Marine HR Manager – Danish Fleet

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On behalf of DFDS, MARPRO is looking for a Marine HR Manager.

Are you our new Marine HR Manager for our Danish flagged passenger vessels? Do you have a passion for handling various HR matters in a firm and structured way? This, with primary focus on ensuring the quality and follow up on recruitment, retention, and branding and development of our many sea-based hotel and catering positions? This role could be the one for you!


The position is based in our new HQ in Nordhavn, Copenhagen, and you will get a variety of exciting tasks in good cooperation with our good Crews in the fleet and a great team ashore. We are looking for you to bring a wealth of experience, along with fresh ideas, to, primarily, support our hotel- and catering part of the Crews, but also to be the driver on various projects and initiatives aimed at all the Crews on our vessels. This, in cooperation with various stakeholders. You will be in direct report to the Head of Marine HR.


Principle responsibilities

  • Keeping structure of various HR logs
  • Be part of the strategic and practical planning of the recruitment branding of DFDS as workplace for all sea-based positions
  • Keeping the overall structure of the recruitment for the hotel and catering positions on board our four passenger vessels. This includes arranging recruitment days, contact with relevant schools and screening of candidates for manager positions
  • Developing the next in line process
  • Supporting the Head of Marine HR with the collaboration with the Crews on board our vessels


Preferred professional and personal skills

  • A genuine interest in People with excellent communication skills
  • An ability to track relevant processes, statistics and procedures
  • Knowledge and practical experience from the life and work on board vessels, especially passenger vessels
  • A sound knowledge up to date knowledge and experience of recruitment practices


Now about what we can give you. You will be able to access some fantastic benefits such as:

  • Great colleagues both at sea and in land
  • Contributory company pension scheme
  • Free ferry travel for up to 4 guests on our PAX routes
  • Discounts on tax free on our PAX vessels
  • Access to our learning and development platform and opportunities to develop professionally via webinars, courses etc.
  • An international atmosphere with work related travel to visit our fleet of vessels around Europe



If you find the job interesting and you fulfill the expectations, please submit your CV and application in English. We will evaluate applications on an ongoing basis. All applications will be treated confidentially.

Please contact Jakob le Fevre at 0045 5370 0995 for questions about the position. The position will be filled as soon as possible.



DFDS is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age and citizenship.

DFDS provides ferry and logistics services in Europe and Turkey, generating annual revenues of DKK 17bn. Our 8,000 employees are located on ferries and in offices across 20 countries. DFDS was founded in 1866, is headquartered in Copenhagen, and listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen. Read more

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