Vacancy: Junior Ship Sale and Purchase Broker - Rotterdam



The Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers is pleased to advertise the below employment opportunities for the benefit of members, students and those wishing to develop their career in the shipping industry.

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Operations Officer - Chartering

Salalry: Competitive

Based: Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Our Client is an Entrepreneurial, market leading, International Commodities Trading business offering the highest level of professionalism, entrepreneurial spirit and personal ownership.

They offer a wide-ranging and very challenging role with prospects in a continually growing global company. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a stimulating environment in which enthusiastic colleagues work together in a practical and informal way.

As Operations Officer, under the guidance of a Senior Operator and through "training on the job" you will ensure an efficient and effective operational settlement of chartering transactions.


  • Becoming the focal point for the Commercial and the Administrative Chartering Employees as well as for the Logistic Department;
  • Be actively involved in planning, organizing and auditing an efficient and process trajectory;
  • Timely signalling, assessing, and following up on problems, risks and possibilities with regard to the execution of chartering files;
  • Responsibility for instructions to shipping companies, superintendents, contractors and/or port agents;
  • Preparing and/or checking laytime statements connected with charter party or sales contract conditions;
  • Coordinating the arrival of vessels and managing the relationship with the various parties;
  • Performing final check on despatch/demurrage calculations;
  • Preparing monthly reports and historical data for management and accounting departments.


  • Fluency in English and Dutch (spoken and written);
  • Strong administrative skills, focused on the settlement of international trade transactions and the document management this entails;
  • Knowing how to settle the logistical process surrounding international trade transactions.
  • Strong planning, organizational and communicative skills;
  • Strong capabilities in setting priorities in the daily workload;
  • Practical pro-active attitude;
  • Possesses good communication skills;
  • Self-motivated with a no-nonsense mentality;
  • Good analytical skills with the ability to identify key issues, but also with the right attention for details;
  • Works accurately and independently and is a team player at the same time.
  • Has an efficient and well organized working skill, as well as a strong ability in using IT applications are essential to success.

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