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Hot Jobs – Top 10 maritime vacancies – February 2023

Spinnaker have been helping shipowners, shipmanagers, oil majors and P&I clubs with their recruitment needs for 25 years.

We receive new vacancies on a daily basis and all of our JOBS can be found on our website, but to make life easier we have curated a list of the 10 hottest jobs currently available.

Get in touch if you’re interested but do it quickly as they won’t be around for long!

1. Head of Learning & Development and Head of HR, Qatar

We are currently recruiting for two roles within the HR team of a global leader in their field.

These roles offer tax free opportunities so please do get in touch with Teresa Peacock for more information.

Email [email protected] or call +44 (0)1702 480412

2. Marine and Commercial Operator, London, UK

We are currently looking for a Commercial Operator to join our client’s team in London.

Responsibilities include handling voyage preparation, monitoring and handle cargo operations, assisting in documentation of claims and emergency response team support.

You will need 5+ years’ experience in operations to apply for this role with exposure to tankers and bulkers preferred.

3. Senior P&I Manager, Dubai, UAE

Spinnaker has been instructed to source a Senior P&I Manager in UAE.

The role involves managing a team of claims executives, delegating work, training and recruiting new team members when needed. You will be required to travel to meet clients and shipping principles in London, Europe and UAE and attend local training sessions regarding legal updates and new clauses.

This is a senior role that reports directly to the board and will involve managing departmental costs and ensuring the smooth running of the team. The role is based near Dubai and sponsorship is available if required.

This would suit someone with strong relationship building skills, 5 years direct line management experience along with a minimum of 10 years P&I claims experience from either a law firm, shipping company or P&I Club.

4. Crude Tanker Broker, Houston, USA

We are currently partnered with an international ship brokerage that is currently looking for a Crude Tanker Broker to be based out of their office in Houston.

This would be joining a Houston based tanker team of 4 currently with the focus being on the Aframax/ Suezmax market so someone that is already connected in this market would be ideally placed for this position. Ideally you will have some accounts that you can bring with you but this isn’t essential for the position.

Ideally you will have 2-5 years’ experience as a Tanker Broker and US work entitlement would be needed for this role.

5. Procurement Manager, London, UK

We are currently recruiting for a Purchasing Manager for a Shipping company in the UK. The company specialises in the day-to-day management of a commercial fleet of ships.

You will be responsible for the ongoing management and stability of the global supply chain for companies Marine Division (Stores, Spares, Technical, and Repairs) for a fleet of vessels.

You will be responsible for optimizing the supplier performance, quality, and pricing outcomes, effective planning and risk reduction, tangible cost-savings, developing and maintaining key stakeholder relationships, be commercially astute, negotiation and contract management and effective team leadership will be critical to the success of this role.

6. Human Resources Manager, Piraeus, Greece

A well-established shipping company based in Piraeus, Greece is looking for a HR Manager to develop a new department to be responsible for all shoreside HR processes, policies and procedures.

The HR Manager will be responsible for, and have oversight for tasks including, but not limited to hiring, talent and recruitment strategy, employee engagement and performance management.

You will need experience in a HR leadership position as well as an educational qualification in HR Management or a related subject.

This is a full-time, office-based position based in Piraeus, Greece.

7. Vessel Operator, Greece

Spinnaker is working with an internationally recognised owner/operator of a fleet of dry bulk carriers.

Due to expansion, an opportunity has become available for a dry bulk operator to join their team in Greece.
Some of the responsibilities for this role are ensuring the vessel’s voyage is performed efficiently and ensuring costs are kept to a minimum, calculating and preparing hire statements, liaising with insurers and P&I

To apply you will need at least 2 years’ experience in the Operations department.

8. Operations Manager, Athens, Greece

Due to expansion, an opportunity has become available for an Operations Manager to join an Owner/Operator of a fleet of Dry Bulk Carriers in Athens, Greece.

You will ideally have at least 5 years’ experience in operations working with dry bulk vessels. Candidates with previous sailing experience and/or shore based commercial operations experience can both be considered for this role. You will be working with a fleet of Dry Bulk Handy & Supramax vessels.

They are looking for someone with a positive disposition, eager to progress and learn also willing to adapt to their methods and vision to that of the company. Strong leadership and team management skills required with previous managerial experience.

Candidates based in Greece are preferred. EU Working Entitlement is essential.

9. Ship Agent, Hamburg, Germany

We are currently working with a leading shipping industry partner who offer shipping agency services and hub solutions.

They are looking to hire a full-time Ship Agent to join their team in Hamburg.

They are looking for someone who has a shipping background, ideally with exposure to tankers. The ideal candidate will have around 1-5 years’ experience gained through a Ship Agency. You will also need excellent English written and verbal skills.

The right candidate will need to be currently located in Germany.

Technical Manager, London, UK

10. Do you have Dual Fuel experience?

Are you working as a Senior Technical Superintendent or Fleet Manager? If so, we’d love to talk you through an exciting opportunity with a high-profile shipping company based in London.

Contact Liam via email [email protected] or call +44 1702 480 142.

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