We are looking for a mid-level versatile Post-Fixture Analyst who is interested in pursuing a career in a newly established, dynamic and innovative shipping group.
The Post-Fixture Analyst is responsible for the collection of all the accounts and claims, in respect of each vessel or voyage, from the time the vessel is fully fixed until all accounts are settled with Charterers, Shippers / Receivers, Brokers, as well as with the owners of chartered vessels.
This is an integral role within the Commercial Operations Department, responsible for the freight collection process, i.
e. for quickly collecting and / or securing freights, hires or other claimed amounts due to the owners of the vessels. The role will report directly to the company’s VP of Commercial Operations.
Some indicative tasks might be :
Handling post fixture and freight collection (freight / demurrage claims and disbursements)
Issuing hire statements, freight invoices, final hire statements and other required documentation, and forwarding them to Charterers for prompt settlement
Issuing and preparing claims raised during voyage execution
Handling Post fixture for all charter parties ensuring that requirements are followed
Calculating & analyzing demurrage costs
Cross checking Port Authorities and Agents’ disbursements invoices
Negotiating with charterers on any dispute or discrepancies, to resolve them amicably, and gathering all required evidence
Providing all supporting material to company Lawyers when a dispute cannot be settled amicably
Collaborating with (international) shipping legal bodies and proactively defending company's position
Supporting in the development of freight capabilities of more junior team members
Creating necessary reports for the performance monitoring of the freight department
Improving / refining best-practice processes for the freight department and defining new processes as per department's activities / needs
If you combine the necessary academic background, skills and experience with high integrity, attention to detail, a strong self-
drive, as well as an active interest in shipping, then we would love to hear from you.
Strict adherence to Confidentiality, Intellectual Property and Non-Compete provisions is expected.
The interview process may include a short quiz to help us better appreciate your knowledge and the way you think.
The ideal candidate will possess :
BSc / MSc in Shipping Management, Marine Policy, Marine Law, Business Administration or a related field
At least 2-3 years of experience in similar Department (i.e. Tanker Operations, Freight, Disbursements, Claims Handling)
Understanding of basic shipping terminology
Knowledge of post fixture handling (i.e. freights collections / claims, disbursements and bunkers acquisitions)
Ability to adapt and respond to changing working conditions (i.e. new vessel sizes, segments, markets)
Proven ability to effectively communicate with internal and external business stakeholders
An excellent command of written and spoken English
Ideally, the candidate will also possess :
Experience on tanker and / or dry bulk carriers
Advanced IT skills
Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
Mid-level competitive salary, and up to 15% performance discretionary bonus / incentive
Coverage under the company’s collective health insurance plan
Opportunity to work in a young, driven team with an exciting, global vision in the highly entrepreneurial domain of Shipping