Trainee Port Agent - Essex

Graduate / Trainee
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Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
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Job Description
A well established shipping services provider are looking for a new Trainee Port Agent to join their team located in Essex.
This is an ideal opportunity to enter the shipping industry and be part of the port operations team, responsible for providing a 24/7 on-call service to ship owners and ensuring the safe turnaround of all assigned vessels when in port. 
The main responsibilities to this role will include;
  • Ensure excellent ship agency services are provided to all customers.
  • Liase with clients and port services on a daily basis. 
  • Comply with all HSSE policies by following all internal and external processes. 
  • Ensure all shipping documentation is completed and delivered on time. 
  • Ensure all items/requirements are promptly ordered/confirmed.
  • Board vessels as and when required. 
  • Ensure all KPI's are met. 
Whilst this is an office based position, this role will allow you to spend up to 40% of your time travelling and making visits, making it an ideal role for someone who is looking for something a bit more hands on. The ideal candidate for this role would be an individual with excellent organisational skills and a background in shipping, applicants of all levels within this field will be considered. 
- All applicants will require the right to work in the UK.