Learning & Development Manager (Trainee)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of all company learning programs including planning, facilitation, record keeping and evaluation.
  • Monitor and maintain the required level of spoken English on-board as per company procedures.
  • Support and drive leadership development.
  • Observe company, government and/or flag state quality standards for program, facilities and administration.
  • Diligently monitor and maintain compliance of all regulatory, corporate and other prescribed programs, as directed.
  • Ensure thorough record keeping and produce accurate and timely reports, per guidelines.
  • Manage the day-to-day operation of the ship's Learning Resource Center and e-learning administration.
  • Control, monitor and manage the cost efficiency of the L&D department.
  • Support employee engagement programs and welfare activities.
  • Collaborate with the HR Director and HR Team to support HR Services to team members.
  • Actively participate in, perform and sustain any other special projects/duties as assigned by HR Leadership.

Essential Requirements:

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills including the ability to effectively collaborate across cultures and positions.
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience managing a L&D function or operational role at management level with employee training being a key responsibility.
  • Relevant undergraduate degree and/or CIPD/SHRM certification.
  • Keen attention to detail and strong administrative skills.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite at intermediate level or higher.
  • Proactive & reliable; can function with minimal supervision.
  • Effective communicator with the ability to present to groups, facilitate meetings and training programs & hold development discussions.
  • Credible, reliable and responsible with high ethical standards.
  • Consistently positive attitude.
  • Fluency in spoken and written English.

Preferred Experience:

  • Previous cruise ship and/or maritime training experience preferred but not essential.


  • 6 months on-board, followed by 2 months of vacation
  • Single cabin with private bathroom facilities

*Please note that successful candidates will be required to share a cabin with one other person (private bathroom facilities) for approximately 3 months while training.

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