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Laytime Coordinator

Date: May 23, 2019

Location: Barcelona, B, ES

Company: Bunge

Role Purpose Statement

The Laytime coordinator is directly responsible for coordinating the day to day of the Laytime activities performed by the Laytime Specialists, who will be direct reporting lines. Work involves leading and conducting activities consistently with the policies and procedures in place maintaining the accuracy of the KPI’s and team’s engagement to such KPI’s, as well as providing regular training to the Laytime Specialists seeking for continuous improvement. The Laytime team will interact with various department such as trading desks, trade execution and maritime freight department, as well as external counterparties.


Main Accountabilities


  • Laytime (Demurrage, Despatch, Detention) calculation, control and settlement
  • Supervising and coordinating the day to day of the Laytime activities, ensuring a timeliness and a high-quality service delivery
  • Review counterparty claims and disputes and liaise with internal and external counterparties as to the correctness of the calculation
  • Ensure that Laytime activities are performed in compliance with applicable policies and procedures
  • Support continuous review processes to identify opportunities that will help maximize value


Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Degree in Business Management, Logistics or related field.
  • Advanced in both written and spoken English and Spanish. Desirable French.
  • Computer proficiency (SAP, Analytical tools, MS Office).
  • Proven experience with Laytime, Maritime Freight Operations or Chartering (4-6 years) and good understanding of charterparties, Laytime calculation and familiarity with the terminology used by the freight industry is highly desirable (an advantage).

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