Ship Administration Agent

  • Posted: 11/07/2024
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Ellesmere Port
  • Salary: £23,000 to £30,000
  • Industry: Office Support

Rotheram Carrington are delighted to be supporting a leading shipping and freight forwarding business, in their recruitment of of an Ships Administration Agent, based at their site in Ellesmere Port. If you are an experienced Ships Agent, looking for a role that can offer career development and thrive in a fast paced environment, then this could be the role for you!

Your exciting new role:

  • As part of the shipping department team, you would book port services, Pilots, towage and any other service providers required by the master or vessel.
  • Liaise with the Master, Officers, crew and shore staff, obtaining the latest information in relation to the loading or discharging operations
  • Present documentation to the Master for the signing and obtaining any ships documentation that is required for the call.
  • Assist in any requirements such as crew changes, doctors, dentist appointments, hotel bookings or taxi bookings etc
  • Support Agency operators with voyage related documentation, such as scanning/ emailing documents and any general administration needed to clients

What you will need:

  • Have experience as a Ships Agent in a Port setting or with a Ships Agency
  • Well developed analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to engage effectively with diverse range of stakeholders
  • Enjoys working as part of a team
  • Flexible working – with occasional weekend and evening work

What’s on offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • A company with a strong track record of developing their people to offer exciting career development opportunities
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Matched pension contribution
  • Employment Assistance programme – to help promote good physical and mental health

If this Ships Administration Agent role sounds of interest, please apply we would love to hear from you

To apply for this job email your details to

Amy Knowles

Amy Knowles

Associate Director

Email Amy Knowles