Introduction to Shipping

Imperium Commodity Search has worked both with in-house logistics and shipping staff, as well as supplying talent to specialist shipbrokers and research houses.  Our shipping offering is set up to offer professionals across both logistics focused and bunker/physical supply positions. 

We work with both ship and shore based staff and have an extensive international network of front office, supply chain, logistics and chartering professionals; well placed to provide a full service solution to in-house supply chain teams as well as sourcing passive, profitable talent for a broking desk.

Due to the nature of the shipping markets, our consultants have developed a network and headhunt led model to establish relationships with excellent candidates across shipping hubs globally.

We aim to create lasting relationships in the shipping markets and operate as a full cycle supplier for staff of all levels.

Our shipping consultants are on hand to discuss your business and where we may be able to assist in the next step for your team.


Imperium Commodity Search offers a value proposition based upon over 25 years expertise in providing business professionals to a myriad of clients. Our clients value our extensive multi-sector Industry knowledge constructed from our own employment experience within Corporate, Middle-Tiered and SME companies.

A shortage of the right talent is a top concern for all companies in all Industry sectors and geographies presently.

Our well respected company ethos together with tightly honed search and selection techniques helps our clients meet this challenge and turn their newly acquired talent into a source of competitive advantage.

We offer a full recruitment service for strategic, management and executive roles; we source and screen all of our candidates. We handle everything in-house, nothing is outsourced.  We love a challenge and will always give best advice on how we can overcome these challenges in partnership with you.

If you are looking for assistance in recruiting staff for Commodity based jobs on a permanent basis please call us on +44 (0) 203 927 5090 or upload your vacancy here and one of our experienced consultants will contact you ASAP with availability and a quotation for the services to be provided.


Here at Imperium Commodity Search we have a wide range of on-going vacancies available on a permanent basis – some of them exclusively.

Often, due to our excellent relationships with certain clients, we are representing opportunities with clients that are not in the public domain for confidentiality reasons.

We support candidates throughout the recruitment process and focus on strategic, management and executive positions. Our personalised approach ensures we are best fit for Commodity professionals looking for their next career move.

Typical positions we recruit for within Shipping are listed in the right hand column of this page. 

If you are interested in finding out how we can assist you in finding your next opportunity in the UK or internationally then please call us now on +44 (0) 203 927 5090 or register online here and one of our Shipping Consultants will contact you ASAP.

Our Experience:

Job Roles in Shipping

  • Shipbroker
  • Chartering Manager
  • Dry Bulk Trader
  • Logistics Manager
  • Port Captain
  • Superintendent 
  • FFA Broker
  • Risk Management
  • Compliance
  • Route Analyst
  • Dry Freight
  • Wet Freight
  • CPP
  • DPP
  • Analysts
  • Editorial
  • Non Exec
  • Chartering
  • Logistics
  • Traffic

These are just a few examples of positions we recruit for, other positions are available.

To see our latest vacancies, please click here


Contact Us

We are here to help. Speak to one of our experienced recruitment consultants now on +44 (0) 203 927 5090.


Send us a message online and we will come back to you.

Sustainability & ESG

We are proud to bring a ‘first of kind’ ESG commitment as part of our guaranteed hire search process.  Partnering with Ripple Africa to plant trees, aid carbon neutrality and offer carbon credit certification we work with clients to recruit in a sustainable way that is unique to us.

Find out more on our Sustainability page

Example Shipping / Logistics Recruitment Projects

Imperium Commodity Search have a broad knowledge of the shipping markets globally, working with shipbrokers, charters and logistics/storage providers.  Our recent recruitment mandates: 

FFA Broker | Shipbroker London, United Kingdom 
FFA Trader | Trading House Geneva, Switzerland
Business Development Manager | Logistics Singapore, APAC
Charterer | Shipping Firm Dubai, Middle East
Logistics Professional | Steel Producer Midlands, UK

Panamax Broker | Shipbroker Athens, Greece 
Sale & Purchase Broker | Shipbroker London, United Kingdom
Shipping Manager | Coal Trader Singapore, APAC
Charterer | Fertilizer Trading House Canada
Head of Truck & Rail | Grain Trading House Kansas, USA