Provision Master | Hurtigruten Expeditions


OSM Cruise & Ferry  

We are now looking for an experienced Provision Master to join our fleet.


The Provision Master is responsible for the smooth and professional running of the Hotel Stores/Provisions operation , in accordance with the Company’s rules and regulations.
Candidate should ensure high quality service and guest satisfaction that meets our Premium product values.’


  • Fluent in English (more languages will be considered as benefit)
  • Proven experience and expertise as Provision Master on Cruise Ships.
  • Ability to manage and supervise personnel of the department.
  • Ability to comply with Company’s standards and health regulations.
  • Commercial Awareness and cost control management.


  • Responsible for the work flow in store keeping in close cooperation with the F&B Manager, especially with regard to the co-ordination of the Hotel department’s requirements and the set storing schedule.
  • Responsible for all operations to be carried out with the utmost economy consistent with the agreed quality standards
  • Work closely with Department Heads to ensure that all products required for operation are onboard at all times and that products are being used, accordingly; assist all Department Heads with the preparation of future orders, if necessary, and provide regular updates with regards to budgets, future orders and stock holdings etc.; provide a short financial overview and forecast to the F&B Manager and Hotel Manager, when orders are being sent for approval.
  • Inform the F&B Manager/Hotel Manager and relevant Heads of Department of slow and non-moving items in the Hotel Stores and make suggestions to use these items.
  • Very good IT knowledge, especially in MS Office, Fidelio MMS/SAP/POS Simphony
  • Executive authority towards the Store Keeper
  • Responsible for the stock-on-hand in all Main stores
  • Implementation of the “first in, first out”-method.
  • Close cooperation with the F&B Manager/Hotel Manager, including reporting at regular intervals and timely attendance (written reports!) of all conflicts and disturbances in the work flow.
  • Always aim at continuous improvement
  • Active implementation of the philosophy behind the product
  • Constant improvement of the work flow and standards, including input for manuals and regulations.
  • Supervision and training of the strict adherence to all agreed regulations
  • (USPH/HACCP, ISM/ISO), especially with regard to security, environment and hygiene regulations in his/her area of responsibility
  • Notification and handling of all relevant (unusual) events, such as damages, repairs, security violation etc..
  • Implementation, introduction and regular checks of logs and check lists
  • Duty rooster planning for employees


  • Leadership and collaboration skills
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Distinct economical, budget-orientated thinking, especially with regard to inventory management
  • Ability to analyse and explain business targets
  • Business fluent in written + spoken English
  • Experience in complaint management


  • An attractive package is offered according to qualifications and experience
  • Professional , friendly and supportive work environment
  • Career development in one of the strongest Expedition Brands


With sustainability and exploration at core, Hurtigruten Expeditions founded expedition cruising in 1896. Today, Hurtigruten Expeditions is the world’s largest and leading expedition cruise line. Building on more than 125 years of experience, Hurtigruten Expeditions offers big adventures on small ships. From Antarctica, South America, Caribbean, Galapagos and West Africa, to Alaska, Northwest Passage, High Arctic, Norway and Europe, Hurtigruten Expeditions explores over 250 spectacular destinations in more than 30 countries worldwide. Hurtigruten Expeditions operates a fleet of 8 custom-build expedition ships, including the world’s first battery-hybrid powered cruise ships. We are looking for the best service crew on the seven seas to join our onboard teams. As an award-winning, innovative and sustainable cruise operator, there is ample opportunity to join a growing company and team of motivated people.