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Marine Advisor Trading Support

Marine Advisor Trading Support

  • Location Singapore - Flexible
  • Travel required Yes - up to 50%
  • Job category Shipping Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 148546BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

About the Opportunity
As part of the Marine Team, the Marine Advisor Trading Support will play a key role in providing technical support to LNG trading benches in the delivery of their supply obligations to counterparties in relation to shipping assurance. This will include provision of technical advice and support in relation to operated and 3rd party vessels on matters relating to safe and efficient delivery of cargo and marine assurance.

About the Role

  1. Perform assessments and inspections of vessel owners/managers, terminal facilities and STS locations & contractors to the requirements of the Vetting & Clearance team in order that compliance with relevant standards and/or suitability for use by BP may be accurately assessed.
  2. Provide including ship/shore compatibility assessments and follow up on shipping contractual matters in LNG sales contracts.
  3. Provide support and advice to origination and trading in the context of new and emerging opportunities including review of SPA clauses and input to SPA negotiations.
  4. Provide subject matter expertise and assessment support around a range of specialist Shipping elements, such as Ship to Ship Transfer, Tugs, Pilotage, etc.
  5. Provide expertise and advice in support of the Vetting & Clearance teams and other internal teams and stakeholders, as the need arises.
  6. Participate in local government and industry forums as appropriate.
  7. Support continuous improvement of team activities and the development and sharing of assessment/inspection best practice with the objective of achieving global consistency in assessment/inspection activity.
  8. Identifying current and future shipping and BP Group marine related activities, providing early marine advice, including involvement in projects/peer group reviews and pre/post start up audits.
  9. Ensure business activities are conducted in a manner consistent with BP Group policies & strategies and encouraged behaviours, within the boundaries established by Group Functional Standards and BP Shipping’s Marine Standards and Operating Management system
  10. Advisory on operational matters for LNG benches, in terms of transport, transfer at terminals or by way of ship to ship and associated commercial matters requiring a technical solution
  11. Assist with dispute resolution and claims associated with LNG shipping related matters
  • Class II/2 or III/2 (Master/Chief Mate or Chief/second Engineer) and experience as Master/Chief Officer or Chief Engineer/2nd Engineer on board LNG tankers or relevant experience with LNG shipping on shore.
  • Chartered Professional Status
  • Terminal Assessments: Purpose; Scheduling; Conducting the Terminal Assessments
  • Company Assessments: Purpose; Scheduling; Conducting the Company Assessments
  • LNG STS location and Contractor Assessments: Purpose; Scheduling; Conducting the STS Contractor Assessment
  • Vessel Inspection Programme: Purpose; Planning and quality control of Vessel Inspections
  • Risk Assessment: Leading Risk Assessments, Coordinating MoC Process
Desirable criteria(s):
  • Knowledge of OCIMF Tanker and Marine Terminal Management and Self-Assessment.
  • Knowledge of key international guidelines related to shipping and marine assurance
  • Knowledge of FSRUs/ FLNG
  • Lead Auditor qualification
  • Knowledge of project planning processes
  • Knowledge of risk assessment techniques
  • Knowledge/ understanding of new energy vectors e.g., Hydrogen, Ammonia, etc.
Why join us?
At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly. There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are meaningful, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life! These benefits can include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy among others!

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


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