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Job Posting #: 12-0153
Job Title: Coordinator - Marine Chartering
City: Saint John
State/Province: NB

Irving Oil is a regional refining and marketing company serving customers in Eastern Canada and New England. We offer challenging and rewarding employment opportunities throughout our company, and are always seeking committed and talented people to join our team.

We are currently recruiting for a Coordinator - Marine Chartering, to join our Irving Oil Team.

  • Directs and supervises the activities of the clean chartering function to ensure that adequate and appropriate vessels are chartered to meet the company‚Äôs operating requirements.
  • Negotiates chartering terms consistent with market conditions.
  • Coordinates with marine operations to ensure the accuracy and timing of instructions to both chartered in vessels and company relets.
  • Coordinates with marine operations to ensure that the assessment and checking of claims from owners / brokers for demurrage, detention, deviation within the terms of the charter party is done in a timely manner in order to negotiate prompt settlement.
  • Provide recommendations for maximizing the clean fleet revenue and profits.
  • Design of chartering strategies, and constant review of market conditions, evaluation and recommendation of candidate ships and barges from an operational and financial standpoint and negotiation of the charter conditions with owners, operators and brokers.
  • Coordinate and supervise the chartered ships and barge operations, which includes, for spot voyages, the actual freight versus planned freight cost variance analysis and corrective action, recommendations, invoice approval and payment follow up.
  • For time chartered vessel, Analysis of Speed and consumption performance for both Owned and Time chartered clean vessels and barges to ensure compliance to agreed speed and consumption within their respective charter parties. In non compliance situations, ensure that owner is placed on notice and lost costs are claimed back.
  • Ensure that all clean vessels and barges have sufficient bunkers on board and that the correct controls are in place to allow the required quality of bunkers to be delivered. Identify analysis and present to management, Time charter opportunities with focus on lowering the cost per Bbl of clean product transportation.
  • Compile monthly, quarterly and yearly KPI's, and performance data for both accounting and management.
  • Produce and submit trader assumptions on a bi-weekly basis for forecasting expected freight market conditions. Work closely with the Marine Chartering Manager to ensure completion of workload within tight work schedule.
  • University Degree Seagoing experience would be an asset. Strong ability to negotiate.
  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills
  • Strong financial analysis
  • Strong Communication skills, both written and spoken.
  • Flexible and adaptable to a constant changing and fast moving environment.
  • Multi Tasking.
  • Experience in ship chartering and vessel operations is an asset.
  • Quick thinking, inquisitive mind, challenged by issues and problem resolution.
  • Willingness to travel to develop mutual beneficial relationships within the industry, as required.
  • Share on-call weekends and holidays with other team members.
  • Computer skills (Excel/Word/Outlook)
Number of Openings 1
Position Location: Golden Ball
Bilingual Requested: No
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