Trading Operation Executive

Sinopec Fuel Oil (Singapore) Pte Ltd | Date Posted: 17-Nov-2018
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Job Description

The Trading Operations Executive will work closely with the Traders, Charterer, Finance Department teams in across Sinopec Fuel Oil Group - where applicable - and will be held responsible for:-


  • All operations activities are conducted in compliance with relevant operating standards
  • Preparation and execution of contracts, credit, charter party, documentation, product quality, insurance, invoice, agent, surveyor and their implications on operation
  • Working closely with Charterer to ensure that the business complies with Sinopec Fuel Oil Group Shipping policy
  • Interface with the Financial Operations and Credit teams to provide assurance on trading operation processes and procedures
  • Monitoring and manage operations functions including inventory management and logistic (i.e. liaising with terminals, vessel operator, cargo surveyors, agents and customers on oil loading/discharging. Operations)
  • Maintaining timely and accurate records in the relevant systems (ERP & SAP)
  • Monitoring and manage product stocks and components at the terminals, and execute component blending, if necessary, to meet required product specifications
  • Interface with the regional offices regarding on operational decisions & resolution of issues
  • Monitoring and verifying payments to ship-owners, agents, underwriter, terminal’s operator  and surveyors
  • Monitor and prepare payment to suppliers and customers
  • Pro-active management and recovery of demurrage, oil loss and insurance claims
  • Developing, maintaining and enhance the relationships with third parties / companies / associates, including terminals, shipping companies, surveyors, agents and marketing businesses
  • Provide market intelligence to support analytics and traders understanding of market activities
  • Support local or group initiatives, as required, that enhance value (i.e. ERP, SAP  systems projects)
  • Pro-active management and enhance commercial in the area of operation and  risk assessment 
  • Manage and achieve operational and business goals through systematic planning and effective management of available resources
  • Plan to extract maximum value by optimising on stock management, blending and efficient movement of products in the region without any compromise to Sinopec’s health, safety, and environmental standards
  • Provide support and assistance coverage for teammate away from leave whenever applicable
  • Time management and working in a professionally manner are required at all times
  • Provide collective assessment quick and innovative solutions to solve complex problems
  • Build and maintain effective communication between & networks, both internally as well as in  the industry
  • Work toward being a pro-active, assertive, innovative and team player within the organization
  • Abide to company’s policy, ethical rights and regulation requirements at all times
  • Flexible to be assigned any other works/project whenever applicable


Reporting Relationship

The Supply Operations Executive will report to the Head of Operations Team.


Work Experience

  • 2-3 year experience will be an advantage but not necessary, as on job training shall be provided



A university degree holder preferred


Essential Skills

  • Proven team player
  • Ability to manage time well and work under pressure.
  • Ability to build and maintain networks, both internally as well as in the industry
  • Ability to find innovative solutions to problems (think out of the box).
  • Negotiating skills, assertive and proactive
  • Strong written and verbal language skills in English and Mandarin (will require to frequently communicate in Mandarin with counterparties in China).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel


Desirable Skills

  • Understanding of HSE requirements relating to operations
  • Knowledge of product specifications
  • Understanding contracts and its implications on operations
  • Commercial experience in the area of operations and the ability to assess risks.
  • Ability to achieve operational and business goals through systematic planning and effective management of available resources.




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Our office is located in city area and a competitive salary package will be offered to selected candidates.



Deadline: 15 Nov 2018

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Sinopec Fuel Oil (Singapore) Pte Ltd