Chartering Manager (Handy - Panamax) - Major Shipping Company

Location : Tokyo

Ref : AFMJD211048

On behalf of a major shipping and trading group, we are looking for a dry cargo Chartering Manager to join their team in Tokyo. The successful candidate will have at least 5 years' experience in the market, preferably longer, but could also come from a broking background.

The company's business is almost entirely on voyage basis, so knowledge of and experience in working with the Gencon Charterparty is essential.

Japanese language is essential, so the successful candidate will almost certainly be Japanese, and a good level of English is also required.


  • Handle spot and COA chartering of the company's own cargoes;
  • Liaise with shipowners worldwide;
  • Work in any size of the dry cargo market from Handysize up to Panamax;
  • Expand and develop the owner base both in and outside Japan.
  • Handle necessary shipping documentation, as required.


  • Degree or shipping qualification or relevant dry cargo shipping experience;
  • Min 5 years', preferably up to about 15 years', experience in the dry bulk market sector;
  • A thorough knowledge of Gencon Charterparty and other relevant shipping documentation;
  • Strong communication skills and a willingness to learn;
  • Ability to take responsibility in fixing, if required;
  • Japanese language ability and a good level of English.
  • Note:
  • Employment in this position will be on Annual Contract basis, but automatically extendable for at least 5 years.

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