Commercial Freight Trader Broker

Full-time
Wexford, Wicklow
Posted 2 weeks ago

Commercial Trading Broker /Freight Trader

Our client is an established company based on the Wexford/Wicklow border. They are now looking for a Chartering Broker to work as a member of its busy Commercial Department.

This is a fast paced role working on a live trading floor and will suit someone from a trading/commodities background or someone looking for a career change that can think on their feet with excellent numerical skills to make decisions quickly. There will be a 6 month training program with role and travel 2-3 times a year.

Responsibilities

• Negotiating cargo freight for both spot business and contracts of affreightment

• Growing and sustaining customer relations across various industrial sectors

• Identifying and developing new commercial shipping opportunities • Close daily contact across all Company Departments including Technical, Crewing and Finance Departments.

• Daily communication with Vessels, Brokers and Agents to ensure optimal voyage performance.

• Voyage Orders and Planning.

The Candidate
While experience within a similar commercial or financial trading role would be helpful, it is not a requirement.
Excellent analytical and numerical abilities, as well as strong negotiation skills and attention to detail are essential.
Candidate will be expected to operate within a fast-moving trading environment and deal with international customers across a range of industries.
Ideal candidate will hold a commercial degree or similar qualification.

Salary wil be based on experience and will be discussed with candidates selected for interview.

Job Features

Job CategoryAccount Manager, Financial Services, General Management, sales, Sales & Marketing

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