Tanker Charterer - Asia

Career Opportunity: Tanker Charterer - Asia


Overall purpose of job

Manage all tanker freight aspects of Bunge’s vegoil business in Asia interacting with Oils trading team. Main responsibilities are internal pricing on liquid freight and handling external chartering and operations for Asian-based flows in coordination with Tanker Freight Product Line.


Main activities/tasks

  • Charter all Singapore-based flows such as spot fixtures (intra-Asia palms, soyoil ex Vietnam) and assist Bunge SA with Far East flows originating in US and Canada
  • Lead the day-to-day operation of the existing monthly palm COA from Malaysia to New Orleans
  • Help evaluate the synergies and feasibility of integrating new Loders palm flows with existing Bunge palm purchased on delivered basis in North America
  • Lead chartering efforts for palm vessels originating in Asia to NW Europe and Med once Bunge overtakes this supply chain
  • Manage intercompany pricing between Bunge SA FPL and Bunge Asia Oils trading
  • Follow Bunge freight processes including contract management in SoftMar and overseeing Execution and Operations workflows
  • Provide market intelligence in terms of market fixtures and vessel lineups to both Freight Product Line and Oils trading research department
  • Develop new customer base focusing on 3rd party palm flows and complementary products such as CPP/chemicals
  • Provide input and local insight into Geneva’s global tanker freight strategy and overall risk position to help develop a sustainable, profitable business


Key Interfaces: Internal - External

  • Internal: Oils Trading Team, Freight Product Line, Freight Operations and Commodity Execution teams
  • External: COA partners, vessel Owners, Agents



  • Minimum 5 years experience in tanker chartering and operations
  • Minimum 2 years experience in chartering palm oil flows, ideally both in chemical tanker (19k-37k dwt) and MR product tanker (40k-50k dwt) segments
  • Fluent in English
  • Prior experience in COA management preferable
  • Proficiency in SoftMar integrated voyage management system preferable
  • Good communicator and works well in teams
  • Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Interest in entrepreneurship and independent worker
  • Analytical perspective
  • Proactive, quick decision maker


Contact Us

If you are looking for a company that will allow you to discover your full potential, consider joining Bunge. Please email your resume to bas.careers@bunge.com and in your email subject title, please indicate “Tanker Charterer – Asia”.


Bunge Asia Pte. Ltd
1 Wallich Street, #08-01
Guoco Tower, Singapore 078881
Tel: +65 6730 6100
Fax: +65 6730 6200
E-mail: bas.careers@bunge.com

We thank you for your interest and regret that only short-listed candidates will be notified.