Operations Executive (Oil & LNG Trading)


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP186-6045

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Charterhouse is managing a search for a start-up client within the Oil & Gas and Commodities trading sector, who is looking to recruit an Operations Executive to support their Trading Managers with the day-to-day operational support for sea transportation of Crude oil and LNG.

The Operations Executive will work closely with the sea transportation and freight department to qualify and confirm max cargo quantities, cargo grade and terminal verification to ensure timely delivery of Crude Oil and LNG across international markets.

In conjunction, the executive will liaise closely with suppliers, charterers and terminals, sending shipment orders to monitor the progress of the cargo in transit. Additionally, the role will require the incumbent to ensure administrative records are properly kept regarding load/discharge, vessel reports and port regulation, in order to meet legal and fiscal obligations.

The role will require you to manage PDA and FDA settlements and manage the financial transactions related to the shipping process.


To be considered for this role, the candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience within shipping and freight operations within the Crude Oil or LNG sector. As part of a small team the incumbent will be self-motivated and be comfortable working under minimum-supervision.

You will have a relevant University Degree from a recognised institution and possess strong communication (verbal / written) and organisation skills to ensure effective support of day-to-day operations. Candidates residing in Dubai will be considered as a priority for this opportunity.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney.

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Operations Executive salaries in Dubai

Average monthly compensation
AED 6,000

Breakdown available for industries and years of experience