Customer Service Executive - Shipping

In Oslo

Full time

Exciting opportunity in a global and growing organization

To manage further growth in our Planning & Navigation division we are seeking a Customer Service Executive to join our global shipping team. This role will be based at our office in Oslo and help and advice a range of shipping customers in Europe and overseas on navigational charts and publications and associated solutions. Maintaining excellent level of service and customer retention is a key target and the successful candidate will possess strong skills in relationship building through successful delivery, as well as seeing the opportunities for upsell to existing accounts.

A maritime background with navigational experience is a strong advantage. StormGeo have modern state-of-the-art digital onboard solutions for both navigational charts and publications. Thus, the ability to provide this combination of support is needed (technical support on installation and all software maintenance issues are handled separately by another team). Full training on the products and services will be offered.

Customer inquiries are largely submitted via email in to our bespoke Customer Service System. In this position there will also be frequent communication thorough telephone.

Key responsibilities include

  • Understanding customer needs and provide appropriate solutions to achieve satisfaction
  • Processing orders in both digital and physical formats, including arranging delivery to worldwide destinations
  • Keep records of customer interactions and open and maintain customer accounts and file documents
  • Build sustainable relationships of trust through service minded and interactive communication
  • Liaising with suppliers, when required, to resolve customer issues
  • Advice and proactive product training to existing customers
  • Upselling to existing customers

In the role you will liaise with colleagues from many nationalities, operating out of other StormGeo locations worldwide. In Planning & Navigation delivery and service hubs are in Oslo, Bristol, Hong Kong and Aberdeen. The position reports to head of Customer Service.

We are looking for a person with

  • Maritime experience and qualifications, especially from navigation, but other relevant background will also be considered.
  • A self-starter and team player with a desire to provide the best possible results
  • An experienced user and a strong interest in new technologies
  • Methodological and systematic approach
  • Bachelor/Master’s degree
  • Fluency in English and Norwegian, written and oral

Most of all the right candidate will be eager to take up the challenge of making the meeting between StormGeo and client a success.

If you find this interesting, please apply by sending your application and resume to as soon as possible and no later than 9 June. Please write Customer Service Oslo in the subject field. If you have any questions please contact Thomas Fjeld, VP Planning & Navigation, at +47 911 11 911.

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About StormGeo

StormGeo is a global provider of weather intelligence and decision support services, with leading solutions for shipping, oil and gas, renewable energy and utilities, cross industry and aviation. Our products and services help clients manage risk, optimize performance, reduce costs and increase revenue, deploying the latest technologies. StormGeo has more than 500 employees in 26 offices across 20 countries. As a participant in the UN Global Compact for Sustainable Ocean Business, StormGeo’s passion for weather and the protection of natural resources motivates us to support our clients in making informed, environmentally responsible business decisions.