Ships Agent in United Kingdom

Applying for the Ships Agent role

Job Title: Ships Agent
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: £20,000 - £21,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Transport & Logistics
Sub Sector: Other Transport & Logistics
Job Reference No: RD9668

Job Description

Port Agent | Ships Agency | Shipping

Are you looking for a career move or simply a career change? If so, an opportunity has arisen to join the UK`s leading, family owned logistics and shipping company, with offices nationwide. Bay Shipping, part of the John Good Group is looking to recruit a Ships Agent to be based at their Cardiff Office, in order to continue its growth plans.

The Role:

Primarily you will be responsible for boarding vessels, providing an excellent service to customers / vessel owners.

You will be responsible for the safe arrival & turnaround of vessels of all sizes carrying a variety of cargo, plus ensuring all Customs formalities are adhered to.

You will be responsible for dealing with various port authorities, arranging pilotage and berthing space. Managing immigration compliance and dealing with any needs of the ships captain & crew in the way of medical appointments or assisting in replenishing ships stores.

Essential Criteria:

- Full British Driving Licence
- Previous ships agency experience desirable although not essential
- Able to be flexible with working hours, including weekends & Bank Holidays
- A `can do` attitude


About the Company:

The John Good Group is one of the UK`s leading independent family owned shipping, logistics and corporate travel providers. A key player in the shipping and travel industries since 1833, John Good is the 3PL and corporate travel provider of choice to the SME sector. The John Good family remains actively involved in the business ensuring that the family heritage, values and history sits firmly at the heart of everything we do.

Having experienced significant, continuous growth over the past 15 years, the John Good Group has recently been ranked 16 out of 200 of the highest performing private companies based on international growth in the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200.

Salary & Benefits:

This company is looking to pay a competitive salary. Candidates will need to be flexible with working hours as the ports operate 24/7. The company offers a company car with this role & bonus scheme

Closing date: Friday 29th March 2019

Apply today by hitting the Apply button as our client is looking to review candidate`s CVs & hold interviews as soon as possible.

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