Demurrage Negotiator
This position is for an experienced professional to effectively manage a Demurrage Negotiator claims portfolio, ensuring the timely handling of claims, maintaining adherence to contractual obligations and maximizing value recovery.


You will play a vital part in the accurate calculation, verification and preparation of claims related to freight, contract shipping expenses and demurrage in alignment with oil trading contracts, charterparty terms and general conditions.




  • Oversee a portfolio of claims to prevent missed time bars, provide well-founded responses to counterparts, engage in rigorous negotiation, and facilitate timely claim closures.
  • Collaborate with various stakeholders, including Traders, Operators, Charterers, Legal, and Tax Advisors, to gather and evaluate information necessary for thorough assessment of demurrage claims.
  • Utilize diverse communication channels, including email, fax, phone, and in-person negotiation, to resolve disputes with Group companies and third parties, maximizing claim value within ongoing relationships.
  • Manage intricate negotiations with external counterparts.
  • Collaborate with Settlement Analysts and Commodity Risk teams.
  • Provide regular analytical assessments of outstanding claims and costs to trading benches and commodity risk.


  • Relevant university (economy or finance) degree.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in finance, trading firms dealing with oil & petroleum commodities.
  • Experienced in interacting with different levels of seniority.
  • Proven computer skills and the willingness to learn new processes & applications.
  • High degree of initiative and ability to work independently.
  • Well organized and detail oriented who can work under pressure.
  • Able to work in a diverse culture.

Technical & Behavioral skills:

  • Solid command of both written and verbal English.
  • Detail conscious approach with the ability to work effectively and independently.
  • Proven experience in handling /coaching teams.
  • Prior experience to successfully driving initiatives/projects.
  • Ability to prepare management reports and presentation to internal and external customers.

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