Operations Manager, Houston

Spinnaker is seeking an Operations Manager to be based in Houston USA, with a worldwide leading operator of dry bulk vessels.

Your key tasks will involve planning bunkering, liaising with the vessel & port agents, providing voyage instructions and preparing relevant cargo documentation.

Ideally, you will have experience with a diverse range of dry cargoes and vessel sizes and understanding the related risks, possess a good understanding of charter parties in order to take responsibility for all commercial, operational and post-fixture matters.

The ideal candidate should have 3 to 4 years’ experience operating dry bulk vessels and be confident in their abilities.

To be successful for this role you will need US working entitlement

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please apply.
PR/010722

Senior Operations Manager, Houston

Spinnaker is seeking a Senior Operations Manager to be based in Houston USA, with a worldwide leading operator of dry bulk vessels.

Your key tasks will involve planning bunkering, liaising with the vessel & port agents, providing voyage instructions and preparing relevant cargo documentation.

Ideally, you will have experience with a diverse range of dry cargoes and vessel sizes and understanding the related risks, possess a good understanding of charter parties in order to take responsibility for all commercial, operational and post-fixture matters.

The ideal candidate should have 5+ years’ experience operating dry bulk vessels and be confident in their abilities.

To be successful for this role you will need US working entitlement

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please apply.
PR/010721

Compliance Assistant, London

Spinnaker is working with a world-leading commodity supplier who is looking to recruit a Compliance Assistant to be based in London.

Our client is looking to bring in a new team member who will support the compliance department with various administrative tasks.

The ideal candidate for this role will have 1-3 years’ experience as an assistant, preferably within a similar function, educated to degree standard, able to work independently and to have a flexible work attitude.

If you are interested in this opportunity, then please apply now.
PR/010719

Traffic Assistant, Switzerland

A great new opportunity has arisen to join a world-leading commodity supplier in Switzerland.

Our client is seeking a Traffic Team Member to join their zinc and copper team.
In this role you will be responsible for logistics, liaising with banks and other departments, issuing P+L calculations, dealing with hedging and insurance matters, and customer communications. The ideal candidate will be a team player with a flexible working attitude.

If you have experience of working in a traffic function, preferably within commodity handling, don’t miss out on this opportunity. Apply now!

Swiss working entitlement, fluency in English, excellent communication skills and IT literacy are essential.
PR/010717

Gas Vessel Operator, Netherlands

This is an opportunity to join a leading gas shipowner/operator in their Netherlands office.
They are looking for a Vessel Operator who has around 5 years of operations experience – with at least 2 years of this in a gas vessel operations role.
The ideal candidate will also hold a maritime/transport-related degree and have a proactive approach along with strong analytical skills.
PR/010701

Commercial Manager LNG, Middle East

Spinnaker has partnered with a main player in the LNG industry, based in the Middle East, who are looking for a Commercial Manager.

In this role, you will be responsible for understanding and analysing future commercial opportunities for various product lines the company is involved with. The ideal candidate will have experience in analysing the LNG market, handling and working on commercial transactions from initial stages through completion and project management experience.

You will be responsible for gathering market intelligence continuously from investment banks, research firms and shipbrokers as well as conducting analysis on commercial transactions.

Having strong analytical and financial modelling experience is desirable as in this role you will be involved in forecasting and evaluating potential commercial opportunities, before giving your input to management.
PR/010696

Senior Dry Vessel Operator, USA

Our client is a successful, privately-owned shipping group with an international presence. They are currently looking for someone to join their operations team in New York.

This company provides vessels to some of the world’s leading commodity groups and has an excellent reputation with clients, banks and internationally within the industry.

In this role, you will be assisting with various operational matters, including planning voyages, contacting and supporting the crew, managing bunkering, efficiency and working with other interested parties such as stevedores and agent dealing.

You will be monitoring vessel routing and ensuring that incidents and disputes are reported promptly to the P&I or H&M insurers.

There is a strong and dynamic operations team and the office has a great team atmosphere.

You will have at least 5 years’ experience working for a dry bulk owner, ideally have worked with Panamax and Capesize vessels and have past experience with charter parties.

You will be proactive and enthusiastic.

This is a challenging role within a fantastic company which offers a great long term opportunity.
There is an extremely competitive remunerations package on offer for the right candidate.

As this position is in the USA, we are only able to consider candidates with US Citizenship or Working Entitlement.
PR/010664

LNG Commercial Manager, Middle East

Spinnaker has partnered with a main player in the LNG industry, based in the Middle East, who are looking for a Commercial Manager.

In this role, you will be responsible for understanding and analysing future commercial opportunities for various product lines the company is involved with. The ideal candidate will have experience in analysing the LNG market, handling and working on commercial transactions from initial stages through completion and project management experience.

You will be responsible for gathering market intelligence continuously from investment banks, research firms and shipbrokers as well as conducting analysis on commercial transactions.

Having strong analytical and financial modelling experience is desirable as in this role you will be involved in forecasting and evaluating potential commercial opportunities, before giving your input to management.
PR/010652

Bunker Trader, Houston

Spinnaker is currently working with a global shipping company who are looking to recruit a Bunker Trader to be based in Houston, USA.

The main responsibilities for this role are:

•Responsible for monitoring and reporting on the quality/quantity of bunkers procured, and providing technical/commercial assistance to the bunker trading team
•Assist in managing contract nomination and spot bunkering
•Identify and evaluate key parameters and establish benchmarks to provide a grading on the quality of bunkers procured, and to manage a rating system for the bunker suppliers
•Manage bunker quality and quantity claims (including that established via BQS) raised between Buyers and Sellers, and follow-up to ensure swift and smooth resolution.
•Meet both customer and supplier requirements and establish great relationships within the industry

To be successful for this role ideally you will have:

•2 to 3 years’ experience
•Bunker procurement experience
•To be good at negotiations and communications
•Be educated to degree or an equivalent level.
PR/010638

Operations Manager, London

Spinnaker is assisting a large shipowner with their search for a Vessel Operations Manager in London.

In this position will be responsible for our client’s mixed fleet, which includes dry bulk and tankers.

The ideal candidate will have 5 years + of operations experience with chemical tankers, but other vessel experience will also be considered.

This role is due to expansion and it is an exciting time to be joining this company.
PR/010620