CAREERS

The Wallem Group currently employs over 1,000 shore-based staff and over 8,000 qualified seafarers, in 19 countries and aboard a large fleet of ocean-going vessels. Our people deliver quality services with the highest level of friendly professionalism, and we constantly seek to sustain our industry leadership by creating a place where our people can develop and are respected. 

As our business grows we continually seek new employees, both highly experienced professionals and those just starting their career. Whatever your background we require a positive 'can-do' attitude and a real commitment to delivering quality service to our customers. Our aim is to be an employer of choice within the maritime industry, and to this end we invest heavily in training and career development with an emphasis on team-building throughout the Group.

Seafarers - Please submit your online CV here

Shore-based staff - please email your CV to your nearest Wallem country office.

Opportunities at Sea and Ashore

  • Marine Superintendent – (Based in: China/India/Philippines/Ukraine)

    Marine Superintendent – (Based in: China/India/Philippines/Ukraine)

    Join Wallem and you join an organisation with global reach and a rich heritage in the maritime industry, respected as a leader in delivering a diversified range of maritime solutions. You will also be joining a highly talented team in an environment of friendly professionalism, where you can learn from your colleagues and from the support we provide to help you progress in your career. Ours is a company that continues to move forward, taking a progressive approach to developing new services and technologies. Over the last century, we have committed ourselves to providing the highest standard of service to our customers in ship management, ship agency, commercial services and IT maritime solutions.

    We seek applications for the following position to be based in China/India/Philippines/Ukraine.

    Marine Superintendents
    Provides interface between shipboard management and shore based regulatory authorities, ship owners in order to ensure ship safety and implementation of the company’s quality management system.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Plans and arranges safety and training matters on board vessels and among sea staff to ensure loss prevention programs are implemented and monitored.
    • Reviews the ship inspection reports from the Training Superintendent to ensure the company safety and quality management system are properly implemented on board.
    • Manages Fleet Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality Assurance Programs of the Company on board & ashore, with a view towards bringing about an overall & continual reduction in lost time due to personnel & operational incidents.
    • Plans & schedules internal and external audits of Company offices and ships, to ensure all ISM, Quality, Environmental and OH&S certification remains valid. In this connection, interacts with auditing bodies for implementation of corrective & preventive action.
    • Oversees daily all vessels’ navigational & cargo safety operational matter and advise Master as applicable to prevent “Loss”.
    • Supervises Incident/Accident report receipt under SIRIS and provides feedback to ship and generates analysis reports.
    • Controls shipboard video & computer based training using ‘Videotel on Demand’ software for meaningful shipboard training is carried out.
    • Monitors movements of vessels and registers vessels which transit Gulf of Aden with MSCHOA web-site and co-ordinates participation of vessels with Naval convoys as applicable.
    • Updates and carries out revisions of Company SMS manuals and SMS documentation.
    • Prepares of analysis reports of vessel’s performance in PSC inspections, internal audits and external audits.
    • Monitors SMS quarterly review reports from ships and Masters’ reviews of the safety management system.
    • Others duties as assigned.


    Qualification, skills & competencies

    • Competent language skills in written and spoken English, with the ability to formulate and comprehend official correspondence relating to matters of Safety, QMS, ISM and ISO systems.
    • Ability to provide leadership in an emergency & issue clear, concise instructions, maintaining effective delegation of duties and command & control among a Casualty Response Team
    • Ability to analyze and report on situation as it develops, to senior management & owners
    • Strong communication skills
    • General computer skills

    If you have the drive for achievement, we’d love to hear from you. Please apply via email in strict confidence, setting out the position you are applying for clearly in the subject line, with your full resume, expected salary and contact details to Talent_HK@wallem.com


    Personal data collected will be kept under strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purposes only.

  • Regional GM (Marine HR)

    Regional GM (Marine HR)

    Join Wallem and you join an organisation with global reach and a rich heritage in the maritime industry, respected as a leader in delivering a diversified range of maritime solutions. You will also be joining a highly talented team in an environment of friendly professionalism, where you can learn from your colleagues and from the support we provide to help you progress in your career. Ours is a company that continues to move forward, taking a progressive approach to developing new services and technologies. Over the last century, we have committed ourselves to providing the highest standard of service to our customers in ship management, ship agency, commercial services and IT maritime solutions.

    We seek applications for the following position to be based in Hong Kong in our Ship Management Division.

    Regional GM (Marine HR)

    Report to the Marine Director, this role is two-fold:

    (1) Responsible for engaging, assigning sea staff in the region of responsibility (all regions except Indian Sub-continent, China & Singapore) and developing qualified and competent sea staff (all regions except Indian Sub-continent & China) in accordance with the Company's policies and procedures, and ensuring the training of crew, compliance with regulations, crew satisfaction and retention, and owner/client satisfaction to achieve business results.

    (2) Responsible for the formulation and implementation of Marine HR strategy and policies and common standards of operation in all regions that ensure Wallem’s policies and procedures and business goals are achieved. 

    Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

    Operations & Management

    • Supports client relationships and new business prospects regarding Marine-HR management.
    • Reviews crew costs budgets and reviews with ship owners as when required.
    • Supports the negotiation with manning agents on seafarers’ wage scales and service fees.
    • Assists with negotiations with local and international seafaring unions regarding employment terms & conditions.
    • Provides guidance, training and coaching to subordinates to ensure Marine-HR performance is adhered to the company’s standards and requirements.
    • Directs and oversees the smooth operation of the crewing function within the region of responsibility.
    • Liaises with Learning & Development Director to oversee “value add” crew training.
    • Monitors expenses of the regional offices submits monthly variance reporting tracks against budget.
    • Analyzes the monthly and annual key performance indicators and industry trends with respect to crewing.
    • Ensures that all reporting employees adhere to company policies and procedures.
    • Communicates expectations to direct reports, manages performance and provides leadership and support to team members.
    • Measures and monitors key indicators of service delivered. Supports other managers in meeting their objectives as well.

    People and Performance

    • Aligns the Sea Staff to the Company's True North Values and culture, and ensures values are cascaded amongst crew.
    • Heads the other Marine HR teams under management to set targets and ensures deliver on recruitment and selection.
    • Ensures adequate and qualified Marine HR Shore Staff, and participates in the selection process where necessary.
    • Develops, implements & co-ordinates seafarer’s employment activities to ensure that competent, experienced, trained, certificated and medically fit seafarers are recruited and retained.
    • Analyses and reports on data regarding sea staff manpower, monitors KPIs & recommends changes where required to ensure that future manpower needs, regulatory requirements and client’s expectations are met.
    • Aligns the Sea Staff to the Company's True North Values and culture, and ensures values are cascaded amongst crew.
    • Heads the other Marine HR teams under management to set targets and ensures deliver on recruitment and selection.
    • Ensures adequate and qualified Marine HR Shore Staff, and participates in the selection process where necessary.
    • Develops, implements & co-ordinates seafarer’s employment activities to ensure that competent, experienced, trained, certificated and medically fit seafarers are recruited and retained.
    • Analyses and reports on data regarding sea staff manpower, monitors KPIs & recommends changes where required to ensure that future manpower needs, regulatory requirements and client’s expectations are met.

    Skills & Competencies                                                                                                         

    • University Graduate with a degree in Maritime HR or related discipline or Master's / Chief.Eng license with recent shore based experience in a similar role. 
    • Significant leadership experience in Crewing/Manning operations (eg, minimum of 10 years of crewing/manning management experience). 
    • Experienced in dealing with diverse groups of people, dealing with trade unions and national authorities. 
    • Has the ability and presence to interact with multinational clients.

    If you have the drive for achievement, we’d love to hear from you. Please apply via email in strict confidence, setting out the position you are applying for clearly in the subject line, with your full resume, expected salary and contact details to Talent_HK@wallem.com

    Personal data collected will be kept under strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purposes only.

  • Supervisor - Marine HR (WSM /Marine HR)

    Supervisor - Marine HR (WSM /Marine HR)

    Join Wallem and you join an organisation with global reach and a rich heritage in the maritime industry, respected as a leader in delivering a diversified range of maritime solutions. You will also be joining a highly talented team in an environment of friendly professionalism, where you can learn from your colleagues and from the support we provide to help you progress in your career. Ours is a company that continues to move forward, taking a progressive approach to developing new services and technologies. Over the last century, we have committed ourselves to providing the highest standard of service to our customers in ship management, ship agency, commercial services and IT maritime solutions.

    We seek applications for the following position to be based in Hong Kong in our Ship Management Division.

    Supervisor - Marine HR (WSM /Marine HR)
    Administers the placement of seafarers onboard managed vessels in compliance with all applicable regulations and requirements.

    Job Responsibilities

    • Coordinates to ensure that all seafarers onboard are competent, experienced, trained, certificated and medically fit
    • Reviews and checks seafarers’ records to ensure that selection is as per company standards
    • Monitors requirements (planning, documentation & training) to ensure that seafarers are relieved on time and at cost effective ports
    • Provides requirements and communicates with manning & travel service providers, vessels & local port agents to ensure that crew changes pass off smoothly, efficiently and cost effectively
    • Understands and applies Wallem’s True North Values to daily work to ensure client satisfaction;
    • Monitors information both internally and externally and reports issues that may be of note to the - Marine HR, thereby ensuring that the department remains well informed; & other duties as may be assigned

     

    Qualification, skills & competencies

    • High School graduate with minimum 2 years’ experience working in a similar position within a Marine HR Dept or with a manning service provider
    • An effective communicator with a good command of both spoken and written English and Chinese
    • Computer literate with particular emphasis on MS Office and email
    • Good with people (interpersonal skills) and well organized; accountable, adaptable, attentive to detail,
    • Able to build and maintain work relationships, able to delegate; able to use initiative (problem solving), able to exercise sound judgment, be culturally diverse and objective and able to be resilient and handle stress.

     

    If you have the drive for achievement, we’d love to hear from you. Please apply via email in strict confidence, setting out the position you are applying for clearly in the subject line, with your full resume, expected salary and contact details to Talent_HK@wallem.com

    Personal data collected will be kept under strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purposes only.

Marine Superintendent – (Based in: China/India/Philippines/Ukraine)
We seek applications for Marine Superintendents based in either China/India/Philippines/Ukraine

Join Wallem and you join an organisation with global reach and a rich heritage in the maritime industry, respected as a leader in delivering a diversified range of maritime solutions. You will also be joining a highly talented team in an environment of friendly professionalism, where you can learn from your colleagues and from the support we provide to help you progress in your career. Ours is a company that continues to move forward, taking a progressive approach to developing new services and technologies. Over the last century, we have committed ourselves to providing the highest standard of service to our customers in ship management, ship agency, commercial services and IT maritime solutions.

We seek applications for the following position to be based in China/India/Philippines/Ukraine.

Marine Superintendents
Provides interface between shipboard management and shore based regulatory authorities, ship owners in order to ensure ship safety and implementation of the company’s quality management system.

Job Responsibilities

  • Plans and arranges safety and training matters on board vessels and among sea staff to ensure loss prevention programs are implemented and monitored.
  • Reviews the ship inspection reports from the Training Superintendent to ensure the company safety and quality management system are properly implemented on board.
  • Manages Fleet Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality Assurance Programs of the Company on board & ashore, with a view towards bringing about an overall & continual reduction in lost time due to personnel & operational incidents.
  • Plans & schedules internal and external audits of Company offices and ships, to ensure all ISM, Quality, Environmental and OH&S certification remains valid. In this connection, interacts with auditing bodies for implementation of corrective & preventive action.
  • Oversees daily all vessels’ navigational & cargo safety operational matter and advise Master as applicable to prevent “Loss”.
  • Supervises Incident/Accident report receipt under SIRIS and provides feedback to ship and generates analysis reports.
  • Controls shipboard video & computer based training using ‘Videotel on Demand’ software for meaningful shipboard training is carried out.
  • Monitors movements of vessels and registers vessels which transit Gulf of Aden with MSCHOA web-site and co-ordinates participation of vessels with Naval convoys as applicable.
  • Updates and carries out revisions of Company SMS manuals and SMS documentation.
  • Prepares of analysis reports of vessel’s performance in PSC inspections, internal audits and external audits.
  • Monitors SMS quarterly review reports from ships and Masters’ reviews of the safety management system.
  • Others duties as assigned.


Qualification, skills & competencies

  • Competent language skills in written and spoken English, with the ability to formulate and comprehend official correspondence relating to matters of Safety, QMS, ISM and ISO systems.
  • Ability to provide leadership in an emergency & issue clear, concise instructions, maintaining effective delegation of duties and command & control among a Casualty Response Team
  • Ability to analyze and report on situation as it develops, to senior management & owners
  • Strong communication skills
  • General computer skills

If you have the drive for achievement, we’d love to hear from you. Please apply via email in strict confidence, setting out the position you are applying for clearly in the subject line, with your full resume, expected salary and contact details to Talent_HK@wallem.com


Personal data collected will be kept under strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purposes only.

Regional GM (Marine HR)
We seek applications for Regional GM (Marine HR)reporting to Marine Director.

Join Wallem and you join an organisation with global reach and a rich heritage in the maritime industry, respected as a leader in delivering a diversified range of maritime solutions. You will also be joining a highly talented team in an environment of friendly professionalism, where you can learn from your colleagues and from the support we provide to help you progress in your career. Ours is a company that continues to move forward, taking a progressive approach to developing new services and technologies. Over the last century, we have committed ourselves to providing the highest standard of service to our customers in ship management, ship agency, commercial services and IT maritime solutions.

We seek applications for the following position to be based in Hong Kong in our Ship Management Division.

Regional GM (Marine HR)

Report to the Marine Director, this role is two-fold:

(1) Responsible for engaging, assigning sea staff in the region of responsibility (all regions except Indian Sub-continent, China & Singapore) and developing qualified and competent sea staff (all regions except Indian Sub-continent & China) in accordance with the Company's policies and procedures, and ensuring the training of crew, compliance with regulations, crew satisfaction and retention, and owner/client satisfaction to achieve business results.

(2) Responsible for the formulation and implementation of Marine HR strategy and policies and common standards of operation in all regions that ensure Wallem’s policies and procedures and business goals are achieved. 

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

Operations & Management

  • Supports client relationships and new business prospects regarding Marine-HR management.
  • Reviews crew costs budgets and reviews with ship owners as when required.
  • Supports the negotiation with manning agents on seafarers’ wage scales and service fees.
  • Assists with negotiations with local and international seafaring unions regarding employment terms & conditions.
  • Provides guidance, training and coaching to subordinates to ensure Marine-HR performance is adhered to the company’s standards and requirements.
  • Directs and oversees the smooth operation of the crewing function within the region of responsibility.
  • Liaises with Learning & Development Director to oversee “value add” crew training.
  • Monitors expenses of the regional offices submits monthly variance reporting tracks against budget.
  • Analyzes the monthly and annual key performance indicators and industry trends with respect to crewing.
  • Ensures that all reporting employees adhere to company policies and procedures.
  • Communicates expectations to direct reports, manages performance and provides leadership and support to team members.
  • Measures and monitors key indicators of service delivered. Supports other managers in meeting their objectives as well.

People and Performance

  • Aligns the Sea Staff to the Company's True North Values and culture, and ensures values are cascaded amongst crew.
  • Heads the other Marine HR teams under management to set targets and ensures deliver on recruitment and selection.
  • Ensures adequate and qualified Marine HR Shore Staff, and participates in the selection process where necessary.
  • Develops, implements & co-ordinates seafarer’s employment activities to ensure that competent, experienced, trained, certificated and medically fit seafarers are recruited and retained.
  • Analyses and reports on data regarding sea staff manpower, monitors KPIs & recommends changes where required to ensure that future manpower needs, regulatory requirements and client’s expectations are met.
  • Aligns the Sea Staff to the Company's True North Values and culture, and ensures values are cascaded amongst crew.
  • Heads the other Marine HR teams under management to set targets and ensures deliver on recruitment and selection.
  • Ensures adequate and qualified Marine HR Shore Staff, and participates in the selection process where necessary.
  • Develops, implements & co-ordinates seafarer’s employment activities to ensure that competent, experienced, trained, certificated and medically fit seafarers are recruited and retained.
  • Analyses and reports on data regarding sea staff manpower, monitors KPIs & recommends changes where required to ensure that future manpower needs, regulatory requirements and client’s expectations are met.

Skills & Competencies                                                                                                         

  • University Graduate with a degree in Maritime HR or related discipline or Master's / Chief.Eng license with recent shore based experience in a similar role. 
  • Significant leadership experience in Crewing/Manning operations (eg, minimum of 10 years of crewing/manning management experience). 
  • Experienced in dealing with diverse groups of people, dealing with trade unions and national authorities. 
  • Has the ability and presence to interact with multinational clients.

If you have the drive for achievement, we’d love to hear from you. Please apply via email in strict confidence, setting out the position you are applying for clearly in the subject line, with your full resume, expected salary and contact details to Talent_HK@wallem.com

Personal data collected will be kept under strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purposes only.

Supervisor - Marine HR (WSM /Marine HR)
We seek applications for Supervisor - Marine HR to administer the placement…

Join Wallem and you join an organisation with global reach and a rich heritage in the maritime industry, respected as a leader in delivering a diversified range of maritime solutions. You will also be joining a highly talented team in an environment of friendly professionalism, where you can learn from your colleagues and from the support we provide to help you progress in your career. Ours is a company that continues to move forward, taking a progressive approach to developing new services and technologies. Over the last century, we have committed ourselves to providing the highest standard of service to our customers in ship management, ship agency, commercial services and IT maritime solutions.

We seek applications for the following position to be based in Hong Kong in our Ship Management Division.

Supervisor - Marine HR (WSM /Marine HR)
Administers the placement of seafarers onboard managed vessels in compliance with all applicable regulations and requirements.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinates to ensure that all seafarers onboard are competent, experienced, trained, certificated and medically fit
  • Reviews and checks seafarers’ records to ensure that selection is as per company standards
  • Monitors requirements (planning, documentation & training) to ensure that seafarers are relieved on time and at cost effective ports
  • Provides requirements and communicates with manning & travel service providers, vessels & local port agents to ensure that crew changes pass off smoothly, efficiently and cost effectively
  • Understands and applies Wallem’s True North Values to daily work to ensure client satisfaction;
  • Monitors information both internally and externally and reports issues that may be of note to the - Marine HR, thereby ensuring that the department remains well informed; & other duties as may be assigned

 

Qualification, skills & competencies

  • High School graduate with minimum 2 years’ experience working in a similar position within a Marine HR Dept or with a manning service provider
  • An effective communicator with a good command of both spoken and written English and Chinese
  • Computer literate with particular emphasis on MS Office and email
  • Good with people (interpersonal skills) and well organized; accountable, adaptable, attentive to detail,
  • Able to build and maintain work relationships, able to delegate; able to use initiative (problem solving), able to exercise sound judgment, be culturally diverse and objective and able to be resilient and handle stress.

 

If you have the drive for achievement, we’d love to hear from you. Please apply via email in strict confidence, setting out the position you are applying for clearly in the subject line, with your full resume, expected salary and contact details to Talent_HK@wallem.com

Personal data collected will be kept under strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purposes only.