Onboard HR Director

Aim of the Position

As HR Director, you will be the Costa culture ambassador responsible for managing our Crew with a natural orientation to people

Main responsibilities
  • Identifying and reporting potential ways to simplify HR processes by proposing valid alternatives
  • Assisting Ship Management during inspections (i.e. Port State Control, HESS…)
  • Running the onboard HR desk and participating in recruitment, internal mobility and talent scouting processes
  • Assisting the Captain in conducting random checks on compliance, disciplinary disembarkations, ethical misconduct and onboard Crew complaints
  • Coordinating the Welfare Committee to ensure high-quality Crew recreational activities and promoting diversity and inclusion initiatives
  • Welcoming newly hired personnel and explaining them the main onboard rules to facilitate a smooth integration
  • Overseeing the quality of learning and development activities
  • Assisting Evaluators and Evaluates in managing the evaluation process
  • Facilitating the resolution of potential conflicts between Crew Members


Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) from an accredited University or College in Human Resources, Business Administration, Psychology or related field
  • At least 3 years’ experience managing a staff
  • At least 2 years’ experience in Recruitment and Industrial Relations
  • Investigation, negotiation, resolving grievances and conflicts
  • Staff management, coaching and counseling
  • Supervision of disciplinary action
  • Efficient and good communicator
  • At ease with public speaking
  • Problem solving oriented
  • Computer literacy
  • English knowledge C1
  • Other two language knowledge B2 / C1
  • Italian knowledge is an advantage
  • Previous shipboard experience is a plus

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