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ID:  534943

Singapore, SG

Chartering Operations Officer

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 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 155,000 people worldwide, including 4,000 in Marseilles where its head office is located.

As a Chartering Operations Officer, you will be part of the Chartering, Sale & Purchase department’s Asian Marine & Operations branch that observes the contractual, regulatory, technical and energetic performance of chartered vessels and ensures their efficient and continuous utilization by the CMA CGM Group's commercial lines operating out of Asia.


You will also act as an entry point for CMA CGM to shipowners and their representatives to coordinate and organize the chartered vessels’ life in the group’s fleet over the duration of its charter contract. Responsible for a determined part of the chartered fleet, you will also be the privileged interlocutor for our Asian commercial lines who operate the vessels of your fleet, and further for all stakeholders on the group for topics relating to operational availability, performance, CII, maintenance, necessary repairs, possible improvements, litigation etc.


You will use the specific tools and databases of the Chartering department and will be responsible for keeping them updated for your scope.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Actively monitor and coordinate charter duration within the CMA CGM fleet
  • Ensure compliance with the contractual terms of the Charter Party, defend the interests of the CMA CGM Group with shipowners, if necessary, using legal support
  • Arrange and coordinate the specific needs of the commercial line, Liaise with Shipowners / Shipbrokers / Technical Managers to coordinate all operational and postfixture matters with the objective to ensure full operational availability of chartered tonnage
  • Organize vessel Delivery / Redelivery / Hull maintenance / SDR Repairs with appropriate survey, service, and repair companies
  • Collect, manage, and update vessel documentation, certification, plans etc. and make info available in the group’s databases and archives
  • Participate in the collection of information for the monitoring of the CII or the performance of the vessel, and keep the specific databases up to date
  • Monitor and analyze the performance of the vessels in the chartered fleet in comparison with the charter contract and the constraints imposed by IMO 2023 compliance


Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum a Diploma Holder and above from Maritime related studies 
  • Fresh graduate and/or individuals with 1-2 years of working experience in maritime related field 
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Individual with vessel operations experience and/or chartering preferred
  • Knowledge in maritime regulations and the legal framework would be advantageous 


**This role is open 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.


**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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