Operations Manager

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Oil Trading, Shipping and Supply

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact phone:

    +44(0)7891 852 682

  • Job ref:

    J7334

  • Expiry date:

    21/09/2021

  • Consultant:

    Peter Morgan

An international oil supply and trading business is looking for an Operations Manager to manage their team in London.


The role:

  • To lead the operations team in driving operations performance which include but not limited to the following:

Streamline processes and procedures to improve control and efficiency and minimise cost

Proactively manage demurrage to minimise exposure/liability

Manage operations related issues

Ensure cargo assurance (quality and quantity) and security supply to customers

Manage tank storage and product blending

Anticipate and formulate operating strategies to optimise value and manage risk

Ensure the operations team complies with all applicable internal policies (ethics, control, HSSE etc.) and external laws and regulations at all times.

  • Owns and drives initiatives beyond day-to-day activities for wider operations, such as liaising with other Trading, Marketing, Finance, Risk and Legal departments on operations related issues

  • Understands broader trading and business strategies and contribute as needed

  • Build and maintain good relationships with customers and wider network in the industry

  • Provides leadership, mentoring and coaching to operations staff, including identifying talent and training operators for career advancement etc.

  • Authorizing signatory for approval of payment as per the company policy

  • Proactively mitigates marine and cargo assurance exposures through engaging marine and cargo expertise

  • Close coordination with trading team (with special emphasis on middle distillates team), on operations and ship chartering matters


You will need a university degree in a relevant discipline.

For further information please contact Peter Morgan.