Vacancy: Crew Training Director, Shipmanagement Company, Limassol, Cyprus


Faststream is excited to partner with a long-standing client a leading global shipmanagement business, in the search for a talented and experienced Group Crew Training Director. This exciting opportunity is based in Limassol, Cyprus, and focuses on the development and implementation of the group crew training program and cadetships.


  • Lead the development and implementation of the group crew training program, aligning it with industry standards, regulatory requirements, and company objectives.
  • Design and oversee the creation of engaging, effective, and relevant training modules.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, such as operations and HR, to identify crew training needs and develop customised programs.
  • Conduct regular assessments and evaluations to monitor crew performance and competency levels.
  • Continuously improve the group crew training program by incorporating feedback, industry best practices, and emerging trends.
  • Manage the cadetship program, including recruitment, selection, and development of cadets.
  • Build and maintain relationships with maritime training institutions and industry partners to enhance the cadetship program and access a diverse talent pool.
  • Stay updated with the latest developments in crew training and maritime regulations to ensure compliance and innovation.
  • Provide guidance, mentorship, and performance feedback to a team of training professionals.


  • Extensive experience in crew training and development within the maritime industry, preferably in a leadership or managerial capacity working within a large team overseeing a large fleet.
  • In-depth knowledge of international maritime regulations, industry standards, and crew certification requirements.
  • Proven track record in designing and implementing effective crew training programs.
  • Familiarity with cadetship programs and the ability to attract and nurture young talent.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and inspire teams.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate and build relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Highly organised with exceptional project management skills.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to assess training needs and evaluate program effectiveness.
  • Familiarity with e-learning platforms and digital training tools is advantageous.
  • Fluency in English, both written and spoken.

Faststream are delighted to present this opportunity to maritime professionals who are passionate about crew training and development. Joining this company offers a chance to contribute to the growth and success of a global shipmanagement business while working in a dynamic and diverse environment. In return, you will also receive a fantastic Net income and bonus package with relocation support also on offer.

If you possess the qualifications and experience outlined above, please submit your CV, accompanied by a cover letter highlighting your relevant skills and why you are the ideal candidate for the role of Group Crew Training Director, we look forward to receiving your application!

Deadline: 27 July 2023

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