Chartering Officer

The Chartering Officer drives the decision-making process on what support vessels are required and is responsible for contracting of same. Are you the experienced individual that sees the complete picture, has the right solution and wants to be an integral part of the project team?

THE POSITION 


Arranging transport of one of our backhoe dredgers on a semi-submersible vessel from Rotterdam to Dubai. A prompt request for a Multicat and Shoalbuster to support a dredging project in Caribbean, securing a Bimco transport contract for 80 foundations from Spain to Baltic Sea. These just as few examples of Projects which would require transport and assistance by 3rd party Owned vessels  (ranging from an Offshore Support Vessel, Floatel, Anchor handlers, tugs, barges, survey- and crew boats and other support vessel) to be hired by the Chartering Desk.

The Chartering Officer drives the decision-making process on what support vessels are required and is responsible for contracting of same. Are you the experienced individual that sees the complete picture, has the right solution and wants to be an integral part of the project team? 

YOUR IMPACT  

You will be responsible to provide detailed tender input concerning the cost and type of vessels to be hired, local requirements and customs regime for import & export of vessels. In case of Project Award you are responsible for following up and securing the right equipment against the right conditions and price.


  • Map the vessel requirements, customs regime, available ports as well as client requirements  during all phases of a project;
  • Negotiating and closing contracts in accordance with project and legal procedures and guidelines. Supporting projects by monitoring the agreed budget, timely identifying risks and deviations and identifying opportunities to optimize the financial result;
  • Support Mobilisation of project cargo in collaboration with the Logistics engineer
  • Timely inform relevant stakeholders, draft reports and ensure availability of all relevant data and documents;
  • Ensure compliance with company’s guidelines policies and be aware of (local) legislation;
  • Presenting shortlisted vessels with selection criteria to Manager and Project manager and providing SWOT analysis with regards to recommended vessels;
  • Drafting and monitoring of chartering agreements (Bimco).

ABOUT YOU 

  • Extensive experience in logistics or supply chain, experience in a nautical, offshore and/or chartering environment and knowledge of Bimco terms and transport documents & contracts;
  • Familiarity with logistics-related matters such as trade- and customs compliance, hazardous goods and Incoterms;
  • Analytical, able to translate concept to practice and present this in a structured commercial manner;
  • A team player with a customer-focused attitude and organisational sensitivity with excellent communication and social skills;
  • Willing to travel and to work from Gorinchem Office (main office for business Unit Offshore Energy) for minimum a 3 days a week (remaining 2 days from Rotterdam main office).


WE OFFER YOU 

We offer you a position in which you will make a significant contribution to our mission of 'building a better world for future generations'. In addition, we offer you:

  • A salary in line with your responsibilities and experience;
  • An attractive travel allowance (€0.31 per km)- and home working allowance (€2.15- per day);
  • Additional allowances for working on board/on project sites abroad;
  • 32 holidays (of which a maximum of 7 are collective);
  • Variable bonus, depending on company results, among other things;
  • An attractive pension scheme;
  • Possibility of collective health insurance (Van Oord pays for your supplementary package);
  • Flexible home working arrangement; on a full-time basis, you can work from home for 2 days.
  • Extensive development opportunities, including a very comprehensive online academy via Goodhabitz;
  • Communities to join, such as: Young Van Oord, Van Oord Women and the Van Oord staff association;
  • Various events and sports activities, including winter sports, sailing weekend, cycling and motorcycling.


Are you interested? Apply via the application form below. Do you have any questions? Please contact Xander de Cock.

Do you like to know more about and want to stay informed of other vacancies within Van Oord? Climb aboard and follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Vimeo and Facebook!  
Acquisition for this vacancy is not appreciated.
#LI-XD1



THE POSITION 


Arranging transport of one of our backhoe dredgers on a semi-submersible vessel from Rotterdam to Dubai. A prompt request for a Multicat and Shoalbuster to support a dredging project in Caribbean, securing a Bimco transport contract for 80 foundations from Spain to Baltic Sea. These just as few examples of Projects which would require transport and assistance by 3rd party Owned vessels  (ranging from an Offshore Support Vessel, Floatel, Anchor handlers, tugs, barges, survey- and crew boats and other support vessel) to be hired by the Chartering Desk.

The Chartering Officer drives the decision-making process on what support vessels are required and is responsible for contracting of same. Are you the experienced individual that sees the complete picture, has the right solution and wants to be an integral part of the project team? 

YOUR IMPACT  

You will be responsible to provide detailed tender input concerning the cost and type of vessels to be hired, local requirements and customs regime for import & export of vessels. In case of Project Award you are responsible for following up and securing the right equipment against the right conditions and price.


  • Map the vessel requirements, customs regime, available ports as well as client requirements  during all phases of a project;
  • Negotiating and closing contracts in accordance with project and legal procedures and guidelines. Supporting projects by monitoring the agreed budget, timely identifying risks and deviations and identifying opportunities to optimize the financial result;
  • Support Mobilisation of project cargo in collaboration with the Logistics engineer
  • Timely inform relevant stakeholders, draft reports and ensure availability of all relevant data and documents;
  • Ensure compliance with company’s guidelines policies and be aware of (local) legislation;
  • Presenting shortlisted vessels with selection criteria to Manager and Project manager and providing SWOT analysis with regards to recommended vessels;
  • Drafting and monitoring of chartering agreements (Bimco).

ABOUT YOU 

  • Extensive experience in logistics or supply chain, experience in a nautical, offshore and/or chartering environment and knowledge of Bimco terms and transport documents & contracts;
  • Familiarity with logistics-related matters such as trade- and customs compliance, hazardous goods and Incoterms;
  • Analytical, able to translate concept to practice and present this in a structured commercial manner;
  • A team player with a customer-focused attitude and organisational sensitivity with excellent communication and social skills;
  • Willing to travel and to work from Gorinchem Office (main office for business Unit Offshore Energy) for minimum a 3 days a week (remaining 2 days from Rotterdam main office).


WE OFFER YOU 

We offer you a position in which you will make a significant contribution to our mission of 'building a better world for future generations'. In addition, we offer you:

  • A salary in line with your responsibilities and experience;
  • An attractive travel allowance (€0.31 per km)- and home working allowance (€2.15- per day);
  • Additional allowances for working on board/on project sites abroad;
  • 32 holidays (of which a maximum of 7 are collective);
  • Variable bonus, depending on company results, among other things;
  • An attractive pension scheme;
  • Possibility of collective health insurance (Van Oord pays for your supplementary package);
  • Flexible home working arrangement; on a full-time basis, you can work from home for 2 days.
  • Extensive development opportunities, including a very comprehensive online academy via Goodhabitz;
  • Communities to join, such as: Young Van Oord, Van Oord Women and the Van Oord staff association;
  • Various events and sports activities, including winter sports, sailing weekend, cycling and motorcycling.


Are you interested? Apply via the application form below. Do you have any questions? Please contact Xander de Cock.

Do you like to know more about and want to stay informed of other vacancies within Van Oord? Climb aboard and follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Vimeo and Facebook!  
Acquisition for this vacancy is not appreciated.
#LI-XD1



Interested in this 

vacancy?

You can apply by clicking ‘Apply’. If you have any questions please contact our recruiter that can tell
you more: 

Xander de Cock

Recruitment Business Partner
“The upgrade of the Svanen prepares us for this increase in scale and allows us to maintain our leadership position in the offshore wind industry.”

Johanna

Project Engineer

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