Head of Operations at APM Terminals


Job Description / Responsibility

This position is responsible for the leadership and direction for staff and the day-to-day operations of the Container Terminal, create and maintain a terminal operational strategy that ensures a safe working environment, meets agreed service levels, and is cost-efficient.

The incumbent is expected to provide measurable input to the terminal's business strategy within the limits of the role.

The position will be responsible for setting and delivering the main operational initiatives which are within the strategy of the terminal.

Establishes and implements current and long-range goals, objectives, plans, and policies of port operations and expansions.

The incumbent is expected to improve the quality of existing operational processes and methods on an ongoing basis.

Provides the leadership and direction for the Port/Terminal operations and takes responsibility for effective management and safety of all operations staff.

Leading role in the selection, negotiation, and finalization of agreements with suppliers & customers including execution and maintenance of SLAs.

Ensures operational processes comply with HSSE policies & procedures.

Liaises with customs agents, trucking companies, customs, port authorities, etc. to ensure that their requirements are met.

Responsible for setting and achieving the budget for the reporting functions.

Ensures that the terminal adheres to APM Terminals Global standards on the process and people development.

Motivates, coaches, and instructs all operational team members. Structures tasks and goals establish efficient courses of action, sets priorities, organizes information, efficiently plans, and executes daily tasks.

Supports programs and initiatives that emphasize the incremental improvement in work processes and outputs over an open-ended period of time.

Liaise with labor unions (where applicable) and on behalf of APMT take part in long-term contract negotiations with labor unions. Ensure industrial harmony with the workforce.

Measure and report on operational performance and develop plans to improve relevant key performance indicators.

Educational Requirements

    Minimum university degree in Logistics, Maritime, and Port, or Process / Industrial Engineering.

Experience Requirements

    Minimum 7-year experience in operations management roles in terminals.

    Experience in cost and productivity optimization through process optimization, as well as design and implementation of new operating procedures.

Additional Job Requirements

    Completed post-graduate studies in Port and/or Terminal Management, or related business studies is desirable.

    Solid understanding of the container shipping industry end-to-end and an ability to relate with shipping companies and other associated industry managers.

    Extensive understanding of modern terminal operations and terminal management systems.

    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.

    Ability to meet objectives while promoting a team environment and developing people.

Company Information
APM TERMINALS NIGERIA Address : Apapa Port Wharf Road, Apapa Lagos, Nigeria. , LAGOS , NIGERIA Web : Website

Job Summary

  • Category : Facilities Management
  • Posted on : 19 Feb 2021
  • Job Type : Full Time
  • No. of Vacancies : 1
  • Experience : 0
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Location : Lagos
  • Application Deadline : 04 Mar 2021

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Print at: 11 Apr, 2021 04:26 am

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