S5 Agency World

Operations Documentation Assistant - Rotterdam

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Plaatsingsdatum 11-06-2018 Functiecategorie Maritiem
Standplaats Rotterdam Niveau Professional
Opleidingsniveau MBO Dienstverband Vast contract - Bepaalde tijd m...
Uren 38 - 0 Salaris N.O.T.K.
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.

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.

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. To become the best because only the best will do!

S5, based in Rotterdam, is looking for an:

Operations Documentation Assistant

Role description:

Within this role you will be supporting the operations desk with administrative and operational tasks. This is a role with operational and financial tasks and you will have frequent contact with customers.

Tasks and responsibilities:


  • Creation of Bills of lading and other ships documentation;


  • Perform operational and administrative tasks to support the Operations department;
  • Input of data into the operating system with regards to operations and finance (preparation of Pro Forma Invoices/PDA’s);
  • Supporting and initiating projects to improve the organisation.


The role is based in Rotterdam as part of the Operations department  but can also support all offices in The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Norway and the United Kingdom. 


  • Accurate;
  • Pro-active;
  • Energetic;
  • Customer-oriented;
  • Not a 9 to 5 mentality;
  • Meets our core values: Service, Innovation, Integrity and No-Nonsense.


  • An MBO degree in the area of Shipping, Transport or Logistics is preferred;
  • Minimum 3 years relevant working experience preferably in the area of shipping or logistical administration;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office;
  • Full professional proficiency in Dutch and English (verbally and in writing).

What we have to offer:

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

Salary and other benefits:

  • Competitive salary;
  • Pension, contribution to health insurance, travel expenses, etc.

Yes, I want this job:

We invite you to apply! Please send us your CV and cover letter. In this 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.

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Deze vacature betreft een fulltime functie.

Functiecategorie(ën) Maritiem
Branch(es) Maritiem
Provincie(s) Zuid-Holland
Trefwoorden shipping, maritime, maritiem, scheepvaart, operator, waterklerk, boarding clerk, ships agent, agency, shipping agency, operations, administrative, administration, logistics


Contactpersoon Sophia Griffioen