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Marine Training & Development Manager

SeaLink Corporate

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SeaLink Marine & Tourism - Permanent Full-Time


A competitive salary, commensurate with experience
Rewarding and permanent role  
Access to a range of Employee Benefits

About the Role

Reporting to the Head of Marine Standards (Marine & Tourism), the Marine Training & Development Manager will work with internal and external stakeholders to embed learning and development initiatives and measures which drive organisational change initiatives. This role will be responsible for identifying training needs and organisational strategies to deliver competency based marine training and evaluating and assessing the outcomes. 

The position supports each of the SeaLink Marine and Tourism business units’ operational needs through assisting with the development, adoption and delivery of marine training standards. The position is also responsible for auditing and reporting the performance of marine crew competencies delivered within each business unit.

Core to the role is supporting the business units to develop their individual training, recruitment and career path strategies that improves the retention of marine crew and delivers operational outcomes that are safety focussed, effective and cost-efficient.

This is a National role which is ideally to be based in Brisbane however other major capital city locations will be considered for the right candidate.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Identify training needs required to comply with and meet the National Law and its instruments, for the operation of Domestic Commercial Vessels and other relevant legislation.
  • Develop a national standard for managing crew inductions, ongoing training, certificates of competencies, emergency preparedness & drills and periodic competency assessments.
  • Develop a national training plan to support the business’ strategic goals and excellence in marine safety training.
  • Development and delivery of training programs (virtual and face to face).
  • Assist the business units in creating units of training competency specific to their operating environment including; crew inductions, periodic verification of skills and knowledge for existing staff, validation of emergency preparedness and all obligations imposed under Work Health Safety and Maritime legislation.
  • Maintain partnerships with external training providers on specific training and content development and source effective new partners, as required.
  • Create e-learning content.
  • Lead our Trainee and Apprenticeship strategy.
  • Coordinate Graduate rotations and Internship placements.
  • Be 'tech savvy' with experience in maximising utilisation and effectiveness of LMS systems.
  • Develop and oversee the implementation and management of a national crew certificate of competency and training database.
  • Develop and assist in the implementation of a national plan to manage marine crew career path development that positively impacts staff retention.

About you

You will demonstrate a successful record in managing and implementing new and ongoing training initiatives across a rapidly growing and diverse workforce. Your ability to motivate others and encourage creative thinking whilst working with multiple stakeholders will see you delivering positive results.

You will be required to travel to SeaLink Marine & Tourism locations throughout Australia to deliver this role successfully.

AMSA approved Certificate of Competency is essential for this role.

Skills, qualifications and experience:

  • Demonstrated management skills; planning, leading, organising, motivating
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Project management
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Achievement and results driven
  • Knowledge of contemporary T&D methodologies
  • Qualifications in Training & Development

If you are ready to progress your career within one of Australia's largest marine and tourism service providers, we are ready to hear from you.

About Us 

Sealink Marine & Tourism operates nationally recognised brands that connect travellers from around Australia and the world to our most iconic destinations, holidays and experiences. Carrying more than eight million customers annually, SeaLink Marine & Tourism is one of Australia’s largest tourism and transport operators delivering brilliant customer experiences.

SeaLink Marine & Tourism is part of the Kelsian Group - Australia's largest integrated land and marine, tourism and public transport service provider with established international operations in London and Singapore.

Our purpose is to be a world leader in delivering essential journeys through safe and intelligent transport solutions and create brilliant customer experiences.

How to Apply

Click APPLY and include your resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability for this role

Applications close by 5pm on 5 August 2022

Please note suitable candidates may be contacted for interview prior to the closing date

We aim to provide meaningful and sustainable employment opportunities that are free from barriers, support and celebrate the diverse talents of our team members, improve awareness of the value of diversity and inclusion across our organisation, and enable our leaders to champion diversity and inclusion.

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Job details
Date posted
21 Jul 2022
HR & Recruitment
Mechanic, Automotive, Repair
$81k ~ $100k
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