14th June, 2021

Aberdeen based Genesis Personnel secure 4-year contract with David MacBrayne/Calmac Ferries Ltd for the provision of temporary seagoing staff.

The 4 year contract, valued around £3.2m will see Genesis Personnel supporting David MacBrayne HR (UK) Limited with the supply of temporary seagoing staff, commencing 1st July 2021.

CalMac Ferries is a multi-award-winning ferry and port operator running 33 vessels across 50 ports, carrying over 5 million passengers and almost 1.5m cars throughout the network. David MacBrayne provides the HR services for over 850 seagoing personnel throughout the year with increased requirements throughout the summer. Genesis Personnel will provide temporary seafarers across their fleet of 33 vessels operating across 200 miles of Scotland’s West Coast.

Christine Roberts, HR Director for CalMac, said: “Following a successful tender process, Genesis will be supporting CalMac with its resourcing needs and we look forward to working with them.”

Genesis Personnel are uniquely geared to meet the needs of CFL with a strong track record in delivering similar requirements for a wide range of marine clients. The contract will be run by a dedicated team of Genesis staff drawn from their current 12-strong headcount.

Founded in 1975 and now part of GEG Capital Group of companies, Genesis Personnel is a market leader in the international provision of specialist recruitment solutions to a range of sectors including, marine, oil & gas and renewables. The company supplies permanent, temporary and contract-based personnel.

Genesis Personnel managing director Wendy Marr added, ‘we are absolutely thrilled to be awarded this contract, which underlines our commitment and understanding of the marine sector.’ ‘We have a proven track record in this industry and very much look forward to on- boarding this new client and supporting them in the critical service they provide’. ‘Our highly-skilled, experienced staff is carefully aligned with our understanding of our clients’ needs will be crucial in the efficient delivery of this contract’.