Our client, an international compagny, is looking for a

Bunker Operator

"Permanent Role"

Job Function:

Follow up, verify and execute all purchase and sale transactions performed by Bunker Trading Desk. Ensure that all physical and administrative tasks are fulfilled in a timely and correct manner.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • At all times focus on optimizing the profitability of the transactions
  • Coordinate bunker operations with bunker deliveries by Barges.
  • Coordinate and handling bunker barges.
  • Ensure that all transactions and related administrative tasks are performed smoothly and on time
  • Keeping trading fully updated and advised regarding any operation, changes impacting deal etc.
  • To be proactive in spotting and alerting Operations Manager to any potential issues and in accordance with Incident Reporting and Crisis Management Procedures
  • Perform operations in accordance with the company procedures and Guidelines and ensure that all operations are conducted within the legal and contractual frameworks set out by the Company.
  • Ensuring strict compliance with Shipping, Local and International Shipping Laws and Regulations
  • Possible help to be given to any other Operational task, to the manager’s appreciation.
  • Work on duty- during weekends and according to the rotation system of the department

General operations :

  • Correspondence and follow up of daily operations
  • Follow up, verify and amend incoming and outgoing contracts
  • Vessel’s nominations, barges supply instructions, calling instructions to shippers, suppliers, vessel owners, managers, captains, buyers and/or receivers
  • Appointing, instructing and coordinating with vessel’s agents, mooring masters, inspectors, superintendents, vessel owners, managers, captains and other concerned parties
  • Voyage instructions to Captains and coordination with concerned parties
  • Ensure and follow up of timely prepayments, LC openings, LC amendments and receipt of funds
  • Documentary instructions, issuance and checking of documents including invoices and quality certificates related to products in line with contractual terms
  • Obtain and verify inspections report and quality analysis
  • Verification of bunker quantities and qualities received and supplied as well as vessel’s self-bunkering
  • Follow up and verification of vessel’s daily reports, manage and update internal vessel’s daily position related to ships position, operations, line-up and stocks
  • Weekly bunker consumption updates and monthly reconciliation
  • Weekly and monthly stock reconciliation
  • Checking and approving for payment fees and charges related to services received from third parties
  • Calculation and verification of freight, hire, off-hire, demurrage, time loss related to dry dock, repairs and survey of ships from our fleet, claims etc...
  • Invoice from Agents, checking, payment / Re-invoicing to Owners
  • Hire invoices, checking, payment / reconciliation with accounting
  • Check voyages and all NOVA entries /provisions etc. before closing
  • Document control and follow up
  • Maintaining loss control records
  • Verify and ensure that relevant IT tools (NOVA) are correctly and timely updated

Key working relations:

  • Operations Manager
  • Bunker Traders
  • Working closely with all support functions : Middle Office, Finance, LC desk and Demurrage, Accounting

Know how and experience required:

  • Degree in Shipping, Economics, Accounting, Engineering, Law or similar experience
  • Fluent in English and French
  • Precise and rigorous
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Team player
  • Experience in oil shipping and/ or trading operations (preferably bunkering) a plus



Date de création : 24.02.2021


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