Ensure that company vessels fulfill the customer requirements in accordance with applicable charter party contracts. Principal point of contact between the company and each customer as per specific vessel Charter. Responsible for negotiation and fixing of assets for Charty Party contracts, as directed. Maintain the budget and track vessel expenses. Maintain charter party agreements and backup documentation for cargo invoices and claims. Ensure the charter hire, demurrage and fuel billings are accurate. Monitor voyage performance measures. Maintain competitor and customer analysis and reports in respect to Jones Act petroleum fleet. Develop and maintain business relationships with industry professionals and current and potential customers. Attend industry events.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in business, transportation or a related field; or a combination of post high school education and experience may be substituted for degree. Maritime Academy degree preferred.
EXPERIENCE: 3+ years' experience in petroleum chartering, vessel operations, marine transportation experience. Seagoing experience and/or petroleum terminal operations experience is preferred.
TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY: High level of profeciency (mastery) with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Outlook, Excel, SharePoint, and PowerBI (or similar analysis tools).
COMPETENCIES: Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal/external business partners. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to evaluate process effectiveness and develop improvments or alternatives. Strong understanding of commerical contracts and contract law, prefferably maritime. High level of knowledge of applicable computer applications and computer functions. Ability to prepare, monitor and administer voyage analyses and budgets, as well as the ability to perform financial analysis. Ability to function effectively with, or as part of a team. Ability to effectively manage projects that may vary in nature and scope. Ability to identify and/or document existing and new trends, as well as evaluate and predict their impact on the organization. Ability to provide subject matter expertise, counsel, and effectively influence others at various levels within the organization. Ability to adapt to changing work demands. Knowledge of federal and state marine safety, health and environmental regulations. Knowledge of Federal and state statues and liability rules governing claims. Knowledge of and ability to apply the concepts, principles and practices of change management.
OTHER: USCG Licensed Officer preferred. Must be able to obtain a TWIC.
JOB SCOPE: Position impacts a single business unit/segment.
Works both inside an office environment and also outside in conditions of both high and low temperatures. May be exposed to odors, dust, dirt, mechanical hazards, high noise levels and potentially dangerous equipment. Must be able to crouch and stoop to get into areas with restricted headroom and be able to climb ladders. May require extended use of computer keyboard and viewing of computer monitor and ability to sit for long periods of time. Requires ability to travel to customer locations/events and to visit vessels.