OHT to strengthen the Chartering Team

Available position as Chartering Manager

OHT is a specialist heavy transportation and installation contractor and vessel owner-operator, building on Norway’s long and proud heritage in maritime pioneering.

Renewable Energy is our future, and we want the best talent within our ranks.

Would you like to part of our voyage into a greener environment? One of our significant competitive advantages is the flexibility and versatility of our team members, and we are now looking for a Chartering Manager who will support us in being a contributor in the offshore renwables industry.

As we are continuing to provide great service in our current market and as we are moving into new markets, we see a need to strengthen our chartering team. We have a modestly sized team, where every employee is involved in many elements of the transports. Each Chartering Manager follows the project throughout the entire process from inquiry to customer feedback after project execution. We work in an international environment and therefore a fair amount of traveling can be expected in this position, meeting clients, and marketing our services. We offer an exciting job in a highly specialized business where no project is the same, and an opportunity to be our representative in Dubai.

Skills and knowledge

Below are the desirable skills and knowledge in our ideal candidate:

  • The ideal candidate has at least four years’ experience working in a commercial/contracts environment.
  • Strong interest in and affinity with heavy transport.
  • Experience with marine operations and shipping.
  • Good communication, verbal and written, in English.
  • Experience with intercultural management.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Good commercial and technical insight.
  • Good knowledge of MS office and BIMCO

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Identify and fix cargoes and logistics projects
  • Marketing and sales of our services
  • Prepare freight calculations, quotations and tenders
  • Establish and expand client relationships
  • Manage transportation contracts
  • Customer feedback and learnings to meet our clients’ expectations even further

Career path

The candidate is expected to take on the role of General Manager Middle East based in our satellite office in Dubai from summer 2022 for a period of 2 – 3 years, as required by the Company.


Minimum Bachelor degree in a technical or Business subject.

Personal qualities

The successful candidate will be pro-active and has a can-do attitude with a problem-solving mentality. You are used to work with a high level of independence, and keen to take ownership of tasks given. You must have the curiosity and interest to actively deliver the most elegant solution for the team and our clients, while at the same time follow a structured work process. We are looking for a person with good communicative skills and someone who enjoys working in a global team and market.

Do you want to be part of the growing offshore wind industry? If so, please apply via this link:

Chartering Manager | OHT | LinkedIn


About OHT

OHT is a specialist transport and installation (T&I) contractor and vessel owner-operator, with a leading environmental focus and a best for project approach.

The company is one of the worlds most experienced heavy transport vessel operators and a leading provider of highly engineered marine transportation solutions with a fleet of five open deck semi-submersible heavy lift carriers: MV Hawk, Osprey, Albatross, Falcon and Eagle.

The addition of specialist offshore wind foundation and turbine installation vessels to the fleet is driven by OHT’s commitment to the offshore wind sector, enabling a complete T&I offering for the next generations of offshore wind farms.

In 2021, OHT will launch their new build vessel Alfa Lift; their first vessel built specifically for the offshore wind market. A heavy installation crane vessel design with semi-submersible heavy transportation capabilities, the Alfa Lift will be world’s largest, custom-built vessel for offshore wind foundation installation and will optimize efficiency for the transport and installation of next generation foundations.

Two jack-up installation vessels will also join the T&I fleet. The first will be delivered in Q2 2023. The jack-ups will be capable of installing the next generations of Wind Turbine Generators (WTG’s).

OHT’s unrivalled fleet of installation vessels will soon start work installing the world’s largest offshore wind farms, building a more sustainable future for the generations to come.

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