Senior Research Manager – Container Shipping

Are you an experienced container shipping professional with solid commercial and operational experience? Are you analytical at heart and an accomplished communicator? Then join us as we continue to develop and expand our market leading Research team.

“In this role, you analyse the economic, trade and regulatory developments affecting supply and demand within the container sector. By helping our clients plan for the future, you play a key role in developing the Maersk Broker business,” says Niels Rasmussen, Head of Research.

During the past couple of years, we have strengthened our Research team to deliver on our ambition of becoming our clients’ trusted advisor. We are continuing this journey, and this is why we need you.

We offer:
With Maersk Broker, you become part of a global shipbroking company with over a century of experience, a worldwide presence and an unrivalled dedication to customers.

You will join our Research team of 10 experienced shipping professionals and talented academics specialised in finance, statistics and trade.

You will play a key role in the continued development of a strategic focus area as you provide our clients and global organisation with up-to-date fleet and market intelligence, including, for example, market demands, trade patterns, deployment trends, charter rates and vessel prices.

Key responsibilities:
As Senior Research Manager, you are overall responsible for our container shipping research. Simply put, through the best analyses, reports and presentations in the business, you help develop our relationships with our clients and their understanding of a complex market.

To accomplish this, you take on an outgoing advisory role, travelling up to 20 days a year to present our analyses and discuss the future of container shipping with our clients. More specifically, your area of responsibility includes:

· Maintaining and developing our supply and demand forecast models
· Issuing regular weekly, monthly and quarterly market reports and forecasts
· Concluding client and topic specific studies and presentations
· Communicating market insights to our organisation and clients
· Developing key client relationships by presenting our market insights and forecast
· Improving the access to our research products and data by developing our online presence

Who we are looking for:
We are looking for an ambitious and independent colleague who is highly organised and structured. You have an improvement mindset and look forward to developing the depth and breadth of our research products – both what we do, and how we deliver it. Moreover, we imagine that you:

· Have a minimum of 10-15 years of industry experience, preferably with a liner operator
· Have a detailed understanding of demand and supply drivers within the container sector
· Are familiar with forecast modelling, data collection, integration, management and analysis as well as simple finance and investment
· Ideally hold a degree in macroeconomics, international trade, finance or similar
· Are a confident communicator both in writing and in person
· Have a high proficiency in MS Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint
· Are absolutely proficient in spoken and written English

All in all, you will succeed because you have a natural ability to combine numbers and detailed market knowledge into crisp market analyses that you communicate clearly and effortlessly to both internal and external audiences. As such, you are part of a rare breed that combines fierce analytical ability with unrivalled commercial acumen.

Want to join our research team?
Only applications received through our job portal will be taken into consideration – please apply via the link below. Please be aware that only candidates with a valid work and residence permit for the country which they apply for will be taken into consideration.

We will be conducting ongoing screenings and interviews, so please send your application at your earliest convenience. Please enclose a copy of your university diploma stipulating which courses you have taken.

Application deadline:
17 June 2018

Expected start date:
As soon as possible


Niels Rasmussen
Head of Research
+45 3344 1493

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