Monday, 15 January 2018 10:55

Trainee Shipbroker

West Vancouver, BC

Waterfront Chartering International Ltd., a shipbroking firm working with clients world-wide, seeks candidates to enter our trainee programme. 

The successful applicant will gain hands-on experience while being trained and developed by our senior shipbrokers.

Duties include:

  • Assisting a team of brokers providing freight solutions for millions of tonnes of cargo over hundreds of fixtures per annum
  • Processing circa 1200 e-mails per day
  • Liasing telephonically, in person and via e-mail between Shipowners and Charterers
  • Keeping records of ships and cargoes
  • Learning to read market trends and the intricacies of trading
  • Being available to clients around the clock.

The successful applicant should:

  • show initiative and self-motivation
  • have an interest in geography and international business
  • be intelligent but perhaps not conventionally so
  • be analytical and quick thinking
  • be able to multi task
  • be a lateral thinker
  • have a strong sense of urgency
  • have a strong work ethic (i.e. will take it upon themselves to work early, late, on weekends and holidays as needed)
  • be well read with a vocabulary and command of the English language beyond what your education might suggest
  • be clear that embarking upon a career in shipbroking is not for the faint of heart

Please send your resume attention: Jan Olsen, Waterfront Chartering

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Please include the word "trainee" in body of message.

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