Analyst Maritime Operations*

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Asia Pacific


Philippines - Manila

Work type

Full Time

Job category


Date published

15 January 2020

Date closing

31 January 2020 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

We are recruiting a junior Vessel Operator for the Iron Ore Maritime team based in Manila in the Maritime & Supply Chain Excellence organisation. You will become part of the company's dry cargo team which operates 24/7 vessel operations up to Cape size vessels.

You will be working closely with the Company's pre and post-fixture department, agents, ship owners, technical managers and our internal stakeholders on all voyage management, documentation and risk and safety management expertise.

This role is demanding, requires 24/7 voyage management, handling multiple vessels 10+ per month. High attention to detail, learning agility l and sense of urgency as we work in a fast pace environment. You will have good communication skills and be able to work with internal and external stakeholders globally. You are a person who will want to stretch themselves and their abilities to deliver a high performance.You will have some knowledge of demurrage and Lay time calculations and freight differentials, processing of invoices.


Demonstrate thorough understanding of and adherence to all relevant guideline documents in order to facilitate meeting BHP Billiton governance and compliance requirements.

Demonstrates passion for delivering superior results; strives to continuously improve processes, systems or services.Good understanding of following Maritime processes:                
  • Voyage operations
  • Lay time calculation,
  • Trade and export Documentation
  • Supply Chain Financing
  • Financial reconciliation of voyages
  • Time charter management
  • Differentials Calculations
  • Analytics, extracting voyage reports from systems
  • Use transportation management system (containers) for managing container flows
  • Use voyage management system (bulk) for managing bulk flows


Engagement with team members globally to evaluate the performance of single voyages

Develop and maintain excellent customer service relationships with team members and stakeholders in Maritime team.


Performs all administrative tasks including but not limited to documentation, ETA updates, laytime calculations, bunkering, invoices and payments for all Voyage and Time Charter operations.

Timely execution of administrative processes with regards to procurement of Freight related services for BHP.

About You

  • Bachelor degree in shipping, commodity trading or maritime economics
  • 2-3 years’ experience in voyage and time charter operations or equivalent
  • 2 years’ experience in operations of voyages
  • Experience in Containers, Oil and Gas, Cape, Panamax and Handymax operations

Experience & Technical Competencies

Strong analytical skills, detail oriented and excellent communication skills

Knowledge of technical aspects of voyage management

Experience with complex data analytics systems and proven experience with interpretation of data to drive cost reduction.


Fluent English, both verbal and written

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  
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