Trainee Bunker Trader

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Shipping & Maritime, Shipping Commercial, Trading





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An exciting opportunity has come up for a Trainee Bunker Trader to be based in Singapore working in the Chinese market. NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE is required for this role and supportive mentoring will be provided over a 6 month period. You will be working for one of the most exciting and sought after companies in the region that is invested in developing new talent from within.

The successful candidate would be working for a family-owned company that considers its strengths to lie in the strong personal relationships it has built within the industry. Our client has a passion to grow and expand on these relationships as a result of the exceptional service that they offer.

The company also prides itself on having a transparent attitude and generous structure for performance related benefits. It is looking to grow its bunker team by training and developing the right candidates by giving them the tools to grow a successful and financially rewarding desk. The right candidate will be looking for a new challenge and have a strong sales mentality, exceptional communications skills and be hungry for success.


The candidate will not need to have experience in trading but the following attributes will be a must:

  • Target focussed, confident and assertive.
  • The ability and confidence to make cold calls to new customers.
  • Experience in shipping is a bonus but not a requirement.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Mandarin both written and verbal.
  • Work well under pressure.
  • The desire to be successful and strive to fulfil your potential.
  • The right to live and work in Singapore.


If so, don’t miss out on an opportunity to join a company like no other. This methodical expansion coincides with a critical time in the shipping industry that is set to slingshot the lucrativeness of the bunker industry and the traders specifically. This opportunity offers an unbeatable blend of fertile ground, targeted personal development and avenues for career progression that make our client one of the most attractive brands to be a part of. On top of this, you can expect a strong basic salary and benefits package that is tailored to reward hard workers and top performers.

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