Port / Ships Agent - Southampton

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Transport, Logistics
South East
£21,000 to £26,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£21000 - £26000 Per Annum Depending on experience
SDW Recruitment Ltd
Job Ref:

Port Agent | Ships Agency | Shipping

Are you an experienced port agent, looking to join a large global shipping company & progress your career long-term? Maybe you are a shipping graduate looking for an entry level role & the opportunity to work in a fast-paced port / shipping environment?

Our client Inchcape Shipping Services, is one of the largest maritime service providers, operating in over 68 countries and they are looking to add to the Port Agency team in Southampton.

The Role:

You will be responsible for the safe arrival & turnaround of vessels of all sizes carrying a variety of cargo from containers to dry bulk, and everything in between. You will be based in Southampton but will be responsible for covering a number of ports along the South Coast. You will be responsible for dealing with various port authorities, arranging pilotage and berthing space. Managing immigration compliance and dealing with any needs of the ships captain & crew in the way of medical appointments or assisting in replenishing ships stores. You will also be actively involved in shipping documentation and invoicing ships owners, so this is a mixed role where you will spend time onboard vessels in port and also in the office.

Essential Criteria:

- Full British Driving Licence
- Able to be flexible with working hours, including weekends & Bank Holidays
- Previous exposure to shipping / port operations
- Good attention to detail
- A 'can do' attitude

Desirable Criteria:

- Previous ships agency experience

About the Company:

Inchcape Shipping Services is one of the largest maritime services providers, with some 300 offices in 68 countries and a team of over 3,000 professional and committed staff.

Salary & Benefits:

This company is looking to pay in the region of 21 - 26K for the right candidate depending on experience. Candidates will need to be flexible with working hours as the ports operate 24/7. The company offers a company car / allowance, 22 days holiday, plus income protection / permanent health, death in service & personal accident insurance.

Apply today by hitting the Apply button as our client is looking to review candidate's CVs & hold interviews as soon as possible.

SDW eRecruit is a recruitment advertising provider working on behalf of our client Inchcape Shipping Services. By applying for this position, you are giving us permission to pass your CV and details to a 3rd party in relation to this specific vacancy. Our client will compile a shortlist themselves & contact you directly should your application be of interest to discuss further / arrange an interview. SDW are not acting as a recruitment agency on this particular vacancy.

Contact Details:
SDW Recruitment Ltd
Tel: 02380336633
Contact: Steve Wyeth

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