Ref : AFMJD35841 Chartering Manager -Ship Operator/Pool Manager - Stamford USA

On behalf of a major ship operator and pool manager, with over a dozen offices worldwide, we are looking for a Chartering Manager to be based in either Shanghai or Stamford.

Candidates should have a minimum of around 5 years' experience in and knowledge of the dry bulk cargo shipping industry, particularly in the Handysize and Supramax sectors, and very strong connections to cargo.


  • Handling chartering work related to the company's pool and chartered-in tonnage.
  • Fixing cargoes and/or vessels as required.
  • Developing new business and clients, in particular expanding the company's direct sourcing of cargo.
  • Preparing charter parties and/or other necessary shipping documentation.
  • Undertaking business trips to see clients, as necessary.


  • Good quality undergraduate degree from a recognized institution or shipping college.
  • At least 5 years of work experience in the freight industry (commercial shipping, active Supply or Demand side
  • Good industry connections, especially with end-users and suppliers.
  • Experience in developing customer relationships and credibility in engaging with customers at different levels.
  • Experience in negotiation and problem-solving.
  • Evidence of industry networking.
  • Fair communication skills and business fluency in English and (if in Shanghai) Mandarin.

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