Job Details
Job title
Ships Agent
Denholm Port Services Ltd
Southampton, Hampshire
£23,000 - £30,000
Car Allowance Overtime Fuel Allowance
Job type
Job Ref.
Date posted
Nina Passingham

Ships Agent – Southampton - £23-30K (DOE)


·        Full time 37.5 hours Mon-Fri

·        £3,996.00 car allowance

·        Additional Overtime and Weekend work on a rota basis

·        Site travel required on a ad hoc basis supporting the Bristol Office


Working on behalf of a prestigious client we are looking to resource 2 Ships Agents to join their established team in Southampton to carry out port operations in accordance with the company procedures, satisfying customer needs whilst ensuring that all appropriate legislations and regulations are observed. The successful candidate will have experience from the Martim, Logistics or Shipping sectors.


Key responsibilities:


·        Carrying out the instructions of ship’s Masters, Owners and Principals within the bounds of normal agency practice. Visiting vessels in port under the control of the Department.

·        Provide professional advice and support to existing and potential customers.

·        Ensure compliance with all appropriate legislation and regulations governing the movement of cargo and the documentation relevant to it.

·        Maintain high standards of professional and technical knowledge through training, teamwork, and an awareness of market developments.

·        Maintain close working ties with customers and provide advice to management, via regular operations meetings, on any action needed.

·        Comply with the Company’s trading standards and conditions, including agreed accounting and credit control processes.

·        Assist in the general management and administration of the Company or department through the prompt and efficient processing of invoices, paperwork, filing, and the resolution of any claims and/or enquiries.

·        Promptly report any Health & Safety concerns that you may have to your Branch Manager or Operations Supervisor.

·        Take appropriate action on any Health & Safety issues reported with due regard to the urgency and risk presented ensuring compliance with the Company’s Health & Safety policy.

·        Comply with the Company’s information systems and management systems policies.

If you would like to discuss this role further please don’t hesitate to contact Nina Passingham by calling 0345 194 7344 or emailing

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