S5 Agency World

Assistant Operations - Rotterdam

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Plaatsingsdatum 08-11-2017 Functiecategorie Maritiem
Standplaats Rotterdam Niveau Starter
Opleidingsniveau MBO Dienstverband Vast contract - Bepaalde tijd m...
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Working @ S5 - Work hard, play hard!

At S5, we don’t expect our customers to settle for second-best and you shouldn’t either. Like you, we have great ambitions: to become the world’s leading shipping agency service. Challenging for sure, and hard work but also interesting, dynamic, satisfying and definitely fun.
Always with our corporate values as a solid foundation, of course.

Our no-nonsense approach is to-the-point and clear, hands-on and can-do. From communicating with worldwide customers to having a nest of poisonous spiders removed from a shipment - never a dull moment! Fortunately, you always have your colleagues to fall back on who are dedicated professionals like yourself. Independent team players who together want to make a difference to our customers and help improve our shipping industry.

Everything at S5 is new and we are open to any innovation or change which might benefit our customers. If you see a new opportunity, we will encourage you to seize it. We will also encourage you to grow along with us, with plenty of career opportunities and a strong focus on professional training.

From day one, you are an integral part of our team, both inside and outside the office. More than anything we need team spirit to realise our international ambitions. In a dynamic world, we aim to grow fast. To become the best because only the best will do!

Discovering new opportunities?

S5, based in Rotterdam, is looking for a:

Assistant Operations

Role description:

Your responsibility is supporting of the Boarding Clerks and Marine Operators to ensure the duties and tasks related to the ships in port are performed. The role is a coordinating role with operational and financial tasks and frequent contact with customers, suppliers, service providers and municipal-, port- and government bodies.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Operations department with the day to day tasks;
  • Perform all operational and administrative formalities;
  • Assisting in creating the ships documents;
  • Handling the financial affairs, such as coordinating invoices and the input of financial information;
  • Input of data and information;
  • Maintaining contact with all suppliers, service providers, captains, shipping companies, municipal-, port- and government bodies;
  • Supporting and initiating projects to improve the organisation.


This vacancy is open to strengthen our team in Rotterdam (head office of S5 North Europe).


  • Accurate;
  • Pro-active;
  • Energetic;
  • Customer-oriented;
  • Positive attitude;
  • No 9-to-5 mentality;
  • Meets our core values: Service, Innovation, Integrity and No-Nonsense.


  • Minimum MBO degree in the area of Shipping, Transport or Logistics;
  • Maximum 3 years relevant working experience preferably in the area of logistical administration or within shipping;
  • Have good communicative skills and good knowledge of English & Dutch, both spoken and written.

Our offer:
S5 offers a challenging job with good opportunities to develop yourself within a growing international and professional environment.

Salary and other benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration package;
  • Personal development and training opportunities.

Yes, I want this job:

We invite you to apply! Please send us your CV and cover letter. Let us know why you want to work for S5 and why you think you are suitable for this position. Do you have any questions regarding this position, please feel free to contact our Human Resources department at (+31) 10 506 2000.


Meer informatie
Deze vacature betreft een fulltime functie.

Functiecategorie(ën) Maritiem
Branch(es) Transport / Logistiek
Provincie(s) Nederland
Trefwoorden Scheepvaart, Waterklerk, Operator, Assistant Operations, Shipping, Havenlogistiek, S5, Kapiteinskamer, Rotterdam, Logistiek, Shipsagent, Marine Operator


Contactpersoon Sophia Griffioen