RecruiTech: Shipping Manager


Our client in the Shipping industry is recruiting for a Shipping Manager for their Cape Town branch. You will be responsible for the co-ordination of the arrivals, servicing and departure of ALL types of vessels.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Managing all aspects of ships husbandry
  • Cargo Operations – IRO – Bulk/Break Bulk/ Liquid & Containers/ Leisure Vessels
  • Port & OPL Agency
  • D/A Compilation and Management
  • Arranging clearance certificates for vessels entering/leaving the port.
  • Preparing correct documentation for and liaising with relevant Authorities.
  • Liaising with the port authorities, vendors, and domestic/international owners to ensure the client’s needs are met.
  • Managing crew assistance – accommodation, transport, medical attention, and immigration clearances.
  • Ensuring vessels adhere to all legal guidelines whilst in port and assist and organize inspections etc.
  • Negotiate charges for port calls and ensure that invoiced amounts are within budget.
  • Strong organizational and logistics skills required
  • Send through all invoices/documentation to the accounts department for reimbursement.

Desired Experience & Qualification

Requirements: NOT Negotiable

  • Matric with a relevant qualification/certificate preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years advanced experience in the agency industry
  • Own reliable vehicle and valid driver’s license
  • Valid Port Entry Permit, or ability to obtain one


Please send your CV to [email protected] or for more information, contact us on 087 151 1526 (VoIP) or 031 566 6418.


In sending your CV, you confirm that you have read and understood our POPI Policy found on our website  Should you be unsuccessful for this particular position, you have no objection to us retaining your personal information in our database which you confirm is true, correct and up to date. Should a suitable opportunity arise we will contact you and request your permission to submit your information.

Package & Remuneration

Fuel plus Cell plus Pension plus Medical Aid