Oil Recruitment :: Live roles - May 2017
Live roles - May 2017

Posted 4th May 2017

Tanker Charterer – Ship Owner, London

This well known and long-established Ship Owner is currently looking for an experienced Tanker Charterer to join their team in London. With a large and diverse fleet, they are open to considering candidates with both CPP and DPP/Crude backgrounds coming from either owning, trading or broking environments.

Candidates must have at least 3 years tanker chartering/broking experience.

Experience required

  • Strong interpersonal / team working skills
  • Proactive self starter with commercial focus
  • Chartering and Shipping Operations
  • Good communication and negotiation skills
  • At least 3 years’ experience in direct commercial and chartering related business activities in the Tanker trade
  • Knowledgeable on different types of cargoes, their shipping patterns (origin/destination) as well as good understanding on vessel specifications to facilitate effective matching of cargoes to tonnage
  • Sound knowledge of shipping industry and tanker business, particularly the chartering business and operational environments.
  • Strong knowledge in marketing and strategic planning.
  • Oil trading / LNG / FFA background experience an advantage

Please contact Peter Morgan for more details.


Dry Bulk Chartering Manager – Trading Business, Geneva

Dry Bulk Chartering Manager /Freight Trader required for a global commodities trading business in Geneva.

The role

  • The position is part of a global freight team, segmented by vessel size with region specific responsibilities. Your focus will be on the Handysize/Supramax classes.
  • Communicate with internal traders, research, FFA and market in form of vessel owners / charterers / brokers to predict ‘fair market’ forward freight rates for focused market region/flow.
  • Independently negotiate freight rates and other Charter Party contractual terms with internal and external counterparts.
  • Profitably executes sales book basis cheapest execution and arbitrages focused market/flow from both Owners and Charterers side.
  • Provides information on grain and minor bulk flows from market and internal commodity traders as well as competitor and supplier activities to the regional size team and/or the global team as applicable. Communicating relevant market information back to commodity traders also.
  • Maintains and seeks to further extend network of reliable freight providers to facilitate internal commodity CNF sales in all pricing climates.
  • Maintains and seeks to build new relationships with external 3rd party charterers, with a view to access profitable cargo trading opportunities.
  • Evaluates and monitors contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and/or to determine the need for changes; consults directly with Legal/Arbitration/compliance etc support team on any unusual issues.

Key skills and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree. Alternatively other higher education certificate supplemented with 2-7 years relevant chartering/trading work experience.
  • 2 years plus of experience in freight chartering/trading, other relevant experienced also considered
  • Extensive experience performing advanced freight calculations.
  • Extensive experience/familiarity negotiating timecharter and voyage charterparty terms
  • Extensive experience arbitraging freight positions on spot and forward markets.

Please contact Sam Forrest for more details


Bunker Traders – London, Hamburg & Athens

Experienced Bunker Traders required in each of these three European locations. Candidates should ideally have at least 3 years Bunker Trading experience and have a demonstrable track record of working competitively in the international marine fuel market.

Please contact Peter Morgan for more details.


Tanker Operator (Chemical) – Ship Owner, Amsterdam

This Dutch based ship owner is currently looking for an experienced Operator to manage the operations for their fleet of chemical carriers.

The Ship Operator shall:

  • Be fully aware of the specifications of the vessels under his operation
  • Check for any particular business the suitability of cargoes for carriage and any physical constraints or financial effects
  • Provisionally plan the stowage of booked or planned cargoes in compliance with all relevant regulations, vessel limitations and customer requirements.
  • Continuously be aware of the economic conditions under which the transportation of cargo can be performed for the customer, assuring the highest possible profitability of the concluded business.
  • Ensuring full compliance with agreed Charter party terms and conditions.
  • Instruct the Master and Port Agents with regards to voyage orders and other relevant information.
  • Ensure that the Shipping System is maintained correct, current and complete.
  • Calculate, invoice and collect freight and dead freight including any other expenses recoverable under the valid COA or Spot fixture

  • Job Requirements

  • Experience as a Ship Operator in the chemical tanker trade or sea going experience on chemical tankers.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Good communication skills, flexible and a good team player.
  • Strong work discipline, motivation and initiative
  • Sea going experience on tankers is considered a big plus.

  • Please contact Sam Forrest for more details.