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Post-Fixture Shipping Operator

Post-Fixture Shipping Operator

Job ID:  3365
Department:  Specialised Support
Category:  Broking Operations

London, GB

Employment Type:  Permanent


Company Overview

Offering a complete ecosystem of maritime services, including broking, finance, port services and research, Clarksons is at the heart of global shipping. Our unrivalled reach, expertise, and depth of experience, combined with leading research, enables us to partner with clients across every sector to meet the demands of the world’s rapidly evolving maritime, offshore, trade and energy markets. Building on our unique heritage and harnessing our insights to see further, faster, we work with our clients and communities to create strategies that have a positive impact on the industry and the world around us. Dedicated to excellence, it’s our people that drive success for our clients.

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Role Summary

We are looking for an experienced Operator to join our Specialised Products division in London. The successful candidate will be required to manage a variety of post –fixture related duties for the Specialised Products department.


What you’ll be doing

• Carry out various post-fixture operations CPP, DPP and Chemicals Spot, COA and T/C duties.

• Undertake day-to-day operational duties.

• Liaise with brokers / counterparties / owners / charterers with regards to operational matters on ships and / or cargo.

• Monitor voyages and input data into internal operations system.

• Check recaps / charter parties.

• Review freight / hire invoices and ensure accuracy prior to submitting to Charterers. Also ensure that they are issued on time, and that payment is made in a timely manner.

• Liaise with accounts team with regards to issuance of commissions invoice.

• Ensure any declarations are noted and diarised.

• Communicate declarations with clients prior to expiration.

• Track vessel itineraries, ensuring vessels meet contractual obligations.

• Chase for and check load / discharge / proceeding orders.

• Follow up on and log load and discharge port documentation.

• Ensuring LOI’s are issued timely.
• Analyse and provide solutions to any issues faced by clients/ships/cargoes.

• Provide assistance to our chartering team.

• Additional / ad hoc duties as required to meet the needs of the business.


What we’re looking for

We’d love to hear from you if you:
• are open-minded, embracing of change, considerate to others, with drive & enthusiasm
• act with integrity
• are dedicated to excellence
• collaborate & challenge for collective success


Key Skills & Experience

• Previous experience within the Specialised Products markets would be ideal, though it is not essential

• Operational experience within shipping and preferably within the tanker market

• Knowledge of shipping and trading practices

• Ability to understand recaps and charter parties, clauses for voyage and time-charter vessels

• Strong communicator, both verbal and written, and able to build strong relationships

• Commercially minded with strong analytical skills

• Highly organised with excellent time management skills

• Strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail

• Self-motivated, diligent and able to work well under pressure

• Flexible and willing to work out of office hours and weekends as required

• Good knowledge in MS office (word, excel, powerpoint)