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Hot Jobs – Top 10 maritime vacancies – January 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:

Management Accountant – Athens, Greece

Our client, a growing international shipowner, is looking to hire a Management Accountant for their office in Athens. The role is responsible for the timely and accurate provision of financial data for a mandated number of vessels. Knowledge and experience required for this role include part-qualified ACA, ACMA or ACCA with 2 years’ experience in a similar responsibility role. Previous experience with vessel revenue S&P and depreciation, inventory valuation as well as loans and leases are also required.

Regional Sales Director – Europe

This role requires the management of Account Executives and a Regional Manager spanning North and South Europe. You will work with shipowners, shipmanagers, offering a range of technical services for their fleets from specialty lubricants and chemicals, to testing and treatment. This is a remote European-based position, in either the UK, Netherlands, or Germany, in which existing entitlement to reside in either of these countries as well as the ability to travel internationally is required.

Head of Finance – Bangkok, Thailand

Using your leadership skills, you’ll have management of a multi-location team of over 60 accounting and finance professionals across Southeast Asia. Your role will ensure reliable and accurate financial information from the finance teams of all countries, exercising effective controls, and ensure continual improvement of internal controls that support growth. Experience in managing a large team and holding a senior finance position is required as well as fluency in Thai.

Group Accountant – Athens, Greece

Our client is looking for a Group Accountant to manage up to a team of 5 Accountants to join their team in Athens. The Group Accountant role is accountable for the statutory accounting and reporting for the organisation. This includes the consolidation of the financials of approximately 100 legal entities into holding companies in line with the organisation structure, investor requirements and in line with IFRS rules.

Technical Officer – London, UK

Our client is looking for someone who has Master and Chief Engineer certificate, unlimited naval architecture and marine engineering experience, and knowledge of IMO conventions and codes. In return, our client can offer a competitive base salary, hybrid remote/office work, pension contribution, annual bonus, health and life insurance, and 25 days annual leave.

Freight Analyst – Dubai, UAE

A newly launched shipping venture headquartered out of Dubai is looking for an experienced Freight Analyst to join their team. This role will be working closely with the freight team to conduct global freight market research. Prepare regular and special reports, presentations, and other information materials on the global maritime freight transport market. 7 years’ of relevant work experience with major companies within the industry is desired as well as a bachelor’s degree in economics or engineering.

Chartering Manager (Breakbulk) – Singapore

Our client, a prominent owner/operator in the breakbulk/parcelling trade is looking for an experienced Chartering Manager to join their team to focus on the Far East trade. This is an exciting opportunity for someone with breakbulk/parcelling chartering experience to join one of the leading companies in the breakbulk trade. You will be tasked with building customer relationships and hitting trade targets. Mandarin speaking skills are an advantage as the role would be oriented towards the Far East trade.

Fleet Personnel Manager – Singapore

Join this international ship-management company as a Fleet Personnel Manager, where you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the seamless operation of vessels through strategic crew management and compliance with maritime regulations. You will need a bachelor’s degree or certificate in maritime or a relevant field and a minimum of 6 years’ experience in crew personnel management for tankers and bulk carriers. You will also have experience in managing crew budgets and managing a team of crewing professionals.

Ships Agent – Essex, UK

This shipping and logistics company is seeking a dedicated Ships Agent to join their team in Tilbury, Essex. As a Ships Agent, you will play a pivotal role in executing port operations while adhering to company procedures and regulatory requirements. Your primary focus will be on satisfying customer needs and facilitating smooth maritime activities, including offering professional advice and support to existing and potential customers, ensuring their needs are met effectively.

Marine Commercial Operator – London, UK

Our client, a Greek shipowner, is looking for an experienced Operator with a seafaring background to join their team in London. This role would be ideal for someone that has sailed on either bulk or tanker vessels before transitioning into a shore-based operations role. Requirements for this role include seagoing experience, a minimum of 4 years’ in the same position and excellent knowledge of the Greek and English language.

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

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