Ship Agent summer substitute & possible apprentice opportunity
Do you want to be the eyes, ears, and hands on the ground for a shipowner deeply involved in all that is happening in Northern Sweden this summer? Are you proactive, keen to develop relations and at the same time want to feel the dynamics in modern ports? Then Wagenborg Shipping Sweden AB might be the company for you.
Wagenborg Shipping Sweden AB is based in Malmö, a subsidiary of Royal Wagenborg, a Dutch family business in international maritime logistics. We have expanded our logistics and commercial activities by establishing a local presence in Northern Sweden. We are looking for a Ship agent summer substitute for our Agency office based in Piteå. If you are ready to take on the challenges as port agent and commercial hands in Northern Sweden, this is a great opportunity.
What will you be doing?
. You arrange all ship- and cargo related activities in the ports on a 24/7 basis, before, during and after the ship has left the port.
. You book and receive cargo, keep shippers, crew, terminals and consignees informed and hand out goods and be prepared to walk that extra mile to ensure a world class service mainly for our RoRo vessels but also for our conventional vessels operating in the area.
. You arrange and keep track of ships equipment in the different terminals.
. You develop existing businesses and explore new opportunities from Umeå in the South up to the Finnish border.
. You are based in Piteå and a few days of travelling, mainly within Sweden, should be expected.
Who are you?
. You are a social and hands-on type of person who can work independently and improvise.
. You are able to keep many processes alive, even in stressful situations.
. You have a relevant education within either the logistics or the maritime sector with some prior experience from relevant work.
. You have proficient knowledge of English and Swedish, both written and spoken is required.
. You have good knowledge of IT and computers.
. You have a driving licence.
What do we offer?
. An interesting and fun yet very challenging and varied job in an international shipping environment.
. This is a summer substitute position with the possibility of becoming an apprentice opportunity and/or employment.
. An opportunity to work in an individual driven company where your actions will make a change in processes and business opportunities.
. An opportunity to start an office from scratch and create your own routines and processes under the support of Wagenborg.
. Study opportunities that match your talent and career wishes.