Commercial Executive

Rotterdam, South Holland

Job Description;

Our Client an a Global Shipping Company are looking for a Commercial Executive to be based in their offices in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The position is offered with a Permanent contract, negotiable salary and benefits package.

Job Overview;

As Commercial Executive you'll be part of the Renewables team and be responsible for; searching for business prospects in Country and in neighbouring countries, provide business presentations to clients, partners and other external and internal stakeholders and manage tender preparation and provide full back-up support on tender-related matters.


  • Identify and contact potential clients in the area.
  • Travel regularly and develop commercial prospects.
  • Inform daily the Line Manager about prospects and expected clients' requirements.
  • Provide Line Manager with information about the competition.
  • Nurture relationships with clients, ship-owners and other business partners.
  • Manage vendor registration process with new potential clients.
  • Receive Calls for Tenders from Clients.
  • Receive offers from Vendors (Ship-owners).
  • Prepare tenders and liaise with other departments (Marine, QHSE, Tax, Logistics, Finance) to verify they are in compliance with clients' expectations.

Qualifications and Experience;

  • Ideally have a Diploma in marketing/commercial affairs and/or international business.
  • Experience in a sales/marketing/commercial function, preferably in the oil/shipping sector.

About Petroplan

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