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Human Resources Department

The Human Resources Shore is located in Hamburg and supports the 130 employees working for the Deutsche Afrika-Linien / John T. Essberger Group ashore.

Our company is only as good as our employees are! Therefore, we are always looking for highly motivated and well qualified employees. We want to gain and retain people, who want to play an active part in our company, are willing to take the responsibility for challenging issues and who are able to change the bearing.

Job Vacancies OnShore

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Crew Accountant (m/f/d)

To strengthen our team, we are looking for a full-time or part-time (at least 30 hours per week) member for our crewing department as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Your tasks: 

  • Preparing the correct pay of internal and external seafarers
  • Transfers of internal and external payments
  • Handling of the ships’ cashes
  • Preparing and transferring travel expense reports
  • Communication with public authorities and ship leaders (captains)
  • Reconciliation of accounts


Your profile:

  • Successfully completed commercial apprenticeship
  • Experience in the supervision of maritime staff desirable
  • Good understanding of figures and accounting
  • Good written and spoken English
  • Confident handling of the common MS Office products
  • Strong communication and organizational skills as well as team spirit
  • Initiative, flexibility and enjoyment of new tasks


Our offer:

  • Varied tasks, individual development prospects and the opportunity to take on responsibility
  • An attractive salary, reimbursement of travel expenses, monthly vouchers
  • Possibility of mobile working (after familiarisation) and flexible working hours
  • An attractive workplace in modern offices, just a few minutes' walk from the Altona balcony and the fish market, with good transport links and a view of the River Elbe
  • Language courses and free drinks
  • An informal, appreciative, Hanseatic working atmosphere and respectful cooperation in a friendly, helpful team


We look forward to receiving your application - also without cover letter - stating the earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations.

John T. Essberger GmbH & Co. KG | Human Resources Shore| Palmaille 45 22767 Hamburg | application@rantzau.de | careers.rantzau.de



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IT Engineer - Maritime IT (m/f/d)

To strengthen our team, we are looking for an IT Engineer - Maritime IT (m/f/d) to begin as early as possible.

Job Description:

We craft innovative IT systems on land and on board to manage our tanker fleet, which operates throughout Europe. Would you like to play a leading role in making our IT systems even smarter? And do you like being on an equal footing with your users? Then join us on board and become part of our IT team at John T. Essberger.

Your tasks:

  • Operation and further development of IT on our ships and at the head office
  • Configuration and roll-out of the IT infrastructure
  • Steering of contractors and purchasing of system components
  • Delivery and installation of IT systems on board
  • Planning, integration and roll-out of software solutions and updates
  • Monitoring of the IT systems and troubleshooting
  • Carrying out backup and recovery
  • Administration of user profiles and e-mail communication
  • Automation of processes and data transfers between data center, ship, and cloud
  • Alignment of all activities with Ship Management, Crews, and IT
  • Documentation of manuals and quality assurance
  • User support and assistance via the ticket system


Your profile:

  • Completed training or studies in a technical, scientific or economic field; preferably in (specialist) computer science, logistics or a comparable field
  • Work experience in the configuration and administration of IT systems, ideally in a Shipping environment
  • Analytical thinking, problem solving skills and willingness to learn
  • Knowledge of Windows servers and virtualisation
  • Strong knowledge of network management and IT security
  • Working knowledge of PowerShell, Bash, Dualog, Hyper-V, Icinga, IGEL, UniFi or similar tools
  • Initial experience in IT project management or working on IT projects
  • Confident written and spoken English


Our offer:

  • Own Workplace in a traditional Hamburg based family business
  • Modern IT systems and tools in the data centre and cloud
  • A committed working environment with flexible and mobile working time options
  • Advantageous voucher system and travel allowance
  • Personalised training and development opportunities within the company Attractive workplace, just a few minutes' walk from the Altonaer Balkon and the Fischmarkt, with good transport connections and a view of the River Elbe
  • A family-like and appreciative working atmosphere in a respectful and cooperative team
  • Various events such as after works and Christmas celebrations

We look forward to receiving your application - also without cover letter - stating the earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations.

John T. Essberger GmbH & Co. KG Human Resources Shore| Palmaille 45 22767 Hamburg | application@rantzau.de | careers.rantzau.de


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SSHEQ Superintendent (m/f/d)

We are seeking a passionate and accountable SSHEQ Superintendent to make a significant impact on our commitment to safety, health, environment, and quality.

Job Description:

The SSHEQ department plays a key role in ensuring the safety, health, and environmental compliance of the company's fleets. With a strong focus on safety, environmental protection, compliance and customer satisfaction. Continual improvement is achieved through regular analyses of performance in various areas and involvement of all departments leading to improvement plan generation.

In addition to monitoring the Safety Management System (SMS), the team coordinates and performs audits team members are tasked to deliver various topics during seminars and webinars.


Your tasks include:

  • Incident investigation
  • Organising and undertaking internal audits
  • Organising external and Audits (internal/ external): Identify trends and corrective/preventive actions with the SSHEQ Manager and SSHEQ superintendents
  • Responsible for the review, revision and development of our safety management system
  • Drive safety performance improvement
  • TMSA: ensure a structured approach in improving JTE rating


Your profile:

  • Seagoing experience at a senior level
  • Knowledge of auditing and vetting
  • Highly motivated
  • Good communication skills
  • Very good written and spoken English
  • Very good MS-Office skills


Our offer:

  • Workplace in a traditional Hamburg based family business
  • A committed working environment with flexible and mobile working time options
  • Advantageous voucher system and travel allowance
  • Personalised training and development opportunities within the company
  • Attractive workplace, just a few minutes' walk from the Altonaer Balkon and the Fischmarkt, with good transport connections and a view of the River Elbe
  • A family-like and appreciative working atmosphere in a respectful and international team
  • Various events such as after works and Christmas celebrations


We are looking forward to receive your informative application - also without cover letter - stating the earliest possible starting date and your salary expectation.

John T. Essberger GmbH & Co. KG Human Resources Shore | Palmaille 45 22767 Hamburg | application@rantzau.de | careers.rantzau.de


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IT Service Coordinator (m/f/d)

We are looking for a full-time IT Service Coordinator (m/f/d) to strengthen our Service Desk in Hamburg.

Job Description:

We combine innovative shipping with traditional values. And we are proud of our highly motivated staff who work hard every day for our customers and partners. All we need now is YOU!


Your tasks:

  • System and user support for our IT systems
  • Contributing to the digitalisation of the Group
  • Expanding the integration and management of external service providers
  • Organisation of configuration management
  • Further development of IT-processes
  • Management of desktop and mobile platforms
  • Identity and access management
  • Organising the digital workplace
  • Deployment of application packages
  • Purchasing hardware and software
  • Planning and administration of software licences


Your profile:

  • Training or studies as a (specialised) computer scientist or similar qualification
  • Relevant professional experience, ideally in service operations
  • Talent for designing, implementing, rolling out and operating IT solutions
  • Experience in the planning and implementation of IT projects
  • Confident in the management of contractors
  • Application-ready knowledge in the areas of PowerShell, Windows Server, Active Directory, Intune, Azure, Exchange, ITIL, among others
  • Quick comprehension and strong customer orientation in service operations
  • Confident communication in German and English 


Our offer:

  • Workplace in a traditional Hamburg based family business
  • A committed working environment with flexible and mobile working time options
  • Advantageous voucher system and travel allowance
  • Personalised training and development opportunities within the company
  • Attractive workplace, just a few minutes' walk from the Altonaer Balkon and the Fischmarkt, with good transport connections and a view of the River Elbe
  • A family-like and appreciative working atmosphere in a respectful and cooperative team
  • Various events such as after works and Christmas celebrations


We look forward to receiving your application - also without cover letter - stating the earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations.

John T. Essberger GmbH & Co. KG Human Resources Shore| Palmaille 45 22767 Hamburg | application@rantzau.de | careers.rantzau.de


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Teamassistenz (m/w/d) Finance, Accounting & Tax

To strengthen our team, we are looking for a Teamassistent (m/f/d) Finance, Accounting & Tax in full-time to begin as early as possible

Job Description:

We combine innovative shipping with traditional values. And we are proud of our highly motivated staff who work hard every day for our customers and partners. All we need now is YOU!

Your tasks:

  • Assumption of general assistance tasks including correspondence, coordination of appointments, preparation of invoices and filing management
  • Preparation and renewal of contracts (charter parties, ShipMan) as well as administration of the legal position and cost center list
  • Processing flag extensions and preparing documents in the context of ship purchases/sales
  • Preparation of company documents (formation, amendments, deletion)
  • Preparation of shareholder resolutions, e.g. for the approval of audited annual financial statements
  • Administrative support/assistance with annual financial statements and tax returns
  • Administration of transparency register entries and other documents (trade office, commercial register, tax office)


Your profile:

  • Successfully completed commercial training or comparable qualification as well as professional experience as an assistant (m/f/d) or in processing in the area of finance, accounting and tax
  • Sound knowledge of the shipping industry and corporate law
  • Experience in the preparation of contracts and powers of attorney as well as an understanding of annual financial statements and relevant tax processes
  • Know-how in dealing with KYC requirements and the transparency register
  • Confidence in the use of MS Office, in particular Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Very good written and spoken English skills
  • Maximum discretion and confidentiality when processing sensitive documents and information
  • Organized, structured and independent way of working as well as communication skills and a confident manner in contact with various interfaces 


Our offer:

  • Varied tasks, individual development prospects and the opportunity to take on responsibility
  • An attractive salary, reimbursement of travel expenses, monthly vouchers
  • Possibility of mobile working (after training) and flexible working hours
  • An attractive workplace in modern offices, just a few minutes' walk from Altonaer Balkon and the fish market, with good transport links and a view of the Elbe river
  • Language courses and free drinks
  • A familiar, appreciative, Hanseatic working atmosphere and respectful cooperation in a collegial, helpful team 
  • Various events such as after works and Christmas celebrations


We look forward to receiving your application - also without cover letter - stating the earliest possible starting date and your salary expectations.

John T. Essberger GmbH & Co. KG Human Resources Shore| Palmaille 45 22767 Hamburg | application@rantzau.de | careers.rantzau.de





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