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Commercial Manager

SAL Heavy Lift, a part of the Harren Group and a member of the JSI Alliance, is one of the world’s leading carriers specialised in sea transport of heavy lift and project cargo. The JSI Alliance is owning and operating a versatile fleet of 50 advanced project cargo vessels with a lifting capacity of up to 3,000 t SWL. Our guiding principle is: If there is water, there is a way. Making the impossible possible, always finding a solution, going all the way.


To strengthen the JSI Alliance Commercial Team in our office in Schiedam, NL, we are looking for a Commercial Manager (m/f/d).

Position Commercial Manager
Level Professional
Location Schiedam
Group member SAL Heavy Lift

We offer:

  • A varied job in our Commercial Team with home office option and flexible working hours
  • Long-term career in an international shipping company
  • Company pension scheme
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Fitness programme
  • Training courses and career planning
  • Vibrant company culture and social events


Your main responsibilities:

  • Day to day contact with our clients
  • Evaluation of incoming enquiries
  • Key account management, client relationship maintenance
  • Research of projects and clients within key market segments
  • Prepare and negotiate tenders, costing sheets, indications, offers and contracts
  • Answer client requests and sending out offers
  • Prepare and present transport and installation solutions to our clients
  • Support tender management, pre-qualify SAL to projects
  • Data maintenance and controlling, obtain reports and lists
  • Active business development of new clients and/or projects within your assigned segments
  • Coordinate sales activities within the Commercial Team both, in Schiedam and Hamburg and with our offices abroad
  • Active communication with other departments, oversea offices and third parties


Your profile:

  • Preferable minimum experience of five year in the offshore shipping business, preferably in the offshore heavy lift segment or comparable experience in sales and acquisition 
  • Ability to work independently and structured, also under pressure
  • Highly motivated, flexible and team player
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Good command of English written and verbal (Dutch, German and other languages are a plus)
  • Strong handling of MS Office
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Service and client-orientated


Please send your application to jobs@harren-group.com

We offer you

International team
Multifaceted work schedule
Long-term career
Flexible working hours
Training courses
Career planning
Future focus
Flat hierarchy
Strong diversity
Family culture
Personal contact

Our promise to you

The Harren Group is committed to fair employment opportunities regardless of ethnic heritage, skin colour, gender, age, marital status, disability, religion, nationality, sexual orientation or social background. Our constant goal is to create a respectful and appreciative working environment for all employees.

Do you have any questions about the position?

Get in touch with our HR Manager, Jennifer Masurtschak.

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