Port Agent - South East

Location:
England
Position:
Vessel Operations
Salary:
Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Job Description
A well established shipping services provider are looking for a new Port Agent to join their team.
 
This is an ideal opportunity to enter the shipping industry and be part of the port operations team, responsible for providing a 24/7 on-call service to ship owners and ensuring the safe turnaround of all assigned vessels when in port. 
 
The main responsibilities to this role will include;
  • Ensure excellent ship agency services are provided to all customers.
  • Liaise with clients and port services on a daily basis. 
  • Comply with all HSSE policies by following all internal and external processes. 
  • Ensure all shipping documentation is completed and delivered on time. 
  • Ensure all items/requirements are promptly ordered/confirmed.
  • Board vessels as and when required. 
  • Ensure all KPI's are met. 
Whilst this is an office based position, this role will allow you to spend up to 40% of your time travelling and making visits, making it an ideal role for someone who is looking for something a bit more hands on. The ideal candidate for this role would be an individual with excellent organisational skills and a background in shipping, applicants of all levels within this field will be considered. 
 
- All applicants will require the right to work in the UK.