Admiralty Jobs Shipping Coordinator Position at Bonhams (Hong Kong) Limited

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As a competent company, we Bonhams (Hong Kong) Limited are looking for candidates for the position of shipping coordinator with full time & permanent work system. We are looking for candidates who uphold honesty and discipline at work, with minimum criteria , experienced in and domiciled in Admiralty and surrounding areas.

Our company offers competitive salary that can be adjusted to how skilled the capability of interested candidates will be, with monthly base salary HK$14,000 - HK$43,000 in accordance with the decisions of our company's HRD.

Job Info

Company Bonhams (Hong Kong) Limited
Position Shipping Coordinator
Region Admiralty
Career Level
Work Experience -
Type of Work Full Time, Permanent
Minimum Salary HKD 14.000
Maximum Salary HKD 43.000

About Bonhams

Bonhams is a global auction house with an 18th century heritage poised for transformative change. Our global operations are based in London, Paris, New York, Los Angeles and Hong Kong where we sell in over 60 categories, including motor cars, paintings, jewellery, and entertainment memorabilia.

About the role

The shipping co-ordinator will provide support to the Asia Regional Specialists to support the safe, timely and cost-effective movement of fine art property pre and post sale within or outside of Asia. They will help manage relevant paperwork and documents for import and export, work closely with the Specialist Departments , Finance and global Shipping peers to ensure Bonhams are operating in an organised and compliant manner in relation to all areas of shipping. They will work with 3rd party shippers, managing their performance, ensuring their compliance and provide advice and support to internal teams where required.

Key Responsibilities
As a Shipping coordinator you will:

  • Provide daily management / administration of import advices from 3PLs & internal teams
  • Assist in maintaining Bonhams import database and ensure continuous standards are maintained
  • Work to ensure Bonhams are always compliant and ‘audit ready’
  • Manage weekly shuttle service among Bonhams premises
  • Provide source of import/export information and advice to Regional teams, Specialist Departments, Legal and Finance
  • Obtain copies, track and manage import entries for Bonhams ensuring a clear paper trail is maintained
  • Match import shipments against A3 contracts and add import entry details
  • Obtain export licences, carnets and CITES permits for imports/exports
  • Support property movement for touring and special exhibitions
  • Provide quotes for internal and pre or post sales shipping, alongside co-ordination with any 3rd party shippers
  • Partner with other regional shipping teams and Departments to support property movement
  • Provide support to Shipping Manager as requested

Key Skills & Attributes

  • Ideally you will be educated to degree standard or you will have experience working in a customer focused role within the art, auction of shipping industries
  • eCustomer experience preferred
  • Have excellent communication skills both written and verbal and will be able to present information in a clear and concise manner
  • You must have good reasoning skills and be able to analyse data and prepare reports
  • Negotiations skills are also needed and the ability to influence others
  • You will be required to work with industry standard computer packages such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Demonstrable experience in navigating organisational structures
  • Managing stakeholders and overcoming communication barriers
  • Good command of written and spoken English and Chinese

What We Offer

• Private Health Care

• Enhanced Family Friendly Policies
• Learning and Training Assistance Program

If you wish to apply, please send your CV and cover letter by 10th May 2023.

We thank you for your interest in this position, but please note that we will only contact candidates chosen for further consideration.

Bonhams is an equal opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to fight for equality, we work to ensure a fair and consistent interview process. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to an inclusive work environment.

Office/Company Address

Country Hong Kong
Region Hong Kong
City Admiralty
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  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Liaison with department Specialists
  • Private Health Care

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Company Description

Bonhams is one of a very few top-tier fine art auction houses in the world. Since its establishment in 1793, it has been amongst the most respected and trusted brands in the industry. From a single showroom in eighteenth-century London, Bonhams' expertise

and the trust of its clients has enabled it to grow into the internationally admired business it is today.

Today, operating out of its major salerooms in London, New York, San Francisco, Hong Kong and Los Angeles, Bonhams conducts some 400 annual sales through its sixty specialist departments. The same guiding principles have ensured Bonhams' success over the past

two centuries.

With specialists in every major area of art and collectables, the depth of collective knowledge of Bonhams auctioneers has enabled the company to challenge the market positions of Sotheby's and Christie's.

For a full listing of upcoming sales, plus details of Bonhams specialist departments go to:

Company Info

This vacancy is suitable for those of you who live in the following areas: Hong Kong