Monjasa is Looking for a Trader in Rio de Janeiro

by Admin

Are you a potential Trader with aspirations to develop in an international bunker company? Are you willing to go an extra (nautical) mile when needed, and do you thrive with sales and building relations? Then, this is just the right career opportunity for you

Job description

Monjasa is a leading global partner in the oil and shipping industry who believes strongly in driving Personal Business. We aim to inspire our business partners and become first choice by challenging status quo with our original solutions. We are thus on the lookout for a colleague who can identify with Monjasa’s values and is capable of building strong relations both internally and externally

As our new Trader, you will join a small and engaged team in our newly established office in Rio de Janeiro. This is your chance to participate in developing the office further and support the growth we foresee in Brazil. Our trading team in Brazil works in close collaboration with our sister office in Panama. All together we are a team of 21 Traders and 2 Trading Assistants, covering the Americas.

Your primary role is day-to-day trading, covering sales, purchase of bunker fuel, and logistical planning to optimise value. You will be in contact with suppliers and customers within the Brazilian market as you develop original and enterprising solutions. Thus, it is important that you have a determined mindset, are able to generate business opportunities, and engage with business partners.

Areas of focus

  • Develop and maintain a solid and stable portfolio of customers and suppliers
  • Ensure optimal customer satisfaction by building solid personal relations and providing specialist advice in bunker solutions
  • Liaising with key accounts on orders and physical supply coordination
  • Build and nurture personal relations with our suppliers, customer, and other business partners
  • Provide internal support by surveying ports/regions, tracking vessel movements, and coordinating fuel delivery

Your professional skills

  • Relevant education at minimum bachelor level
  • Experience from the shipping, maritime, or oil industry especially in bunker trading and/or supply is advantageous
  • Sales or customer relationship management experience
  • Fluent in written/oral English and Portuguese

Your personal skills

  • Driven and committed with a high customer focus
  • Good at building personal relations
  • Ability to work both in teams and self-motivated
  • Seeking new market opportunities and engaging with business partners as a motivational part of the job
  • Flair for numbers, analysis and negotiation

Monjasa as a workplace

Monjasa offers you a fulfilling career in a global organisation, where you will be part of a dynamic and ambitious team. We enjoy great learning opportunities and are proud of our fantastic work environment. With “Monjasa means personal business” as the headline to our corporate purpose, this serves as the guiding principle for our business. You will also find that we live and breathe our values of Respect, Ambition, Curiosity and Smile & Joy. All four values and our corporate purpose are anchored in how we work together and reflect our company DNA.

Monjasa at a glance

Monjasa is a global partner in the oil and shipping industries. Our core business includes trading and supplying marine fuels and shipowning activities on a global level. We are characterised by a strong entrepreneurial spirit and have experienced strong developments since our start in 2002. Financially, Monjasa is recognised as a robust business partner and total revenue reached USD 3.2 billion in 2021 – or equivalent to 5.7 million tonnes of marine fuels supplied. The fleet currently consists of some 20 tankers and operations and offices are certified according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and ISO 50001.

The Monjasa Group also includes offshore shipowning company CBED and IT consultancy, RelateIT.

Monjasa was awarded Best Managed Company by Deloitte in 2022.


We encourage you to read more about the company, the job application process and some good and valuable advice on how to best position yourself for the open job listing at Monjasa’s Careers site.

We look forward to receiving your application no later than November 6th.

Apply online at Monjasa Careers Website