Are you excited about calculating and controlling laytime? Do you enjoy negotiating the best laytime calculations and interpreting the clauses of charter parties? Then keep reading as this position may be a good fit for you.

NORDEN is looking for an experienced Laytime Manager or an experienced Operator who wish to specialize in laytime and perhaps is looking for reasonable office hours.

The position as Laytime Manager is located in our Dry Cargo division in Rio.

What is in it for you

The culture of NORDEN’s Dry Cargo division is characterized by high ambitions, high engagement and an informal way of working together. You will be given independent responsibility and ample opportunity for professional sparring with 7 other Laytime Managers (4 in Copenhagen, 2 in Singapore and 1 in Rio) as well as with the colleagues in the rest of the department.

The role offers a perfect opportunity to growth and specialize in laytime as primary area of responsibility. As a Laytime Manger you are a part of on an international team which is highly focused on personal development and teamwork while working closely with colleagues across departments.

Primary responsibilities

The key focus of the role will be laytime and your tasks will include:

  • Calculation and control of laytime
  • Dialogue and negotiation with the parties involved in case of disagreement about laytime calculations
  • Ensuring that all claims (debit/credit) are processed and paid on time (demurrage/despatch)
  • Collection of balance freights
  • Building and maintaining close relations and contact with relevant stakeholders
  • Sparring with Chartering and Operations in order to optimize CP terms

Your competences and core qualifications

As our new Laytime Manager, you have experience from a similar role, or you have gained experience with laytime from a role as Operator. You have a solid understanding of the shipping industry and for legal aspects which enables you to interpret the clauses of charter parties.

Your way of working is effective, structured and persistent. You care for details and are critical in interpreting and presenting numbers. You have strong communicative and negotiating skills and you thrive on follow up and chasing the final details to closure.

Excellent English skills, both written and spoken, are a requirement. You have an intuitive understanding of IT and experience with IMOS is considered an advantage.

Our company
NORDEN is a leading shipping company within Dry Cargo and Product tankers and an integrated part of the global commodity trade. With 12 offices across 6 continents, we combine global expertise and local insight to deliver reliable, safe and efficient dry cargo and product tanker transport solutions to our customers all over the world; enabling smarter global trade.

About us
We are a global team united by a profound set of values and a belief in the power of combining strong teamwork, data driven decisions and personal relations. We call it ‘Trust Powered by Intelligence’. Operating at the heart of global trade, NORDEN is committed to decarbonising the global supply chain, becoming industry leaders within diversity, equality and inclusion, while taking a firm stance on all forms of corruption.

We do not offer jobs, we offer careers. We are extremely proud of the feeling of community, support, and respect that we have nurtured at NORDEN, resulting in what we believe is a vibrant, exciting and inclusive environment where individuals have the autonomy and empowerment to make decisions that matter.

Please upload your English written application, resume and relevant diplomas via our website as soon as possible and no later than 17th of October 2022. We review applications and interview candidates on an ongoing basis.

NORDEN values diversity in thought, educational background, and professional competencies and therefore encourage all qualified individuals to apply for the position.

If you have any questions, please contact Laytime lead Mette Conradsen on e-mail

We look forward to hearing from you.