HR manager overview
The HR manager is responsible for delivering the ship’s people plan. They work with crew and officers at all levels to ensure the ship delivers on its business and people objectives. The HR manager is also the ship’s employee relations specialist and will ensure that the on-board teams deliver performance management and other lifecycle elements in line with the company’s established procedures. Depending on the ship, there can be up to 1,200 crew members on board being made up of over 50 different nationalities, and their welfare is the HR manager’s priority. The on-board HR manager leads a small team which includes the crew services manager and the on-board trainer.