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LPG Trader/Chartering Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 379593/004_1549992024
  • Sector: Selby Jennings, Commodities
  • Date posted: 12/02/2019

The Company

The Company provides services for the transportation and trading of Liquid Petroleum Gas, across the USA and LATAM markets. The Company itself operates under the umbrella of a large Trading House with a global presence.

Their fleet operates to serve clients which include several oil majors and commodity trading houses.

This is a unique opportunity to work for an expanding company, in a hybrid role of physical trading & chartering.

Role Description:

  • Take responsibility for business development and marketing of the company.

  • Trade LPG on a 3rd party book, as well as handle the relevant freight logistics for cargos.

  • Monitor the markets, charter rates and recognise prospects for spot and term charters.

  • Structure marketing and chartering tactics to provide assimilated services to clients.

  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with clients.

  • Liaise effectively with the operations team on all relevant fronts.

  • Retain complete records of trade flows, vessel positions, competitors, contract status and earnings.

  • Provide monthly marketing reports and analysis to management, including voyage performance reviews, port charges and expenditures.

Individual Skills:

  • Experience with LPG carriers would be preferred.

  • Excellent communications and inter-personal skills.

  • Minimum 2 years' chartering or trading experience, ideally in LPG.

  • A proven track-record in shipping.

  • Excellent analytical skills.

  • Exposure to contracts of Affreightment (COA) and Forward Freight Agreements (FFA).

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

  • Eligibility to work in the USA.

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