Current vacancies

  • Role /
    Division /
    Specialised Products
    Location /
    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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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

  • Role /
    Division /
    Dry Cargo
    Location /
    Contact /
    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.


    • 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.