Port Commercial Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
18/07/2024 23:59
Grade 6 - 8 (SCP 22 - 35) £31,364 - £43,421
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Employment Location:
Port of Sunderland
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Closing date:
18 Jul
Further Information
Join the Port of Sunderland, during an exciting phase of development, we are seeking a driven and self-motivated individual to join our team as a Port Commercial Officer. This is a unique opportunity to embark on a career in the maritime and port industry, contributing to the growth and success of the Port.

Owned by Sunderland City Council, the Port of Sunderland, offers both marine and shore side services across a range of market sectors which includes: Offshore & Renewable Energy, Commodities, The Circular Economy and Intermodal connectivity.

The Port Commercial Officer will play a critical role in supporting the commercial activities of the Port of Sunderland. This position requires a proactive and analytical individual who is ready to engage with clients, manage commercial relationships, and drive business development initiatives. You will be at the forefront of our efforts to expand our markets and optimise our service offerings.

This is a unique opportunity for an aspiring shipping professional, to not only work in an expanding port community, the post is also career graded meaning you will be supported in your development through a formal professional qualification. The successful candidate will work closely with and mentored by the Port commercial manager to enable you to develop in your career. Please review the attached documents for further details on this position.

We are keen to hear from you if you hold the relevent experience, qualifications and ambition, whether at the bottom of the career grade or the top, and you will have opportunity to display your aptitude for either level should you be invited to interview.

For an informal discussion regarding this post please contact Sven Richards, Port Commercial manager on (0191) 553 2131

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact Operational HR Services by email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk 
Please note that CVs are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.