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Ship Agent

Ireland, Munster, CorkGAC Ireland

Job description

About Us

GAC UK and Ireland employs over 200 experts across more than 20 physical offices covering all of the UK, Ireland and Gibraltar. We deliver a wide range of integrated shipping, logistics and marine services to the energy and shipping industries. We also serve specialised sectors like marine leisure, sports and events, automotive and aviation providing complex and time-critical logistics solutions. We apply the highest standard of customer services to everything we do and aim to be industry leaders within all our services.

The Job

We are currently recruiting for a Ship Agent to be based in Cork.

The key responsibilities are:

  • Booking vessels in and out of port with all relevant stakeholders
  • Capturing accurate costs incurred during port calls
  • Visiting vessels and handling any local requirements
  • Maintaining good relations with customers and stakeholders

Job requirements

The ideal candidate will have:

  • strong communication and organisational skills
  • ability to multitask and prioritise
  • ability to produce and maintain accurate documents
  • good understanding and appreciation of a proactive safety culture
  • experience using Microsoft Office products
  • full driving license and car

Knowledge of the shipping world is preferred, freight forwarding experience is also an advantage. Upon completion of training, the successful candidate will join the duty rota which consists of evening and weekend work as we are available 24/7 for our customers.

If you think you have what it takes to become part of our team, we look forward to receiving your application.

At GAC UK, we are passionate about diversity and inclusion. We joined the Diversity in Maritime Charter to underline our commitment to take tangible steps to optimise the diversity within our organisation, resulting in positive change for the benefit of all. We are committed to encouraging our people and partners to celebrate diversity and to continually review their personal and professional actions and behaviour with regard to equality.

In 2021, we launched our ten-year sustainability programme – MARS25. Our first target date of end 2025 encourages evidenced behavioural change in line with the actions set out in our strategy, for the improved well-being of our people, and to reduce our impact on the planet.

The MARS25 mission statement is: “We are committed to significantly reducing our environmental impact, improving the well-being of our people, and influencing our stakeholders to do the same.”