CONNECTICUT MARITIME ASSOCIATION
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Candidates running ads must be a CMA Member. A "Candidate" ad is run free of charge for two-months. Companies wishing to advertize positions do not need to be CMA Members (but why not join!) and the cost of running an ad for two-months, both on the website and in the CMA Newsletter, is $300.

Please contact the CMA at +1.203.406.0109 Ext 3717 for more information or questions and email your ad copy to: conferences@cmaconnect.com
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Candidate: 1

Seeking New and Exciting Opportunities

Spirited and Analytical Team Player, US Citizen of 100% Greek Maritime Heritage, seeking new and exciting opportunities within: shipping logistics, operations, technical coordination, risk management, insurance, surveying, or chartering…

Maritime Work Experience

  • Marine Surveyor (2 years)
  • Insurance Condition and Valuation underwriting of Yachts and Small Craft
  • Practicing USCG, NFPA and ABYC Standards
  • www.EastCoastMarineSurveyors.com

Commercial Marine Underwriter (10 years)

  • Handled front line underwriting, issuance and production of all MY (Boat & Yacht) policies written Nationally for Liberty Mutual Insurance.
  • Managed a profitable book of marine and marine contractor business for a large MGA of Swiss Re.
  • Course Work AMIM 121, 122.
  • AICPCU Marine Underwriter CE’s

Societal Membership Affiliations

  • United States Surveyors Association
  • American Institute of Marine Underwriters
  • Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers
  • American Boat & Yacht Council

Maritime Education

SNHU: MBA, Project Management

  • 3.8 GPA
  • Final project paper submitted on the building layup and outfitting schedule of a fiberglass vessel

Bentley University:

  • BS, Finance

Navtech:

  • Accredited Master Marine Surveyor, AMMS
  • Ship and Large Yacht Structures
  • Accident and Fraud Investigation
  • Cargo
  • Inspection of Fishing Vessels
  • Commercial ABS

Swiss Re Academy:

  • Marine Intermediate Certificate
  • Marine Hull
  • Cargo
  • Marine Liabilities

Ocean Classroom:

  • Semester at Sea Graduate
Contact:
Evan Sideris, MBA, AMMS
Telephone:
Cell: 617 694 1594
Fax:
E-Mail: Evan.Sideris@gmail.com
Notes:
Candidate: 2

Experienced Deck Officer seeking opportunities in shipping operations / chartering

Seeking internship and future opportunities, 5 years world-wide tanker-sailing experience, Masters student at Texas A&M University.

On-Campus work experience (1.5 yrs)

  • Currently employed as Graduate Assistant in TAMUG Information Services
  • Worked as student worker-instructor in Ship Simulator for bridge resource management and ship handling classes at TAMUG.
  • Worked as lab-assistant in tanker labs for Marine Cargo Operations Class.

At-sea work experience (6 Years)
Deck Navigating Officer: Nov 2008- July 2014

  • Responsible for planning safe navigation of the vessel, using a range of satellite and radar systems and other navigational equipment. In charge of life-saving appliances and ship`s fire systems` maintenance
  • In charge of planning and coordinating safe loading, storage and unloading of cargo, including preparation of cargo holds to setting up of lines

Certifications:

  • Certified NWKO-2nd Mates licence holder, by Govt. of India
  • Certified ship security officer
  • Certification in first-aid, CPR, and advanced fire fighting
  • Trained in public relations and crowd management

Additional Information:

  • Participant and winner of Shell Maritime Leadership weekend at TAMUG
  • Comprehensive knowledge of maritime conventions & regulations such as, SOLAS, MARPOL and ISPS, ISM, IMDG Codes etc.
  • Presented research paper on Financial market impacts of disasters on shipping companies, under Dr. Mileski
  • Presented research paper on Economics of Global passenger transportation under Dr. Duru
  • Developed and launched a mobile application specifically for MMAL program, as marketing class project
  • Adept at MS Office and decision making tools such as Palisade`s regression analysis, forecasting and problem-solving technics
  • Badminton gold medalist and adroit at other games and sports
  • Organised inter-college events, active participant of various tech-presentations

 

Contact:
Aditya Ammu
Telephone:
Cell:

1 409-392-7338

Fax:
E-Mail: adityamurthy18@tamu.edu
Notes:

 

Candidate: 3

MBA Candidate seeking opportunity in maritime or energy sectors.

Hard working, energetic and organized individual currently attending and enrolled in the University of Wyoming's MBA program, Energy Management concentration, with an anticipated graduation date of May 2016. I also hold a Bachelor of Science Degree in International Maritime Business from the Massachusetts Maritime Academy. I am seeking opportunities upon graduation in the maritime or energy sectors. I am willing to relocate and travel as required.

Resume is available upon request.

Education:

  • University of Wyoming, Master of Business Administration with concentration in Energy Management, May 2016 (Anticipated)
  • Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Bachelor of Science Degree in International Maritime Business, 2013
  • Shanghai Maritime University, Exchange Program, 2012
  • Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Sea Term Experience, 2010

Relevant Experience:

  • Southeast Wyoming Economic Development District/Tetra Tech, Energy Economics Consultant/MBA Project Team, September 2015 to Present
  • EMIT Technologies, Energy Supply Chain Consultant, MBA Project Team, Project Leader, Summer 2015
  • Liberian International Shipping and Corporate Registry, Audit Coordinator Intern, Summer 2012
  • Massachusetts Port Authority, Research Assistant Intern, Summer 2011

Credentials:

  • Transportation Workers Identification Credential
  • Merchant Mariners Credential

Leadership:

  • Boy Scouts of America - Eagle Scout
  • National Outdoor Leadership School Graduate
  • Regiment of Cadets Leadership Development Program: Platoon Leader, Company Adjutant, Squad Leader

 

Contact:
Douglas Courtot
Telephone:
Cell:

Fax:
E-Mail: DCourtot@uwyo.edu
Notes:
Candidate: 4

Upcoming Graduate looking for entry- level position.

Graduating student in May 2016 at SUNY Maritime College seeking an entry level position in marine insurance, terminals, market research or demurrage, Ship Brokerage and sales

I will be graduated SUNY Maritime College with a degree in International Transportation and Trade.

Coming into my senior year at SUNY Maritime I began an Internship with bank of America merchant services a joint venture between bank of America and first date. I worked as an PMO intern and worked closely with senior management and the sales team to help learn all aspects of the company.

I am willing to work within the New York, New Jersey AND Connecticut area. I am a highly motivated worker with experience as a team leader/collaborator with excellent communication and organizational skills. Will Provide Resume upon request.

Contact: Joseph Nappi
Telephone:
Cell: 631-258-6267
Fax:
E-Mail: jnappi22@hotmail.com
Notes:
Candidate: 5

Recent Graduate looking for entry level position

I am a recent Graduate from SUNY Maritime College. I have B.S. in Marine Transportation, and a Third Mate’s license. I am looking for a position, Shoreside, or on a Tug. I have an avid love of technology, and love to learn new devices. I have experience speaking both Spanish and Japanese in their native countries, and a stay abroad in the latter for a month. I reside in New York, however travel is not an issue. Resume readily available upon request. If there are any additional inquiries, I would be happy to answer them.

 

Contact: Eric Peterson
Telephone:
Cell:  
Fax:
E-Mail: e182588@gmail.com
Notes:
Candidate: 8

Recent Graduate looking for entry- level position

Recent Graduate from SUNY Maritime College. I am currently a Graduate Student pursuing my M.Sc in International Transportation Management. I am seeking a entry level position in ship brokerage, market research or marine Insurance.

In the summer of 2014 I Interned at MJLF & Associates where I rotated between the clean & spot ship brokerage departments. I hope to continue this career path and I am eager to learn more about the industry.

Resume available upon request.

Contact:
Telephone:
Cell: 914 552 0072
Fax:
E-Mail: Timothykaz.11@sunymaritime.edu
Notes:
Candidate: 13

Looking for position/internship in operations at a shipping company.

Civilian Graduate Student in the International Transportation Management MS program at SUNY Maritime College.

Former intern/admin assistant for Ted Panourgias at All Marine Spares International in Stamford, CT. Former CMA intern at Holland and Knight LLP, in New York, NY and the Seamen's Church Institute in Port Newark, NJ. Co -wrote article for the Greek magazine "Shipping International" titled "The Challenges of Modern Piracy". Published in October 2012. CV and recommendations available upon request. Willing to travel within the NYC metropolitan region.

Contact:  
Telephone:  
Cell: +1 646 378 8446
Fax:
E-Mail: rnigel.pritchard@gmail.com
robertpri.14@sunymaritime.edu
Notes:  
Help Wanted
Contact
Position A:

Technical Assistant

TransAtlantic Lines, a US Flag owners/operators based in Greenwich, Connecticut has an immediate opening for a Technical Assistant. TransAtlantic Lines is a growth-oriented company committed to providing safe, secure, high quality and efficient world-wide transportation for goods to its customers, mainly the US Government.

Position Summary:

This is a new position located at our Corporate headquarters in Greenwich, CT and reports to the Chief Technical Officer. The Technical Assistant is responsible for supporting the technical and operations of the vessels.

Specific Responsibilities:

Being part of our dedicated team, the successful candidate will manage the day-to-day activities including but not limited to;

  • Follow up on Class and Flag Status of each vessel and arrange for Surveys/ Services as required
  • Monitor and maintain ship certificates on electronic drive. Liaise with Technical Managers, well in advance of their due dates.
  • Follow up on repairs/services as arranged by the Technical Manager in consultation with the purchasing department.
  • Assist with annual budget preparation and follow up from vessels
  • Assist with compilation of specifications and quotation for dry docking of company's vessels
  • Assist with compilation of docking reports as provided by the Technical Manager
  • On occasion follow up with purchasing requirements as arranged by the Technical Manager is required - liaising with the Purchasing Department
  • Assist with compilation of Insurance Claim documentation
  • Provide remote assistance to the Technical Managers when they are travelling on ship visits
  • Assist the Superintendent with Management Reports as needed
  • Filing of certificates, weekly and monthly reports and documentation as received from the vessels/various other parties
  • Update electronic filing on the internal S-drive
  • Send out certificates/documents to the vessel - write official letters/follow up on response from the vessel
  • Arrange and follow up on Travel Requirements for the Superintendents
  • Assist with documentation on ISM/ISPS/MLC and Crewing and other administrative duties when called upon.

Position requires skills and knowledge in the following:

  • Technical background experience
  • Advance knowledge of MS office suite (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Familiarization with any Planned Maintenance software ( TM Master a plus)
  • Fluent speak/written English language

Suitable candidates will ideally be appropriately qualified coupled with a minimum of 3 years dedicated experience. Previous seagoing experience would be advantageous. However, recent graduates from Maritime Colleges with exceptional credentials may also be considered.

Applicant should possess good communication and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to relate well with people across all levels and cultures, possess good teamwork capability, with ability to work with high sense of urgency.

TransAtlantic Lines offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.

Contact:

 

Company:

TransAtlantic Lines

Address:

 

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

ramesh@transatlanticlines.com

Website:  
Notes:

Qualified, interested applicants are invited to e-mail a cover letter and resume with the subject line Technical Assistant Position.

Position B:

Chartering – Dry Cargo Department

MT Maritime Management (USA) LLC is headquartered in Southport, CT and are commercial operators of a fleet of modern Chemical Tanker and Bulk Carriers, with offices in Singapore, The Netherlands and Hong Kong. The company has been expanding through acquisitions of modern tankers and bulkers with a target for further growth.

The dry cargo department is looking for an experienced commercial person to strengthen the chartering desk.

The applicant must have solid experience as an owner/operator in the dry cargo market with a keen sense for commercial opportunities.

Benefits: MTM offers competitive remuneration package including 401k, Health and Dental care.

Contact:

Dan Schildt

Company:

MT Maritime Management (USA) LLC

Address:

 

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

dschildt@mtmaritime.com

Website:  
Notes:

Please send resume.

Position C:

DRY BULK OPERATIONS

BRS USA in Stamford CT is looking to hire an experienced DRY BULK OPERATIONS person on a full time basis.

The right candidate will have minimum 3 years experience in dry bulk ops, can interpret CP’s, knows how to do

laytime calculations and is a team player. He or she must live within 30 minutes commute of Stamford CT.

Competitive salary and good healthcare plan. Applications by email only.

Contact:

 

Company:

BRS USA LLC

Address:

850 Canal Street, Stamford, CT 06902

Telephone:

203-487-7000

Fax:
E-Mail:

gkk@bocinc.us

Website: www.brsbrokers.com
Notes:  

Position D:

Vessel Operator in Houston, TX

AET is a global leader in petroleum shipping delivering top quality, market leading services to the world's oil companies, trading houses and refiners. AET is headquartered in Singapore, with commercial centres in London, Houston and Gurgaon (India), together with a specialist offshore lightering unit in Galveston, Texas.

AET is a wholly-owned subsidiary of leading international maritime conglomerate, MISC Berhad. We employ more than 3,000 highly skilled and dedicated people over 28 nationalities across the world to operate a young and technically advanced fleet. As we continue to grow rapidly, we enjoy a global reputation for delivering the highest standards of service, safety and responsibility in the maritime industry.

AET currently has an opening for a Vessel Operator in Houston, TX. Reporting to the Vessel Operations AVP, this position will be responsible for providing proper and timely conveyance of voyage instructions, including pertinent details from the governing charter party and other information applicable for a particular voyage in line with company policies. Liaising and partnering with chartering, ship management, shipboard staff, customers and outside vendors including port agents, terminals, ship managers and authorities to ensure the safest and most efficient vessel operation. Ensuring accurate maintenance of vessel status in IMOS to support accurate invoicing, cost containment and management reporting and monitor and track operations performance coordinating with ship managers for improvement where needed.

Key Accountabilities:

  1. Ensure voyage instructions from customers are received and understood and passed to the Master in a timely manner and monitor vessel responses to ensure customer receives all required information when required.
  2. Nominate port Agents in time to ensure proper preparation is made for the upcoming port call and to process and ensure PDAs are correctly posted in to financial system and remitted in a timely manner.
  3. Timely and accurate raising/posting of invoices for voyage and lightering in line with governing charter party terms including trip time charter out and to facilitate the approval and posting process within IMOS.
  4. Monitor and update ETA information to all pertinent parties and ensure updates are in IMOS. Coordinate with port agents, terminals and charterers to facilitate information exchange minimizing delays and improving turnaround. Track NORs to ensure efficient tendering.
  5. Monitor turnaround time during load/discharge operations in line with voyage planning
  6. In conjunction with Bunker Manager and Master, ensure efficient bunker planning, procurement and consumption and work with the Master to execute the most economical voyage related to speed, routing, consumption, etc.
  7. Responsible for complete and accurate reflection of the voyage in IMOS including month-end closing
  8. Develop relationships and shipboard operational knowledge via regular ship visits, partner with Shipmanagement to ensure safe and efficient operation of the vessels. Monitor the performance of third party tonnage against TCP warranties, complete off-hire statement and apply hire deductions as appropriate. Recommend improvement processes to line management.
  9. Responsible for ensuring shipboard Onboard reporting requirement are adhered to by the vessel in a timely manner. Ensure correct generation of cargo documentation (bills of lading, discharge orders, LOIs) to support delivery of cargo freighting and claim purposes, provide support to post fixtures and accounting departments related to voyage issues
  10. Ensure timely process and payment of trip time charter in hire invoices.
  11. Master and apply the details of contracts and charter parties, participate in customer KPI reviews
  12. Support pre-fixture activity (i.e. oil majors, terminal and owner questionnaires) for screening and ship clearance

Knowledge & Experience Required:

  • Professional Qualifications: Third Mates License or relevant maritime/sailing experience
  • Specialist Knowledge / Skills: Intermediate knowledge of shipping industry in the area of contract management and vessel Operations, especially tanker operations.
  • Experience: At least 2 years experience in commercial marine operations, preferably with a tanker owner.

AET is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Contact:

 

Company:

AET

Address:

 

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

recruit - US@aet-tankers.com

Website:  
Notes: If you are interested in this job opportunity please send your CV/resume and current and expected salary by July 31, 2016.
Position E:

Experienced Tanker Brokers

Primal Marine Americas LLC is headquartered in Stamford, CT with offices in Athens and Dubai. We are looking for experienced tanker brokers to expand our tanker desk.

The right candidates must have a track record, good commercial sense and self-motivation.

Primal Marine offers competitive remuneration packages with benefits.

All applications will be treated in strictest confidence.

Contact:

 

Company:

Primal Marine Americas LLC

Address:

 

Telephone:

Cell:
E-Mail:

giorgosstamoulas@gmail.com

nh@primal-marine.com

Website:  
Notes: Please send your application
Position F:

Executive Director for Connecticut Port Authority

In this newly-created position, the Executive Director's principal activities will be planning and marketing the economic development of the State's ports and harbors with a focus on development of the three deep-water ports (New London, New Haven and Bridgeport), in concert with established private terminal operators; managing several existing State maritime programs in cooperation with the State of Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD), Office of Policy and Management (OPM), the Department of Transportation (ConnDOT), and the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP); and serving the needs of the 37 harbor/port communities in the state.

The successful candidate, an energetic, driven, resourceful, and commercially-driven person, will be accountable for creating and implementing a comprehensive strategy and marketing plan for Connecticut's ports, taking it from its current start-up phase to a successful, growing entity.

IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE:

  • A Bachelor's degree (preferably an MBA, or similar graduate degree), together with a minimum of 10 years of management experience in maritime transportation, logistics management, or other relevant industries
  • Knowledge of or experience in economic development, leasing (buildings, land, or equipment), marketing, planning, dredging, and grants application
  • Extensive commercial maritime and intermodal (rail and/or highway) experience with a shipping company, major shipper logistics providers or in planning or marketing
  • Broad knowledge of ships, cargo handling, and intermodal connections and logistics
  • Experience and success in the marketing, development, and implementation of economic development incentives, both waterside and upland (maritime-specific a plus)
  • A robust network of contacts among transportation providers and ports nationwide
  • A resourceful and enterprising individual with proven entrepreneurial background
  • Excellent management skills, exceptional interpersonal and team building skills, and an ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • A capacity to operate effectively with a small, limited staff

BEHAVORIAL & LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES:

  • Proven, pragmatic hands-on leadership style: the ability to develop and inspire the team to achieve outstanding performance and results
  • A self-starting, resourceful and entrepreneurial person, drawn to a start-up opportunity
  • A creative, nimble, business-savvy, and commercially-minded leader with extensive sales experience who has built a record of winning new business and entering new markets
  • Strong strategic planning skills together with a history of impeccable execution
  • Strong skills in managing within a matrixed environment
  • Politically savvy
Contact:

Tim O'Brien

Company:

RSR Partners

Address:

 

Telephone:

(216) 896-1280

Cell:
(216) 526-3250
E-Mail:

tobrien@rsrpartners.com

Website:  
Notes:  
Position G:

JOIN THE MARTIN & OTTAWAY TEAM

Red Bank, NJ

Wanted:

Licensed graduate Marine Engineer or graduate Naval Architect (0-5 years experience) for junior consultant position at Martin & Ottaway headquarters in Red Bank, NJ.

Varied work, long and random hours, excellent opportunity for rapid professional growth. Desire to learn and to interact with a wide variety of clients, projects and maritime settings. Awareness that advancement will demand superior skills in science, technology, communications and analysis and will require a challenging probationary period and continuous learning. Modest pay with excellent benefits.

For further information on typical assignments and work requirements explore the Martin & Ottaway company website: www.martinottaway.com.

US Citizenship not required. Valid US working papers required.

Contact:

David Tantrum

Company:

Martin & Ottaway

Address:

 

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

 

Website: www.martinottaway.com
Notes:

Direct resumes and cover letters to David Tantrum at dtantrum@martinottaway.com.

Position H:

Military Sealift Command

Now hiring for numerous positions.

Please go to:

www.sealiftcommand.com/now-hiring

to see the current open positions.

Contact:

 

Company:

Military Sealift Command

Address:

 

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

 

Website: www.sealiftcommand.com/now-hiring
Notes:  
Position I:


Ass. Chartering Manager / Chartering Manager


Application deadline: 15 August 2016
Expected Start Date: 1 October 2016
Location: Annapolis, Maryland, USA

To ensure continued growth at NORDEN's U.S. office in Annapolis we are now looking for the right person(s) to join the drycargo chartering team.

The job

As Assistant Chartering Manager or Chartering Manager at NORDEN it will be your responsibility to:

  • service existing customers and develop new relationships
  • maximize earnings on Norden's fleet
  • create value by having a strong trading mindset
  • keep contractual and counter party risk at a minimum
  • actively communicate with internal stakeholders
  • keep up to date on market developments
  • contribute to development of new trading areas
  • follow, support and make recommendations to the strategy

Your profile

You are ambitious, focused and thrive in an active trading environment with an open-minded team spirit. You have experience from a position where you have built relevant skills that can benefit our team. This could be from another shipping, trading or broking company.

You have a broad market knowledge about the Americas and a thorough understanding of Charter Parties and Shipping Terms.

You have a strong trading mentality with excellent negotiation skills combined with good business acumen.

You understand and take an interest in the customer's need and are motivated to find the best solution for the customer.
It is a must that you have the right to work in the U.S.

Team spirit, ambition and flexibility

You should be keen to join an international, ambitious and open-minded environment where the employees are proud of their company and work towards common goals. Our corporate culture is characterized by an informal tone and a great drive. We offer you a fair and competitive salary package. NORDEN focuses on your professional and personal development and offers many social activities after work. Even though the pace is high, we aim to have a reasonable work-life balance.

You will find opportunities for further training and development both in the Annapolis office and in other parts of NORDEN.

 

 

Contact:

Adam Nielsen

Company:

NORDEN

Address:

 

Telephone:

+1 410-570-0372

Fax:
E-Mail:

an@ds-norden.com

Website:  
Notes: We look forward to receiving your application and CV as soon as possible. If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact Adam Nielsen.
Position J:

Trading Person (commercial drybulk)

Marubeni group company, Pasternak, Baum, & Co, Inc. seek qualified candidates to join our experienced shipping and trading team, in our office in Harrison, N.Y.

-Trading Person (commercial drybulk)

Position is to focus on the pool book, and daily trading / chartering of pmax / kmax vessel fleet, cargoes and scheduling, reporting to / in coordination with senior pool management.

Familiar with commercial operation issues.

12 plus years experience with a shipowner, operator, vessel pool, trading company.

Positions based in Harrison, NY.

Contact:

 

Company:

Pasternak, Baum, & Co, Inc.

Address:

 

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

jobs@pasternakbaum.com

Website:  
Notes:

Confidential responses to email please.

Position K:

MARITIME PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER / CLAIMS HANDLER

Skuld North America is looking to hire an experienced lawyer to join our team and work in close collaboration with company HQs in handling complex maritime personal injury claims with specific emphasis on US Jones Act liabilities. The position is in midtown Manhattan and requires:

  • A law degree from an accredited US law school;
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience handling marine personal injury claims in the US either at an insurance company, P&I Club, law firm or shipowner;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; and
  • Jones Act litigation experience and familiarity with court proceedings a plus.

Responsibilities include:

  • Evaluation of claims liability and adequacy of reserves;
  • Negotiation of settlements with attorneys and claimants within prescribed authority limits;
  • Conducting legal research and providing comprehensive oral and written reports as required;
  • Close collaboration with external claims adjusters;
  • Management of outside defense counsel and costs for cases in litigation;
  • Communication with policyholders and insurance brokers;
  • Processing of claims and updating databases as per company guidelines;
  • Manning of 24/7 emergency telephone on a rotating basis;
  • Reporting to claims manager in accordance with company policies and procedures;
  • Knowledge sharing and competence development throughout organization; and
  • Attendance at mediations, settlement conferences and trials as required.

Candidates must:

  • Be admitted to at least one state bar;
  • Communicate effectively with people from all backgrounds/nationalities;
  • Uphold our high standard of customer service;
  • Work successfully as part of a team; and
  • Be detail-oriented and have ability to multi-task and meet frequently changing work demands
Contact:

Charles Anderson

Company:

Skuld North America

Address:

 

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

charles.anderson@skuld.com

Website:  
Notes:

Please apply by July 29, 2016 by sending your CV by email

Position L:

MARITIME PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER/CLAIMS HANDLER

Skuld North America is looking to hire an experienced lawyer to join our team and work in close collaboration with company HQs in handling complex maritime personal injury claims with specific emphasis on US Jones Act liabilities. The position is in midtown Manhattan and requires:

  • A law degree from an accredited US law school;
  • A minimum of 10 years' experience handling marine personal injury claims in the US either at an insurance company, P&I Club, law firm or shipowner;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; and
  • Jones Act litigation experience and familiarity with court proceedings a plus.

Responsibilities include:

  • Evaluation of claims liability and adequacy of reserves;
  • Negotiation of settlements with attorneys and claimants within prescribed authority limits;
  • Conducting legal research and providing comprehensive oral and written reports as required;
  • Close collaboration with external claims adjusters;
  • Management of outside defense counsel and costs for cases in litigation;
  • Communication with policyholders and insurance brokers;
  • Processing of claims as per company guidelines;
  • Manning of 24/7 emergency telephone on a rotating basis;
  • Attendance at mediations, settlement conferences and trials as required;
  • Reporting to claims manager in accordance with company policies and procedures; and
  • Knowledge sharing and competence development throughout organization.

Candidates must:

  • Be admitted to at least one state bar;
  • Communicate effectively with people from all backgrounds/nationalities;
  • Uphold our high standard of customer service;
  • Be detail-oriented and have ability to multi-task and meet frequently changing work demands; and
  • Work successfully as part of a team.
Contact:

Charles Anderson

Company:

Skuld North America

Address:

 

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

charles.anderson@skuld.com

Website:  
Notes:

Please apply by July 29, 2016 by sending your CV by email

Position M:

CLAIMS ASSISTANT

Skuld North America is seeking an experienced claims assistant to join our team and work in close collaboration with attorneys handling US personal injury claims. The position is in midtown Manhattan.

Responsibilities include:

  • Review of claim submissions to ensure proper supporting documentation is provided;
  • Entry of data into computer system in accordance with established procedures;
  • Set-up and organization of electronic files; and
  • Perform administrative support functions and assist attorneys in claims handling tasks as required.
    Candidates must demonstrate:
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred;
  • Proficiency in computer software applications and Microsoft Office;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Attention to detail and the ability to perform multiple tasks requiring prioritization;
  • 2+ years experience working for insurance company or law firm preferred; and
  • Ability to work as part of a team and communicate effectively with people from all backgrounds/nationalities.
Contact:

Charles Anderson

Company:

Skuld North America

Address:

 

Telephone:

Fax:
E-Mail:

charles.anderson@skuld.com

Website:  
Notes:

Please apply by July 29, 2016 by sending your CV by email

Position N:

CONTROLLER - STAMFORD, CT

Our client, a leader in providing commercial services to the maritime industry, is looking for an experienced Controller to join their team. In this role, you will manage a small accounting group, providing information needed to produce monthly financials for both the executive team and external accounting partners. You will lead various functions in the company, including invoicing, AR/AP, company's 401k, health insurance and employee benefits. We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Bachelors Degree, Business or Finance background preferred
  • Experienced and comfortable with Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Able to manage and direct a small team
  • Experienced with invoicing, AR/AP and reconciliation of accounts
  • Able to administer company's benefit plans, including insurance and 401k
  • Manage company's payroll and other expenses
  • Must be authorized to work in the US, local candidates preferred

In return for the above, our client offers a competitive salary, potential for annual company bonus, full benefits and paid vacation. This is a great opportunity to join an established organization where you can leverage your past accounting experience in a dynamic environment.


FLAGSHIP MANAGEMENT = MARITIME JOBS

WE ARE MARITIME PROFESSIONALS - MARITIME RECRUITMENT AND MARITIME EXECUTIVE SEARCH IS OUR BUSINESS

Contact:

TIM GREEN

Company:

FLAGSHIP MANAGEMENT

Address:

 

Telephone:

954-577-5100

Fax:
E-Mail:

tim@flagshipmgt.com

Website:  
Notes: