Culture and Values

Clarksons holds a fundamental belief in the importance of individual talent.


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Characteristics we look for in candidates

The quality of our people is undoubtedly the foundation of our past achievements and the springboard for our future ambitions. We have a commitment to attracting, training and retaining the best and providing them with the best support, tools and education to ensure success.

Even our individual business divisions and broking desks all have their own particular characteristics. But despite the diversity, our people do have certain qualities in common.

It goes without staying that individuals at Clarksons are are bright. Broking is an intellectually demanding business and only those with quick minds will thrive. Shipbroking is about ships and cargo, of course, but it is also about empathising with people and building relationships. So our most successful people tend to have impressive interpersonal skills.

Our people are deeply committed to the company and their clients. Long hours are commonplace, and we expect our people to show passion for the dynamic world of shipping and to work hard before they play hard. Ambition, focus and motivation are key characteristics.

They are also self-starters, displaying an entrepreneurial spirit that constantly strives to find new and better ways of building a profitable business, not only for Clarksons but also for our clients. This is a company where you learn 'on the job' - we provide the knowledge and the tools, and expect our teams to deliver.

At the same time, Clarksons is a respected public company and has a reputation for the highest standards of integrity, fairness and transparency. Nothing must ever compromise those values.

"We believe in managing the talent pipeline - trying to recruit ahead of the

curve instead of the more traditional vacancy-based recruitment."


Andi Case, CEO

What can you expect from your career at Clarksons?

Clarksons holds a fundamental belief in the importance of individual talent. This talent is typically identified as those abilities that add immediate or future value to our organisation. We believe in developing talent pools around the world. Clarksons is a global organisation and is able to offer opportunities in many different areas of our organisation.

Attracting new talent and continually developing our people is a key part of our strategy. We can contribute to your success in the career field that you have chosen for the following reasons:

We make you feel that you are doing something valuable.

Job satisfaction
The way you feel about your work is important to us. This is why we have spent many years creating a work environment that is heavily reliant on having effective interaction between employees and managers.

Earning potential
Your job will not only offer a reasonably competitive compensation but should offer you the chance to earn based purely on the output you produce.

Growth potential
Your growth in the job will be based on merit and performance rather than age, or longevity in the job. We recognise that this is a major criteria of job satisfaction with the career you have chosen.

In today's global economy working in a forward thinking and stable industry is what makes a career attractive and our broad range of services is especially attractive to employees. We continue to grow our business because of our ability to identify and exploit new markets and new opportunities.


Our business is tremendously diverse.

Within our offices you will hear dozens of different languages

and meet people from different

cultures and backgrounds with a mixture of educational

and practical experience.


Our values underpin everything we do