Bunker Trader – shipping industry (SALES)

Well established independent bunker trading and supply service company (shipping industry) seeks a trader who will be responsible for the growth and development of sales within the team.  Contribute to the teams sales targets for growth and profitability and ensure customer satisfaction by sourcing best product at the best price and meeting deadlines.  You will need to be proactive and self motivated and enjoy a fast paced environment in order to thrive and succeed in this environment.  This is mostly an office based position, liaising telephonically and over email with clients, however some travel overseas is required from time to time.

Duties & Responsibilities

Continual contact with customers ensuring orders are obtained and managed efficiently

Mostly telephonic sales negoatiations

Liaise with ships captains prior to them arriving at the various ports and ensure fuel has been ordered and is delivered timeously

Liaising and negotiating with suppliers

Managing the logistics side ensuring customer satisfaction and smooth delivery and hand over


Desired Experience & Qualification

Business degree is an added advantage

Strong sales personality – someone who can influence

Figure orientated

Strong negotiation skills

Good organisational skills

Package & Remuneration

R20 000 to R28 000 ctc (this is dependent on qualification and experience)

There is a commission structure on top of this ranging from R5 000 to R15 000 extra depending on performance.