Montreal, September 19, 2013

Reporting to: Chartering, Manager
Location: Fednav Corporate Head Office – Montreal Quebec

Fednav:

Headquartered in Montreal, is the largest ocean-going shipowning and chartering group in Canada engaged in ocean transportation of mainly bulk cargoes on a worldwide basis. With 70 years of experience and expertise, we are a driven, innovative, and respected organization committed to our employees and customers.

Values:

Honesty, integrity, and a respect toward our community and the environment define our values.

Key Responsibilities:

The entry level trainee will work with the team to learn all Chartering activities including:

  • Daily reading of all incoming emails (internal and from external sources)
  • Participate in telephone inquiries from suppliers/brokers/customers
  • Evaluation of the market trends
  • Seek and evaluate cargo and sub-time charter opportunities for our vessels
  • Seek and evaluate market tonnage required for our cargoes
  • Analyze fleet scheduling opportunities and ways to improve our positions
  • Develop capability in using our estimating system (IMOS)
  • Engage in trading and fixing above possibilities
  • Learn the intricacies/skills/art of trading and charter party negotiations
  • Maintain post-fixture relationships and follow-up responsibilities of the fixture(s)
  • Further development of the Trainee’s inter-personal skills as a part of the sales team
  • Develop relationships with suppliers brokers and customers

Core skills:

  • University degree
  • Strong English language skills both written and spoken is required, additional languages are considered an asset
  • Strong ability to work with numbers
  • Ability to develop new business opportunities
  • Strong team player and excellent communication skills
  • Available to work outside of regular work hours
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook

Fednav offers a competitive total compensation package and opportunities for growth and development. Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to resume@fednav.com and quote the position, Chartering Broker Trainee, in the subject heading of your email. Fednav is an equal opportunity employer.

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