Marine Vessel Planner

Position: Marine/Vessel Operations Coordinator

Location: Eastleigh

Salary: £30,000

Hours: 9 am – 17:30 – Hybrid working available

25 days holiday + BH

We are currently recruiting on behalf of a leading marine, shipping and freight company who are seeking an experienced Marine Vessel Operations Coordinator with a background, in ship agency/vessel operations to join a well-established team.

This is an exciting and diverse role offering a wide variety of duties and responsibilities within the marine cargo sector.

Experience within the shipping & marine industry is essential, and the ideal candidate will have experience with out-of-gauge cargo/break bulk & Project cargo.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Vessel charter operations (liaising with shipowners. shipbroker, internal and overseas offices, port agents)
  • Book sub-contractors as required (stevedores, trucks, divers, welders, cranes, surveyors etc)
  • Shipping documentation (eg Bills of Lading, cargo manifest, Mate receipt, LOI)
  • Demurrage calculations ( based on our voyage charter party)
  • Liaise with the client to gain technical details
  • Liaise with the technical team to arrange asset delivery to and from port
  • Liaise with internal offices and agents to keep them informed
  • Send communications to clients and keep updates regular
  • Update clients with load/discharge sequences even when out of hours
  • Monitor cost accuracy from subcontractors / check port costs and try to maximise our profit by reducing our costs
  • Assist sales team when required
  • Work to resolve operational issues when required
  • Communicate operational matters with loadmaster teams
  • Ensure safety standards are maintained in the office /at the port / on the vessel
  • Adhere to the terms of your employment contract & company policies
  • Always represent the interests of the company/group companies
  • Work with your colleagues to maintain a positive working environment
  • Cover holiday/sickness/office demands when requested by your manager
  • Maintain class-leading service levels
  • Ensure the accuracy on data entered into company systems

WR Logistics are the #1 recruitment partner for all vacancies in the logistics industry. We recruit UK wide for permanent and contract jobs.

WR is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Location Hampshire
Job titleMarine Vessel Planner
Salary £28000 - £30000
Consultant Matt Marsh
Consultant Phone 02393874482
Consultant Email
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