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Ship Agent / Schifffahrtskaufmann

Germany, Schleswig-Holstein, BrunsbüttelGAC Germany

Job description

Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced work environment where no two days are alike?

Can you maintain an overview while coordinating several port calls?

Are you a flexible, solution-oriented and service-minded individual with a critical approach towards operational set-ups and solutions?

If you answered yes to all three questions, you could be GAC Germany’s new Ship Agent – a future-proof position with international opportunities in one of the world’s largest ship agencies.

Due to increased activity, we are looking for a Ship Agent to fill a permanent position in Brunsbüttel. The Ship Agent will cooperate with the Port Agency team and report to the Operations Manager.

Daily Tasks

  • Handle documentation and clearance of ships upon arrival and departure
  • Communicate with all involved parties during ships’ port calls
  • Coordinate services
  • Provide input to improve processes and procedures
  • Perform miscellaneous administrative tasks such as invoicing for services provided

Other Job Details

  • Most tasks can be completed during regular work hours. However, as we provide 24/7/365 service, there will be periods with higher workload as well as work during irregular hours.
  • We provide service to vessels during port calls at ports throughout Germany. This position may include a significant amount of driving to ports in your region.
  • This position provides a unique development opportunity for you to apply your expertise and experience and participate in further development of the high-quality service we provide. Increased responsibilities will be assigned with demonstrated competence.

Job requirements

Desired Qualifications

  • Recent experience from the ship agency sector in Brunsbüttel, Germany
  • Excellent German and English communications skills (written and verbal)
  • Driver’s licence
  • Excellent IT skills and data discipline

Skills and Competencies

  • Extremely helpful and service-oriented
  • Highly motivated and takes the initiative
  • Structured and organised
  • Problem-solving abilities and thrives under pressure
  • Great cooperative skills

We Offer

  • Competitive terms
  • Opportunities:
    • for personal and professional development
    • To be a part of a growing company under the global GAC group
  • Internal ISO certified training

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