Senior Fuel Operator

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Sector :
Sales & Marketing
Job Role :
Commodities / Resources
Salary :
Benefits :
To be negotiated
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Contract Management

  • Ensure operations do not start until a written contract has been sent out, or received from the counterparty as appropriate.
  • Check trader deal sheet against contract, contact traders for corrections in case of discrepancies.
  • Read and understand the contractual content, terms and conditions.
  • Issue instructions to the relevant counterparties to execute the final contract, plus any amendments.

Financial Security

  • Instruct LC for issuance/receipt of LCs as per contract.
  • Check commercial aspects of drafted LC to ensure details match contractual terms and actual events.
  • Amend LC terms to match the respective operational data and in any case ensure no delivery is affected without adequate financial security in place as specified in the contract.
  • Ensure timely instruction for issue of outgoing invoice/process of incoming invoices.

Cargo Management

  • Nominate vessels under the contract agreed by the trader.
  • Issue Documentary Instructions.
  • Appoint inspectors for Quality and Quantity as per contractual requirements.
  • Process purchase, sale and services invoices.
  • Look for opportunities to optimise/save on demurrage.

Vessels Management

  • Clear the vessel with terminal and counterparties & vetting process through Charterers.
  • Read and understand the fixture provided by Shipping Department.
  • Issue instructions to the vessel via brokers - voyage orders/agents appointed/LOIs.
  • Process all shipping invoices.


  • Be able to spot a potentital issue or claim that may arise.
  • Hilight to loss control potential issues/claims immediately.
  • Analyse each voyage and work with loss control to assess incoming and outgoing claims.
  • Procide post deal claims analysis - Analyse incoming and outgoing claims.

Coordination and data input

  • Ensure correct and timely input of all details concerning the deal into trading system, DCTM and other systems.
  • Ensure the deal in the system is correct and matches final contractual terms.
  • Enter and update vessel movements, event dates, Q&Q, details for invoicing of goods plus costs for services.
  • Ensure pricing details are correct, to enable prompt invoicing. Timely issue outgoing invoices.
  • Check and allocate incoming invoices for cargoes and related costs.


  • Ideally 7+ years’ experience within fuel oil operating within a medium-large company, there can be exceptions on the background you come from.
  • If you have worked in oil before but have moved into operations they would look at somebody with 5+ years’ experience
  • You need to be able to hit the ground running as this is a like for like replacement
  • Fluency in English is required, additional languages would be a plus