Operations assistant


Operations assistant

Conti-Lines is looking for an Operations Assistant to join their team in Antwerp. The company employs 80 people and is located at the Sneeuwbeslaan 14 - 2610 Wilrijk (Antwerp).

What you can expect:

  • Complete post fix follow up of booked cargoes and vessels
  • Planning and optimizing of each voyage (time reductions and saving costs)  
  • Appointing agents, surveyors, stevedores, weather routing companies in timely manner
  • Negotiating Proforma Disbursement Accounts and monitoring their performance ensuring that best possible despatch is achieved at all ports of call
  • Assisting with port and vessel related issues
  • Monitoring voyage progress and ensuring that most economical or efficient routing is maintained
  • Sending detailed instructions to Masters in timely manner and ensuring that vessel follows such instructions.
  • Optimizing bunker plan with the vessel and arranging bunker supply
  • Ensuring that database is updated with necessary itineraries
  • Raise laytime statements and negotiate laytime disputes
  • Monitoring and issuing of Cargo documents and all related tasks
  • Monitoring and handling voyage accounting (issuing freight invoices, hire statement, controling suppliers expenses and final voyage statements)
  • Handling administrative tasks
  • Ensure that commercial, intermediate and final estimations are kept up to date.
  • Work with ERP platforms

Key skills and requirements:

  • Bachelor/Master degree
  • Organized and structured with logical approach to issues
  • Can multi-task and prioritize
  • Result driven
  • Fluent in English (verbal and written)
  • Flexible to work outside working hours 
  • experience in dry cargo/(break)bulk operation is a plus

What you will get in return:

  • Attractive salary according to your experience
  • Contract of indefinite duration
  • Extralegal benefits
  • Fulltime, exciting job in which you can broaden your skills & knowledge

Location: Antwerp

Relevant experience is a must. If you’re interested in applying for this job, please send your CV and motivation letter to v.dedecker@conti7.be.