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Chartering Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Geneva
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 484633/001_1567083416
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Commodities
  • Date posted: 29/08/2019

An international Operator & Owner in the dry bulk sector is looking to assist their expansion plans by bringing on a charterer for the tonnage desk.

The primary function is to support existing and new clients with cost-effective freight solutions on a 3rd party basis.

Candidates would ideally have a minimum of 3 years experience chartering bulk vessels but there may be some flexibility for senior ship operators looking to transition into a commercial role.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Negotiate and execute physical freight contracts with ship owners and brokers for new long-term contracts and spot opportunities.

  • Chartering of 3rd party bulk carriers in accordance with customer requirements.

  • Work with sales and marketing team to negotiate favourable shipping terms in offtake agreements and align terms with fuel supply contracts.

  • Develop strong and effective relationships with ship owners and brokers.

  • Partner with internal and external legal resources to ensure optimal contract terms.

  • Prepare materials for presentation and approvals by senior management.

Individual Skills:

  • 3+ years' experience in chartering as a minimum - senior operators would ideally have 5+ years within bulk carrier operations.

  • Experience within the dry bulk commodity sector is essential.

  • Handy to Supramax experience would be preferred.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with all levels of staff.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Motivated self-starter and willingness to develop skillsets within the company's preferred methods and parameters.

  • Eligibility to work in Switzerand.

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