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Broker - Panamax

Broker - Panamax

Job ID:  1485
Department:  Panamax
Category:  Broking

Dubai, AE

Employment Type:  Permanent

Company Overview

Clarksons is the world’s leading provider of integrated shipping and offshore services, bringing our connections and experience to an international client base. Our intelligence adds value by enabling clients to make more efficient and informed decisions. Our global reach, local knowledge and expertise is what makes us unique.


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Division Overview
Dry Cargo chartering is a varied and complex market involving more than five billion tonnes of cargo each year. Our experienced team based in 15 countries acts as a vital link between charterers and shipowners who need to transport the goods required by a growing global population. We are experienced in spot chartering for individual voyages, Contracts of Affreightment (COAs) on behalf of major commodity and power companies and the timecharter of vessels for short or long-term charter cover, covering all sizes of vessels from Capesize to Handysize.


Role Summary
We are seeking experienced Panamax Brokers to join our Dry Cargo team in Dubai. The ideal candidates should have a successful Broking background within Dry Cargo, be driven and focused, and a strong relationship builder. 


What you will be doing
• Drive revenue and develop client base.
• Understand the business strategy for the division and seek to identify new business opportunities relating to trends, future markets, products and clients.
• Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of the Dry Cargo market space.
• Perform market analysis and provide market insight and trade ideas to clients.
• Provide market insights to clients.
• Identify and introduce new clients to the market and maintain professional relationships.
• To fulfil any additional / ad hoc duties as required to meet the needs of the business.

What we are looking for

Key Attributes
• Successful track record of Broking within Dry Cargo.
• Experience of panamax.
• Effective communication skills (both verbal and written).
• Personable and engaging, able to build strong relationships.
• Strong commercial judgement with excellent negotiation skills.
• Driven, self-motivated and client focused.
• Strong numeracy skills and presentation skills.
• Confident and able to work well under pressure.
• Good MS office skills.


Special Job Requirements
• Travel and attending client social events where required (subject to COVID)