Place: Malta - Malta
Publication Date: 12/10/2021
Ref: PC007721

Job Details

Our client, a shipping/trading firm involved in Commodities and based in Malta, is seeking to recruit a Chartering Expert to support the daily chartering and operations for worldwide shipments.

Your Mission:

  • Responsible for performing/supervising all fixtures and manage the post-fixture activities for bulk vessels chartered by the Company.
  • Develop and maintain a system to provide the Company with up-to-date visibility of all vessels chartered.
  • Keep constant contact with brokers, owners and regularly report on actual positions, freight markets, trends, and analysis.
  • Introduce best practice methods and or adjust existing processes accordingly.
  • Monitor open positions, including spot, time charter contracts
  • Efficiently and timely convey voyage instructions, charter party terms, and other information relevant to the voyage and/or employment to the vessels to other parties and maintain a close dialogue with them.
  • Ensure cost-efficient fixture calculations and accurate reporting.
  • Ensure freight and demurrage are invoiced correctly and received on time.
  • Develop and maintain relations with customers.
  • Support an internal network of traders with freight rates, contract review, and shipping information.

Your Profile:

  • The ideal candidate should have min 3 years of relevant experience in Dry Bulk Chartering/Broking.
  • Experience in dealing with vessel owners/brokers/agents, especially in Handysize, Suppramax, and Ultramax vessels.
  • Possess profound knowledge of chartering dry bulk cargo shipments, including demurrage and Laytime calculations.
  • Excellent English knowledge, French is a plus.
  • Drive to excel and grow with a fast-growing organization.
  • Eager to learn, self-driven, ability to take initiative.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Negotiation skills: Strong negotiator and ability to outperform market levels.
  • Meticulous, pro-active with a positive attitude, and willing to learn.
  • IT skills MS-office; Online portals; Records management; ERP systems. Able to lead ERP projects.
  • Values and Ethics.
  • Team player who has the discipline to work along and meet pre-defined deadlines.
  • Ability to achieve results in a demanding and challenging environment.
  • Academic qualification: Graduate in any discipline; Maritime Studies/ Commerce/Economics or equivalent is preferred.