Ensure the highest level of service delivery, first point of contact for all matters within the area of responsibility.
Plans, anticipates, prepares and executes voyage instructions to spot and time chartered tonnage.
Nominates and or appoints ships Agents, coordinates and monitors cargo and shipping operations. Maintains close attention to operational risks that may increase demurrage exposure
Complies with shipping department ‘Check List’ to ensure company policy and procedures are adhered to. Coordinates and cooperates closely with all inter-company departments such as dury bulk operations and treasury and, similarly with other third party service providers such as ships Agents and shipbrokers.
Checks and approves freight and other shipping related invoices for accuracy and compliance with company procedures and delegations of authority.
Prepares laytime statement for accruals purposes.
Prepares and maintain basic Excel spreadsheets where required.
Assists in the preparation of daily/weekly management reports.
Maintaining awareness of the business context and company profitability, including budgetary control issues.
Responsibility to ensure all services are promptly ordered & confirmed
Commercial focus and a genuine interest in the maritime industry
Organised and able to thrive in this kind of environments
Having degree from a Maritime University.
Strong leadership and discipline skills required.
Committed team player with ‘can do – will do’ attitude. Flexible approach.
Be able to multi-task and perform excellent communication, supervisory and customer service skills
Be able to identify problems and resolve in a timely manner
Possess a sense of urgency and ability to prioritize tasks and resources appropriately
Promote an environment conducive to maximum employee morale, productivity, and effectiveness
Good command of English both basis written / spoken
Able to travel
Candidates will have at least 5/ 10 years experience within dry operations as well as excellent IT and communication skills
Having multi task ability
Having experience of working within a busy and demanding post room,
Be proactive, professional and have a flexible approach to work
Be a team leader, organised and productive
Having a very strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
Must be able to communicate well both verbally as well as in a written format.
Having excellent ability to use Microsoft office, ie Word, Excel.