Vessel Operator, Singapore

Location Singapore
Discipline: Maritime
Contact name: Vijayita Biswas

Contact email:
Job ref: 1945
Are you an experienced dry bulk vessel operator looking for your next career opportunity to work for the leading mining and trading firm in Singapore?

This is an excellent profile where you will play a pivotal role in a commercial category within the dry bulk commodity space.

About the role
This position is responsible for operating vessels and providing subject matter expertise for the daily execution of allocated voyage and time chartered vessels.
The incumbent in this position is not only accountable for the efficient execution of allocated voyages but also for maximizing the profitability of every voyage in close cooperation with the vessel masters and commercial teams with productivity focus and critical thinking. This role may require direct communication with ship masters to advise, monitor and action on-water and port interface activities as required to maintain operational integrity.
This would include but not be limited to:
·Interpret charter party contracts across different trade routes
·Effectively plan, manage and optimise performance of the vessels
·Work with fuel procurement team to develop, manage and execute bunkering plans and strategies
·Promptly and efficiently manage and track all day to day ‘on-water’ activities
·Acts as the primary escalation point for all ‘on-water’ operational issues
·Monitor vessel and fleet trends with respect to bunker consumption
·Directly engage and work with ship’s masters to manage all voyage risk exposures
·Engage directly with ship owners in relation to vessel performance and safety
·Working with port operations advise and assist in port safety management
·Directly engage port and agency nominees to manage all port interactions
·Effectively manage communications with internal and external stakeholders
·Manage and/or negotiate operational disputes with ship-owners and receivers
·Maximising profitability of every voyage in close cooperation with the commercial team and accountability for P&L on voyages and able to manage/explain variances.
·Using relevant performance tools monitor, manage and report fleet performance & efficiency
·Managing transparent and professional supplier relationships
·Active engagement in building customer knowledge and relationship
·Running/assisting in value generation projects.

About you
To be successfully considered for this role, you will have:
·Sea going experience with good planning and organising within allotted time frames.
·3-5 years’ experience in bulk ship operator role.
·Strong communications skills
·Strong numeric and analytical skills
·Sound negotiation skills
·IMOS experience
·Good team player.

·Challenging position working in our World Class Shipping Division

·Opportunity to develop your career within a global organisation
·Permanent Role – Singapore