Freight Trader - CL&PS - #59669


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: London
Contract type: Full time

About us

At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.

The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies.

We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.

ExxonMobil has operated in the U.K. for more than 135 years. We are best known today for the marketing of our Esso fuels and Mobil 1 lubricants and for our petrochemicals. We have refining and chemical operations in the UK, we operate the UK’s biggest private pipeline network and we retain a non-operated share in a number of fields in the North Sea. More recently, we are developing our involvement in lower emission projects in the UK, building on our experience in carbon capture and storage (CCS), hydrogen production and biofuels.

ExxonMobil's Global Trading (EMGT) brings together our trading expertise from across the Corporation into single, Centralized Organization to deliver industry-leading results by more fully leveraging our competitive advantages, our understanding of global energy markets, and our advantaged global assest portfolio. The EMGT organization includes global crudes, products and feedstocks, gas and power and freight trading activities. Harmonized business development, origination, analytics, and enablement activities allow EMGT to leverage scale and best practices. Our objective is to deliver on our corporate strategy by more effectively responding to market volatility, creating incremental earnings for our Businesses and, ultimately, growing value for all our stakeholders.

Please note benefits may be changed from time to time without notice, subject to applicable law.

What role you will play in our team

As a Freight Trader within ExxonMobil you will be an integral part of the Global Trading organization. If successful you will be responsible for developing freight strategies that generate value from the market and leverage our own portfolio. You will act as a key interface in the Freight Market in addition to interacting constantly with our operations and analytics teams in the evaluation of opportunities and portfolio risk.

What you will do

  • You will be expected to work extensively with the teams handling our Chemicals, Lubes and Specialties Trading to develop Freight Trading strategies.
  • Negotiation in the freight market to secure competive commercial terms for cargo movements on both spot and term vessels.

About you

To be eligible for this role, you should:

  • Be educated to Degree level (or equivalent) in a numeric discipline e.g. Engineering, Science, Economics, Finance, Mathematics or Statistics (or relevant work experience underpinned by strong P&L performance)

Have previous Freight Trading experience, focused predominantly on:

  • Evaluating, optimizing and trading physical freight in global markets
  • Have a demonstrable track record in the freight market including new opportunity development.
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to establish broker/asset contacts to generate new business opportunities.
  • Possess a strong understanding of risk management principles.
  • Have strong commercial acumen, an entrepreneurial mind-set, analytical/IT skills, and take accountability for your results and contributions to the team.
  • Possess a broad range of personal effectiveness and leadership skills, with the ability to facilitate and influence business decisions in a multi-cultural team environment.
  • Have fluent English language skills (written and spoken), with additional language skills being desirable.

Preferred Qualifications / Experience

  • Be educated to Degree level (or equivalent) in a numeric discipline e.g. Engineering, Science, Economics, Finance, Mathematics or Statistics (or relevant work experience underpinned by strong P&L performance)

Your Benefits

An ExxonMobil career is one designated to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance and life.

We offer you:

  • Competitive starting salary
  • Defined Benefit Pension scheme
  • Share incentive plan
  • Private healthcare for employees and their families

Please note benefits may be changed from time to time without notice, subject to applicable law.

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Conditions of Employment

Successful candidates will be made a conditional offer of employment. The conditions include, but are not limited to: a satisfactory criminal records disclosure; satisfactory employment references over five years (where applicable); verification of qualifications, including any professional accreditation stated in the application; completion of a pre-employment medical, including a test for illicit or unprescribed drugs in accordance with the Company's safety policies; and the legal right to work on the agreed commencement date.

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

ExxonMobil and its United Kingdom subsidiary companies, Esso Petroleum Company, Limited, and ExxonMobil Chemical Limited, are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. All applicants are offered equal opportunity to demonstrate their abilities during our recruitment processes, therefore, please contact the Recruitment Team if you wish to discuss any particular requirements to enable you to complete our recruitment process.

Nothing herein is intended to override the corporate separateness of local entities. Working relationships discussed herein do not necessarily represent a reporting connection, but may reflect a functional guidance, stewardship, or service relationship.

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