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Shipping Manager (Shipping and Logistics Management / Port Authority / Trading / Pro-Active) – West Africa

West Africa, West Africa
Reference Number:  017 15 04 AB
 
Job Description: Our Client is looking for a Shipping Manager to manage its operations in West Africa. The role of the Shipping Manager will consist of driving the operation within the port management as well as coordinating the different activities within the Cluster.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Drive operation excellence in port management
  • Coordinate with port authority, port agent, insurance company, custom agents, trader and ship-master for vessel operations all the way from ordering to pay
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders (warehouse, Plant Manager, Quality department, H&S Manager, etc) for the supply optimisation
  • Coordinate with 3rd party’s logistics and service activities (trucks, stevedores, etc.)
  • Find and implement optimization potential between the cluster countries
  • Cost ownership for all activities from NOR/CFR position of the cargo till delivered in warehouse
  • Define and follow up on KPIs to drive continuous improvement culture in country/cluster logistics operation
  • Act as focal point with the raw material/shipping trader for all marine related items such as vessel scheduling and demurrage/despatch management
  • Follow up on vessel documentation and (demurrage) invoices
  • Follow all arriving vessels closely and ensure fast discharge
  • Coordinate with finance manager duties payment (customs, port, etc.)
  • Line Management Responsibility for a team of max 10 staff;
  • Focus on Health & Safety across the raw material operations
 
Requirements: Qualifications and Skills
  • At least 15 years of substantial experience in all aspects of Shipping management
  • Especially in Port as a receiver of bulk cargoes or;
  • Certification as Captain, Pilot or Harbour master
  • Master’s degree Level in Shipping and Logistics or Professional Qualification as above
  • Knowledge of shipping terms, incoterms, international trading/shipping uses and practices
  • Fluent in English
  • Pro-active & self-motivated
 
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • Ghanaian Nationals/Citizens are encouraged to apply
  • Residential
  • Travel within the cluster
Please apply directly, by clicking on the Apply Button ​and visit www.camining.com for the latest CA Global jobs.
 
Aurélien Bouic
Executive Consultant
CA Mining: Global Recruitment
 
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