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Careers Made.

Latest opportunities

At SSY, we truly believe that our success is powered by our people. It's thanks to their expertise and effort that we have continued to define and shape the global broking industry for well over a century.

We believe in achieving and just as importantly, we believe in each other. So come and join us and discover a world of opportunity where ambitions become reality and careers are made.

Our values

  • Trust

    Trust is fundamental to SSY - without it, we wouldn't exist. For over 140 years, our clients have placed their trust in us. In return, we trust in our own ability and judgement to always do the very best for our clients’ business.

  • Independence

    Independence is what defines SSY - in business and in spirit. Since our inception in 1880, our independence has given us the freedom to chart our own course while ensuring, above all, that we always put the needs of our clients first.

  • Expertise

    Expertise is what fuels SSY. It's why we have continued to shape and influence the broking industry for more than a century. Undoubtedly, it is our people and their expertise which is our greatest asset. It is only through our collective expertise can we continue to move our industry forward.

“SSY is a global network that is connected and collaborative. I always feel that I’m given the trust and support to evolve in my career which gives me the confidence to grow my business.”

Sherlyn Wong
Dry Cargo Broker, Singapore

“With a supportive global community and industry leadership, SSY empowers your growth. Our challenging projects, collaborative ethos, and dynamic environment make it an ideal place to excel in the maritime sector and thrive in your career.”

David Nielson
Head of Renewables in Offshore, Hamburg

“At SSY, you are given the autonomy and trust to build your business and are rewarded accordingly. Being a global company, SSY has given me the opportunity to live and work in different locations worldwide including Singapore, London and most recently Dubai. Above all, it’s the people that make SSY so special!”

Stephanie Idicula
Derivatives Broker, Dubai

“It’s the people that make SSY a truly special place to work. They are the source of inspiration, growth, and friendship. My journey has been abundant with learning and progression, where every day brings new opportunities and challenges.”

Jamie Rustom
Senior Director, Tankers, London

“SSY has given me the opportunity to learn from some of the most experienced brokers in the business and the freedom to work in many of our global locations. While the teams maybe located throughout the world, SSY colleagues share the same "can do" mindset.”

Madeleine Rostad
Trainee Broker, Offshore, Kristiansand

Expert Training

SSY Trainee Scheme

SSY boasts a proud legacy which goes back over 140 years. In that time, some of the biggest names in ship broking have worked for the firm. Indeed, it’s fair to say that SSY has helped shape the ship broking industry that we know today.

Through our London Trainee Scheme, successful applicants get the opportunity to learn from some of the most experienced names in shipping over a 12-month period. In addition to expert divisional training, we will also ensure the trainees are educated in the principals of shipping, as well as take part in networking opportunities and a series of port visits and vessel trips.

Applications for the September ‘24 enrolment (London only), have now closed. Thank you to everyone who applied. Details of the 2025 enrolment will be released soon. In the meantime, make sure to check out our current openings via the "Latest opportunities" section.

“Shipbroking is a dynamic and fast-paced environment. By being trained on the desk and in the classroom over a 12-month period, we aim to attract exceptional young talent into our organisation. Our ultimate ambition is to transform our trainees into the next SSY shipbroking superstars.”

Jonathan Bond
Senior Director and Head of Period, Dry Cargo, SSY 

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Latest opportunities

LNG Shipping Operator

Location

Singapore

Salary

DOE

Sector

LNG

SSY boasts a proud legacy which spans over 144 years. In that time, some of the biggest names in ship broking have worked for the company. Indeed, it's fair to say that our company has helped shape the broking industry that we know today.

Due to our continued growth, we are now looking for a LNG Shipping Operator to join our LNG Broking team in Singapore.

SSY is the world’s largest independent broker. We are objective and autonomous with the scale and coverage to service the most demanding clients and volatile markets across the globe. As a privately owned partnership, we are focused entirely on the needs of our clients and are agile and impartial in the way we do business. SSY operates from 25 offices across the globe and employs over 500 people, covering all the major shipping and commodity locations, and providing a round-the-clock service.

Job description:
We are looking for an LNG Shipping Operator to join our LNG team. The Operator has been necessitated as a result of SSY’s LNG market presence and to improve our service offering to our customers in the post fixture process. The incumbent Operator will be working closely with the broking team, and lead the post fixture process in our deals with Shipowners, LNG producers, national and major oil companies, oil, gas and energy traders and financial institutions. Whilst the role will be based in Singapore, it will be with a worldwide remit to reflect the international coverage of our business.

This is a very exciting time to join our LNG desk, which is expanding rapidly in the face of a growing sector.

Flexible working arrangements can be discussed.

Responsibilities:
• Closely monitoring each transaction, and ensuring timely reminders to our customers on their commercial and operational obligations under the charters (E.g. notices, option declaration, heel declaration, redelivery declaration)
• Coordinating with Shipowners and Charterers on day-to-day basis to ensure their operational needs and demands are met
• Spearhead the fixture reconciliation process with our customers, and coordinating with the finance team for brokerage billing
• Working closely with the broking teams to support specific needs

Skills required:
• Strong attention to detail, organised with reliable time management skills and a methodical approach
• Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills required to work with a global team
• Ability to work within a deadline-driven environment with a strong work ethic and self-motivation
• Able to prioritise work according to deadlines
• Previous shipping experience and/or gas and LNG markets will be helpful, but not essential. On the job training will be provided.

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Sales and Purchase Broker – Athens

Location

Athens

Salary

DOE

Sector

Sales and Purchase

SSY boasts a proud legacy which spans over 144 years. In that time, some of the biggest names in ship broking have worked for the company. Indeed, it's fair to say that our company has helped shape the broking industry that we know today.

Due to our continued growth, we are now looking for a Sales and Purchase Broker to join our Sales and Purchase team in Athens.

The ideal candidate must be a self-motivated team player, have a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the market and a proven track record, with a minimum of 2-4 years broking experience.

SSY is the world’s largest independent broker. We are objective and autonomous with the scale and coverage to service the most demanding clients and volatile markets across the globe. As a privately owned partnership, we are focused entirely on the needs of our clients and are agile and impartial in the way we do business. SSY operates from 25 offices across the globe and employs over 500 people, covering all the major shipping and commodity locations, and providing a round-the-clock service.

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Experienced Sales and Purchase Broker – Athens

Location

Athens

Salary

DOE

Sector

Sales and Purchase

SSY boasts a proud legacy which spans over 144 years. In that time, some of the biggest names in ship broking have worked for the company. Indeed, it's fair to say that our company has helped shape the broking industry that we know today.

Due to our continued growth, we are now looking for an Experienced Sales and Purchase Broker to join our Sales and Purchase team in Athens.

The ideal candidate must be a self-motivated team player, have a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the market and a proven track record, with a minimum of 10 years broking experience.

SSY is the world’s largest independent broker. We are objective and autonomous with the scale and coverage to service the most demanding clients and volatile markets across the globe. As a privately owned partnership, we are focused entirely on the needs of our clients and are agile and impartial in the way we do business. SSY operates from 25 offices across the globe and employs over 500 people, covering all the major shipping and commodity locations, and providing a round-the-clock service.

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Junior Programmer / Web Developer

Location

London

Salary

DOE

Sector

Digital Analytics

SSY boasts a proud legacy which spans over 144 years. In that time, some of the biggest names in ship broking have worked for the company. Indeed, it's fair to say that our company has helped shape the broking industry that we know today.

Due to our continued growth, we are now looking for an Junior Programmer / Web Developer to join our Digital Analytics team in London.

SSY is the world’s largest independent broker. We are objective and autonomous with the scale and coverage to service the most demanding clients and volatile markets across the globe. As a privately owned partnership, we are focused entirely on the needs of our clients and are agile and impartial in the way we do business. SSY operates from 25 offices across the globe and employs over 500 people, covering all the major shipping and commodity locations, and providing a round-the-clock service.

Responsibilities:

• Working within the Digital Analytics team to analyse shipping and commodities data.
• Supporting the Broker and Research desk reporting; including generating dashboards and market reports.
• Organising SSY business data into SQL databases to facilitate internal and external data communication.
• Assisting in the maintenance and development of data products; including technical support.

Skills required:

• Blazor (C# Web framework)
• SQL (SQL Server)
• HTML (incl. CSS)
• Demonstrated programming proficiency in at least one of the following languages: C#, Python, Java Script

Benefits of working for SSY:

• Holidays: 25 days holidays pro-rata from January to December + 8 days bank holidays.
• Staff Life Assurance: 4 times your pensionable salary.
• Pension Salary Sacrifice if you contribute a minimum of 3% of your pensionable salary SSY will contribute 6.5%.
• Subsidised Gym Membership.

Location:

The position on offer is on a full-time, permanent basis subject to you having the right to work in the UK with a competitive salary (6 months probationary period) and will be based in SSY's London office. Periodic travel may be required for this role.


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Broker (Dry Cargo)

Location

Sydney, Australia

Salary

DOE

Sector

Dry Cargo

SSY boasts a proud legacy which goes back over 144 years. In that time, some of the biggest names in ship broking have worked for the company. Indeed, it's fair to say that our company has helped shape the broking industry that we know today.

Due to our continued growth, we are now looking for a Broker to join our Dry Cargo team in Sydney, Australia.

This is a full-time on-site role for a Ship Broker at SSY office located in Sydney, NSW. The Ship Broker will be responsible for day-to-day tasks related to Brokerage, Trading, Freight, International Trade, and Commodity Markets. The Ship Broker will be expected to work closely with clients, analyse market trends, negotiate contracts, and provide exceptional service to clients.

Requirements:
• Expertise in Brokerage, Trading, Freight, International Trade, and Commodity Markets.
• Demonstrated ability to work closely with clients and provide exceptional service.
• Strong analytical skills and ability to analyse market trends.
• Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
• Experience in the maritime industry is a plus.
• Trainee positions are available too.

*Positions are open to Australian Citizens and/or Australian PRs only.

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