Chartering Manager at Topaz Energy and Marine

Topaz Energy and Marine is a leading offshore vessel support company that provides marine logistics solutions to the global energy industry. We operate in the Caspian, Middle East, West Africa and subsea markets with a fleet of over 100 vessels and a team of over 1800 people. Nigeria- together with our local partners Team Offshore Nigeria Limited, Topaz has been building its presence in Nigeria, where a large part of our West African fleet operates from a base in Onne. Our global experience and systems, combined with local knowledge and expertise are proving integral in supporting national players and major IOCs in developing the country’s natural resources. We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title Chartering ManagerLocation: NigeriaDepartment: CommercialBusiness Unit: AfricaDirect Reporting Line: Country ManagerJob PurposeThe Chartering Manager is responsible for leading the chartering activities primarily within Nigeria but may extend into other areas within West Africa.Key AccountabilitiesChartering:Within Nigeria your responsibilities include but are not limited to managing client relationships, sales and marketing, chartering & commercial management (e.g. market mapping, competitor profiles, client plans). Responsibilities include:Input and updating of CRM dataPricing and day to day quotation for West AfricaTender liaison point of contact for West Africa for the tender & contracts teamCoordinate the deployment of all Topaz Marine assets under bareboat to TONL in Africa with theCommercial team, to ensure optimal utilization and day rates are achievedSupport in developing and implementation of Contracting strategy in alignment with Strategic PrioritiesDevelop and / or review all tendersAssisting tendering process across division to adopt optimal pricing parameters, using up to date costing information provided by the finance functionEnsuring completeness of all bids, and advising on tendering strategyDetailed review of bid cost and pricing summariesAdvising on appropriate insurance to mitigate against all risksCoordinate and monitor of contract executionConsolidating progress and value reporting for analysis by senior management team;Advising on variation and potential risksAdvising on invoicing and recoveriesReview the close-out of all contracts and auditing the overall execution of projects to contractHelp to develop processes and procedures for the effective coordination and management of major contracts across the business;Assist with market development strategy for the assigned regionMarketing:Develop and maintain a process of continual engagement with key clients, and monitor regional Client contactsPromote the reputation and brand of the organization in all dealings with the marine community and clientsMarket existing and new Topaz tonnage, or tonnage from third parties, to the clients in Nigeria and AfricaIdentify opportunities for new businesses, logistics services, and tonnage in the Africa market.Reporting:Maintains close internal relationships with Operations, Commercial and Finance across the business to ensure transparency in contract reporting and information accessMonthly reporting on chartering and other commercial activitiesSupport development and market analysis, review process to ensure that the senior management team are kept fully up to date with Africa OSV market developmentsAssisting with revenue forecasting and budgets 

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Chartering Manager at Topaz Energy and Marine

Topaz Energy and Marine is a leading offshore vessel support company that provides marine logistics solutions to the global energy industry. We operate in the Caspian, Middle East, West Africa and subsea markets with a fleet of over 100 vessels and a team of over 1800 people. Nigeria- together with our local partners Team Offshore Nigeria Limited, Topaz has been building its presence in Nigeria, where a large part of our West African fleet operates from a base in Onne. Our global experience and systems, combined with local knowledge and expertise are proving integral in supporting national players and major IOCs in developing the country’s natural resources. We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title Chartering ManagerLocation: NigeriaDepartment: CommercialBusiness Unit: AfricaDirect Reporting Line: Country ManagerJob PurposeThe Chartering Manager is responsible for leading the chartering activities primarily within Nigeria but may extend into other areas within West Africa.Key AccountabilitiesChartering:Within Nigeria your responsibilities include but are not limited to managing client relationships, sales and marketing, chartering & commercial management (e.g. market mapping, competitor profiles, client plans). Responsibilities include:Input and updating of CRM dataPricing and day to day quotation for West AfricaTender liaison point of contact for West Africa for the tender & contracts teamCoordinate the deployment of all Topaz Marine assets under bareboat to TONL in Africa with theCommercial team, to ensure optimal utilization and day rates are achievedSupport in developing and implementation of Contracting strategy in alignment with Strategic PrioritiesDevelop and / or review all tendersAssisting tendering process across division to adopt optimal pricing parameters, using up to date costing information provided by the finance functionEnsuring completeness of all bids, and advising on tendering strategyDetailed review of bid cost and pricing summariesAdvising on appropriate insurance to mitigate against all risksCoordinate and monitor of contract executionConsolidating progress and value reporting for analysis by senior management team;Advising on variation and potential risksAdvising on invoicing and recoveriesReview the close-out of all contracts and auditing the overall execution of projects to contractHelp to develop processes and procedures for the effective coordination and management of major contracts across the business;Assist with market development strategy for the assigned regionMarketing:Develop and maintain a process of continual engagement with key clients, and monitor regional Client contactsPromote the reputation and brand of the organization in all dealings with the marine community and clientsMarket existing and new Topaz tonnage, or tonnage from third parties, to the clients in Nigeria and AfricaIdentify opportunities for new businesses, logistics services, and tonnage in the Africa market.Reporting:Maintains close internal relationships with Operations, Commercial and Finance across the business to ensure transparency in contract reporting and information accessMonthly reporting on chartering and other commercial activitiesSupport development and market analysis, review process to ensure that the senior management team are kept fully up to date with Africa OSV market developmentsAssisting with revenue forecasting and budgets 

Apply at https://ngcareers.com/job/2018-06/chartering-manager-at-topaz-energy-and-marine-174/