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  • Posted: Jul 10, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Vivo Energy is the Shell licensee in 16 countries in Africa. We are proud to offer our customers the very best of Shell’s high quality products and services - including supply reliability, technical expertise and unmatched customer service - in the countries where we operate. In doing so, we have in place industry-leading health and safety standards...
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    Trading Operator


    1. Support planning and development of trading business in the region.
      • Establish and foster good working relationships with all key trading partners both within and outside the company.
      • Assist to gather competitive intelligence on prevailing supply and demand forces impacting trading operations as directed.
    2. Managing OTS operations.
      • Prepare the price build-up for industry and private imports.
      • Timely circulate price build-up to stakeholders.
      • Effectively & timely communicate critical information to participants on all imports.
      • Manage accurate and timely transfer of product to vessel participants.
      • Support tendering processes as directed.
    3. Coordinate trading operations with trading partners.
      • Initiate and follow up on creation of all new trade accounts.
      • Raise invoices to trading partners.
      • Raise credit/debit notes to trading partners.
      • Raise sale contracts to trading partners for trade sales.
      • Manage trade debtors effectively and ensure timely collections.
      • Reconcile trade accounts to ensure accuracy and completeness.
      • Address and resolve all queries raised by trading partners.
      • Invoice import deliveries in the ERP system.
    4. Support supply logistics processes.
      • Compile discharge instructions for OTS imports to support logistical arrangements and documentation of import delivery.
      • Timely circulate final price build-up for OTS imports to support demurrage claim calculations.
      • Coordinate cross functionally communication between the supply team and finance team to ensure timely and cost-effective delivery of shipments to trading partners.
    5. Support trading sales.
      • Identify and pursue commercial trading opportunities. Accountable for consistently meeting targeted trading oil delivery schedules, profitability and optimization targets.
      • Reviewing Seller’s and Buyer’s Contracts.
      • Negotiate contracts for sale of oil products within limits of authority.
      • Coordinate and resolve all arising back office issues relating to trading.


    1. At least 2 years’ experience in the oil industry supply chain field.
    2. University graduate level Marketing, Business Administration or Commerce & Accounting.
    3. Proven computing and analytical competencies.
    4. Effective team player.
    5. High integrity and strong character.
    6. Proven communication and inter-personal skills with strong negotiation skills.
    7. Relevant experience with IT systems

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Vivo Energy on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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