Are you an experienced Chartering Manager searching for a new opportunity that offers a purpose-based employment with a great deal of responsibility and autonomy at work? And are you eager to be part of a market leading company with an exciting expansion potential? Then the position as Chartering Manager at NORDEN might be your next career move.

The position is situated at NORDEN´s office in Dubai.

What is in it for you?
In this position, you will become part of a collaborative Chartering team motivated by NORDEN’s core values, where data plays an important part of our decisions. Close collaboration and knowledge sharing across desks will enable you to become an excellent trader and ensure your professional growth. You will be reporting to Head of Dry Cargo, Middle East.

The tasks that await you
Your primary tasks include:

  • Developing and maintaining relationships with existing and potential clients (owners, charterers and brokers) within the handysize market.

  • Creating value doing short/medium term contracts, tonnage and cargoes by taking autonomous decisions while ensuring alignment with the strategic goals and values.

  • Analysing market research, information, and trends to formulate and share market view.

  • Collaborating with internal stakeholders, including operations, commercial, and technical teams, to ensure smooth execution of voyages and optimised vessel earnings and positioning.

  • Coordinating and positioning our fleet in close cooperation with the team.

You can expect business travel to occur.

Your competences and core qualifications
As a person, you are outgoing and take pride in building good relationships with relevant stakeholders - internal and external. You are committed and able to work efficiently, while still prioritising the needs of the team before own agenda. It is energising for you to coordinating and specialise your communication to ensure an optimised workflow.

Apart from this you have a proven history within the following areas:

  • AG/Red Sea/Indian Ocean Markets.

  • Trading and optimising earnings on tonnage and cargoes.

  • Key customer relationships.

  • Understanding of hedging, FFA and the underlying risk related to position on a basic level.

  • The dry bulk shipping industry, with a minimum of 5 years in a Chartering Manager or similar role, ideally within the Handysize market.

  • Negotiation and a deep understanding of commercial terms, charter parties, and regional market dynamics.

It will be an advantage if you are ready based in Dubai with an existing client base.

Please upload your English written application, resume and other relevant documents through our website as soon as possible and no later than 21 July. We review applications and interview candidates on an ongoing basis.

NORDEN values diversity in thought, educational background, and professional competencies and therefore encourages all qualified candidates to apply for the position.

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We look forward to hearing from you.

Our company
NORDEN is a global provider of ocean-based freight services for bulk and project cargo of all sizes. We integrate freight solutions with port logistics helping our customers to optimise and decarbonise supply chains. We provide tailored solutions based on flexibility, reliability and intelligence.

Our agile business model ensures stability by continuously adapting our fleet to market developments and customer needs.

Founded in 1871, NORDEN is one of Denmark’s oldest internationally operating shipping companies. Incorporated in Denmark, we are listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen as a part of the OMX Nordic Large Cap index.

With 15 offices across 6 continents, NORDEN is a truly integrated part of global trade.