Vacancies

Current vacancies

  • 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.