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Vetting Officer

Posted 8 Jul 2024
Work experience
2 to 3 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
Dutch (Fluent)
12 Aug 2024 10:00

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  • You will conduct thorough vetting of vessels, including inspections, safety audits and compliance checks (in cooperation with our compliance team) with international and company-specific standards;
  • You will analyse and verify documentation related to vessel and crew compliance, including certifications, maintenance records, and safety logs;
  • You are responsible to maintain accurate and confidential records of all vetting activities and outcomes;
  • You are involved in providing your technical view on investments in relation to optimizing the efficiency and sustainability of our vessels;
  • Stay updated on industry best practices, regulatory changes, and emerging trends in shipping;
  • You will assist in developing and implementing policies and procedures related to vessel vetting;
  • You are involved in the learning and development of our operational and commercial team on technical knowledge.

What do we offer you?

  • A challenging position in our Chartering Operations department within a world-leading, fully integrated agriculture network;
  • A competitive salary with room to grow;
  • A professional and stimulating environment in which enthusiastic and driven colleagues work together in a practical and informal way;
  • A yearly bonus scheme, based on company results and your performance;
  • A flexible and attractive pension scheme, where we cover 100%;
  • 27 holiday days per year. A full month salary as holiday allowance;
  • Tailored learning & development opportunities;
  • Yearly organisation wide cultural and sport activities, such as: The Harbour Run, soccer tournaments, teambuilding and Guest Lectures;
  • Broad career opportunities within our fast-paced international organisation;
  • A modern, open and inspiring office in the centre of Rotterdam, next to the Markthal and Blaak station;
  • Options to organize your work flexibly, with a working from home allowance
  • Business laptop;
  • Travel allowance, based on public transport.

Who are we looking for?

  • You have a bachelor’s degree in Maritime studies, shipping management, or a related field;
  • You have a minimum of 2 years’ see-going experience as deck or Engine Officer, preferably bulk carriers;
  • Strong knowledge of internal maritime regulations, including SOLAS, MARPOL, MLC and ISM code;
  • Strong knowledge of maritime organisations, IMO, Classification societies, P&I Clubs, etc;
  • Strong knowledge of maritime inspection, PSC inspection, Rightship inspection etc;
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail;
  • You have a practical and proactive attitude and good communication skills;
  • Proficiency in using maritime (vetting) software tools;
  • Curiosity and willingness to learn the company’s business;
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.

Our world-leading, fully integrated agriculture network connects producers and consumers to supply sustainable, traceable and quality-controlled agricultural products.
With our talented people, decades of experience and diverse capabilities, we offer innovative solutions to open up pathways and create value for customers through our supply chains.
As a responsible, long-term business, we will continue to invest in and develop our network, allowing us to meet the needs of a growing world.

1,000 employees