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Dry Freight Chartering Manager, Switzerland

Redstone Commodity Search
Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
CHF 100,000 - CHF 130,000
February 20, 2017

Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360 search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with a leading metals group seeking a dry freight chartering manager in Switzerland.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

•Negotiate spot charters and book slots with vessels for dry freight (around 4,000 to 20,000 tonnes) as well as track opportunities for spot vessels

•Manage internal and external communication between relevant departments; ship owners, port authorities, brokers, traders etc.

•Monitor shipping operations including vessel position, port status, berth projections and cargo operations

•Responsible for post fixture shipping operations and calculations, budget and payments controlling as well as financial and operational reports

•Reports into the Head of Dry Bulk Freight

Key Qualifications / Experience

• Fluency in Russian and English is a must

• 5+ years’ experience in shipping operations; excellent knowledge of handling handysize vessels for dry freight

• Experience in booking and screening for spot vessels and understanding of shipping and logistics laws and international trade practices

• Very good knowledge of SAP ERP and MS Excel

• Located in Switzerland / happy to relocate

For all positions based in Switzerland, Redstone Commodity Search ltd works with their licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH. All candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

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