Vacancies at Mrs Oil and Gas Company for the post of Trading Operator

MRS is an African conglomerate in diverse activities, yet focused on capturing the entire value chain in oil trading, shipping,
storage, distribution and retailing.
MRS Oil Nigeria Plc is recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Trading Operator
Job Code: AJ05-07
Location: Tincan – Lagos
Department: Supply & Trading
Grade: Senior Officer

Reports to: GM- Supply & Trading
Internal Working Relationships: Finance Geneva/ Finance Lagos/Risk Mgt/
Marketing & Sales/Terminal Ops /Marine Ops.
External Working Relationships: Counter Parties (Supplier/Buyer) Inspectors;
Agents; STS Providers; Brokers; ship Owners.

Job Summary
The Trading Operator is responsible
for the timely execution and
implementation of agreed terms &
conditions as per the trader’s deal
The Jobholder is responsible for all operational obligations as stated in the contract and is required to coordinate all service providers
involved i.e. inspectors, agents,
providers, brokers, vessel owners.
He/She is also required to negotiate and charter vessels at best competitive rates, terms and

Deal Management:
Review, negotiate and agree
Purchase & Sales contracts are in line with agreed terms as stated in the traders recap and as per Incomes latest issue.
Liaise with counterparties to ensure smooth operations that will avoid delays and minimize demurrage
Liaise with all relevant service
providers (Terminals/Vessels/
Inspectors/Agents/Brokers) on a
regularly basis; ensuring all post deal activities & operational information are passed on in good time, as well as documentary Requirements.
Add value to the execution of deals
by exercising embedded commercial
and logistical options via a pro-active approach to problem solving;
Provide all cost related, Port
Information, restrictions and
limitations of proposed/intended
purchase & supply to the trader.
Revert with constant feedback to
the trader on operational stumble
blocks/difficulties encountered during
operations for future negotiations.
Trading Operations:
Regularly update the Trading Solution
system “ASPECT”, SAP and Trading
position with operational information
and Cost Estimates.
Ensure all nominations; Voyage Order;
Loading/Discharge Orders are sent
out timely. Monitor Progress of all
Negotiate and Control all Trade
Operations related costs
Liaison with Finance:
Liaise with finance department to
ensure financial securities are in
Vessel Management:
Negotiate and charter vessels when
required for an operation.
Ensure that vessels charters are at
the best competitive rate and shape
for the job
Liaison with Stakeholders:
Liaise with PPMC for Coastal Product
Allocations; Delivery; Reconciliation of
Key Performance Indicators
Operations Turnaround Time.

A good first degree in a relevant field.
Additional relevant certifications will
be added advantage.
Knowledge,Skills and Competencies:
Good knowledge of Internatinal trade
and the Incortems
Forward thinking with natural aptitude
for implementing innovative
Proficiency in French will be added
Good knowledge of Shipping terms
Proficient in Microsoft Office

At least 2 year Experience in Oil
Trading Operations, Ship Operations
and related logistics roles.
Personal Attributes:
Resilient, dedicated and Passionate
Ability to work independently; with
deadlines in a proactive manner.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their cover letter and CV’s to:

using the job title and Job code as subject of the email.


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