Bunker Procurement Manager

Role Purpose Statement

Provide bunker coverage spot and forward to operators and charterers and inform commercial and operation teams on bunkering conditions and prices. Build & execute procurement strategy.

Main Accountabilities


  • Purchase all bunkers worldwide.
  • Plan and optimize bunkering on a daily / weekly / monthly / 60 day in coordination with operators and logistics.
  • Develop physical purchasing strategies building on relations currently started and develop new ones.
  • Be the daily contact with bunker brokers and traders.
  • Execute all bunker contracts from entering into business system and Softmar to approving payment of invoices and monitoring credit line.
  • Coordinate quality issues with technical manager
  • Maintain statistics data base.
  • Report and check daily overall position
  • Participate to daily bunker risk management meeting to logistics and commercial meetings
  • Lead the Softmar implementation on the bunker side
  • Elaborate a monthly analysis of execution P and L for bunkers and MTM for cash bunker shorts and participate to the analysis of swaps PnL
    Marketing and risk management
  • Propose & execute bunker strategies.
  • Set up INO 2020 bunkering plan.

    Knowledge, Skills & Experience
  • Commercial and trading skills
  • Strong knowledge of the bunkers industry (eg. purchasers)
  • Risk management experience
  • Overall knowledge of the industry 
  • EU or Swiss national a must