Are you enthusiastic about operations and the Dry Bulk sector? Then we encourage you to apply for the position as a Dry Bulk Operator in our Melbourne office.

The position is situated at NORDEN´s office in Melbourne, Australia at 644 Chapel Street South Yarra VIC.

The job

As an Operator in NORDEN you will operate a group of vessels in various areas and various ship sizes. This includes, but is not limited to; monitoring, negotiating, measuring, and optimizing the performance of dry cargo vessels, as well as daily contact and coordination with vessels, agents, internal stakeholders and support functions, Charterers and Owners to ensure smooth operation.

You will become part of a large, skilled, and diverse global team - but at the same time, you will work in a smaller group with various experience and knowledge.

At NORDEN we aim to be an industry leader and have heavy focus on being a reliable and quality partner while building good and long-term relationships with our customers and counterparts.

As a client focused company with an aim to increase efficiency and productivity, while also reducing voyage expenses, we continuously aim to improve our performance and bottom line. Simultaneously we have increased focus on the environment and our carbon emission. Many projects and initiatives are handled within our operation departments, wherefor you have the opportunity to take part in further development of future green shipping and smarter global trade.

Your profile

To be considered for this role, it is a requirement that you hold a permit for living and working in Australia.

You have minimum 2 years shipping experience in the dry bulk sector. You thrive in an environment where relationships and P&L are equally prioritized. You enjoy taking responsibility and ownership; demonstrating your ability to optimize voyages and delivering a high-quality service to our customers.

You are inquisitive, motivated and a great problem solver who is comfortable in a diverse and forward-thinking environment.

Being part of a smaller team; you are collaborative, trustworthy, and reliable. You are focused on quality work and overall team development. You should be trusted, work independent and maintain ownership over your fleet of vessels, projects, and assignments.

As NORDEN are well into the digital age, a key quality will be your understanding and knowledge of various IT systems and processes. Experience with IMOS and SEDNA is considered an asset.

We strongly believe in making a difference and we look forward to welcoming new colleagues who share our vision and values.

Our company 

NORDEN is a leading trading-oriented shipping company at the heart of global trade. By leveraging frontier technologies in combination with global expertise and local insights, we enable smarter global trade with trusted, efficient and responsible solutions to customers all over the world, while being committed to aide our customers in decarbonising their supply chains. With a rich heritage and deeply rooted values, we are a true people-business with high standards within diversity, equity and inclusion, empowering our employees to realise their full potential.


Please upload your application, resume and relevant diplomas via our website as soon as possible and no later than 15 June, 2023, through the NORDEN website. We review applications and interview candidates on a continuous basis.

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

If you have any questions, please contact the Operations Lead, Ashwini Rana at

We look forward to hearing from you. 

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