Bedrijf Boskalis
Geplaatst op 07/07/2022
Standplaats Papendrecht
Werklocatie Papendrecht
Provincie Zuid-Holland
Aantal uren per week 40 uur
Dienstverband Vast
Carriereniveau Ervaren/Midcareer
Opleidingsniveau HBO


Job description:

How you can make your mark

As a Crewing Coordinator you are responsible for a couple of our vessels and their crew. You have excellent planning and organizational skills for this hectic and dynamic role. You are aware to deal with urgent requests, but also looking at long term solutions in order to get stable, competent and reliable crew compositions on board of the vessels. As you know, in case the planning changes or paperwork is not in line with requirements, the vessel will not be able to leave in time, and that should always be avoided.

You are in strong contact with the crew of the vessels, and also you work closely together with several internal stakeholders, like the Business Units, HR & Fleet management. In the role as Crewing Coordinator it is important to built a strong relationship with the crew. You need the corporation of all teams involved. As a Crewing Coordinator you also have HR related tasks: interviewing potential candidates for the crew and you evaluate the team on a regular basis. To be successful in the role of Crewing Coordinator, you need to have a strong personality and eager to learn and improve.

Your responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the planning of the crew of our vessels within the legal boundaries and ISM (International Safety Management) procedures;
  • Dedicated point of contact of the Fleet Manager, crewmembers & other internal stakeholders;
  • Manage the correct Crew composition on board and the related crew costs in agreement with the Crew Manager;
  • Assist and advise the training coordinator in order to ensure the crew members comply with STCW regulations, the Boskalis Training matrix and even with Project required trainings;
  • You are more then just a Crewing Coordinator: you care for the crew and their families;
  • You are part of the fleet team and you take care for the management of our vessels;
  • You make sure the crew has up to date certificates and that people actually arrive in the needed areas (planning their flights, organizing their visas and you deal with local agencies, etc).

What do you need to be successful in this role:

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree;
  • At least 3-5 years of relevant work experience as a (senior) crewing officer or coordinator, preferably in the maritime industry;
  • You have excellent planning and organizational skills and you have a strong sense for what is going on in the team, you are flexible and handling stressful situations is your second nature. You always think in terms of opportunities;
  • You have knowledge about STCW codes and MLC regulations;
  • You are a team player;
  • You are fluent in English.


What you can expect

  • Money and more: Besides salary you will receive holiday allowance, holiday entitlement of at least 25 days, non-contributory pension scheme, collective schemes such as collective health insurance, travel allowance.
  • Warm welcome: We warmly welcome our new colleagues, so they feel at home as soon as possible. During your onboarding program, we give you all the ins and outs about Boskalis! 
  • Career opportunities: Because we work in a dynamic environment we challenge you every day to get better. Together we will realize your full personal and professional career by creating development opportunities.
  • The Boskalis campus: Boskalis is located in Papendrecht, where all our disciplines come together on-campus. Bicycles are available on site to make it easy for you to move between buildings. There’s also an electric bus for those times the weather turns wet! Two lunch canteens, a sports field and shower facilities can also be found on our campus. 
  • Young Boskalis: This is a platform created for and by the Young Boskalis generation. The Young Boskalis Board focus is to represent young employees and look after their integration into the Boskalis family across the various divisions. Every year Young Boskalis organizes various activities, such as a visit to a project or vessel in the Netherlands, but also a Friday Drink on the first day after payday. 
  • Besides work: There’s never a dull moment at Boskalis! During and after working hours, there’s always a lot going on. Most activities are initiated voluntarily by our colleagues, and they are very diverse. There are sporting activities like hockey, cycling or running (for a charity), and the sailing regatta (Baggerzeilweekend) organized by several large dredging companies. And for the less physical types, there are the Body of Knowledge meetings where you can share and learn about a variety of topics. Perhaps you’d even like to launch an activity yourself? 

Extra information  

  • Where you will work: You will be based in the head office in Papendrecht
  • Fulltime/ part-time job: The position of Crewing Coordinator is a fulltime (40 hours a week). 
  • Procedure: All you need to do to apply for a job is to complete the online application form and send it to us along with your CV and cover letter. As soon as you have sent your application, you will receive a confirmation email. Depending on the job, we will invite you for two or more interviews via Microsoft Teams. If both sides are happy to proceed after interviews, we will make you an offer to join Boskalis. After successfully completing all the steps in the procedure, we warmly welcome you to our organization. 

About Boskalis

Working at Boskalis is about creating new horizons and sustainable solutions. In a world where population growth, increase of global trade, demand for (new) energy and climate change are driving forces, we challenge you to make your mark in finding innovative and relevant solutions for complex infrastructural and marine projects.  

Within a vibrant company culture you will be working as part of a diverse, international team of experts. We offer you the opportunity to realize your full personal potential and expand your professional career by creating new horizons. Together.

Want to know more?

We are more than happy to answer your questions about the position of Crewing Coordinator. Please contact Kelly van der Doelen, Recruiter via +31 6  50185327.

Interested? Please apply by filling in your details and by uploading your motivation letter and CV on our careers site.

Disclaimer for recruitment and selection agencies

We don’t accept any unsolicited applications or CVs from recruitment and selection agencies. In general we don’t appreciate acquisition and this also applies to Boskalis colleagues or associated Boskalis companies.