BUNKER JOBS: Bunker Holding Seeks Head of Sourcing Desk in Houston

by Ship & Bunker News Team
Friday December 23, 2022

Marine fuels conglomerate Bunker Holding is seeking to hire the head of a new sourcing desk in Houston.

The firm is looking for candidates with between five and seven years of experience in a similar role, as well as an in-depth understanding of derivatives, trading and physical supply, it said in a job advertisement on its website on Friday.

"The new Head of Sourcing Desk´s most important task will be to ensure the optimal sourcing approach/strategy for Bunker Holding, while helping create a strong collaboration between the different units of our value chain (trading, physical, sourcing, risk management etc), the company said in the advertisement.

The advertisement lists the following responsibilities for the role:

  • Supporting the Sourcing team in strengthening our competitive position with relevant supplier knowledge, sourcing strategies and relationship building with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Negotiate and close long-term business contracts
  • Involvement in trading derivatives/hedging techniques
  • Execution of the implementation of the purchasing strategy
  • Supplier visits and development and product screening
  • Ensuring persistent data and KPI follow-up
  • Building and maintaining effective and productive relationships with key stakeholders
  • Be a key ambassador to the Sourcing team, showing and teaching them how the Supply side of the business can create value to external suppliers and internal customers, as well as creating trust and transparency throughout the whole value chain

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