Job Description

Bunker Trader in Maldives








Your Role: Bunker Trader
Location: Maldives
Salary: Competitive

Company Overview:
Our client prides themselves on being one of the leading providers of bunker trading services in the Maldives. With a strong emphasis on reliability, efficiency, and customer satisfaction, they have established themselves as a trusted partner in the maritime industry. Their commitment to excellence and innovation sets them apart, making them an ideal environment for skilled traders with proven portfolios. Joining the team means becoming part of a dynamic company that values initiative, integrity, and dedication to achieving the highest standards in bunker trading.

Why Work Here:
For a seasoned Bunker Trader with a proven portfolio, our client offers an unparalleled opportunity to thrive in a competitive and rewarding environment. With their extensive network and established reputation, traders have access to a diverse range of clients and markets, providing ample opportunities to leverage their expertise and drive results. Their supportive and collaborative culture fosters continuous growth and learning, ensuring that traders have the resources and support they need to excel. Success is recognized and rewarded, making it an ideal destination for ambitious professionals looking to take their careers to new heights.

Progression Opportunities:
They believe in investing in their people and providing ample opportunities for career advancement. As a Bunker Trader, you'll have the chance to expand your skills and expertise through ongoing training and development initiatives. Whether you aspire to move into leadership roles, explore new markets, or specialize in niche areas of the industry, they offer a clear path for progression tailored to your individual goals and aspirations. With a commitment to promoting from within and recognizing talent, your career trajectory is limited only by your ambition and dedication.

Key Duties:

1. **Bunker Procurement:** Execute back-to-back bunker trades, ensuring timely and cost-effective procurement of fuel for vessels operating in the Maldives region.

2. **Market Analysis:** Monitor market trends, analyse price fluctuations, and assess supply and demand dynamics to make informed trading decisions.

3. **Client Management:** Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with clients, understanding their specific needs and providing personalized solutions to optimize their bunker procurement process.

4. **Risk Management:** Identify and mitigate potential risks associated with bunker trading, including price volatility, credit risk, and regulatory compliance.

5. **Contract Negotiation:** Negotiate bunker supply contracts with suppliers and customers, ensuring favourable terms and conditions that align with business objectives.

6. **Documentation and Compliance:** Manage all relevant documentation and ensure compliance with industry regulations and company policies throughout the trading process.


1. Proven portfolio of successful bunker trading transactions, demonstrating a track record of achieving targets and delivering results.

2. In-depth knowledge of bunker markets, including pricing mechanisms, supply chain dynamics, and regulatory requirements.

3. Strong analytical and decision-making skills, with the ability to interpret market data and assess risk effectively.

4. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with clients and negotiate favourable outcomes.

5. Adaptability and resilience to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic trading environment.

6. Bachelor's degree in a relevant field such as business, finance, or maritime studies is preferred.

ARM Maritime; Sea to Shore Recruitment Specialists


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Job reference 122684_1707825380
Date posted 13 February 2024
Sector Maritime

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