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Current vacancies

  • Role /
    Secretary : Fixed Term Contract
    Division /
    Company Secretariat
    Location /
    London
    Description /

    We are looking for an experienced Secretary to join our idyllic waterside office in London, initially on a rolling six month fixed term contract. This is a great opportunity for a hard working professional who is keen to gain exposure within an industry leading organisation. This will be a maternity cover position, with the potential to transition into a permanent role.


    Responsibilities:

    - Diary management for the team within the company secretary department
    - Play a key role in organising our annual general meeting in May
    - Preparing documents, minutes, paperwork, for weekly  Executive meetings and quarterly Board meetings 
    - Managing and tracking the Co Sec's team attendance / holiday records
    - Booking travel, lunches and organising meeting rooms
    - Meet and greet clients and general visitors in reception
    - Ad hoc duties for CFO's PA, including holiday cover
    - Liaising with other secretaries UK and overseas
    - Printing and signing of invoices, sending out DHL's
    - Monitoring the Co Sec inbox, Insurance Claims, Employee travel habits
    - Assisting with deliverables and documents for biannual audit
    - Send out Annual Reports to overseas offices
    - Assisting all members of Co Sec Team when asked and answering phones

    In addition to these you will also assist with certain aspects of our company share scheme.  You will be dealing with sensitive and highly confidential information and absolute discretion will be necessary.

     
    Requirements:

    - At least three years secretarial experience within a corporate organisation
    - Excellent telephone manner, confident speaking to CEO's
    - Good Microsoft office skills, including Excel and Powerpoint
    - Hard working, willing to help out the team when needed
    - Polite and professional with strong client facing skills
    - Excellent organisational skills with very high attention to detail

     
    What we offer:

    We provide an Idyllic waterside office location, Interest free season ticket loans, free lunch in company canteen, life assurance and pension.

    For all applications please send your CV to careers@clarksons.com. If we are able to progress with your application we will be in touch within 48 hours.

    

  • Role /
    Tanker Market Analyst
    Division /
    Market Analysis
    Location /
    Singapore
    Description /

    Clarksons, the world's leading integrated shipping services group, has an exciting opportunity for a numerate graduate to join the Tanker Market Analysis team.

    Working in the Clarksons Platou office in Singapore, this will afford the opportunity to work as part of the global Tanker Market Analysis team, analysing oil and tanker market developments.

     

    Tasks will include:

    - Working alongside Clarksons Platou Singapore tanker and sale and purchase brokers, providing market analysis both internally to brokers and externally to clients 
    - Delivering frequent presentations and bespoke market analysis to Clarksons Platou clients in Singapore and other countries in Asia
    - Working as part of the global Tanker Market Analysis team, including liaising with colleagues in London, Houston and Oslo in maintaining key databases and presentation slide packs that underpin the work of the team
    - Developing specific regional tanker market analysis for the East of Suez markets
    - Validation and analysis of vessel spot fixture data and analysis of vessels' activities using vessel tracking software
    - Interacting with a wide range of colleagues and external clients

     

    The successful candidate will be:

    - Highly numerate
    - Be computer literate (including MS Excel, PowerPoint)
    - Have a very strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
    - Have an ability to resolve conflicting data
    - Be able to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining the strong focus on accuracy
    - Have excellent communication skills, being fluent in written and spoken English
    - Preference will be given to candidates who are fluent in or have a strong command of Mandarin Chinese and written Chinese
    - Preferred candidates will also have prior experience in tanker market analysis or other shipping or commodities market analysis
    - Candidates will need to be able to work both independently and as a team player in the global Tanker Market Analysis Team
    - Candidates should be comfortable with and have experience in delivering presentations

     

    We offer an exciting, fast-paced working environment, a culture of teamwork, and the opportunity to play an important role in our growth.

    Interested candidates should contact our Careers team directly, with a CV and covering letter at Careers.Singapore@clarksons.com quoting reference Job Application for Tanker Market Analyst in the subject line of their email.

    

  • Role /
    Application Support Manager
    Division /
    IT
    Location /
    London
    Description /

    We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced shipping or trading Application Support Manager to work with the leading provider of integrated shipping services - based in over 50 locations globally.

    In this role you'll be working with internal resources to maintain the support and delivery of in-house shipping applications - which we as a Technology team have implemented. You'll have plenty of exposure to numerous technologies and applications; problem solving on a daily basis. The scope of applications is continuously increasing, and therefore in this role you'll be constantly exposed to new exciting technologies.

     

    Responsibilities
    - Ensuring all supported applications have a documented support strategy, with well-defined support contacts and escalation processes
    - Ownership of the product release cycle including communicating releases to the users and liaising with the other IT teams to ensure coordinated and successful rollouts
    - Ownership of the application support helpdesk
    - Creating product promotion materials and creating awareness of the product portfolio
    - Coordinating all training sessions and ensuring quality training material
    - Managing licensing across all applications/tools
    - Ensuring issues are dealt with promptly and ensuring escalation processes are followed
    - Ownership of Stakeholder expectations and mitigating risk
    - Work closely with the development, QA and business analysis teams to understand the products - from conception to release.

     

    The Ideal Candidate
    - Commercial experience in a similar role, ideally from within a similar shipping group
    - We're looking for someone with experience of / who is happy to manage bespoke applications across transactional, BI and commercial dashboards
    - You should be used to working with both onshore and offshore teams
    - You should be used to being client facing and always put your internal client at the heart of your communication.

     

    This is a highly successful and progressive organisation which offers good career progression. The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary + a Great Benefits Package including season ticket loan scheme and free luncheon + unparalleled career opportunities.

    For all applications please send your CV to careers@clarksons.com. If we are able to progress with your application we will be in touch within 48 hours.

    

  • Role /
    Iron Ore Broker
    Division /
    Clarksons Platou Futures – Iron Ore
    Location /
    Singapore
    Description /

    We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Financial Broker to join our Iron ore brokering team in Singapore.

    This role would suit a self-driven, enthusiastic individual with exceptional communication and numerical skills and a strong work ethic.
     
    Responsibilities:
    - Provide market insight and trade ideas to clients
    - Driving revenue and developing client base
    - Daily price discovery, dissemination and matching
    - Assist with creating and writing daily Iron Ore market reports
    - Willing to socialise with clients at post work events
     
    About You:
    - Experience in mining sector (not essential)
    - Sales or marketing experience (not essential)
    - Must be a team player, working well with team members
    - Excellent numeracy skills
    - Excellent skills to properly interact with others, especially when dealing with clients
    - Computer literate (e.g. MS Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word)
    - Demonstrates a strong desire and determination to succeed
    - Have excellent communication skills, being fluent in written and spoken English
    - Mandarin is a large plus.
     
    We offer:
    - Competitive remuneration package and social benefits
    - Exciting, fast-paced working environment
    - A culture of teamwork and the opportunity to play an important role in our growth

    For all applications please send your CV to careers@clarksons.com. If we are able to progress with your application we will be in touch within 48 hours.

    

  • Role /
    IT Graduate Programme
    Division /
    IT
    Location /
    London
    Description /

    Clarksons Platou is the world's leading provider of integrated shipping services, bringing our connections and experience to an international client base from over 40 locations globally.

    We have an exciting new graduate programme within the Software Development section of our Information Technology department based in our London office at St Katherine Docks. We are looking to appoint three aspiring graduates to fulfil the roles of:

    1. SQL Server Business Intelligence developer
    2. C# developer
    3. Software Tester

    We deal in market-leading commodities, trade, billings, and shipping-related systems and continue to introduce new complex business applications.

    As part of this programme, you will begin to grow within a core specialist team, however you will be offered the opportunity to gain invaluable experience within different teams and projects as our business grows and evolves. We need our employees to be flexible and passionate to tackle new and complex problems and in return, we'll get your career off to a flying start. With hands-on responsibility from an early stage, exceptional training and colleagues who are behind you every step of the way, you'll develop the skills and knowledge you need to succeed. In addition to this, we offer an excellent starting salary plus benefits package.

    We are looking for the highest calibre of candidates. You will have a passion for technology and a desire to develop your technical knowledge and experience along the way. Alongside your technical capabilities, you should also possess the following essential qualities:

    • Software Engineering / Computing related degree with a minimum 2:1
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Strong analytical, problem solving and issue resolution skills
    • Can-do attitude
    • Team player with the ability to exercise independent decision making
    • Hands-on, dependable, detailed, quality-conscious and result driven
    • Flexible and able to adapt to new ideas
    • Able to learn and research independently

    Please send your application to careers@clarksons.com. Please note this application will involve a short online test which is necessary to be included in the selection process.

    Note to agencies: These positions will be managed by our in-house recruitment team and we do not require any further assistance, thank you.