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Hot Jobs – Top 10 maritime vacancies – February 2024

For over 25 years, Spinnaker has been assisting shipowners, shipmanagers, oil majors, and P&I clubs in fulfilling their 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:

IT Officer – Athens, Greece

We are looking to find an experienced IT Officer to provide technical assistance and support for a Greek Shipowner (SME) based in the Northern Suburbs of Athens. You will be the primary point of contact for troubleshooting IT issues onboard vessels and onshore locations. Primary responsibilities include providing friendly, knowledgeable technical support to personnel and crew, installing hardware/software and perform upgrades both shipboard and onshore and creating detailed documentation and generate reports on support issues.

View Job – IT Officer, Athens

S&P Projects Coordinator – Athens, Greece

We are currently working with an international shipowner with several offices globally that is currently looking at the expansion of their in house S&P/ Projects department by adding a S&P/ Projects Administrator to their office in Athens. This will be a fantastic opportunity for someone that wants to join a truly dynamic department and would like to be part of a team that works towards high value transactions on a day to day basis. You would have direct exposure to the Managing Director of the organisation and as such this will need to be someone that is confident in their own abilities and able to juggle multiple projects simultaneously.

View Job – S&P Projects Coordinator, Greece

Business Development Executive – East London, UK

Join the fascinating industry that is maritime as a Commercial Business Development Executive for an international company specialising in handling bulk cargoes. Working with existing customers, and developing new relationships, you will be the focal point for clients, working with Terminal Managers to provide costing, quotations and delivery of services. This is a role that will offer you extensive world wide travel where you will be negotiating rates and contract on client projects.

View Job – Business Development Executive, East London

Demurrage Claims Analyst – London, UK

We are currently partnered with a major international oil and products trading group based in London who are looking for a Demurrage Claims Analyst to be based in their HQ. This is a new hire that will be responsible for the accurate and timely review, issuance, negotiations, and settlement of demurrage claims associated with the transportation of crude oil and chartering activity. This role closely collaborates with trading and shipping operations, finance and accounting, as well as legal departments to ensure accurate information and guidance is being provided to the traders and charterers to reduce risk and exposure to the company and optimize trading profits.

View Job – Demurrage Claims Analyst, London

Commercial Operator (Tankers/Chemicals) – Singapore

We are currently working with a well-reputed, global client, and have placed an increasingly active approach to sustainability at the heart of their business model. Due to company expansion, they are looking to take on a tanker vessel operator to join their team in Singapore. The vessel operator will be expected to successfully and efficiently manage end-to-end operations of owner and time-chartered vessels in order to maximise profits and ensure all requirements of each charter party are fulfilled.

View Job – Commercial Operator (Tankers/Chemicals), Singapore

Tanker Market Analyst – Athens, Greece

We are currently working with a Shipowner in Greece who are looking for a highly skilled and detailed-oriented Tanker Market Analyst to join their dynamic team in Athens, Greece. Your insights and recommendations will contribute to the informed decision-making and strategy formulation for the organisation. Responsibilities include market research, data analysis, forecasting, competitor analysis, report generation, regulatory compliance and collaboration across teams.

View Job – Tanker Market Analyst, Athens

Dry Bulk Charterer – London, UK

We are currently with an international Shipowner/Operator who are looking for a Dry Bulk Charterer to join their expanding team in London. This company have a growing fleet of Dry Bulk vessels, currently running a fleet of 12, with 8 more on order including Ultramax and Kamsarmax. They are looking for someone with the relevant dry bulk experience to come and manage and build a cargo book. You will be expected to show a familiarity with the major charterers in the dry bulk market, as well as having the ability to bring in third party cargoes and develop a 360-degree book.

View Job – Dry Bulk Charterer, London

Port Captain – Houston, USA

The role itself will be reporting into the Commercial & Operations Director. You will be responsible for ensuring safe and cost-efficient operations of shipping cargo while supervising all cargo-related and commercial matters. You will also be required to provide support to the Chartering team with pre-fixture clearances, optimizing stowage in collaboration with Masters/Ship Operators to maximize cargo intake based on local restrictions, as well as optimizing vessel tank cleaning and port turnaround. Additionally, the role involves occasional assistance to the Master during tank inspections and Wall Wash Tests, coordination of potential Ship to Ship and ship to barge operations, and management of local Agency, Surveyors, Suppliers, and Terminal relations.

View Job – Port Captain, Houston, USA

Financial Analyst – Athens, Greece

We are currently partnered with a large international ship owner/ operator with several offices globally. Our client is very much in growth mode and are currently seeking a Financial Analyst to join their team in London. This hire would report into the Head of Analytics based in London but the role will be situated in Athens. This would be a great opportunity to join a company with a lot of ambition and would be a very fast paced work environment. Responsibilities include preparing financial models to support investment decisions including vessel purchases and sales, evaluating vessel financing and refinancing proposals and preparing analysis for sale and leaseback proposals.

View Job – Financial Analyst, Greece

Purchasing Manager – Aberdeen, Scotland

We are working with a growing offshore company who would like to hire an experienced Purchasing Manager to lead the team from their office in Aberdeen, Scotland. In this role, you will develop purchasing and logistics strategies to support our global fleet of vessels and offshore operations. Responsibilities include developing and executing purchasing strategies to source equipment, parts, and materials from international suppliers, analysing global market price trends to get optimal pricing on parts and materials and preparing reports on purchasing metrics like spend under management, savings achieved, etc.

View Job – Purchasing Manager, Aberdeen

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

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