Commercial Associate

Advertised on : 04 Sep 2019 | Closing date : 03 Dec 2019

  Job Reference : 10773

Commercial Associate


Company Profile

Japanese Shipping Company



Commerical Associate



£25-30k Dependent on experience


Work Days/Hours

Mon – Fri, 9:00-18:00


Contract Type

Permanent, Full-time



London, City

Main Responsibilities

·         Review and coordinate actions related to shipping contracts

·         Coordinate shipping settlements while ensuring that contents are correct and in compliance with contracts, and monitor receipt of payments.

·         Prepare, where applicable, quarterly/annual business and operational reports.

·         Arrange insurance cover required for the vessels in accordance with internal procedures.

·         Coordinate other commercial activities required in relation to shipping contracts.

·         Carry out, when required, ashore commercial briefings for ship officers.

·         Manage and keep an effective filing system for updated operational records.

·         Carry out general administration duties such as covering incoming telephone calls, attending to visitors, arranging meeting rooms.

·         Other ad-hoc duties related to job description.

·         Support on business development activities where required.

·         Learn and implement the Safety Leadership Behaviours in the day to day work environment and drive collaboration (incl. helping others around you) regardless of title, rank and nationality.



·         Graduate with Business Degree from Business School/University, specialities in the following fields preferred: Maritime/Transportation, Economics/Business Administration

·         Or, 1-2 years experience in the above sectors

·         Some shipping/logistics or other relevant experience

·         Team player with strong attention to detail.

·         Ability to work well under deadlines



Fluency in English

Japanese desirable


YMS welcome with at least 1 year left


Functional Areas : Trading & SCM;Logistics / Shipping Coordinator
Type of Employment : Permanent
Work Location : (London)

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