For candidates

Ready for the next step in Shipping, trade and finance?

We are here to help you. We have a broad network of international companies in the shipping and trading industry. Feel free to reach out to us!

We hear you, envisioning more

You might be sure of what you want. We’re here to show you what else is possible.

Personal approach

We have worked in the commodities sector ourselves. We know what organizations expect and how we can help you to deliver on that.

Serious mandates

We have a broad network with international (family) companies in shipping, trade and finance, with interesting opportunities. 

Long-term relationships

Long-term partnerships are key for us. That way we can offer a very personal and creative approach of finding the right fits.

Examples of companies we work for

Examples of roles we fulfill

We specialize in roles such as Physical & Derivatives Trading, Origination & Business Development, Sales & Marketing. These key functions drive growth and revenue generation.

Our recruitment services extend to roles like Research & Analytics,
encompassing both technical and market research. We find the analysts who provide invaluable insights.

In this critical sector, we fill positions including Chartering
Managers, Freight Trading, Operations/Execution, S&P, Terminal & Refinery. We ensure
smooth logistics and shipping operations.

Finance is the backbone of every organization. We cover M&A,
Treasury, Structuring (Structured Finance & Trade Finance), ensuring your financial
functions are in capable hands.

Beyond industry-specific roles, we fulfill Corporate positions like HR
and Compliance, helping you maintain a robust and compliant organizational framework.

Our expertise extends to the Renewables, Metals & Minerals,
Agriculture & Nutrition, Fuels & Chemicals, and Shipping industries. We have a strong
international network that enables us to source the right talent wherever you operate.
We understand that the success of your organization relies on having the right people in key
positions. At FES we’re dedicated to delivering exceptional talent that drives your
business forward.

Glorija - Talent sourcer

“Connecting with individuals, understanding their aspirations, and shaping their careers is incredibly rewarding.”

Experiences of candidates

Azra Backbier 1

“I have worked with Maarten while looking for a new job. Maarten asks good questions and listens well and advises on the best way to achieve your career aspirations. He is very communicative and social. Maarten is very knowledgeable of oil & gas and port industry and has a large network.”

Azra Backbier

Global Accounts Team Leader at Intralox

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“I met Maarten when decided to challenge myself and move to Holland. I had an opportunity to get a professional assistance with finding a great position in the area I was interested in. Maarten made my move to a new company very easy and well organized. I know that I always can ask for an advice and get a conservative and kind help from him.”

Darja Golikova

Products Freight Trader at Shell

Jaap Stockman van Green Boy Group

“Throughout the recruitment process, Maarten was a pleasure to work with. He provided me with resources that helped gain a greater insight into the area I wanted to go into. Maarten is honest, attentive, patient and helpful with the process. Very good, well rounded, personal service!”

Jaap Stockmann

Commercial Director at Green Boy Group

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