Operations Executive Jobs at Maersk Line Lagos June 26th, 2014

 Maersk Line is the world’s largest container shipping company, serving customers all across the globe. Maersk Line has 25,000 employees across 325 offices in more than 125 countries. As a leading provider of container shipping services,
Maersk Line’s mission is to provide opportunities in global commerce. Maersk Line helps customers source goods from anywhere in the world, creating efficiencies in their supply chains, and making it possible for commodities to reach new markets more quickly. Maersk Line sets the standards in ensuring continuous and consistent reliable and quality service to its customers and is regarded amongst the most reliable carriers in the world.

The Maersk Group comprises A.P. Moller – Maersk A/S and subsidiaries based in Copenhagen, Denmark. The Group employs about 89,000 people in around 135 countries across the world.

Maersk Line is recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Operations Executive

Location: Lagos
Ref.: ML-049337

Job Requirement
Who we are looking for

  •     Strong MS Office Suite skills
  •     2-3 years work experience
  •     Knowledge of shipping industry would be an added advantage
  •     Detail oriented individual with excellent analytical skills
  •     Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in economics, finance or Business related course
  •     Possess good communication and interpersonal skills
  •     Strong team player while taking responsibility for own performance


Key Responsibilities
Successful candidate would be on a sequential job rotation in the operations department. Rotation would be in the following order;

1.) Marine & Terminal Operation

    Assist the Mariner and Terminal Operations manager in adequately manage all areas within the marine and terminal operations department:
    a.Internally in terms of proper planning of operational tasks and implementing and continuously refining and updating procedures to improve overall efficiency and profitability for the Line.
    b.Externally in terms of stakeholder management with service providers and authorities; maintain a dialogue with main suppliers and authorities in area of responsibility on general and principal marine and terminal operations.
    Monitoring set performance measures for external vendor deliverables and follow up on performance.
    Assist the Mariner and Terminal Operations manager in conducting regular ports/terminals performance review to ensure that contractual productivity targets are met.
    Ensure visibility on performance management for all relevant KPIs for CWAOPS.

2.) Equipment, Intermodal & EMR

    Assist the Equipment, Intermodal & EMR Manager in conducting regular ports/terminals and ICDs related infrastructural capacity reviews to ensure that the Line takes proactive actions to avoid any bottlenecks. This should include keeping an eye on the dwell time of import cargo within the cluster.
    Ensure visibility on performance management for all relevant KPIs for CWAOPS.
    Assist the Equipment, Intermodal & EMR Manager in overall supervision of Equipment Management and Intermodal Operations within CWA cluster (comprising Nigeria, Benin, Togo, Ghana, and Niger).
    Assist daughter countries in equipment flows, dwell-time and turn-time management including timely evacuation and securing of required space allocation.

3.) Cost Control & Economy

    Assist Cluster Cost and Efficiency Manager in optimizing existing operational processes with particular focus on reducing cost and increasing productivity and efficiency.
    Assisting Cluster Cost and Efficiency Manager in ensuring NOPS accuracy for CWA Cluster by proactively identifying estimation issues and taking measures towards timely resolution
    To assist in ensuring compliance to various contracts and service level agreements in terms of costs to the line, operational efficiencies, volume rebates / discounts, productivity incentives and any penalties arising out of non-compliance.
    To assist in ensuring all required statistics are captured throughout the year and are available to monitor performance of suppliers to effectively monitor their performance and compliance to various service level agreements.

4.) Projects

    Create and deliver project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
    Monitor day-to-day operational aspects of the project(s).
    Ensure project documents are complete, current, and appropriately stored.
    Work closely with relevant stake holders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the project(s).
    Align projects to business goals, managing stakeholders, and communicating project status, milestones, and unexpected difficulties effectively.
    Any other function as assigned

Upon completion of rotation, the incumbent shall become part of operations team within any of
the above work streams depending on requirements and aptitude.

How to Apply

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Deadline  8th July, 2014.





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