Provide direct supervision of the senior and junior officers in the Crew Management Department.
Ensure the development and execution of plans for the provision of suitably qualified, professionally trained and experienced seafarers (officers and ratings) to Bonny Gas Transport (BGT) and other third party ship owners, in full compliance with ell applicable flag state, group and company requirements including statutory safe manning levels and relief planning at all times.
Develop policies, strategies and plans for the recruitment, training, development and retention of seafarers (Nigerians and non-Nigerians) and actively participate and coordinate the recruitment, training and development of cadets and officers for planned fleet expansion and/or third party ship owners, in line with agreed yearly company budgetary/financial commitment. Also, execute the preparation of annual crew management and training operating budgets and expenditure against agreed budgets ensuring compliance and provide detailed report to the Crew Manager.
Initiate and monitor the execution of safe and efficient crew operations and manning strategies (officers and ratings) and Nigerianisotion plans for the NSML fleet and other customers as required, in line with statutory requirements and the requirements for owners and charterers, and analyse and report on crew management operational performance and Nigerianisation plans.