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Careers At An International Terminal Operating Company

Date Posted: 26/Jul/2014
Deadline: 07/Aug/2014

An International Terminal Operating Company managing over 50 terminals world-wide, is commencing operation of a new terminal company in Nigeria and seeks to recruit interested and qualified professionals to fill the following positions.

Shipping Manager

This role involves a range of activities and responsibilities that bridge the commercial and operational activities of the Shipping Division of a terminal company including the supervision of multiple personnel to maximize productivity.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure smooth day to day vessel operations and shipping documentation processes and procedure and maintain regular contact with customers working in berth planning, commercial and operational roles.
  • Secure berth facilities for all vessels calling at the terminal and take responsibility for cost budget and cost control.
  • Ensure optimal utilization of the terminal and terminal equipment and berth facilities.
  • Analyse and monitor operational data to ensure that potential problems are averted.
  • Supervise the activities of the Shipping Division of the company to ensure accurate and detailed documentation and compliance with all relevant maritime industry statutory requirements in order to avoid delays and sanctions
  • Ensure the maintenance of industry safety standards and procedures.

Qualifications and Experience

  • A good first degree from a recognized university.
  • An MBA or a professional qualification is essential.
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience III a similar position, 5 years of which should be at Senior Management level.
  • Must be a confident and assertive learn player with good communication skills and must be familiar with the computer programme associated with the industry.
  • Paying critical attention to details, he/she must have excellent financial and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to handle difficult situations that may require an element of negotiation or problem solving.
  • Proficiency in computer use and multimedia applications.
  • Membership of the Nigerian Institute of Shipping or any other relevant professional body is obligatory.

Remuneration

  • The remuneration package attached to each position is attractive, within industry standard and negotiable.

 

Operation Manager (Shipping)

This position is responsible for providing leadership and direction to shipping operations. The role directly supervises multiple personnel to maximize productivity across the ship side. The position carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Federal and State shipping regulations and requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Generally supervise ship side personnel and operations for tallying of cargo and other activities of vessels berthed at the Terminal.
  • Attend berthing meetings as well as liaising and relating with all the relevant agencies in the industry.
  • Ensure proper documentation through the Customs, Shipping Companies.
  • Terminal Operators and other Agencies for the clearance and dispatch of cargo from the Terminal.
  • Ensure smooth operations concerning the organization's transport and logistics needs in general.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate operational processes.
  • Analyze facility operations to ensure that the facility maintains high quality and safety standards to support the continued growth and profitability of the Terminal.
  • Work to improve employee safety, production quality, equipment reliability and overall equipment efficiency.

Qualifications and Experience

  • First degree in a related field from a reputable institution
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in a similar role within a large organization, 5 years of which should be at Senior Management level.
  • Membership of the Nigerian Institute of Shipping or any other relevant professional body is obligatory.
  • Proficiency in computer use and multimedia applications.

Remuneration

  • The remuneration package attached to each position is attractive, within industry standard and negotiable.

 

Operations Manager (Clearing & Forwarding)

This position is responsible for providing leadership and direction for the clearing and forwarding activities of the Terminal. This role directly supervises multiple personnel to maximize productivity.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage, control and supervise the activities of the Clearing and Forwarding operations staff Monitor payments of debit notes (shipping and terminal) Deal with customs queries where the clearing staff cannot resolve same.
  • Report daily activities Use personal judgment and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles in the clearing process.
  • Agree on costs and disbursements to carry out clearing.

Qualifications and Experience

  • BSc./HND in Business Administration or Shipping Management
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in a similar role within a large organization, 5 years of which should be at Senior Management level.
  • Proficiency in computer use and multimedia applications
  • Strong initiative and leadership skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Analytical and problem solving business and entrepreneurial spirit Proficiency in computer use and multimedia applications.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Customs and Excise HS Code and Explanatory notes and ability to handle Inspection Agents, Banks.
  • Shipping Companies and Terminals.
  • Must be driven and ready to work round the clock to meet deadlines.
  • Membership of the Institute of Freight Forwarders of Nigeria or any other relevant professional body is obligatory.

Remuneration

  • The remuneration package attached to each position is attractive, within industry standard and negotiable.

 

Information Technology Manager

This position is responsible for maintaining information technology strategies by managing staff, researching and implementing technology strategic solutions

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Recommend information technology strategies, policies and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes, identifying problems, evaluating trends and anticipating requirements.
  • Verify application results by conducting system audits of technologies Implemented
  • Direct technological research by studying organization goals, strategies, practices and user projects.
  • Complete projects by coordinating resources and time-tables with user departments and data centre.
  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
  • Accomplish financial Objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances and initiating corrective action.

Qualifications and Experience

  • BSc./HND in Information Technology (ICT), Computer Science or Electrical/Electronic Engineering.
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in a similar role within a large organization, 5 years of which should be at Senior Management level.
  • Must possess thorough knowledge of system development methods used for the development of new systems and enhancement of existing information systems.
  • Excellent knowledge of data processing and data communications concepts and services including programming languages and techniques
  • Ability to monitor computer systems, vendor-supplied packaged programs and other highly technical programs.

Remuneration

  • The remuneration package attached to each position is attractive, within industry standard and negotiable.

 

Senior Accountant (Maritime)

Reporting to the Financial Controller, this role is responsible for the supervision of the accounting functions according to generally accepted accounting principles, established procedures, departmental guidelines and regulatory requirements applicable to the unit organization.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Day to day management of the financial and management accounting processes including payroll.
  • Implement approved accounting processes, systems and controls for products and services.
  • Plan, organize and implement accounting operations and objectives; coordinate and integrate all activities towards achievement of established goals and objectives.
  • Plan, manage, coordinate, and implement the year end closing processes and procedures for the assigned accounting records.
  • Liaise with the company's auditors.

Qualification and Experience

  • A first degree in accounting from a reputable university Master's degree will be an advantage Professional accounting qualification and membership of a recognized professional body is obligatory.
  • Minimum of 10 years progressively responsible experience in business accounting and budget administration.
  • Good knowledge of generally accepted standard accounting principles, and regulatory requirements applicable in the sector is critical Proficiency in computer use and multimedia applications is obligatory.

Remuneration

  • The remuneration package attached to each position is attractive, within industry standard and negotiable.

 

Accountants

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Day to day management of the financial and management accounting processes including payroll.
  • Implement approved accounting processes, systems and controls for products and services.
  • Plan, organize and implement accounting operations and objectives; coordinate and integrate all activities towards achievement of established goals and objectives.
  • Plan, manage, coordinate, and implement the year end closing processes and procedures for the assigned accounting records.
  • Liaise with the company's auditors.

Qualification and Experience

  • A first degree in accounting from a reputable university Master's degree will be an advantage Professional accounting qualification and membership of a recognized professional body is obligatory.
  • Minimum of 5 years progressively responsible experience in business accounting and budget administration.
  • Good knowledge of generally accepted standard accounting principles, and regulatory requirements applicable in the sector is critical Proficiency in computer use and multimedia applications is obligatory.

Remuneration

  • The remuneration package attached to each position is attractive, within industry standard and negotiable.

 

Method of Application
Interested and Qualified candidates should forward their applications together with detailed CV and a recent passport photograph via e-mail to: [email protected] within two (2) weeks of this publication.







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