Bulk Carrier Operations Pacific Head

Location : Singapore

Ref : AFMJD36702

On behalf of a major ship operating firm, which handles Handysize, Supramax and Panamax vessels, we are looking for senior, experienced Operations Head to lead the team in the Pacific region. The role will be based in Singapore.


  • Management of the Pacific Operations team.
  • Managing communications between Owners and Charterers
  • Close liaison with principals (Owners or Charterers, as appropriate) and nominated person in counter-party, to process any and all invoices, requests for payments and post-fixture matters as smoothly as possible, including, but not limited to, demurrage, speed claims and cargo claims.
  • Coverage from time of fixing, throughout voyages and then post-fixture needs of contracts and fixtures concluded, to ensure operational follow up and precise, timely, professional and successful outcomes.
  • Offering advice and assistance and handling negotiations with Owners and Charterers, in order to avoid or resolve disputes.
  • Assistance with arranging Letters of Indemnity, if necessary, and dealing with P&I Clubs and other insurers, if and as required.


  • Good quality undergraduate degree from recognized institution or other shipping qualification.
  • 8-10 years' experience of Handy to Panamax bulk carrier operations in the Pacific region.
  • Good knowledge of regional dry bulk trades.
  • Dynamic and ambitious team player with a proven track record for a ship operating firm.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with counterparts, brokers and other key industry stakeholders.
  • Excellent communication skills and English language proficiency is essential.
  • Chinese or other Asian language ability is an advantage, but not essential.

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