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Maritime Specialist

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Supply Chain

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Job Description and Qualification:

Core Responsibilities
  • Accountable for assuring zero compliance, governance or safety incident across the voyages in her/his portfolio
  • Demonstrates in depth understanding of safety and environmental considerations for ocean freight transport and acts as a subject matter expert for his peers in the Iron Ore, Coal, Copper and Petroleum scheduling teams.
  • Good understanding of following Maritime processes:
  • Voyage Economics for time charters, voyage charters
  • Analytics, extracting voyage reports from systems and performance of sub-teams (IO, Enterprise, Inbound)
  • Lay time calculation, bulk and oil and gas trade and export Documentation
  • LOI, B/L and understanding of trade finance flows and requirements
  • Financial reconciliation of voyages
  • Time charter management
  • Vessel bunkering management
  • Differentials Calculations
  • Container booking, tracking, invoicing and documentation management with carriers
  • Manage the month end process and get sign off from relevant management representative
  • Dispute resolution management, tracking and escalation
  • Develop and maintain excellent customer service relationships with stakeholders in Minerals and Petroleum, Vessel Owners and Freight teams regarding voyage progress, vessel movement, load and discharge status, cargo documents and optimization of voyage economics. ·
  • Also performs all administrative tasks including but not limited to documentation, ETA updates, laytime calculations, invoices and payments for all Voyage and Time Charter operations.
  • Bachelor degree in shipping, commodity trading or maritime economics
  •  3-5 years’ experience in voyage and time charter operations execution and managing end to end voyage operations
  •  >5 years’ experience in operations of voyages
  • Experience in Containers, Oil and Gas, Cape, Panamax and Handymax operations
  • Knowledge of technical aspects of voyage management.
  • Above average communication skills