Maersk Group Shift Manager - APM Terminals Jobs in Nigeria

Maersk Group Shift Manager - APM Terminals Jobs in Nigeria



At APM Terminals, we are a team of over 22,000 employees spread across more than 58countries and 5 continents united by a passion to provide our expertise in port operations and container management services.


By providing the expertise and port infrastructure essential to world trade, we actively support the advancement of the societies around us, enabling local economies to unlock their potential and build an even stronger global community.


Working with a team of talented professionals you will get a chance to experience different cultures and make friends all over the world. You'll find a culturally diverse, stimulating environment at any of our offices, terminals or depots. When you join APM terminals, the world is your workplace.


Responsibilities


  • Ensure that all operations at the yard, gate or vessel are executed in accordance to priorities set by the planning team and escalate where changes may be required.
  • Communicates vessel operation sequence and stevedoring requirements to subordinates.
  • Executes the planned yard sequence and advises planners on information required.
  • Ensure the optimum utilisation of all equipment employed during the designated shift period by monitoring equipment work queues and allocating equipment and personnel where required to achieve maximum productivity.
  • Supervise the Yard and Vessel and Gate Supervisors & indirectly the gangs and ensures that each gang is organized, that each person knows what to do and when to do it for the vessel discharge and load operations according to plan in order to achieve the highest possible crane productivity.
  • Acts as a focal point for any stevedoring issues and ensure that the load and discharge registration is performed accurately and timely.
  • Instructs subordinates in safe working practices and maintains a watch over terminal area for unsafe working practices.
  • Identifies and solves problems and issues within his competence on a daily basis that may arise with an assigned vessel to improve an untroubled operation.
  • Monitor continuous operations at shift changeover times and rest break changeovers.
  • Reports problems and issues to the Execution Manager, when necessary especially issues of complexity or great impact on the operation.
  • Ensures highest levels of productivity, while adhering to high quality and safety standards.
  • Coordinates the container discharge and load operations, yard operations, and berth schedules to ensure maximum productivity and the efficient use of labour and equipment
    Constantly contribute to improve work processes, methods & improve operational efficiency of operations personnel


    Requirements


  • A university degree Operations Management, Logistics, Business Administration or related
    discipline.
  • At least seven years or more of strong supervisory experience in container terminal operations environment, or similar, related industry.
  • Previous experience as a foreman, supervisor, superintendent or other similar position would be expected as a natural progression to this position.
  • Familiar with the strict implementation of international standards of safe working practices within marine, stevedoring and terminal operations.
  • Is conversant with the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) regulations for the on-board segregation of hazardous cargoes and storage within a terminal area.
  • Advanced computer skills with a sound understanding of modern terminal planning and control systems.
  • In-depth, comprehensive understanding of container terminal operations, especially vessel cargo logistics, hazardous cargo, break-bulk and special cargo handling requirements and equipment.
  • Ability to work under pressure, anticipates potential problems and diagnoses, evaluate and resolve logistical problems as they happen in order to meet operational performance objectives and deadlines.
  • Effective customer service skills.
  • Provide leadership and ensure cooperation and support from employees and contractors in all areas of terminal operations to achieve operational objectives of the business using a teamwork approach.
  • Effective negotiation and conflict resolution skills combined with good counselling and listening skills.
  • Well-developed English oral, written communications and report writing skillsAlso, must have a working knowledge of the Pidgin English.
  • Previous experience of working in a multi-cultural environment is an advantage.
  • Capability to anticipate problems by recognizing the key issues in problems and creating contingency plans and alternative solutions.


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 15th April, 2019.


    For more information and job application details, see; Maersk Group Shift Manager - APM Terminals Jobs in Nigeria


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