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Port Captain - Monrovia

Published on 28.11.2020

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Website : https://www.damco.com/
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Job Ad & Profile Description

Position : Port Captain - Monrovia

Our global Head Quarters in Copenhagen provides expert oversight, coordination and executive level intervention across the 40+ countries in which Svitzer operates – ensuring that you have high level support and diverse opportunities for your next career step in global towage.

The role requires regular travel, often at short notice.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan, execute and evaluate business and operational strategies to maximize the value of Svitzer’s business in the assigned geography and operations.
  • Leverage, facilitate and prioritise the Maersk Transport & Logistics Division’s Business Units (APM Terminals and Maersk Line) cooperation to secure new revenue streams and integrated deals where appropriate.
  • Lead and manage an engaged Vessel Crew, developing performing staff and supporting and initiating fair consequences for those who are not.
  • Continuously drive operational excellence and customer focused solutions in terms of timely, reliable and safe service.
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with customers and other Port stakeholders and authorities.
  • Promote an unrivalled security and safety environment in the Svitzer organization, making Safety and Security a competitive advantage for Svitzer (“Do it Safely or Not at All”).
  • Promote an industry-leading safety culture and ensure adherence to all safety procedures and policies.
  • Ensure adherence to all regional operational procedures and work practices
  • Ensure that all employees of the company you lead understand and adhere to Svitzer guidelines, authorities and policies.
  • Drive cost efficiency in all administrative and operational expenditure.
  • Ensure adherence to all legal and regulatory requirements for the local operation, in co-operation with AMEA Region Legal Counsel and Regional Functional specialists.
  • Ensure that vessels are manned and equipped according to legal requirements and Svitzer standards for relevant operational activities.
Required profile for job ad : Port Captain - Monrovia
  • MUST be in possession of a valid Masters CoC and be an experienced Tug Master with specific experience on ASD tugs in the Harbour Towage environment.
  • Ability to influence and engage. An organiser
  • Nuanced and effective stakeholder management up to national Port authorities and Client's Senior to Executive management level.
  • Basic financial management knowledge
  • Proven experience in Project Management analytical skills, structured and data driven
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills and the capability to deal with people at a broad range of levels.
  • High level of professionalism, honesty and integrity
  • Excellent organisational, time management and planning skills
  • The ability to think conceptually while managing the detail
  • Strong understanding of change management and the ability to work effectively in a matrix structure
Job criteria for job ad : Port Captain - Monrovia
Job category :
Management
Transport, logistics
Industries :
Motor, transportation equipment, reparation
Services other
Transport, logistics, postal services
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Bomi - Bong - Gbarpolu - Grand Bassa - Grand Cape Mount - Grand Gedeh - Grand Kru - Lofa - Margibi - Maryland - Montserrado - Nimba - River Gee - Rivercess - Sinoe
City : Monrovia
Experience level :
2 to 5 years
Educational level :
Master
Number of Position(s) : 10

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