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West Indies Petroleum
Job Notice Bunker Trader

The Company

West Indies Petroleum was incorporated in 2012 and commenced operations in 2013 as a special purpose vehicle to enter the ship bunkering business in the Caribbean and Latin American region. It was founded out of the need to meet the ever-growing demand of the region’s marine. Whilst our main business is bunkering, we pride ourselves as a fuel company with activities spanning the full range of products and services. Most importantly we strive to offer better service, better quality; accurately safely and efficiently.

West Indies Job Vacancy

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Produces profitable trading results meeting or exceeding the annual goal for the team.
  • Develops and maintains a solid and stable portfolio
    of customers and suppliers
  • Develops trading strategies, initiates and manages physical and financial positions for profit, focuses on supply portfolio, manages price exposure for system and trading positions and proposes relevant risk management and hedging strategies.
  • Executing trades with preapprovals and
    price approvals
  • Determines market sentiment via research, valuation and data analysis.
  • Analyzes, tabulates, and reports principal risks, market risks, inventory exposure, the economics of trades, and overall P&L of positions.
  • Collaborates with commercial operations to manage physical inventories consistent with supply requirements and financial market structure.
  • Represents the company externally.
  • Seeks and forecasts market intelligence for trading opportunities. Embeds optionality to reduce exposure in trading positions.
  • Resolves client issues upon getting information from the sales team.
  • Negotiates contracts both short and long-term. Builds relationships, manages third parties and internal relationships
  • Participates in setting annual strategic plan for supply & trading team

The Perfect Candidate

We are constantly expanding and is always looking for new talents and now we are in search of an experienced Bunker Trader to add to our team. As a Bunker Trader/Broker in our trading team, you will play a pivotal role in driving West Indies Petroleum’s business forward. You will be responsible for your own personal budget and for building and maintaining your personal customer portfolio, which includes forecasting and pipeline management. The perfect candidate is:

  • in possession of minimum 3-5 years of documented experience as a Bunker Trader or a related job in the shipping industry
  • confident, driven with high level of energy and a positive attitude
  • a great salesperson with strong business acumen and numerical skills
  • independent as well as a team player
  • flexible and has a strong and winning personality proactive and creative
  • hungry for success, entrepreneurial, performance oriented and self-motivated
  • social and finds it easy to contact new people
  • excellent at communication, negotiation and social skills


We can offer:

  • A job with a high level of freedom and responsibility
  • Competitive compensation and benefit package matching your performance and skills
  • An exciting and challenging work environment
  • Great possibilities for developing and perfecting yourself within trading
  • An experienced and motivated team of colleagues


  • MBA in Finance or other related discipline from a recognized tertiary institution.

We thank all candidates for expressing an interest. Regrettably, only those who are shortlisted will be contacted.Deadline for submission is on or before December 27, 2019.


Please submit applications to hr@westindiespetroleum.com

Get in touch

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