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Port Agency





Permanent Full time

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Red Recruit Ltd

Date Posted

09 Aug




Port Agent - Essex - VR/19277

Our client, one of the largest maritime services providers, is looking for a Port Agent for their team based in Essex.

Key accountabilities of the Port Agent:

• Excellent ships agency services are rendered to all customers

• Ensure a smooth, quick turnaround of vessels, keeping all relevant parties advised at all times

• Board vessels as/where required

• Ensure all items/requirements are promptly ordered/confirmed

• Liaise with clients and port services on a daily basis

• Attend regular meetings with ports, terminal and suppliers

• Ensure all procedural Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are met

• Follow internal and external procedures ensuring compliance both with ISS standards, customer standards and legal requirements

• Suggest improvements to existing processes and where appropriate create new processes to ensure operational effectiveness

Requirements and skills:

• A basic knowledge of Port Operations

• Experience of working in a similar role in the shipping/maritime industry

• Strong communicator both written and verbal

• Ability to work under pressure and to strict timelines

• Able to effectively manage own work and work unsupervised

• Competent user of the Microsoft Office suite including Outlook, Excel and Word

• Self-motivated and driven individual

• Team player

To apply, or for further information, please email your CV to the Shipping Team of Red Recruit at quoting reference;VR/19277

Red Recruit is a specialist recruitment consultancy with global prominence in the Shipping and Freight industry, covering road, sea and air freight imports and exports as well as other associated sectors. We provide an expert consultative, project managed approach, which recognises the unique skills and talents of every candidate. Founded in 2002 and boasting increasing success, Red Recruits mission is to serve likeminded Clients and Candidates and be a collaborator in their growth and progression. We accomplish this utilizing our skilled approaches and methodologies and we offer tailored solutions to suit specific needs. Clients of Red Recruit are able to access a wealth of knowledge and experience via our recruitment consultants; many of whom possess extensive experience of their specialist sector.

The types of vacancies within the shipping industry that we specialise in include the following: sea freight, road freight, air freight, deep sea, TIR freight, trailer freight, freight forwarder, FCL, LCL, part load, full load, groupage, customs clearance, customs entries, CNS, Destin8, Impatex, CHIEF, NES, ASM GEMS, MultiFreight, DataFreight, NVO and NVOCC.

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Please do not apply for this position unless you have current or recent experience within the shipping or freight forwarding industry. We are a niche recruiter and have a duty to our clients. We will only respond to candidates with directly relevant experience.

Due to the current large volume of applicants for roles, unfortunately if you have not received a response within five working days you have been unsuccessful.

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