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Singapore: Oldendorff seeks prospective candidates for Bunker Manager role

05 Jan 2022

Lübeck-based Oldendorff Carriers, the largest German bulk carrier company, is looking to hire a Bunker Manager for its Singapore office. The requirements are as follows:

Bunker Manager M/F
(a Junior Position could also be an option)


As part of the bunkers team, this role will focus on monitoring practical and economical purchasing so that delivery takes place in a smooth, efficient, and cost-effective manner. The successful candidate will provide assistance to all departments directly involved in bunkers and operations and ensure professional back-up and facilities are available.

Job Description:

As Bunker manager, you report to the Bunker Desk Head and are responsible for:

Develop a network of contacts with suppliers.

  • Check Bunker enquiry details (Port, quantity, Grades, Specs, etc.)
  • Be aware of payment terms and which T&C apply for each supplier offering
  • Oversee the implementation of the Bunker purchasing process, from reputable suppliers, brokers and traders, ensuring full compliance with the contractual terms and conditions agreed with vendors.
  • Ensure best price been achieved for the fleet requirements.
  • Able to manage complex contract negotiations, including those where leverage is limited, to reach agreements acceptable to both parties.
  • Organize and control all bunker lifting in coordination with his desk head in close coordination with chartering and ops.
  • Monitor the obligations of barge deliveries and mediate between suppliers, fleet, operations, and legal department if disputes occur that could cause conflicts of interest to the bunkering programme.
  • Organize and maintain an efficient requisition, purchase order, and reporting system.
  • Notify hedging department if Hedge applies
  • Check nomination confirmations from suppliers
  • Check CP bunker clauses and hedge details
  • Enter contract nominations
  • Ensure that all relevant safety, quality, and environmental procedures, instructions, and controls are adhered to so that the safety of employees, quality of services, and environmental compliance can be guaranteed.

Qualifications / Skills:

The successful candidate should have:

  • Minimum of 1 year and up to 10 years of experience of Bunkers
  • Key knowledge within the Marine Fuels world – Lubricants or alternatives fuels
  • Technical experience
  • Strong communication skills and able to work closely with various stakeholders
  • Good commercial awareness and stakeholder apprehension in the business
  • Open minded and willing to learn new tasks, systems and procedures
  • Independent and self motivated
  • The ability to organize daily tasks and have good time management skills

Please submit your application using the form below or via email to [email protected]. Oldendorff Carriers does not accept paper applications for online postings.

Note: The original job post from Oldendorff can be found here.


Photo credit: Oldendorff Carriers
Published: 5 January, 2022

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