Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Reform Management Consultancy Job #2: Group Operations Manager

Position: Group Operations Manager
Industry: Shipping
Location: Sharjah
Remuneration Package: Up to AED 35,000 + benefits
Reference Number: RMC912021
Posted: 22nd October 2012
You will be a well versed Shipping and Logistics professional with:
  • Significant professional experience in the container, general cargo and bulk shipping industry in a management capacity.
  • Experience in all aspects of port development.
  • Considerable experience of working in a multi cultural and international environment.
  • A flexible, constructive and innovative approach to Port Operations.
  • Excellent presentational and inter personal skills.
  • Ability to negotiate and incentivize business development.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Ability to work as a key member of a small but elite operations team.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • Liaison with shipping line customers, present and future, to monitor existing and prospective volumes, locally and internationally.
  • The preparation and presentation of reports and business plans and analyses of existing and potential operations.
  • To ensure that the reputation of the Company for achieving standards of excellence in productivity and performance at our terminals is maintained and further improved.
  • Periods of travel to all areas in which the Company operates or may operate in the future.
  • Seek out and assessment of future business opportunities with the ability to produce detailed analysis of potential targets and their infrastructure, civil, equipment and manning requirements.
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership and motivation in managing existing and future staff groups.
  • Representing the company, locally and internationally with visitors, other businesses and governments.
  • Liaison with other group companies as required to ensure clarity of direction and to seek greater efficiencies.

  • Experience of living overseas (personal knowledge of the Middle East environment and port and logistics business would be beneficial but not essential).

Person Specification:
  • Degree level qualification or similar sea-going qualification or extensive practical experience with industry related qualifications.
  • At least 10 years at a senior level port managerial role.
  • Staff management experience.
  • Good leadership and communication skills to establish effective working relationships.
  • Computer literacy

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