Oil Operator

Insight Recruitment Solutions
London, South East England
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

You will be working at this Commodity Trading company in London, ensuring smooth cargo transportation, identifying cargo quality and quantity discrepancies, following up claims and minimize operational costs to help continued growth in trading profits. This role provides support predominantly to the West Africa (WAF) trading team, and will also engage in Med grade operations.

  • Diligently maintain and regularly update/manage filing system and records of all physical contract operations in such a way that would permit other team members to take over tasks at short notice
  • Review purchase and sale contracts;
  • Send chartering application when necessary, get vessels approved by the suppliers and buyers, send documentation instructions, appoint inspection company, apply insurance when necessary, and secure invoices from suppliers;
  • Liaise with Trading, Contracts, Shipping, Trade Finance, Cargo Control and Demurrage Claim
  • Monitor vessel movement, identify quantity loss and quality off-spec and assist Cargo Control to lodge claim against suppliers/owners;
  • Observe B/L date and B/L quantity of all hedged cargoes and keep physical traders and OTC traders informed of any change;
  • Update data in trading systems (Bridge and Bulldog) promptly and accurately;
  • Strictly meet the timing requirements in the operation procedures;
  • Give clear hand-over instructions before taking annual leaves or business trips and cover other team members whenever required;
  • Any other tasks that the company may reasonably assign from time to time according to business need
  • This role will have day to day contact with the other members of the Operations team in London, Beijing and Hong Kong. You will also need to develop effective relationships with the Traders in London. In addition you will work with other functional teams within company as and when required. 50% of the role is based on internal relationships.

Required Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge, Experience Qualifications:

  • Educated to degree level or degree level qualification
  • Eligibility to work in the UK Skills:
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Excellent written, spoken communication skills
  • Fluent Mandarin would be preferred, but not essential Knowledge/Experience:
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of cargo operations
  • Experience working in an international oil trading company preferred