Assistant Chartering Manager, Gulf Coast

Marine Transportation
Bouchard Transportation Co., Inc
Houston, TX
United States

The Assistant Chartering Manager, Gulf Coast assists the Vice President of Chartering with all charter party negotiations and deals, charter party management, voyage plans and customer relations in the Gulf Coast market. This position is located in Houston, Texas.

Responsibilities:
• Calculate voyage plans for charter parties in the Gulf Coast market
• Negotiate and draw up spot and long term charter parties with customers in the Gulf Coast
• Manage all Gulf Coast charter party deals
• Work closely with dispatch to ensure a safe and efficient operation of all voyages
• Work to maximize potential earnings in the most cost effective manner
• Manage relationships with all Gulf Coast customers and act as their daily contact
• Develop and present monthly market reports
• Evaluate potential new business opportunities in the Gulf Coast market to ensure profitability and competitiveness
• Travel to meet with existing customers and new customers in the Gulf Coast market
• Attend industry and customer events, API conference, AFM conference, API tanker conference, harbor supply, Fuel oil buyers
• Support the ongoing development of a safety first culture

Skills, Education Requirements:
• Bachelor of Science in Maritime Transportation
• Minimum 3 years working with Jones Act charter party
• Strong knowledge and experience negotiating and managing charter parties
• Strategic mindset with strong ability to grow business and relationships
• Ability to travel as needed
• Proficiency in MS Office
• Strong attention to detail
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to prioritize tasks, multi-task and work in a fast pace environment
• The ability to conduct complex negotiations
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Neat & professional in appearance
• Self-motivated

Benefits:
• Major Medical
• Dental Insurance
• Vision Insurance
• 401k
• Life Insurance
• Health Savings Account

FLSA Status
• The position is Exempt.
• Must comply with all Company policies and procedures, including those that pertain to the Jones Act
• Requires travel and the ability to work long hours to meet required deadlines

Mission: Safety First, the Only Bouchard Way
Bouchard recognizes safety as the top priority. It is the most important service that we can provide our crew, customers and the environment. It is the mission of all Bouchard employees to diligently work to always achieve the following:
• Maintain the safest working environment possible
• Achieve zero incidents impacting the environment
• Achieve zero injuries within the fleet and ashore

Based on experience
humanresources@bouchardtransport.com