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Student Assistant - Marine HR

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We Offer

We are a team of five employees, two student assistants and one manager. We work across three Business Units for which we offer HR and operations services for our Danish seafarers (e.g.recruitment, retention, welfare, documentation and administration). We also provide some services for our non-Danish seafarers on board Danish-flagged vessels. We interact with offices around the word as well as with departments within Maersk Line’s global headquarters. This is an opportunity to work with skilled HR professionals in Marine HR and
enhance your professional development.
The position, which is situated at Headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark, will give you broad exposure to our global manning and crewing processes. The team is part of the global function Marine HR, part of Maersk Line Operations, Ship Management, which is an umbrella for all ship management activities in Maersk Line and Safmarine. Our vision is to provide Maersk Line and Safmarine with the most reliable, sustainable and cost effective fleet of the industry, and secure the most efficient ship management for our own fleet.


Key Responsibilities

•Administrative HR support to the team.
•Issuing of employment contracts and payroll templates.
•Issuing of letter templates for visa applications etc.
•Monitor successful induction of new employees.
•POC for familiarization sailing on board the Danish flagged container vessels in Maersk Line.
•Update of personnel systems.
•Ad hoc Marine HR projects.


Who we are looking for

You are studying last year on your Bachelor’s degree or first year Master’s degree. It is important that you are responsible, reliable, and empathic. You take a structured approach to your work and you thrive in a fast paced environment. You are open to change and you enjoy providing service to a broad range of stakeholders. Preferably you have relevant HR experience from a similar position.


Last application date: 09 November 2015.
For further information, please contact: Joanna Czerwiec, Recruiter at +44 2392564947 or


Maersk Line is the world’s largest container shipping company, known for reliable, flexible and eco-efficient services. We operate 610 container vessels and provide ocean transportation in all parts of the world. But not only do we power some of the world’s largest ships – we also propel the growth ambitions of businesses and individuals all over our planet. Every day our 7,000 seafarers and 25,000 land-based employees at 374 offices share their expertise with our customers around the world to optimize their supply chains, maximize their distribution networks and most of all realize their business potential. We are devoted to creating simple and reliable solutions for our partners, continuously lifting industry standards and enabling global trade in the most sustainable manner possible. What we do is more than shipping. We deliver promises. Promises from customers and businesses all over the world.