Liner Agent

Dublin 1
€30-38,000 annual salary DOE

Import / Export Liner Clerk (Agent)

Established Shipping Line based in Dublin City Centre now requires a Liner Agent (Clerk) to join their busy office. Ranges of experience considered from only 1 year - 5 years experience in Deep Sea! This role is ideal for a candidate working in a Deep Sea Freight Forwarder looking to move into the Shipping Line side of the business. 

Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Creating booking as per the details submitted by the shippers.
  • Coordinating with the depot for the empty releases and with the terminal to ensure the container is on board as per the loading list.
  • Updating of the Bill of Lading data, sending drafts to customers and releasing the final Bill of Lading.
  • Forwarding the Freight invoices to the customers.
  • Maintaining the track of the container by checking with the relevant transhipment ports and updating the customers.


  • Uploading import manifest, issuing Arrival Notices to all the relevant customers.
  • Ensure that the payment is issued and Release is forwarded accordingly
  • Keep track of the inventory.
  • Coordinating with the transporters regarding the haulage arrangements, shunting of containers by issuing relevant work orders.
  • Total track and interfacing of Demurrage/Detention cases which includes issuing invoice to the customer and paying the charges to Head Office. Also check the Quay rent charges and issue the invoice accordingly.
  • Attending all the customer service calls for imports.
  • Coordinating with all overseas offices regarding all the import-related issues.
  • Verifying the accuracy of supplier invoices and creating purchase orders.
  • Preparing management reports in relation to sales volumes per month.
  • Assisting in handling the Claim related cases.
  • Presentation of all the relevant reports to the Head office.
  • Coordinating with the hauliers and the Head office to prepare the yearly agreements
  • including negotiation of rates and other terms and conditions.
  • Keeping track of the overall documentation in relation to the performance of operations


  • One or more years of Operations experience in a Deep Sea Liner or Ocean Freight Forwarder in Ireland.
  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Working knowledge of Customs Procedures would be an advantage
  • Good problem solver
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent written and verbal Communication Skills

Permanent, Full-time

Negotiable, salary will be reflective of experience level

For a confidential discussion on this or any other current opportunity please contact Wesley Fitzgibbon 

Please do not apply for this vacancy unless you meet the minimum pre-requisite requirements as our clients have instructed us that they do not wish to receive applications from candidates that do not meet the minimum requirements.