Group HR / Crewing Manager
  • Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Cape Town, Western Cape
Job Description

SHES (Safety, Health, Environment, Security)

  • Ensure compliance with Group Safety and Security policies
  • Complete Risk Assessments on all activities
  • Ensure HSE reports are complied and submitted to HR by the vessels and summary HSE Reports are submitted to Exco each month


  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy
  • Manage employee relations and industrial relations by addressing demands, grievances, disciplinary procedures, employee recognition programs or other issues
  • Manage the Recruitment and Selection process for both office based and Offshore personnel
  • Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation and preservation of human capital
  • Develop and monitor overall HR strategies, systems, tactics and procedures across the organization
  • Nuture a positive working environment
  • Oversee and manage performance appraisal system that drives and supports staff performance
  • Develop and review KPI documents with Line Managers prior to performance evaluations for all departments being carried out
  • Prepare Annual HR budget with quarterly reports
  • Management Reporting and provide decision support to Exco through HR indicators
  • Collect and analyse employee data for internal use by Exco
  • HR Management and Planning in accordance with Company’s strategic departmental org-anagrams and budgets applicable to the Group (HR Department to provide budgets for all Group HR requirements per department)
  • The development, implementation and constant review of HR policies and procedures for the group
  • Ensuring that all offices/vessels/companies comply with the HR statutory regulations applicable to the industry and company’s line of business
  • Manage the full recruitment and selection process for both office based employees and sea crew (local & foreign)
  • Negotiating and executing employment contracts with pre-approval from CEO, COO and CFO
  • Ensure that appropriate review and references are obtained for possible new employments
  • Related to the Group’s work locations (Namibia, SA, Angola), that for all personnel, crews attending these countries have the necessary work visas, permits and restricted area permits to be obtained
  • Manage and maintain the correct ethical ration of employment in terms of the relevant Legislation and Employment Plans, within the country of work and ensure implementation of transformation an integration goals (BEE, CSI and EE)
  • Ensure that all HR records are maintained and kept up to date
  • Ensure that all employees have Job Descriptions that are current and relevant
  • Work on strategic planning with the Training Officer to ensure that a pool of talent is ready for staffing and succession planning both for office and offshore is in place
  • Act as Company’s HR Liaison between Governmental Organisations and the Group. Manage company risk by being compliant and staying abreast with all Governing Legislation and Statutory Reporting requirements
  • Participation in Governmental Audits to explain and demonstrate compliance to visiting Inspectors
  • Management, support, leadership, and development of HR personnel
  • Oversee HR Projects from inception until completion
  • Ensure that all HR departments expenses and purchases of services are executed in compliance with the company’s procurement procedures, and that received invoicing is reviewed and signed off prior to presenting to the accounts department for payment
  • Ensure that all annual rolling rotation schedule is maintained for all of the Offshore Mining, Nautical Crews and Specialized Office Personnel
  • Maintenance of Leave Balances and Reports for all Group Employees (office & sea crew). This includes the management of sea crew leave balances to ensure strategic rotation for reducing and eliminating sea/incentive leave balances
  • Review and maintenance of attendance registers for employees
  • Review in consultation with the COO and CFO of the HOD’s overtime requests for all employees ensuring compliance to Company HR policies and procedures prior to overtime being worked
  • Review of Monthly Payroll reports, prior to submission to Finance Department for final review and salary payments
  • Manage and monitor all EE data
  • Ensure the Annual preparation, completion, and submission by HR Department in respect of: EE Rports, WSP & ATR, Skill Development Programs and Plans, Mandatory Grant submissions to FP & MSeta, BBBEE preparation & submission, DMR audit, Mange OD Projects, Oversee crew management & planning for all vessels,manage & review crew rotation schedules, Maximizing crew availability, Managing the ARGO Nautical crew requirements, Oversee crew related logistics (travel docs, embarkations, repatriations, visas, work permits, area permits, medicals, police clearance, etc.)
  • Ensuring crew costs are kept on budget by cost effective sourcing
  • Manage and maintain with the assistance of the Group’s security personnel, the periodical polygraph session for the crew and persons working in restricted areas (results of these polygraphing will remain with security, COO and/or CEO)
  • Have daily contact with the vessel offshore mangers
  • Maintain all HSE reporting from the vessels and the relevant authorities
  • Any other duties as prescribed by the CEO, COO and CFO


  • Degree in HR Management
  • 5-10 years’ experience in Offshore HR Environment
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills in English
  • Valid Passport
  • Medical Certificate
  • Valid Police Clearance Certificate
  • HUET (Helicopter Underwater Escape Training) will be done by company

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