HR & Recruitment Manager

Title HR & Recruitment Manager
Category Corporate

HR & Recruitment Manager

The World, Residences at Sea, is the largest privately owned residential yacht on earth. At The World we are one team, we are always passionate and caring and we support one another in mutual respect.  We believe in our mission and drive for continuous improvement by challenging each other to be better and by measuring and benchmarking against the best.  We take ownership and hold ourselves accountable. We have a unified, empowered, and strong team culture that values diversity and recognizes, develops and retains talent.

The Human Resource & Recruitment Manager manages the entire recruitment process for both shipboard and corporate open positions. They are a key member of a small and efficient HR team, this position also serves as the Company’s welcome ambassador and are responsible for new hire processing, general employee welfare and relations in addition to company-wide Human Resource and training initiatives.


  • Sources, researches, interviews, screens and recommends candidates for job openings for the Florida Office and The World
  • Confers with management and supervisors to identify personnel needs, job specifications, job duties, qualifications, and skills
  • Develops recruitment programs, budgets, and collateral to attract applicants
  • Works with external recruiters and manning agencies to identify and recruit candidates
  • Develops and maintains a network of contacts to help identify and source qualified candidates
  • Reviews applications and pre-screens all applicants to obtain work history, education, training, job skills, and salary requirements, and to provide information about the organization and position
  • Develops and coordinates job postings; both internal and external
  • Directs and manages the Internal Promotion process
  • Oversees and manages the Human Resources Assistant
  • Works closely with the onboard Training & Development Manager to develop and implement training initiatives both ship and shoreside
  • Responsible for benchmarking studies and analysis
  • Collaborates with the VP of Human Resources on other Human Resource initiatives
  • Conducts New Hire Orientation
  • Conducts Exit Interviews, analyzes trends and reports out
  • Writes job descriptions or reviews and edits job descriptions written by others
  • Writes Standard Operating Procedures

Hiring Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; and/or 5 years’ experience in a Recruitment / HR role or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in a similar capacity within a Human Resources role preferably for a luxury cruise ship or luxury hospitality industry
  • Track record of sourcing and recruiting highly talented individuals
  • Additional languages a plus
  • Excellent Computer skills, to include Excel, Word, Visio, Power point and internet
  • Solid knowledge of Human Resources compliances, including but not limited to hiring laws, regulations, best practices and policies
  • Strong world-wide knowledge of geography, travel and visa requirements

Please note that all candidates must complete an online employment application before being considered for any open position. Interviews will only be arranged after receipt and review of such online application and are ‘by appointment only’. Qualified candidates will be contacted by a representative of the Human Resources Team.

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