Chartering Trade Trainee

Position description

Viterra Chartering B.V. seeks an ambitious and flexible Chartering Trade Trainee who will start his or her career by rotating between several teams within the department and puts his/her talent to good use where it really matters. Our programme allows you to explore your knowledge through different experiences within Chartering Operations and Chartering Trade. You will learn how to apply your knowledge in an exciting and challenging working environment. We offer training on the job under the trusted guidance of experienced colleagues. Where in your first year you will amongst other things, take responsibility by operating and coordinating your own vessels, assist in purchasing bunkers and participate in several supportive activities. With the knowledge gained this year, the next step would be to join our Chartering Trade department. You will work on an international scale and a great aspect in this role is to be in contact with different people all over the world. Both internally and externally, you will establish and maintain relationships.

Required skills and experience

Benefits/what we offer

We are located in over 35 countries and employing over 15.000 people worldwide. The position you are applying for is part of our Chartering department. You will work in an informal and diverse team, and be part of an international organization that will help develop your skills and expertise.

As well as this, we offer:

  • A complete cross-teams overview of our Chartering department;

  • An assignment mentor and HR mentor who will follow you in your personal development, including monthly evaluations for optimal guidance;

  • A competitive salary;

  • Flexible and attractive pension scheme;

  • A 13th month salary;

  • Working in an office located in the Centre of Rotterdam, next to Blaak station.

About Viterra

Our world-leading, fully integrated agriculture network connects producers and consumers to supply sustainable, traceable and quality-controlled agricultural products. With our talented people, decades of experience and diverse capabilities, we offer innovative solutions to open pathways and create value for customers through our supply chains. As a responsible long-term business, we will continue to invest in and develop our network, allowing us to meet the needs of a growing world. Together, we are stronger and achieve more.

About the team

The Chartering department exists of 50 employees and is divided in multiple teams: Trade, Operations (Voyage and Time Chartering), Bunker desk, Technical and Vetting coordination/ Sustainability, Freight Accounting, Mid-Office (Risk and Position management), Projects/BI and Legal. The team is ambitious, forward-thinking and diverse with both experienced colleagues as well as entry-level professionals who work together in an informal way.

How to apply

Please send us your application to and one of our recruiters will get in contact with you. A reference check and integrity screening by a third party are part of our procedure.