Locks & Docks Coordinator (f/m/d)

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Headquarters Basel


50% - 100%




It’s time to become one of us. Our employees are what keep us afloat and we would love you to become part of our team!  

Are you ready to embark on a dynamic career in the shipping world? We are thrilled to announce the expansion of our business activities, offering a rewarding opportunity as Locks & Docks Coordinator. 

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In this vital position, you will be at the heart of our operations, whether you are an experienced professional in the shipping industry or eager to make your debut in this field. As a Locks & Docks Coordinator, your role is multifaceted. You will be responsible for creating, processing, and updating the timetables in close coordination with the respective Tour Operator and our Corporate Captain, ensuring these are meticulously maintained in our database on a daily basis. 

Your expertise will be crucial in processing requests from landing stages and locks, along with handling the necessary permit requests. A significant part of your role involves keeping a vigilant eye on the water situation of relevant rivers, monitoring weather conditions in the catchment area, and staying abreast of the latest shipping news. Additionally, you will have the autonomy to check and process invoices within your area of responsibility. The role also includes on-call duties, providing variety and excitement to your daily routine. Furthermore, you will assist with budget preparation as per the given instructions, showcasing your ability to handle financial responsibilities. 

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You are the ideal candidate if you have commercial training and/or professional experience in scheduling or operational activities in sectors akin to shipping, aviation, rail transport, logistics, or similar industries. We are seeking open-minded individuals who are accustomed to working autonomously. Your proactive, flexible nature, combined with team spirit and a flair for coordination, will be key to your success in this role. Moreover, a good sense of humor is essential, helping you navigate the challenges of the job with a positive attitude. 

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Located directly at Basel SBB train station, we offer a central and convenient location for commuting. We offer long-term career prospects within the UNITED RIVERS group, a dynamic and growing group of companies.  

Do you think you are the one we are looking for? Then we look forward to you joining our team and helping us navigate the rivers of Europe! 

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