Adexen is a global Human Ressources Company providing business services in Europe and Africa.
We support companies in all industries in the fields of HR, Legal, Finance, Sales & Marketing, Engineering and Supply chain.
We know how important people are to business. We also think that "People are the future of Africa"
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Report to the Trading Operation Manager based in Geneva
Execute commercial and shipping operations
Operate LR/MR for gasoline and gasoil cargoes sourced out of Europe, USA, South Asia, for delivery into West Africa, and scheduling its STS line ups offshore Lomé for further deliveries to local players, or affiliated companies in sub-region
Handle complex loadings and blendings of condensate and cargoes out of Nigeria or other countries
Lifting of crude cargoes out Nigeria or other countries
Operate yearly term contracts of Jet A1 for further deliveries into Med or in to US as exploiting arbitrage opportunities
Challenge and review the existing internal processes
Shrewdly improve the contractual wording and set up templates agreements to avoid disputes or potential litigation
Construct and issue commercial contracts and its amendment negotiations for all transactions
Appoint and liaise with shipping agents, independent inspectors, STS provider
Provide documentary instructions to contract suppliers, issue vessels voyage orders and LOI to ship owners
Handle presentation of Cargo documentations under PPPRA and DPR
Manage quality and quantity issues and any general problems that arose on cargoes - Make claims to underwriters accordingly
Coordinate and communicate effectively with traders, affiliates, chartering, finance, demurrage, accounts and legal departments and Management
Control storage positions, sales by trucks and monthly stock reconciliation mainly in WAF
Organize and maintain good contractual and shipping files
Ensure strong control framework by implementing and maintaining in Excel all post operation activities
Check and approve logistic / shipping invoices from storage companies, agents, inspectors and other counterparties
Monitor trades P&L, and all costs such as disbursement accounts, inspection, claims and re-invoicing
Ensure that revenues are maximized, payments secured and all claims documented
Negotiate discounts on a global basis with service providers such as agents, inspectors, STS companies.
Desired Skills and Experience
Bachelor's / Master's degree (Engineering, Business School or equivalent) with an experience multi-tasking in a very fast-paced environment
Minimum 3 years of experience in the field of trading, energy, logistics or shipping demonstrating a real curiosity and passion for the energy-trading world.
A previous experience in emerging countries / Nigeria is a plus
Excellent organizational and problem solving skills, solid negotiation skills, solution-oriented attitude, collaborative mind-set, proactivity.