Maersk Vessel Operations Team Leader - Mombasa Jobs in Kenya

Maersk Vessel Operations Team Leader - Mombasa Jobs in Kenya

Maersk is looking to hire a Vessel Operations Team Leader to join our team in Mombasa.

The Vessel Operations Team Leader will be responsible for the day-to-day liaison between Maersk and the port/terminal operators.

Ensures reliable and cost-effective port stays within assigned geography by cooperating tightly with the terminals.

Proactively interacts and coordinates with vessels, terminals and clusters’ operations to drive day-to-day performance and optimal terminal operations.

We offer

In this position, the incumbent will have an opportunity to acquire skills and knowledge in the following areas;

  • Extensive operational management experience
  • Experience in Strategy implementation
  • Leadership skills in leading many people
  • Negotiation skills

    Key Responsibilities
  • Liaises with the terminal operator to ensure the most efficient operation for incoming ML vessels
  • Ensures terminal resources are allocated to ML vessels in compliance with any SLAs, and pushes for additional resources as/when necessary to ensure schedule and cost integrity,
  • Conducts review of KPI’s and scorecards to ensure they are aligned LOC scorecards
  • Conducts post mortem reviews of vessel calls to assess and address areas of improvement
  • Conducts operations reviews and/or audits to ensure key targets are met
  • Secures and relays any intelligence received from ports/terminals regarding commissioning of new land, hardware and/or investments
  • Ensures ports/terminals have processes in place to handle ML vessels in a structured and efficient way
  • Supports Marine Execution team in the LOC in planning and coordinate plans with the terminal
  • Identifies and suggest continuous improvement possibilities in the ways of working Identifies and executes cost reductions through the SmartOps process within the team
  • Sets goals for team Monitors and drives team and process performance and provide feedback
  • Supports/coaches/encourages/motivates team
    for better performance
  • Implement and manage VMS
  • Assists LOC to drive cost savings and operational synergies between APMT and Inland and Seaside entities where feasible
  • Actively supports and promotes HSSE requirements, standards, and initiatives to drive safety performance and culture

    We are looking for
  • Preferable a university degree in logistics, maritime and port, or process/industrial engineering or a marine qualification or similar level
  • Minimum 3-5 years in operations roles including staff responsibility and has proven people management skills.
  • Understanding of the transport industry and an ability to relate with shipping company and other associated industry managers
  • Good communication skills with the ability to communicate across the organization
  • Experience in cost and productivity optimization through process optimization, as well as design and implementation of new operation procedures
  • Extensive understanding of modern terminal operational practices including computer terminal management systems
  • Fluent in local language (where applicable) and English
  • Experience in finance related matters, setting budgets and reporting against financial objectives
  • Effective negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to provide leadership, obtain cooperation and assistance to meet objectives

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 9th June 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Maersk Vessel Operations Team Leader - Mombasa Jobs in Kenya

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