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Commercial Traffic Operator

China, Shanghai
Posted 3 months ago Permanent Competitive
• Take responsibility on all aspects of a trade in the full lifecycle of the shipment • coordinate between internal divisions and external counterparties

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Minimum 2 years apprenticeship and commercial experience (knowledge on international trade and logistics is preferred)
  • Good command in English, PC literacy
  • Ability to be flexible and work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Communication skill and problem solving skill are very important
  • Sensitive on numbers and able to identify the profit/loss in full course of the shipment
  • Able to work in details while maintaining full picture of the shipment
  • efficient and well-organized, able to take responsibility, performance driven


Key Responsibilities


1. Contract preparation

  • coordinate with contract admin to draft the contract
  • Coordinate internally and externally to reach agreement on the contractual clauses

2. Manage Exposures

  • ensure the payments can be only effected against contractual documents
  • Prepare and book the cargo invoices
  • Monitor the cargo exposure on day to day basis
  • Ensure LCs are fully workable and LC presentation can be made timely
  • Other types of payments incl T/T, DP, credit, RMB L/C
  • VAT forecast and collection for domestic shipments

3. Logistics

  • Logistics arrangement including bulk, container, rail, truck, barge, warehouse etc.
  • Coordinate to prepare the issuance of shipping documents
  • screen the service provider and report incidents happened
  • conduct Due Diligence check on storage locations
  • ensure the business/commodity/quality are in compliance with customs and local regulations

4. Quantity and Quality management

  • Nominate surveyor and send out supervision appointments
  • Arrange for assay analysis and ensure the result can be reported on time
  • Coordinate to resolve the onsite issues on quantity and quality

5 Stock

  • Identify the stock type and arrange for stock inspection per company rules
  • Coordinate with warehouse to reconcile the stock position
  • Organize stock audit if required

6. Hedging and pricing

  • Calculate the hedging quantity
  • Enter hedge and adjust if required
  • Ask for QP optionality declaration
  • Coordinate the pricing orders between customers and DD, collect pricing confirmations.

7. System

  • Prompt and timely update on operations system
  • Use system reports to control the shipment flow/accurate data entry/exposures, evaluate the common issues to save operational cost

Key Relationships          

  • external counterparties, including suppliers, receivers and service providers
  • Internal: traders, deals desk, finance, credit, accounting, tax, legal in shanghai and other offices
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