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Vessel Operator

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Job ID 285390 Date posted 04/04/2024 Location : Pune, India Category  TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS Job Status  Salaried Full Time

Job Purpose and Impact

The Vessel Operator II is responsible for the coordination and execution of moderately complex freight trade activities. In this role, you will ensure the coordination of all ocean going vessel voyage processes in strict compliance with maritime law, including data management, reporting and analysis on profit and loss results. You will partner closely with the commercial team internally and external counterparties, including owners, charterers, masters, and agents with a main focus on customer service and relationships.

Key Accountabilities

  • Execute end to end freight contracts, applying the defined contractual terms to optimize the profit of the sea voyage.
  • Analyze risk factors when moving shipments and use discretionary authority to evaluate and make reactive changes to maximize profit and loss, follow through with tracking and the direction of vessel movements to optimize speed, product quantity and fuel to maximize voyage results.
  • Monitor vessels within a region for specific customers with a full grasp on specific customer requirements.
  • Support the commercial team on voyage estimates by the evaluation of cargo quantity, consumptions and other costs, analysis of voyage data and the analysis to improve trade activities.
  • Ensure all compliance risks are analyzed and acted proactively to avoid.
  • Ensure review of operational metrics and maintain accurate controls and delivery following the established freight execution processes.
  • Maintain established relationships with customers, clients, suppliers and other business partners, such as ship broker, master, vessel owners, port agents and supervisory companies.
  • Independently solve moderately complex issues with minimal supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of two years of related work experience
  • Other minimum qualifications may apply

Preferred Qualifications

  • Deep knowledge of Hague Visby rules
  • Experience managing and planning vessel operations, understanding ship specific and port operations
  • Experience analyzing legal contracts
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