Personnel Logistics Coordinator

Personnel Logistics Coordinators are essential to any company who requires to have a high volume of personnel travel from one location to another on a regular basis for work.

About this role

Typical duties

  • Oversees crew change operations in line with rotations and planned schedules
  • Acts as focal point for nominated project, team or department in relation to the movement of personnel
  • Books and reserves appropriate transport and ensures that all personnel have correct check-in details
  • Ensures that personnel have the correct documentation to be able to travel to desired locations such as visas and work permits
  • Liaises with other departments to ensure that they have the correct information
  • Supports the allocation of installation accommodation to personnel
  • Updates the personnel logistics system and mobilisation tracker in line with emergency response procedures
  • Reacts quickly to last-minute changes in planned personnel logistics in a calm yet efficient manner
  • Participates as part of the office-based emergency response team in the event of an emergency situation
  • Reports any breaches of safety procedures to supervision / management
  • Actively participates in and promotes company health and safety campaigns, policies and procedures, and ensures personal safety and that of colleagues at all times

In the industry

The Oil and Gas industry is predominantly based offshore and onshore in a variety of national and global locations. Personnel Logistics Coordinator's are essential to ensure that the right people, get to the right plant/site/installation (onshore and offshore), at the right time and that they are transported safely, in line with company policies and procedures. Personnel Logistics Coordinators are found in a variety of organisations including the Operators who own or manage production installations, major Engineering Contractors, Drilling Contractors and specialist service companies.


  • Office
  • Outdoors
  • Offshore


  • University
  • College
  • Apprenticeships

What do I need?

Key Skills

  • Team working
  • Verbal communication
  • Written communication
  • Problem solving
  • Planning
  • Organising
  • IT
  • Numerical
  • Working to deadlines
  • Flexibility


Entry requirements:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • High level of computer literacy, including experience of using specialist logistics software and computer systems

Employers might also look for:

  • HNC/HND/BTEC or equivalent in related subject
  • Basic offshore induction and emergency training (BOSIET)
  • Offshore Medical Certificate
  • OPITO Minimum Industry Safety Standards (MIST)