Marine Operator

Job Responsibilities

Marine Operator Singapore

  • Own and drive, proforma and performance for assigned services in terms of service delivery and bunker consumption
  • To ensure that vessels in the fleet are operated efficiently, whilst managing and lowering operating costs
  • Ensure that relevant systems are properly updated, and proper notification of intended and realistic schedules are made available to all relevant parties


1.) Own Proforma, manage Vessel schedules and bunker consumption

  • Understand and own the proforma schedule of the assigned service including service drivers, schedule risks, port limitations, operational costs
  • Own and improve service & vessel schedule reliability, anticipate delays and initiating plans to mitigate same
  • Manage day-to-day vessel operations and ensure vessels, local agents and/or terminals are given proper instructions and are performing as required
  • Be accountable for bunker procurement and consumption for assigned services with a mind-set to beat the proforma consumption and cost

2.) Operate vessels efficiently at lowest operating costs

  • Identify and raise issues on vessel performance on assigned service and raise through proper channel
  • Full ownership of port- and vessel-related incidents, consistent follow-through, and handle communication of schedule and cost implications, and recovery plans
  • Participate in the network change process by evaluating proforma and service requirements
  • Ensure proper accounting for off-hire and charter-related costs during vessel in fleet

3) System updates and stakeholder communication

  • Ensure relevant systems are updated and communicated with the most realistic schedules in a timely manner to all relevant stakeholders
  • Propose, implement, and communicate contingency plans, and assist in maintaining the standard service contingency template for assigned services
  • Oversee the phase-in and phase-out activities of vessels in assigned service


Process Improvement:

  • Conducts reviews of marine operations/scenarios to assess and address areas of improvement.
  • Identifies and suggest continuous improvement possibilities in the ways of working.


General Tasks:

  • Maintains positive & productive communication with stakeholders.
  • Complete other tasks as assigned under the Marine Execution scope.
  • Under-graduate currently majoring in Shipping faculty 
  • Proactive and result-driven, can implement contingencies and make fast (informed) decisions
  • Can deal with ambiguity and eliminate complexities in an operational scenario
  • Able to multi-task well, and with a process improvement mindset
  • Someone with excellent verbal, written communication, and presentation skills
  • Stakeholder management, able to work with colleagues from different backgrounds and influence decision making
We offer

In this position, incumbent will have an opportunity to acquire skills and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Knowledge and management of marine operations & processes
  • General awareness of container business and terminals
  • Knowledge of various vessel designs and performance
  • Control measures for bunker consumption & other operational costs
  • Interact with external stakeholders – Vessel Command, Terminals, Ports, and other Third-Party vendors and agencies

Furthermore, we provide:

  • Holistic development of interpersonal skills
  • On the job learning within one of the leading companies in the Intra-Asia trade
  • Challenging yet Dynamic work environment in a growing multinational and multicul-tural company
  • Experience in diverse stakeholder management


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