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ID:  122721

Singapore, SG

Chartering Operations Specialist


Led by Rodolphe Saadé, the CMA CGM Group, a global leader in shipping and logistics, serves more than 420 ports around the world on five continents. With its subsidiary CEVA Logistics, a world leader in logistics, and its air freight division CMA CGM AIR CARGO, the CMA CGM Group is continually innovating to offer its customers a complete and increasingly efficient range of new shipping, land, air and logistics solutions.

Committed to the energy transition in shipping, and a pioneer in the use of alternative fuels, the CMA CGM Group has set a target to become Net Zero Carbon by 2050.
Through the CMA CGM Foundation, the Group also acts in humanitarian crises that require an emergency response by mobilizing the Group’s shipping and logistics expertise to bring humanitarian supplies around the world.

Present in 160 countries through its network of more than 400 offices and 750 warehouses, the Group employs more than 130,000 people worldwide, including 2,900 in Marseilles where its head office is located.




In this role, you will be reporting to the Chartering Manager. As the Chartering Operations Specialist, you will be collaborating and coordinating with various stakeholders on post fixture operations functions for the chartered ship fleet and preparation of documents for claims submission. You will also be working closely with operation desk and Legal team of the group to handle contentious and litigations matters related to Charter Party agreement.

We are looking for an individual who are commercially driven and enjoys working in a diversify culture environment. 


Main Responsibilities:

  • Obtain all pre-delivery vessels’ information i.e. timecharter description, certificates, plans / manuals, questionnaires and collaborate with internal stakeholders
  • Collaborate with shipowners and/or shipbrokers to retrieve owners bank details and coordinate with Accounting team in vendor setup for ship’s hire payments
  • Organise surveys for Onhire and Offhire when vessels are chartered in or leaving the fleet as well as for special purposes (investigative)
  • Proactive communication with various stakeholders i,e, shipowners, shipbrokers, Head Office (HO) and CNC teams
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders on stevedore damages caused by the Terminal stevedores
  • Collaborate with HAZMAT and/or global teams along with shipowners and/or shipbrokers on loading of dangerous cargoes
  • Monitor vessels stoppages and collaborate with CNC and/or Accounting teams on off-hire claims submission to shipowners and/or shipbrokers
  • Collaborate with CNC team near to vessel’s charter expiry on extension or redelivery process
  • Collaborate with Bunker and Accounting teams on supply quantities and withholding hire payments for provision of redelivery bunkers and ship owners’ expenses
  • Work with Commercial Operations Manager and HO Chartering Manager while handling documentation of sublets between group entities via internal IT systems
  • Coordinate with Accounting team on all financial matters i.e. hire payments, off-hire claims, accounts finalisation of the chartered ships fleet


To excel in this role, you should be someone who enjoys challenges with great problem-solving mind and has an eye for details.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Diploma or degree in business, maritime / logistic or supply chain related studies
  • At least 5 years of experience in chartering and commercial operations
  • Knowledge of postfixture chartering operations and understanding of Charter Party agreement is a must
  • Knowledge of chartering, financial control or accounting is advantageous
  • Proficient in MS Office application

**This role is opened for local employment only.

We will only consider applicants who have received, or are willing to receive by the date of recruitment, the full regimen of a WHO EUL vaccine (examples include Pfizer-BioNTech/COMIRNATY, Moderna, Sinovac-CoronaVac, and AstraZeneca). Proof of vaccination will be required.


**Salary package (local) & job title shall commensurate with experience.
**Kindly note that only short-listed applicants will be contacted.


** By applying for this role, you hereby consent to the CMA CGM Group collecting, processing and using any personal information you submit, for the following purposes: 
(i)    To process the application for the role being applied for; 
(ii)    To process the application for other open positions within the CMA CGM Group which may be suitable to you; 
(iii)    To conduct necessary reference checks; and 
(iv)    Any other purpose related to one or more of the above.
You further consent to the CMA CGM Group retaining such personal information for a period of two years following your submission thereof, so that we may consider you for other open positions within the CMA CGM Group which may be suitable to you in the event that you are not selected for this role. 


NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES:  Please note that CMA CGM Group does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, CMA CGM Group will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, CMA CGM Group explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of CMA CGM Group.

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