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We are looking for candidates for the following position at our Breda office

Operator (1FTE)

We are looking for candidates for the following position at our Breda office

Operator (1FTE)

Livestock Express, a Vroon company with offices in Breda (NL) and Singapore, is the world's largest independent seaborne livestock carrier with more than 50 years of experience. Our fleet of modern, purpose-designed vessels operates with highly qualified crew, in line with the most stringent international rules and regulations for transportation of animals.

 

What will you do?

Forming part of the Operations team, you are responsible for:

  • Efficient implementation, execution and supervision of assigned commercial contracts, time and voyage charters, ensuring the highest financial results are achieved;
  • Facilitating smooth communication between various parties (customers, technical managers, port agents, etc.) involved in the execution of commercial contracts;
  • Liaising with both vessels and clients;
  • Maintaining a contract administration for all assigned vessels;
  • Providing reports and analyses to maximise effectiveness of commercial contracts;
  • Assisting in fixing bunker stems and appointing port agents;
  • In addition, you understand and anticipate customer needs for future requirements.

 

What do we offer?

We believe that to be an employer of choice, we need to take care of our employees. This is why, if you join our team, you will enjoy benefits such as: 
 

  • A salary in line with the market; 
  • A wide range of development opportunities, including a (free) training programme and a yearly personal budget that can be used for your own personal and professional development goals; 
  • A Company restaurant, in which it is a pleasure to have lunch or conduct meetings. 

 

Who are we looking for?

Our preferred candidate has:

  • A relevant Bachelor’s/Master’s degree (e.g. Maritime Operations, Shipping or Logistics);
  • Experience in a similar commercial position;
  • Seagoing experience and knowledge of voyage operations/administration software would be an advantage;
  • The skills and mindset to work as a team player, and the willingness to “go the extra mile”;
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and a commercial attitude;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and reporting skills in English.

 

Only candidates eligible to live and work in the EU will be considered for this role.

Job information:

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For more information, please contact our HR Manager, Evelien Overmans-Vonk (T: +31 76 2068 400).

Applications in English, including curriculum vitae, should be addressed to careers@vroon.nl.

 

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