Ship OperatorSingapore - Flexible - Singapore
Job profile summary:
Supports in coordinating the day-to-day operational activities of owned, time and voyage charter ships, ensuring compliance with the agreed charter party terms.
About the Opportunity
Our Global Voyage Operations Team leads the safe, compliant and reliable operation of all voyages involving BP and third party vessels, while optimising efficiency and commercial performance to deliver high-reaching advantage to the BP Group. As part of the team, you will lead all aspects of the voyage as per the Charter Party terms and BP Shipping policies and engage with diverse stakeholders while acting as the single point of contact for masters and owners/brokers. You will be at the very front line of management and mitigation of BP Shipping and Group Risk.
We are looking to hire a professional ship operator who can provide commercial expertise and marine awareness to balance risks associated with transportation of hydrocarbons, chemicals and dry bulk and directly provide barriers to many of the BP Group and BP Shipping risks.
In your role, there will be running of all non-scheduling activity including day to day operations of allocated voyages for owned, time chartered and spot chartered vessels. This will include the management of vessel, port and berth clearances, generation and issue of Voyage Orders (including load and discharge instructions), intakes and UKC compliance, appointment of port agents, management of Charter Parties terms. There will be the need to deliver the principles of Total Voyage Management to maximise commercial success (including virtual arrival, weather routing, slow steaming cargo heating, intake optimisation) and identify and execute optimum bunker procurement (within delegated authority).
In addition, you have the chance to create and build links with a wide range of internal and external partners offering support and providing mentorship to ensure safety, compliance and reliable planning and execution of voyages to Wider BP Group (particularly IST), Fleet Operations, Vetting & Clearance, BPS Legal, CCO, Owners, brokers and agents, Masters. You will also provide pre-fixture advice to Charterers and will demonstrate your commercial expertise and appropriate marine awareness advice to IST.
You should show flexibility, attention to detail and being able to work under pressure and can prioritise a varied and dynamic workload! Having strong written and verbal communication skills and strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with minimal supervision will be an advantage to the role.
We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together.