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Shipping Operator

Shipping Operator

Posted 9 April by Gazprom Marketing & Trading Ended

Gazprom Marketing & Trading (GM&T) is a subsidiary of the Gazprom group - the world’s largest gas producer and one of the world’s largest energy companies. Headquartered in London, GM&T operates to provide Gazprom group with a global marketing reach, round the clock operational coverage and excellent customer service. Established in 1999, GM&T has grown from a single office in London into a truly global organisation, with around 1000 employees worldwide. With offices in Europe, Asia and the USA, GM&T trades energy commodities including gas, power, oil, LPG, helium, emissions, LNG and FX and operates a retail business, trading as Gazprom Energy.

Our culture is defined by our people. Through living our values every day we continue to create a culture that enables us all to succeed. We work as one team with our customers, our parent company and each other in order to understand each other’s needs. With an unstoppable passion for excellence, growth and learning, we are committed to creating an environment that fosters the development of knowledge, skills and experience, so that our people can thrive and prosper in their careers with us. We believe that we have the best team in the industry, which makes us a trusted partner across international capital and energy markets. Our diverse employee base, with a wealth of expertise, knowledge and experience makes GM&T a truly exciting place to work. We encourage new ideas and initiatives, as innovative thinking is central to how we do business. Most importantly, we are a growing and developing business where inspired individuals can make a difference and help shape our future.

Role objectives

To operate a global fleet of chartered LNG, LPG and product tankers.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Post-fixture (agency, port, bunker procurement, heel management, insurance, settlements, demurrage, ship-shore compatibility coordination)
• Performance monitoring and reporting; performance claims management
• Chartered fleet co-ordination
• Communication with vessels, vessel owners/operators, shipping teams of GM&T trading counterparties and terminals and other shipping stakeholders
• Close cooperation and support of GM&T group’s teams: Trading, Origination, Business Development and Technical desks in Singapore, London and Zug
• Support of Integrated Maritime Operations System (IMOS) and interaction with Back Office teams globally
• Other responsibilities as directed by management

Skills & Competencies

•Commercial and analytical mindset and proven ability to create value
•First class understanding of shipping technology and commercial issues (with a strong preference for LNG Experience)
•Knowledge and experience in IMOS (or similar), SAP and MS Office
•Pro-active and able to work as part of a global team to ensure a seamless service is provided for our trading activities globally
•Strong desire and ability to learn and develop
•Able to work in a fast-moving environment under pressure
•Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
•Able to work as part of a team, but also individually with minimal supervision
•Ability to build business relationships at all levels (internally and externally)


•Office-based experience in Shipping Operations with an oil major or a trading house handling LNG vessels (advantageous) or other types of tankers (oil, product, chemical and/or LPG)
•Sea-going experience on tanker vessels as a junior officer (advantageous)
•Language skills: English, fluent written and spoken Mandarin or Russian (advantageous)


•Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in Maritime Studies


  • Either London or Singapore


•Either London or Singapore

Required skills

  • Demurrage
  • Shipping
  • Vessels
  • Shipping Systems

Reference: 34411391

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