Vacancies

Current vacancies

  • Role /
    Broker
    Division /
    Gas
    Location /
    London, Singapore
    Description /

    Clarksons, the world's leading integrated shipping services group, has an opportunity for a broker to join the Gas team, to be based in London or Singapore. They will primarily be responsible for negotiation and fixing refrigerated LPG cargoes. The position offers the opportunity to handle ship and commodity transactions, depending on previous background. The ideal candidate will have had some prior experience and will likely be familiar with Clarksons Gas existing activities and reputation in the market.

    Responsibilities will include:

    • Marketing tonnage to customers/shippers/charterers.
    • Negotiating spot/time charters.
    • Coordinating seamlessly with overseas offices on ship and commodity transactions.
    • Setting up and negotiating deals, including presenting business to potential clients, negotiating contract terms to point of conclusion.
    • Co-ordinating contracts of affreightment and term cargo sales agreements with customers to receive nominations on time and build programs for vessel and delivery schedules.
    • Maintaining accurate records.
    • Assisting operations staff with any commercially sensitive tasks.
    • Travel as required.

    Key skills and experience:

    The successful candidate will have some experience in Gas broking, ideally with a proven performance record, although training and support from the existing team is always provided.

    • Ability to negotiate
    • Strong numeracy skills
    • Good presentation skills, as well as written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong commercial sense, ability to manage client relationships
    • Ability to think on your feet
    • Accuracy and attention to detail
    • A strong ambition to succeed as part of a team

    A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered.

    Interested candidates should contact our Careers team directly, in confidence, with a CV and covering letter at careers@clarksons.com quoting reference GAS-14 in the subject line of the email.

  • Role /
    Market Analyst
    Division /
    Market Analysis
    Location /
    London
    Description /

    We have an exciting opportunity for a numerate graduate to join the Market Analysis team. This will afford the opportunity to work in a team analysing shipping and commodities markets, as well as gaining exposure to the commercial side of the world's shipping industry.

    Tasks will include:

    • Maintaining key databases and presentation slide packs that underpin the work of the Market Analysis team.
    • Supporting senior team members in preparing presentations that are delivered to key clients
    • Providing general assistance to the Market Analysis team and brokers with a variety of ad-hoc analytical requests
    • Possibility to interact with a wide range of internal and external clients
    • Possibility of working on the maintenance and development of various models and new products relating to international trade and the demand for shipping

    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
    • Have excellent communication skills, being fluent in written and spoken English

    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@clarksons.com quoting reference MA-AN-LON14 in the subject line of the email.

  • Role /
    Analyst
    Division /
    Specialised Products
    Location /
    London
    Description /

    We have an exciting opportunity for a further person to join our powerful Specialised  Products analyst team based in London.  We are seeking a skilled, highly numerate individual to assist in covering our diverse markets.

    Specialised Products Analysis continues to grow as we strive to meet and exceed our strategic aims and objectives.

    Tasks will include:

    • Collation and editorial responsibility for a number of market reports and data
      solutions.
    • Close liaison with numerous internal and external customers to assist in the
      maintenance and development of class-leading market insight.
    • Assistance and delivery of best-in-class presentations to a wide variety of clients.
    • Providing general assistance to the global Specialised Products team for a variety of analytical requests.


     The successful candidate will:  

    • Be degree qualified having achieved at least an upper 2:1 (or equivalent).
    • Possess at the very least a background understanding of the shipping markets.
    • Have excellent communication skills, being fluent in written and spoken
      English.
    • Possess solid analytical skills coupled with commercial acumen.
    • Have an ability to deliver presentations in front of a variety of audiences.
    • Be highly computer literate (e.g. MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access or
      similar).
    • Have an attention to detail.
    • Have an ability to resolve conflicting data.


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

    Clarksons also offers competitive salary and benefits package.

    If you are interested in the role please contact our Careers team directly, and in absolute
    confidence, with a CV and covering letter (quoting reference SP-AN-LON13 in the
    subject line) at careers@clarksons.com.

  • Role /
    Broker
    Division /
    Dry Cargo
    Location /
    Shanghai
    Contact / 
    careers@clarksons.com
    Description /

    Job Description

    Responsible for negotiation and fixing spot cargoes on various routes and allocating contract cargoes to assigned ships to maximize the vessels financial results within the prevailing market conditions.


    Responsibilities

    • Market tonnage to customers/shippers/charterers.
    • Negotiate spot/time charters to achieve maximum income for the owners.
    • Be aware of the positions and desired strategic directions for each ship assigned.
    • Coordinate the allocation of spot and contract cargo to the ship assigned to the specific service.
    • Set up and negotiate deals, including presenting the business to potential clients, negotiating the main terms of a contract or sale and seeing it through to its conclusion and any follow up that may be involved.
    • Coordinate with chartering and operations' departments to maximize space utilization, minimize the number of port and berth calls and maximize the voyage's financial results.
    • Coordinate all aspects of trans-shipments for respective cargoes.
    • Coordinating contracts of affreightment with customers to receive nominations on time and build programs which fit vessel schedules.
    • Maintain current voyage records and documentation to customers for tonnage loading within the service.
    • Assist the operations department to get an understanding of the more technical nature of shipping.
    • Maintain a thorough knowledge of all relevant charter party forms and company standard terms.
    • Check through charter parties.
    • Travel as required.


     Key skills and Qualifications

    • Strong commercial sense.
    • Ability to think on your feet.
    • Client management/relationship building skills.
    • Having an entrepreneurial nature would be highly desirable along with a strong personal drive to succeed.
    • Ability to negotiate is vital.
    • Numeracy skills are essential.
    • Excellent presentation skills.
    • Ability to communicate well both verbally as well as in a written format.
    • Accuracy and attention to detail is essential.
    • Ability to use Microsoft office, ie Word, Excel.