Are you a strategic, experienced, and ambitious bunker trading professional, who has the necessary passion, commercial mindset, and leadership skills to take on the challenge of shaping and leading our sourcing team in Singapore – Then you might be just the right candidate, that we are looking for.
We are looking for a Managing Director who – with experience from the marine fuel industry – has the necessary skillset to take on an active role in daily operations and in leading and training our team of ambitious sourcing professionals to strengthen and expand our business even further.
About the position
Referring to the Global Head of Sourcing, you will be responsible for managing the physical operations of our sourcing center in Singapore, which includes negotiation for the time-charter of barges, procurement of cargo, pricing to the traders and management of trading exposures. You will furthermore be developing and implementing sourcing strategies to enhance decision making and improve hit rates.
Being able to identify trading opportunities in the market and developing- and optimizing strategic partnerships with local cargo/bunker suppliers, are key factors to succeed in the role. While keeping an open mind and being an inspiring leader for the team, you excel in communicating and establishing strong working relationships with other clusters within our group, constantly providing trading solutions to traders.
Other responsibilities include:
- Implementing daily price strategy by offering strategies and reliable bunkering solutions to various requirements.
- Furnish trading activity and market intelligence report on a frequent basis to update regional and local information to respective stakeholders.
- Manage dispute resolutions with BH Legal/Claim and internal and external stakeholders.
- Responsible and accountable for the trading book (P&L)
- Support the BH
- Management in implementing group’s policies.
- Represent Singapore Sourcing in Management meetings and internal clusters meetings.
- Formulate working procedures and processes with the Shared Services team for financial reporting functions.
An empathetic leader with great communication- and people skills
As a profile, you take on a solution-oriented approach and with a creative, commercial mindset you can think outside the box. With positivity and empathy, you are able to see things from different angles and take balanced decisions and proactively take initiatives that improve our sourcing performance. As transparency and mutual understanding is very important to us, it is expected that you can communicate across all levels of our organisation, high as low, for which reason bringing min. 5 years´ leadership experience is a must. Additionally, it is not a requirement that you are an expert in trading or physical supply or have experience within derivatives trading, however it will be considered an advantage.
More importantly, you enjoy taking responsibility and with drive and strong stakeholder management skills, you have an innate ability to build positive relationships and communicate clearly with external business partners as well as internal stakeholders throughout the organisation.
Want to join the team and help shape the future
If you can see yourself taking on the above-mentioned tasks, motivating and driving the team, then please send in your application now.
Remember that above description of the position is the ideal requirements for a candidate, however we strongly believe in inclusion and diversity, for which reason we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet all requirements.
Please apply for the position by sending your CV and cover letter. We process applications on a continuous basis, which is why we encourage you to send your application as soon as possible.
We look forward to hearing from you!
Apply online via Bunker Holding website