Jobs & working at DCSA
At Digital Container Shipping Association, we expect results. Incredible, tangible results. And DCSA’s professionals play a unique role in delivering those results. We reach across disciplines and borders to represent, lead and serve the container shipping industry. Our people share a passion for igniting change and a strong service orientation that shapes our organisation and those it supports.
At DCSA, we are a small team and everyone has an opportunity to lead. We want you to fit in—with an inclusive culture, focus on work-life balance and well-being, and a supportive, connected environment; but we also want you to stand out—with opportunities to have a strategic impact, innovate, and take the risks necessary to make your mark.
Note: You must be legible to work in the Netherlands. We do not offer relocation or immigration services (VISA).
- A high-energy, ambitious organisation with a collaborative and can-do attitude
- Support and funding from 9 of the 11 largest container shipping companies in the world
- A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform an industry critical to the world economy and sustainability
- A competitive salary plus bonus
- 30 days of holiday per year
- A convenient and modern office located in Amsterdam Zuidas, The Netherlands
- Monthly transportation allowance
- Work-from-home flexibility
Are you ready to apply your knowledge and background to exciting new challenges?
Our current openings
Collaborating to transform the container shipping industry
Collaboration to improve data flow in container shipping for good cargo flow, customer experience and sustainability is the joint vision of DCSA and its members. Developing and adopting digital standards for non-competitive IT practices is core to our work. After working together virtually for over two years due to the pandemic, we could finally start to meet in person and accelerate collaboration. Watch the video to get an idea about how excited and committed DCSA and subject matter experts from ocean carriers are to work on standards for some of the most urgent and impactful needs in the industry.
What your colleagues say about DCSA
“I am really excited to be back at a start-up! Being part of team with a can-do and hands-on mentality, seeking to transform the container shipping industry is what gets me out of bed every morning. I really look forward to building the team with passionate and energetic professionals who are ready to take on some very interesting projects!”
- Niels Nuyens, Program Director
“The life as a DCSA Digital Business Consultant is an exciting voyage. I really enjoy working in a international team with smart minds and great team spirit. Working for DCSA (jointly with all players in the maritime ecosystem) is an opportunity to apply your brainpower to driving real change in the global container shipping industry.”
- Tom van Dijk, Digital Business Consultant
“As a DCSA program director I work with a group of people from all over the world. We have the energy and excitement of a start-up, but we’re already playing a major role in transforming the whole shipping industry. That gives us the opportunity to make the world more digitally connected and sustainable which is truly is inspiring.”
- Marcel van de Pol, Program Director
FMC Commissioner Bentzel and DCSA collaborate on maritime data standards31 Mar 2023
The meeting was part of Commissioner Bentzel’s Maritime Transportation Data Initiative (MTDI) of which the final recommendations will be published soon.
DCSA releases Track & Trace Standard version 3.0 beta30 Mar 2023
The release supports enhanced visibility for multiple modes of transport and cargo types.
DCSA’s member carriers commit to a fully standardised, electronic bill of lading by 203015 Feb 2023
Nine ocean carriers commit to converting 50% of original bills of lading to digital within five years and 100% by 2030 to accelerate the digitalisation of container trade