BW Epic Kosan owns and operator of 77 modern fully pressurised, semi-refrigerated and ethylene capable gas carriers providing seaborne services for the transportation of liquified petroleum gas (LPG), petrochemicals and other speciality gases world-wide. We are headquartered in Singapore, with offices in Copenhagen, Manila and Tokyo. Our vessels serve as a crucial link in the international gas supply chain of leading oil majors and commodity trading houses globally. We employ approximately 2000 seafarers and a multi-national team of about 200 shore-based staff.
We are looking for a highly motivated Operations Manager to join our commercial desk working out of the heart of the maritime hub in Copenhagen reporting to the Head of Operation, West of Suez.
You will be a key team-member and play a crucial part in ensuring the optimal employment of our GAS fleet world-wide with focus on our customers in the Western basin. You can expect a high degree of responsibility and independence.
Keeping close contact with vessels, customers, brokers, agents and all other relevant internal and external parties to ensure smoot operations of vessels voyages in close cooperation with the rest of the Operations team.
Ambitiously pursuing the optimization of our operations, seeking to maximize income and reduce related cost.
Striving to render the best-in-class customer service in all given conditions.
Planning and executing voyages.
Ensuring that vessels are performing at optimal speed and monitor vessel performance on the voyages.
Nominating agents and handling port calls.
Calculating, planning and coordinating bunkers stems in coordination with master and our bunkers purchasers.
Responsible for the Vessels Voyage account (Profit & Loss) is recorded correctly, issue Freight, Demurrage and TC Hire invoices and ensure collections of same. Approve and properly register voyage related cost.
Prepare and issue laytime calculations. Working with the P&I Clubs / Legal teams on Claims
Visit customers, agents and vessels to maintain relationships as well as develop and expand new business.
Assist in department reporting and ad-hoc projects as assigned by Head of Chartering – West of Suez
You have a relevant educational background and/or experience within the industry
You thrive in an international fast paced environment
You are structured and have a strong business acumen
You are a team player
You can react swiftly and decisively during the decision-making process handling numerous tasks & problem at the same time, yet being controlled ensuring proper cost benefit analysis on every transaction
For all tasks, clear and proactive communication in English – both spoken and written - is key in order to save time and avoid misunderstandings. English is our working language across all offices.
You are willing and able to work across various time-zones while ensuring timely and effective communication both internally and externally.
You act with integrity and contribute to open and constructive communication delivering on our promises to both customers and colleagues.
You have strong interpersonal skills enabling you to establish solid relation- and partnerships externally as well as collaborate closely across various internal departments.
You ensure our business is conducted in accordance with BWEK’s values and with focus on our Vision and Mission.
You are result oriented and a driven team-player with sound analytical and negotiation skills.
You have a proactive and pragmatic approach combined with a positive attitude with a cultural understanding and awareness
You have an in-depth understanding of the main charter party terms (BBC/time/voyage charter), the function of bill of lading and the impact on cargo misdelivery. Good understanding the function of letter of indemnity for special operation matter.
You have an in-depth understanding on laytime/demurrage calculation with applicable CP clauses.
You are ideally familiar with IMOS VIP, ReMark, MS Office, PowerBI and a basic understanding of accounting.
What can we offer?
A position as Operations Manager in an international recognized company within the industry
A unique opportunity to work for one of the most progressive companies in the industry
A fast paced challenging and international working environment
Working alongside an ambitious, dedicated and competent team of colleagues who collaborate and work together as a team
We care for and invest in our people and offer rewarding career opportunities
Competitive compensation package which reflects your experience and qualifications alongside an attractive benefit package
For any further information or questions about the positions, please reach out to Michael Molter, Head of Operation – West of Suez on +45 20 45 82 05 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested candidates should submit their covering letter and a detailed curriculum vitae. For more information about the company please visit: www.bwek.com
Information for Recruitment Agencies:
Please be informed that BW Epic Kosan operates on a Preferred Supplier List (PSL) and will not be accepting unsolicited applications from non-PSL agencies.
We regret only shortlisted candidates will be notified.