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Hot Jobs – Top 10 maritime vacancies – March 2024

For over 25 years, Spinnaker has been assisting shipowners, shipmanagers, oil majors, and P&I clubs in fulfilling their maritime recruitment requirements. Every day, we receive a constant influx of new job openings, all conveniently listed on our website. To simplify your job search, we have handpicked a collection of the ten most sought-after positions available right now. Get in touch if you’re interested but do it quickly as they won’t be around for long!
A full list of current vacancies can be found on our website:

Paralegal (Italian Speaking) – London, UK

We are working with a Tier 1 globally recognised Law firm based in London, who are looking for an Italian speaking (Fluent) Paralegal to join their dynamic Shipping Law team. You will be working closely with an Italian speaking Partner, assisting with Italian client matters. Key disputes include bills of lading, charterparties, shipbuilding and S&P agreements. Familiarity with Shipping law and contract disputes is essential. The ideal candidate should have a Law degree or GDL qualification.

View Job – Paralegal, London

Market Research Analyst – London, UK

Our client, a global shipbroker offering Global shipping solutions are seeking a new Tanker/Market Analyst to join their London office reporting into the company’s Head of Research. Holding a background in either energy/ tanker market analysis – the suitable candidate should also be educated to degree level, alongside a strong eye for detail and high level of accuracy is a requirement. You will also be required to present to clients as well as at industry events so presentation skills will also be advantageous.

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QHSE Superintendent – London, UK

As the QHSE Superintendent, you will play a key role in fostering a culture of safety and compliance, ensuring their fleet adheres to the highest standards of operational excellence and environmental responsibility. Drive safety as a corporate value through proactive promotion of health and safety initiatives. Implement and oversee safety performance monitoring, including incident investigations and internal audits. Collaborate with various stakeholders to ensure compliance with regulatory, voluntary, and customer standards.

View Job – QHSE Superintendent, London

President & COO – Houston/California, USA

We are looking for a Senior Level Executive to join a growing company based in the US. This exciting new opportunity offers the chance to join an established and professionally recognised company. You will be responsible for overseeing all commercial fleet operations focusing on safety, reliability, and cost-effectiveness. Leading a close team of Directors, you will be responsible for developing the strategy alongside the execution. Full P&L responsibility working closely with the CFO, all Key Performance Indicators, and of course ensuring good business development and communication with key clients.

View Job – President & COO, Houston/California

Vessel Operator (Chemical) – Houston, USA

We are currently partnered with an international shipowner with a diverse fleet that is in the process of hiring for a Chemical Vessel Operator for their team in Houston. The position will play an integral role within their global operations team taking the lead on operating ships that are trading in the Americas region. You will be required to minimise the operational costs and control vessel performance to ensure overall performance of the voyages are in line with the Owners and Charterer’s expectations. This role will require someone with a seagoing background on chemical tankers and someone that understands the tank cleaning process.

View Job -Vessel Operator (Chemical) – Houston

Marine Pilot – Middle East

This exciting position will involve pilotages for all types of vessels calling at various ports. You will possess detailed knowledge of international, state, and local regulations governing port operations, logistics, and be well-versed in maritime conventions. Additionally, the candidate should demonstrate a thorough understanding of managing large-scale port cargo operations, including familiarity with port rules, regulations, policies, and procedures, as well as occupational hazards.

View Job – Marine Pilot, Middle East

Team Secretary – London, UK

My client is an established international shipping company with offices globally and is at the forefront of the maritime industry. Constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible, leveraging the latest technologies and industry best practices to deliver unparalleled efficiency and reliability to its clients. The Team Secretary will be highly motivated, talented and strive under pressure. Responsibilities will include supporting staff in multiple departments, ensuring diary management, travel (including visa applications) and administration needs are all catered for. They will also support the Global Administration Manager and be part of the wider team across different regions.

View Job – Team Secretary, London

Yacht Claims Adjuster – London, UK

We are working with a well-regarded International Marine Broker in London, who are looking for a Yacht Claims Adjuster, Claims Handler or Underwriter. This role presents an exciting opportunity for an individual with a background in the Maritime industry, specifically in Yachts or extensive knowledge for Pleasure Crafts. You will be responsible for assessing and processing new yacht claims and adjusting and managing existing claims. This role also includes the oversight of claims handled through the coverholders and processing of their financials.

View Job – Yacht Claims Adjuster, London

Senior Consultant – London, UK

We’re looking to speak with commercial focused digital experts of the maritime industry for a Senior Consultant role within an emerging technology and innovation company. This will be working to develop and execute consulting projects with maritime clients on topics relating to safety, using digital technology to find solutions. As the Senior Consultant you will lead on projects with key accounts, ensuring all aspects are delivered. You’ll be the point of contact with customers, with oversight of feasibility studies and trials as well as managing relationship with vendors.

View Job – Senior Consultant, London

Head of Foundation – London, UK

Our client is supporting a newly registered charity, on a mission to revolutionise the maritime industry by providing top-tier international training to aspiring seafarers. You will be joining this newly created role at a pivotal moment to offer globally recognised qualifications, paving the way for lucrative maritime careers and tackling youth unemployment and poverty head-on. You will have previous experience in a senior leadership role in the non-profit, maritime, or financial sectors, with demonstrated expertise in high-value fundraising. The role will require a candidate with strong financial management skills, visionary leadership and possess exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

View Job – Head of Foundation, London

For more information on any of the jobs above, please call the office on +44 (0)1702 480142 or email.
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