Company: Petroplan London
Skills: Sales
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Athens, Greece

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: Europe      

Role summary:

The role is designed to provide additional support to the expanding business in Greece. The role holder will develop trading function in Lubricants Oils and is required to work with the Line Manager to expand lubricants sales in the direct responsibility area as well as support, coordinate and develop traders' sales of Lubricants in the region.

The duties and responsibilities for the role are listed below:

* Solicit and actively seek new enquiries from new and existing customers, obtaining credit limits through the company process, namely in agreement from the Global Head of Lubricants.
* Work trading accounts within agreed credit limits and using VISTA and COMET.
* Assess customers inquiries for spot or contract businesses.
* Obtain quotations for lubricants enquiries, negotiate with customer to win business and communicate confirmation of agreement through relevant means e.g. VISTA / COMET
* Arrange supply for Greek trader's inquiries as well as other offices inquiries upon request.
* Assist Greek traders in pricing and offering using own and group market knowledge,
* Develop the Group network of suppliers and register new suppliers in Vista according to the process.
* Communicate actively and regularly with all group lubricants stakeholders.
* Report regularly to management on sales and supply developments and progresses.
* Assist in maintaining up to date information on lubricant prices, movement and availabilities.
* Accountable as part of the Lubricants team for increasing Group profit whilst acting morally within commercial constraints.
* Conclude trading with awareness of and adherence to the Group's strategic objectives regarding acceptable trading margins.
* Abide by service level agreements in relation to quality assurance, both internally and externally.
* Comply with legislation and promote the group's safety culture with responsibility.
* Ensure compliance with quality assurance and Group documentation including resolving queries/discrepancies in a balanced and satisfactory manner.
* Ensure the maintenance of record including invoices, letters, emails, notices are checked, filled and archived correctly and VISTA is used at all times as and when appropriate.
* Adherence to the Group's policies, processes, procedures and systems and Employee Handbook as well as relevant legislation.

Integrity within the role is imperative, and the employee must always comply with policies and procedures.

Territory & scope:
Mediterranean region.
Required education & skills:
English - Written & Verbal (Fluent)
Bachelor's degree
Second language is an advantage
Required experience:
Previous proven experience in marine lubricants sales / trading in the Greek market - min 5 years
Previous experience within a major supplier - min 2 years
Understanding of lubricants re-selling
In-depth product knowledge

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

Please visit us at for further information on our services and current vacancies.