Crew Manager, Offshore Wind

Lyngby Maersk Supply Service Apply before: 2024-03-03

Are you looking for an exciting role at an international company, working with passionate people to bring a new, state-of-the-art and high-profile wind installation vessel to the Offshore Wind market? 

Do you get excited about the prospect of contributing to the green transition by being part of a company that actively takes part in solving the energy challenges of tomorrow?

Then this might be your chance as we are on the hunt for a new team member to join our Offshore Wind team and be an integral part of ensuring that our first vessel will be ready in time for installing its first offshore wind farm outside the US east coast in 2025. And we are planning to build more! 

What We Offer 

This is not just any job. It is an opportunity to be part of building a first-of-its-kind wind installation vessel design that will make the installation of bottom-fixed offshore wind turbines up to 30% faster than the conventional method. If this sounds intriguing, we encourage you to read more about the project here.

This is a truly exciting position where you will be given responsibility from the start. You will become part of our Offshore Wind business working in an informal, flexible, dynamic, and international environment. 

When joining this global team, you will work in a culturally diverse environment, where new ideas and different ways of doing things are welcome. We are proud of our diversity and see it as a genuine source of strength. 

We are owned by A.P. Moller Holding, operating independently with the trust and empowerment to do what is right for us, while proudly bearing the Maersk name and values. With that said, we are also a “startup” with all the opportunities and challenges that brings. 

When you work at our headquarters in Lyngby, you will enjoy a range of benefits such as a great canteen, massages and discount to fitness and swimming. We offer flexible working hours and freedom to plan your own work. 

What You Will Be Doing 

Acting as part of the Offshore Wind team, you will be end-to-end responsible for all crew related activities for Maersk Supply Service’s Offshore Wind vessels, including but not limited to recruiting and planning the crew according to manning requirements, arranging travel, issuing contracts, handling payroll inputs, and insuring compliance with regulatory requirements, vessel’s equipment, company requirements and customer standards. 

You will:

 Ensure that our crewing procedures and work instructions are according to the ISM code, the STCW Convention, Maritime Labour Convention 2006 and other legislation.

  • Ensure vessels are manned with qualified and compliant crew
  • Ensure compliance with any applicable Local Content rules
  • Ensure workforce planning, development, and promotion to cater for current and future needs
  • Management of Manning agencies, training vendors and other 3rd party vendors related to crewing
  • Provide tender input and cost estimates to our Commercial team
  • Participate in the 24/7/365 duty coverage rota in crewing
  • Drive and contribute to effective cost control on crew wages, shifting cost and training cost
  • Arrange job advertisements and screen candidates when required.
  • Support with behavioural interviews and co-ordinate technical interviews for relevant new hires.

 Who You Are 

  • Relevant experience giving you a well-equipped toolbox across the crewing domain
  • Skills within finance, leadership, change management and negotiations is also needed
  • Previous experience within Offshore / Maritime HR or recruitment
  • Communicate effortlessly in English

The role will require travel on a frequent basis and sometimes with short notice as per company needs.

Interaction with clients and customers on a senior level should be expected.

How to Apply 

If you can imagine yourself in this role, we look very much forward to hearing from you. Please apply through our website no later than 3 March 2024. We will review and interview on an ongoing basis. If you have any questions about the position, you are welcome to reach out to Johnny Lykke.


Johnny Lykke, Technical Installation Lead/Operations Manager
+45 31487299