Stilling hos: Klaveness AS

Klaveness AS

Torvald Klaveness Maritime Trainee - Investments and business development

Frist: 15. oktober 2021 23:59

Type: Traineeprogram

Arbeidssted: Oslo

Fagfelt: Fulltid

Kontakt: Cathrine Sørensen // // +4748400100

With great ambitions, we need great people! We seek a passionate and talented graduate to further expand and develop our community of professionals to deliver on our ambition to make seaborne supply chains resilient, decarbonized, and cost-effective.

Torvald Klaveness is a pioneering shipping company with the vision to improve the nature of shipping and the ambition to make seaborn supply chains resilient, decarbonized and cost-effective. The group today consists of five business units; Through Klaveness Combination Carriers, the company takes an active part in the transition to low-carbon shipping with the unique concept of combination carriers. Our Dry Bulk unit is a leading operator and service provider to the global dry bulk industry and manages the world’s largest Panamax Pool. Klaveness Ship Management manages the owned vessels from an environmental, technical and commercial standpoint. Klaveness Digital has developed the world’s leading platform for managing seaborne supply chains. Our newest venture Klaveness ZeroLab is developing several initiatives to make low-and zero emission options available to our customers.
With 75 years’ experience, Klaveness operates close to 100 vessels through offices in Oslo, Singapore, Manila and Dubai with around 180 employees onshore and close to 850 seafarers. More information about our company and our activities can be found at   

Maritime Trainee – Investments and Business Development 

Be challenged and develop
Torvald Klaveness will once again be part of the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association’s Maritime Trainee program. We are looking for a talented graduate, who over 18 months, will get the chance to learn and work with our business departments through exciting job rotations. This will give a unique insight to how our fully integrated organization works and provide the trainee opportunities to develop shipping, financial, and digitalization expertise and insight. Our trainee will be based at the head office in Oslo, but the rotation will also include traveling and stay abroad.

The trainee will be assigned a mentor. Afterwards, the trainee will preferably be employed within the Klaveness holding’s area of responsibility either related to the entire portfolio in holding, or in one of the portfolio companies.  Klaveness holding will be responsible for the financial investments, strategic investments, and business development initiatives on behalf of Torvald Klaveness and its group of companies.  

The trainee period will start August 2022 and workplace will be at Vækerø in Oslo.

Are you the one we are looking for?

  • Master’s degree within relevant fields of expertise, preferable from Finance or Technical University
  • Has maximum two years of fulltime working experience
  • Fluency in English. Knowledge of a Scandinavian language is an advantage
  • Enthusiastic, with strong motivation and interest in supply chain, digitalization and decarbonization
  • Analytical and structured
  • Curious, with courage to challenge established thinking
  • Proactive, with commercial drive and mindset
  • Strong team player with ability to work independently

What can you expect from Klaveness?

  • Challenging positions in an international company with great ambitions for the future based on digitalization and innovation
  • Great opportunities for personal and professional development 
  • A fast-paced working environment
  • Exposure to every aspect of the digital and the traditional sides of the business - from risk and finance, to chartering of vessels, market research, technical ship management, transition to low carbon shipping and digital service development
  • Part of a large multidisciplinary and social network
  • Well-equipped fitness center and a selection of vacation facilities in Norway and Spain

If all this sounds like a great opportunity to you, please submit as soon as possible (no later than 15th October) your application including CV and transcripts. Enclose your grade transcripts from high school, university/college, relevant courses, etc. together with your application letter and CV.

If you have any questions, please contact Cathrine Sørensen, Bønes Virik Executive Search, phone 48 400 100.