WAF Crude Operator

Great opportunity for an experienced Crude Oil Operator, with previous experience working in the West African market, to join the London crude trading desk of an international oil trading business.


  • Ensure all obligations arising from contracts are fulfilled in accordance with the company’s corporate governance.

  • Liaise with traders, shipping operators, middle and back offices and internal/external parties concerned to ensure smooth operations on a regular basis, including all post-deal activities such as cargo claims and finance operations processes

  • Prepare, review and follow-up necessary documents in cargo operation such as Document Instruction counter party as it’s the key for Operation and Documentation guidance in every shipment

  • Ensure all operational information is entered into trading system and keep necessary working records to meet the company’s data storage regulations

  • Assist the traders on market intelligence and data collection

  • Ensure all sales from storage tanks are accurately matched with trade strategy and current paper deal

  • Provide operational and administrative support as required and also closely coordinate with US and Singapore offices

  • Prepare monthly lifting report on trading cargo to submit to management

  • Take part in out of hours coverage arrangements

  • Ad-hoc duties as assigned

Skills and experience

  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in engineering, science, economics, logistics, business management or equivalent

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in crude oil / petroleum product industry

  • Relevant knowledge and experience in trading houses will be an advantage

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office skills

If you feel this role is a good fit for you, or you would like to discuss similar roles, please contact Peter Morgan. Otherwise simply click to apply.