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Senior Manager, Drybulk Chartering

POSITION SUMMARY

The Senior Drybulk Chartering Manager will ensure profitable employment of chartered vessels, manage voyage charter (spot/forward cargo /COA) and time charter contract for 1 segment (Handysize/ Supramax or Panamax).

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Responsible for Vessel employment for chartered vessels; identify & fix best available businesses through contact with owners/operators and international ship broker channels, and intelligent projection/analysis of market trend
  • Secure spot and forward cargoes/COAs/tonnages to cover future ship/open cargo position
  • Time-charter contract for covering cargoes in the book; identify potential tonnage for chartering-in through direct contact with owners/operators and international ship broking firms
  • Involve in Project/Contract negotiation & development and manage fleet coverage with higher rate than market index
  • Critical analysis of statistics, records and trade studies and product/client/work research.
  • Recommend long term charter-in or purchase proper tonnages as appropriate.
  • Assist the Research team on market analysis and forecast
  • Business network maintenance and development, including key customers, brokers, owners, shippers, charterers and other business partners, reporting and following up opportunities accordingly
  • Attend conferences, functions and seminars to gather market information and act as IMC Ambassador
  • Negotiate main terms of business and charter party details with owners/charterers, reduce risk exposure and evaluate commercial viability

REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree in any discipline with minimum 8 years of Chartering experience in Drybulk ship owner / operator Company
  • Good market sense and capability to evaluate the general development, major cargo and trades pattern of Drybulk
  • Good network of contacts and relationship with clients and related community
  • Multi-lingual advantages – spoken, read and write which will facilitate communication with respective counterparty
  • Strong inter-personal skills and ability to socialize with different tier and type of clients