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At Faststream Recruitment, we are delighted to be working in partnership with the globally renowned ship management company Northern Marine Management, who are currently looking for an experienced Head of Crewing Operations for a fleet of mixed vessels. This role will suit an experienced Head of Crewing who has strong communication and organisational skills with a background in managing crew onboard mixed vessels, Northern Marine will offer a strong long term structured career path with an excellent benefits package including;


  • Oversee crewing contractual matters and compliance.

  • Provide strategic direction for vessel manning.

  • Set annual objectives aligned with business plans.

  • Foster organizational learning, innovation, and efficiency.

  • Implement a commercial approach, targeting cost-effectiveness.

  • Drive operational efficiency and continuous improvement.

  • Represent and promote NMMS and the wider Northern Marine Group.

  • Actively support new business and client engagement.

  • Demonstrate strong ethics, integrity, and transparency.



  • Senior management experience in ship management.

  • Extensive experience in people management and workforce planning.

  • Onshore experience in Ship Management tanker industry.

  • Senior Crewing knowledge and experience.

  • Critical thinking skills.

  • Extensive knowledge of ISM, MLC, STCW, ISO, Governance, and Audits.

  • Operations, technical, and safety knowledge in tanker operations.

  • Excellent financial knowledge and budget control.

  • Motivational and inspirational leadership abilities.


  • Degree preferred.

  • Marine qualifications preferred.

If successful you can expect:

  • Competitive salary 

  • Private healthcare 

  • Hybrid working 

  • On site gym facilities 

  • Employee wellbeing program

This is a strong and secure prospect for your next career move. Joining Northern Marine Manning means you'll be part of a highly professional tight-knit group of people who work to the very highest standards in an expanding company with a solid future.

Please note the existing right to live and work in the UK is a must to be considered for this role.

Northern Marine Management Limited is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Stena AB Gothenburg, formed in 1983 and located in Clydebank, Scotland. The primary commitment of providing ship management services to the various Stena Sphere Shipping divisions and in addition to selected external clients.