Operations Lead

Company Details

West Africa Container Terminal (WACT) is one of the first greenfield container terminals to be built in Nigeria under a public-private partnership. WACT is located in Onne port (some 30kms from Port-Harcourt) in Rivers State. We run a profitable business that has been made possible through top-quality services, cordial business relations with customers, regular interaction with stakeholders, human resource development, modern handling equipment and superior e-commerce capabilities. We are employing to fill the job post below:

Employment Title: Operations Lead

Area: Onne, Rivers

Job Type: Short Term Assignment


Key Responsibilities

  • Overseeing the functions of the operations department
  • Planning and execution experience to run day to day business
  • OPS representation in project team when civil works start
  • Coordinating activities between existing business and project needs so that we have a minimum impact on running a business

Support to Technical team

  • Support in problem-solving / WOW activities and stakeholder management
  • Ensures compliance with HSSE policies & procedures.

We are looking for

  • The ideal candidate for the Short-Term Assignment should have a minimum of University Degree in Logistics, Maritime and Port, or Process / Industrial Engineering.
  • Completed Postgraduate studies in Port and/or Terminal Management, or related business studies is desirable.
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in operations management roles in terminals.
  • Solid understanding of the container shipping industry end-to-end and an ability to relate with the shipping company and other associated industry managers.
  • Experience of RTG, MHC deployment and operations is a must to support terminal upgrade.
  • Experience of project implementation in a brownfield project would be an advantage.
  • Experience in cost and productivity Optimization through process optimization, as well as design and implementation of new operating procedures.
  • Extensive understanding of modern terminal operations and terminal management systems
  • Ability to meet objectives while promoting a team environment and developing people.
  • Extensive knowledge of APM Terminals Operating System
  • Fluent in English and local language (where applicable).
  • Experience in finance-related matters, setting budgets and reporting against financial objectives.
Application Closing Date

21st September 2020.

How to Apply

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