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Joint Ventures Manager - Middle East
Our client is looking for a Joint Ventures Manager to join their team based in the Middle East.

You will lead the Joint Ventures department and be responsible for the efficient management and operation of all the organisation’s LNG joint ventures while safeguarding the interests of the organisation and its shareholders. The focus should be on achieving goals such as cost-effectiveness, implementing best practices, and ensuring compliance with shareholder’s agreements.
• Extensive experience in a Maritime organisation, some of which will have been in a leadership role.
• Prior expertise in the LNG sector and international JV operations is required.
• Previous familiarity of developing a business in the energy sector is required.
You will also have a Degree in International Trade or Business. An MBA will be an advantage.
If this is of interest apply here or contact [email protected]
Legal & Compliance Officer

An international commodity company is looking to recruit an individual with legal (maritime) and compliance experience in to a new role in Dubai.
The ideal candidate will have at least five years’ post qualification experience in the shipping department of a law firm or from a Club or shipping company. Experience in drafting, negotiating and closing contracts is essential
This position will involve providing real-time legal advice and support to the shipping business and the corporate team. Whilst the role will incorporate both contentious and non-contentious work, the focus will be on providing contentious support for the chartering and operations teams.. This will be for example concerning the resolution of contentious issues, as well as drafting, reviewing and advising on legal documents (eg charterpartys, ship build contracts, hire agreements etc). 
Relocation assistance can be provided so qualifications from any legal jurisdiction can be considered.
Apply now or contact Tom Brooks for more information!

Project Manager - Middle East

Our client is looking for a Project manager to lead and manage an entire conversion project modifying the Main & Auxiliary Engines to allow dual fuel burning capability in addition to the existing heavy fuel oil for the fleet.
You will be responsible for acting as the Owners focal point for the project technical and commercial/ contractual matters and engage with Charterers and project stakeholders, including the JV Partners, class and other Vendors.
Managing project timelines and milestones, whilst providing regular updates to Company Senior Management.
Key Result Areas

  • Reinforce the company’s position in the industry as an exemplary model for driving safety, efficiency and flawless execution throughout our core business of shipping hydrocarbons.
  • Deliver the overall DF Conversion project safely, on time for individual vessels and within budget to ensure that Company is the provider of choice for customers.
  • Accurately assess the benefits of efficiency measures and act accordingly, without exposing the company and customers to high-risk investment.
  • Provide informed advice and recommendations to other departments involved in the conversion project.
  • Builds and maintains sound relationships with Charterers and vendors.
  • Act as a key role in the Company Center of Excellence.
  • Participate actively in the ESG task Force and Company Environmental Working Group.


  • Minimum Executive MBA in Project Management/ Degree in Mechanical or Marine Engineering with sound reference of major modification/conversion projects in the LNG Shipping Industry (Major Conversion/ FSRU).


  • 6-8 total years of experience required in project management.
  • Minimum 5 years in senior managing position within the LNG industry.
  •  Minimum 5 years’ shore experience in high value Project Management related role.
  • Excellent multi-tasking and communication skills both oral and written English
  • Computer literacy – MS Office, MS Project and Visio
  • Familiarity with HAZOP, HAZID, FMEA, Project Management Planning and processes for evaluating detailed design.
  • Experience with contract drafting, tendering process and evaluation as well as commercial requirements of Project management are advantageous.

If this role is of interest, please apply here or contact [email protected]

KYC Analyst - Dubai

A Dubai based trading company are recruiting a KYC Analyst to provide compliance support on matters involving local and international KYC Standards and KYC requirements.
Reporting to the Compliance Manager you will execute Know Your Customer (KYC) activities, evaluating KYC documents on existing and new business partners of the company.
You’ll be researching to verify KYC information, identifying and assessing key compliance risks associated with business partners and/or products.
By studying market trends and evaluating customer behaviour you’ll compiling accurate and up-to-date data on business partners for compliance.
You will have a Higher education in Law / Economics / Finance / Business ACAMS, ICA certification and at least three (3) years of relevant working experience or in similar KYC roles ideally in a trading company.

Senior Shipping Analyst - Middle East

Our client is looking for a Senior Shipping Analyst to join their company in the Middle East.

You will be responsible for assisting in identifying potential business opportunities by conducting analysis and performing economic evaluations of various opportunities while developing and keeping track of key business indicators for on-going division activities.
Collaborating with people across all levels of the organization to report, manage and monitor key operational and financial performance indicators.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics or a shipping related discipline such as Marine Engineering, or any other related field.


  •  Minimum 3 years of experience in a shipping related field with exposure to shipping terminology, charters and fundamentals such as standard voyage calculations and associated economics. 
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Corporate Finance role in shipping or banking sector preferable.

If this role is of interest, please apply here or contact [email protected]

FFA Trader - Dubai

We are currently partnered with a newly launched shipping venture headquartered out of Dubai and connected to a new commodity trader and are looking for an experienced FFA Trader to join the new setup which is on the verge of going live.
Qualifications for this role include:

  • Educated to degree level
  • 8-12 years’ experience with derivatives or physical FFA trading required
  • Experience gained within a shipping company, investment bank or broker

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Communicate, recommend and advise the Commercial Senior Management team on FFA/Options trading
  • Advise and execute FFA trades for hedging and short term FFA trades
  • Closely monitor FFA market movements and perpare and deliver daily reports
  • Prepare and deliver weekly reports on the derivatives market
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive FFA/Option broker network

A full JD is available for this role.
A very comprehensive package will be on offer for the right candidate. Please contact Matt Cornelius at [email protected] for more info.

Cargo Handling Supervisor - Middle East

Our client is looking for a Cargo Handling Supervisor to join their company based in the Middle East.
You will be Responsible for the management and supervision of cargo operations on vessels, including stevedoring and equipment management functions, relating to all aspects of cargo handling and logistics support services.
You will have comprehensive knowledge of cargo operations planning for dry cargoes and oil terminals and managing port labour. You will also have thorough knowledge of port operations contracts, port safety, accident prevention codes, regulations and marine industry governmental regulations related to ports. Experience of management and commercial use of dock areas, warehouse facilities and terminals is also required.
The candidate must possess either:

  • Deck Officer Class 1 1/1 certificate of competency with at least 5 years senior officer experience in oil, gas or dry cargo vessels and 5 years of port operations experience
  • University Degree with 7 years of experience within port / marine industry

If this is of interest, please apply here or contact [email protected]

Freight Trader - Dubai

We are currently partnered with a newly launched shipping venture headquartered out of Dubai and connected to a new commodity trader and are looking for an experienced Freight Trader to join the new setup which is on the verge of going live.
Our client will have a Cape/ PMX/ Geared desk (UMX down to Coasters) and for this particular hire they are on the lookout for an experienced Freight Trader/ Charterer that is particularly strong in TC negotiations to join their Dubai team. Whilst there will be a gradual pick up of third party business for this particular hire it isn’t essential that someone has good cargo connections and tonnage procurement will be the focus.
This hire will work in close coordination with the commodity traders so being able to respond quickly to requests and provide realistic expectation in terms of what’s workable from a freight perspective will be critical.
To apply for this role you should have a minimum of 5 years’ chartering experience in the bulk market with a strong network of owners/ brokers. IMOS experience would also be advantageous. Crucially our client is looking for talented Charterers with ambition that want to be part of the growth of a new company that has significant financial backing
A very comprehensive package will be on offer for the right candidate. Please contact Matt Cornelius at [email protected] for more info.

Freight Analyst - Dubai

We are currently partnered with a newly launched shipping venture headquartered out of Dubai and connected to a new commodity trader and are looking for an experienced Freight Analyst to join the new setup which is on the verge of going live.
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.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics or Engineering
  • Advanced computer skills (including writing models of information processing and forecasting), experience of work with KPLER/AIS Data
  • Minimum 7 years’ relevant work experience with major companies in the industry

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Development and maintenance of freight market models (price forecasting for freight rates for different vessel types), to assist the freight and trading desks
  • Participation in connection and processing data from external sources for use in models
  • Conducting global freight market research and development of weekly periodical reports
  • Prepare reporting, reference and presentation materials on the global maritime freight transport market and the Company’s position in it
  • Provide high-skilled and prompt advisory and methodological support to the Company Subsidiaries associated with marketing information provision, including insights on the market of coal and other commodities of interest to the Company

If you are interested in the above role, apply now or get in touch with [email protected] for more information.

Head of HR - Middle East

Are you looking for your next HR Manager role?

A well-established shipping company based in the Middle East is looking for a Head of Human Resources to bridge the gap between HR services and business goals.

The Head of HR will be responsible for, and have oversight for tasks including, but not limited to:
– Alignment of the HR function and customers to resolve issues, improve working relationships and retention.
– Execute and maintain people and performance processes.
– Being an aide for joint ventures for policy, talent capabilities and organisation strategy
– Implementation of departmental policies and procedures, while adhering to SHEQ policies.

You will need experience in a HR leadership position as well as a degree level qualification Business Administration, Human Resource Management, or any other related field. A certification from an accredited institution and previous experience in the Oil & Gas industry is preferable but not necessary.

The role comes with an excellent tax-free package.

Apply here or contact [email protected]

Claims Executive - UAE

Marine Insurance broker seeks Claims Executive in Sharjah, UAE (35km from Dubai).

The role involves managing P&I, general average and H&M claims from beginning to end. A key part of the role is to keep in constant communication with your ship owners and insurers, meeting in person to build relationships and progress the claim through to completion.

The ideal candidate will have around 5 years marine claims experience at either a marine insurance broker, ship agency or P&I club plus relevant insurance qualification CII / ACA and ideally working towards ACII.

In return our client is offering a competitive salary (tax free), accommodation allowance, car, private healthcare and relocation assistance (if required).

Please contact Hayley Menere on (0)1702 480 142 or email your CV to [email protected]