Ship Operator

Job Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain effective relationships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders, offering support and providing guidance to ensure the safe, compliant and reliable planning and execution of voyages, while maximising commercial value
  • Provide commercial expertise and marine awareness to manage risks associated with transportation of hydrocarbons, chemicals and dry bulk
  • Management of all non-scheduling activity including day-to-day operations of allocated voyages for owned, time chartered and spot-chartered vessels in accordance with the charter party terms and internal policies
  • Make innovative commercial interventions to maximize voyage earnings and opportunities for cost savings. Drive dashboard insights that analyse these savings and learned opportunities
  • Provide pre-fixture advice to Charterers
  • Provide BPs Trading business with commercial expertise and marine knowledge that informs and aids their activity
  • Support out of hours and weekend duty cover for relevant benches including support to the BP Shipping Incident Management Team and Business Support Team where needed

Essential Education And Experience

  • Higher education or equivalent Marine qualification preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrable agility, attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure and prioritise a varied workload
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a personable style
  • Ability to work autonomously as well as being a real team player and coach to others
  • Confident to positively challenge others and make fast, informed decisions
  • Demonstrate proactivity and a passion for spotting opportunities for change

Desirable Criteria

  • Previous commercial experience (in a Shipping environment or Company)
  • Marine experience
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