Our Services

Recruitment & Manning Services

A complete operational and technical resourcing package for the offshore wind and marine renewables industries.

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Offshore Operations’ manning and recruitment services are provided by a dedicated team of experienced recruitment and HR professionals, with an extensive talent pool prepared to mobilise at short notice.

Recruitment & Manning Services

Job Roles

Through our extensive network, nurtured over more than 15 years in the renewables industry, we have access to a range of operational and technical talent able to mobilise within 24 hours of your request.

Each candidate is thoroughly vetted by our resourcing team to ensure they hold the necessary qualifications and experience for the role, as well as exemplary references.

Offshore Operations is MLC 2006 certified and all of our crew are fully insured with crew abandonment insurance.

Job roles we recruit for:

  • Master
  • Mate
  • Chief Engineer
  • Chief Officer
  • 1st & 2nd Engineer
  • 1st & 2nd Officer
  • Heavy Lift Supervisor
  • Senior Dynamic Positioning Officer
  • Crane Operator
  • Deckhand
  • Motorman
  • AB
  • And many more…

We source fully qualified, experienced offshore personnel same-day for a range of offshore vessels including, but not limited to:











Whether you need crew for a PSV, jack up vessel, workboat or heavy lift vessel, we will provide experienced and skilled crew to suit.

With decades of experience in the offshore wind, maritime and renewables industry, we have developed a strong network of highly qualified personnel, meaning we can offer a cost effective and efficient solution, regardless of how complex your requirements.

Offshore Operations is one of the only recruitment companies to solely focus on the marine renewables sector, but unlike others, our team has real-world experience offshore.

Simply put – we have a deep understanding of not only the industry, and the roles within it, but the skills and experience required to complete the work to the high standards our clients are accustomed to.

Recruitment & Manning Services

A Full Range of Recruitment Services

Our complete 360° package covering payroll, visa, and mobilisation takes the hassle out of crewing and recruitment. Whether you require employment solutions or contingent labour, we have you covered.

In collaboration with our sister company, CSO Shipbrokers, we also provide a complete vessel charter and crew manning solution.

Services available:

  • CV review
  • Interview process
  • Skill set and competency validation
  • Right to work status, immigration, and visa management
  • Secure storage of personal details, emergency contact information and medical history
  • Training and competency monitoring, including certification validity
  • In-house training courses
  • Work allocation, travel, accommodation planning
  • Days worked, timesheet verification and approval
  • Allocated PPE, tools and equipment management
  • End of contract management and feedback process

Safety-first Approach With Multi-accredited In-house Training

Large & Diverse Talent Pool Of Extensively Vetted Specialists

High-quality Personnel Sourced Within Tight Timescales

Recruitment & Manning Services

Full Visibility

The 2022 UK Offshore Wind Skills Intelligence Report lists that the offshore wind sector supports over 31,000 jobs, a 16% increase on the year before.

According to the study, by 2030, the industry will employ over 97,000 people in the UK (61,000 direct jobs and 36,000 indirect) – an increase of 213% over the course of the next eight years.

CSO Marine Group’s vast industry intelligence provides reliable insight into how this increase will impact staffing and training requirements, enabling us to resource the right talent for the future.

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Recruitment & Manning Services

Our Transparent Process

Offshore Operations utilises an integrated recruitment software with advanced applicant tracking, providing a transparent and timely process for our clients.

Our intuitive software enables efficient, secure cloud-based processing of applicant data, with advanced skill benchmarking to ensure we are recruiting and retaining the highest quality candidates for each project.

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Send us your CV

Looking for a role in Manning? Tell us what you’re all about and send us your CV.

Once we receive your CV, a member of the team will be in touch.

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Let us ensure your project’s success

With a range of experience, we approach projects from every angle, providing clients with a 360° view of the solutions available.
Contact us to find out more.