LNG Commercial Operator

Group 29



Stroke 1

Role Type


Group 7


London, UK

Our client is a global supplier of LNG, owners of a sea-going fleet of LNG vessels and operate a, LNG Terminal in Europe.  As part of the Operations department, you will support the Head of Operations, and enjoy Hybrid working with a 60/40 split between office and home.

As a Commercial Operator in this entrepreneurial, and growing LNG business, you will be generally responsible for:

  • Communication and coordination between Vessel (Master), Vessel manager and Commercial team.
  • Post fixture operations and follow up communication between the Charterers, the Vessels and Technical Management.
  • Support the Commercial department with pre-fixture information and take an active role in the fixture process.
  • Follow up of invoicing of hire and rechargeable costs to Charterers or others in cooperation with Vessel Accounting.
  • Improve commercial outcome for fixtures in line with creating improved customer satisfaction by taking a proactive approach towards the interfaces.


  • Complete Ship Shore Compatibility Studies (SSCS).
  • Read and understand C/P clauses and give feedback to Chartering and customers.
  • Work closely with Charterer and technical managers in order to verify that Charterers
  • accept the vessel and that the vessel complies with intended terms.
  • Provide operational and logistical support including economical calculations for the various aspects of the charter.
  • Responsible for Commercial Operations of an assigned number of vessels.
  • Responsible for backing-up the team on all remaining vessels.
  • Appoint Owners agents when needed.
  • Follow up on delivery and re-delivery notices plus any TCP terms needing action.
  • Frequent communication with Charterers, technical managers, and the Vessels to ensure compliance with C/P terms.
  • Anticipate and follow the bunker market and arrange bunkering of the vessels when required.
  • Agree with Charterers/ Commercial department on LNG Heel on redelivery of the vessels with ref. to relevant C/P clause and in coordination with chartering for next fixture.
  • Be responsible for claims handling related to cargo and voyages for assigned vessels.
  • Prepare and approve hire invoice in cooperation with accounting.
  • Send supporting documents to Vessel accounting for rechargeable cost to Charterers such as War risk premiums (WRAP), agency etc.
  • Participate and support project work in other Departments upon request.
  • Health and Safety Environment and Quality (HSEQ)


  • Previous, relevant, work-based experience is required.
  • Sea-going experience is beneficial.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple activities.
  • Strong and effective communication skills (verbal, written and interpersonal) with staff at all levels and across all disciplines.
  • Ability to work effectively on short notice and out of hours.
  • Energetic; adeptly work under pressure.
  • Competent user of standard MS Office applications with advanced Excel


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