Ships Broker / Ships Agent in United Kingdom

Applying for the Ships Broker / Ships Agent role

Job Title: Ships Broker / Ships Agent
Location: United Kingdom
Salary: £30,000 - £31,000
Type: Full Time
Job Sector: Transport & Logistics
Sub Sector: Other Transport & Logistics
Job Reference No: RD2113

Job Description

Port Agent | Ships Agency | Shipping | Chartering

Are you an experienced Ships Agent with sound knowledge in chartering, looking to make your next career move? 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 ship broker/ships agent to be based at their Cardiff Office but also to cover the port of Bristol and any other ports as required.

The Role:

Primarily you will be responsible for ensuring the safe & efficient delivery of Chartering & Port Agency activities to customers in South Wales & South West ports, 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. You will be based in Cardiff but will be responsible for covering a number of local ports along the South West.

You will be responsible for dealing with various port authorities, arranging pilotage and berthing. 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.

You will also be responsible for supporting the chartering team, assisting in compiling quotations for new business, compiling reports and assisting with various projects.

Essential Criteria:

- Full British Driving Licence
- Able to be flexible with working hours, including weekends & Bank Holidays
- Have a good knowledge of European shipping, trading in the range of vessel sizes, but not restricted to 3-6k dwt.
- Good attention to detail
- A `can do` attitude


Desirable Criteria:

- Previous chartering experience


About the Company:

John Good is the UK`s leading family-owned shipping & logistics provider. Everyone within our business understands our mission and the role each and every one of us plays in achieving it. It means we don`t just come to work to do a job, we come to work to make a difference

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 car allowance with this role & bonus scheme

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

Closing date of the 25th January 2019.

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