Operations Manager

The role
Are you interested in the possibility of working in a dynamic, challenging and international environment, and do you thrive being immersed in all the details whilst never losing sight of the overall picture? We are looking for a highly motivated Operations Manager to join our Commercial Operations desk in Gentofte, Denmark, reporting to the Head of Commercial Operations.

We offer
As Operations Manager in our gas operations, you hold an essential role in ensuring a high-quality and flawless operation of our vessels and meeting the demands of our customers. You will be in daily contact with a number of stakeholders such as captains, port agents, owners, charterers, and last but not least, our colleagues in our offices in Copenhagen and London. You will find yourself in a varied job in a busy and buzzing international environment with an informal tone, where we encourage initiative and innovation. 

Main responsibilities 

  • Execute daily operations with due consideration to customer needs, voyage optimisation and stakeholder management.
  • Liaise with Agents, Captains, Vessel Managers to ensure optimal vessel performance and utilisation and ensure voyage costs are kept to a minimum.
  • Co-ordinate and manage handling of LOIs (Letters of Indemnity) / Bills of Lading / AMS documentation for all vessels as required.
  • Some travelling such as visiting ships or customers should be expected from time to time for relationship building and training purposes.
  • Strong focus on optimising the operation seeking to maximise income and reduce related costs.
  • Ensure that vessels are performing at optimal speed and monitor vessel performance on the voyages.

About you
You have minimum 3 years of experience in the shipping industry, preferably in gas operation. You might also have experience from working with a ship agency or have been at sea earlier in your career. 

You demonstrate good communication skills and possess a problem-solving mindset. You are a true team player and, at the same time, able to work independently by taking ownership of your tasks. You thrive in a dynamic environment and, with a can-do attitude, take pride in delivering excellent service to our customers. 

  • You are result-oriented with sound analytical and negotiation skills.
  • It is natural for you to collaborate within your team and with other departments and stakeholders.
  • You have a sense of urgency and understand the importance of deadlines without compromising quality.
  • You are preferably familiar with Remark and Microsoft Office, especially Excel.
  • You have a positive attitude with a proactive and pragmatic approach focusing on value creation for our customers and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Appreciate working in a multicultural environment; with English as our corporate language, fluency in English is a prerequisite.

Candidates with various backgrounds and seniority will be taken into consideration and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop into the role. The work environment is very important to us; therefore, the right candidate will be one who can also contribute to the positive social atmosphere in the team.

We offer a competitive salary which will reflect your experience and qualifications, as well as an attractive benefits package such as a pension plan and health insurance. Furthermore, we believe in freedom and flexibility under responsibility so the office hours can be adjusted to accommodate your work-life balance.

For further information about the position, please contact Søren Vilhelmsen soren.vilhelmsen@navigatorgas.com or HR at hr@ultrabulk.com. Please submit your application and CV via the “Apply” button as soon as possible and no later than 21 August 2022. However, do not wait until the deadline as applications are evaluated continuously and interviews will take place as soon as possible. Your application will be treated with confidence, and our reply will be sent to the e-mail address you have registered in our recruitment system.   

About Navigator Gas
Navigator Holdings Ltd. is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is the owner and operator of the world’s largest fleet of handy size liquefied gas carriers and a global leader in the seaborne transportation services of petrochemical gases, such as ethylene and ethane, liquefied petroleum gas (“LPG”) and ammonia and owns a 50% share, through a joint venture, in an ethylene export marine terminal at Morgan’s Point, Texas on the Houston Ship Channel, USA. On August 4, 2021, Navigator announced that it merged the fleet and business activities of Ultragas ApS with its own, adding an additional 18 vessels to the fleet. The transaction unites two leading gas shipping companies. Navigator’s combined fleet now consists of 56 semi- or fully-refrigerated liquefied gas carriers, 22 of which are ethylene and ethane capable. 

With safety, reliability and efficiency at the forefront of our minds, Navigator Gas is connecting the world today whilst creating a sustainable tomorrow.

Navigator Gas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship or any other legally protected status.

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Contact person:
Søren Vilhelmsen Head of Commercial Operations
Contact person:
Jytte Hollender Senior HR Business Partner +4539970131
Location: Smakkedalen 4, 2820, Gentofte, Denmark

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