service, possess the talent to lead and develop others and the skills to create a cohesive, positive work environment, we would like to speak to you.

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