BUNKER JOBS: Petrol Ofisi Seeks Bunker Trader in Istanbul

by Ship & Bunker News Team
Wednesday August 16, 2023

Turkish fuels firm Petrol Ofisi is seeking to hire a bunker trader in Istanbul.

The company is looking for candidates with a maritime, economics or international trade degree, fluent English and at least five years of experience, it said in a job advertisement on LinkedIn on Wednesday.

The advertisement lists the following responsibilities for the role:

  • Act as key point on new sales/response to marine enquiries
  • Establish and build relationships with new and existing suppliers/customers to increase strike rate and margin on business within the international waters
  • Originate new marine business through active engagement with customers and market
    Understand, analyze and interpret market conditions, identify counterparty needs, provide product and price information, negotiate deals and handle general customer queries relating to the sales process
  • Follow market fundamentals as well as local cargo index movements/variances to identify opportunities to establish competitive advantage
  • Participate in both internal and external marketing activities when required
  • Proactively control risks ensuring that all suppliers are vetted and approved, cost of claims are minimized, and counterparty financial strength is regularly and carefully considered in conjunction with the Supplier Credit Team
  • Delivery against Petrol Ofisi marine strategic objectives to maximise value
  • Develop a healthy sales pipeline
  • Develop your personal approach to sales and trading

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