Vessels Coordinator

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Region, city
Capitale-Nationale, Québec
Job type
Navigation Desgagnés

Navigation Desgagnés inc. (NDI) markets and charters vessels for the transport of general cargo and dry bulk and meets the specific needs of heavy industry, mining and manufacturing, and grain producers. Navigation Desgagnés charters ships serving the St. Lawrence and Great Lakes system, the Maritimes and the US east coast.

NDI also ensures the marketing and management of commercial operations of multi-purpose cargo ships internationally, more particularly in winter for some of the vessels chartered and marketed by Desgagnés Transarctik as part of the maritime service to the Canadian Arctic.

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Job description

Reporting to NDI’s Main Vessel Operator, the Vessel Coordinator participates, directly or indirectly through his support, in the planning, coordination, supervision and monitoring of commercial operations carried out by cargo vessels. Dedicated to the maritime transport of solid bulk and general cargo for NDI customers, both in Canada and internationally, in compliance with internal and external party charters, Desgagnés procedures and applicable regulations. As part of his duties, the Vessel Coordinator develops and maintains good business relations with the multiple internal and external stakeholders, in the interests of NDI but also of Desgagnés as a whole.

Required Skills

  • College diploma in the field of navigation or transport logistics, or a combination of any college-level training relevant to the maritime field and significant experience related to the duties of the position;
  • 3 years of experience in the transport logistics industry, preferably maritime or related fields (stevedoring, port management, maritime agency services, etc.);
  • Experience in managing maritime transport operations is an asset;
  • Experience in management and contractual monitoring is an asset;
  • Perfectly bilingual (Orally and spoken)
  • Knowledge and mastery of MS Office suite software;
  • Availability.

The candidate stands out for his sense of organization, both in terms of his work environment and his time management. He is rigorous in respecting deadlines and the application of internal procedures and policies. He then demonstrates an interest in maritime legislation and is concerned about its application and compliance. He demonstrates interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written) and promotes teamwork. He is also recognized for his quality as a manager and his problem-solving skills and demonstrates good stress control.


Having developed a disciplined and methodical approach, the candidate stands out for his professionalism and thoroughness in everything he undertakes. He is known to be dynamic and action-oriented. He has an innate sense of responsibility and, being a passionate and committed person, he supports the policies and procedures of the Company.


In addition, the candidate contributes to the development of a team culture based on respect, transparency and pride in a job well done. He has the greatest respect for decision-making and hierarchical processes. It adheres to the values ​​of ethics, probity, integrity and total quality. He endorses the principle of “total quality in all that we do, and all that we are, both as an entity and as an individual”, and that of “always being proud of what you do to always be proud of what you do. that you are “.

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