APM Terminals Job vacancy for Planning Manager Lagos, Nigeria
Terminals is one of the world’s leading container terminal operating and management companies, with a comprehensive and geographically balanced Global Terminal Network of over 50 integrated in 31 countries and five continents. Providing over 60 shipping lines with world-class service, reliability and efficiency, Terminals is also one of the world’s fastest-growing terminal operating companies, with the largest capacity of any terminal operator, and 14 new or expanded currently in development or under construction in Europe, North America, South America, Southeast Asia, Africa and the Far East. Established as an independent company with the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group of Denmark in 2001, Terminals, with corporate headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands, is dedicated to redefining the terminal operations industry through innovation, new standards of customer service, efficiency and productivity, and a commitment to excellence in everything we do.
– , Apapa Limited, Lagos, Nigeria., Nigeria
APM Terminals is one of the largest container terminal operators in the world. The diverse portfolio includes substantial interests in more than 40 ports around the globe. We continue to actively develop and invest in new projects and opportunities in ports and terminal management. In terms of the future, we are determined to stay at the forefront of our industry by providing value-adding e-business solutions, customer relations management and innovative use of technologies.
APM Terminals commenced operations in Nigeria in March, 2006. Apapa is Nigeria’s largest port and contains a number of wharfs. To date, the staff comprises over 700 highly skilled and motivated foreign and local staff. We stand for operational excellence – from modern equipment, , advanced technology and proven processes and terminal management. We are currently looking for an individual who share our commitment to providing services that are second-to-none.
Thisoffers an outstanding opportunity to join the global team at APM Terminals Apapa and contribute to the success of the organization. The reports to the Manager.
Key planning focal point for entire
Manages and instructs direct reports on the daily activities of the planning department for vessel and yard operations.
Maintains an administrator level of proficiency in use of both Express and SPARCS (or any other related system) to ensure full use and realization of available tools for managerial purposes
Conducts direct and professional communications with internal and external customers in reference to the operational needs and controls.
Ensures full utilization of Labor and equipment, as required for best optimization and efficiency.
Resolves problems and issues and reports same to Operations Manager when appropriate
Provides regular process control checks and initiates and supports performance improvement activities.
A good University Degree
Has minimum 5 years managerial experience within Terminal Operations environment.
Experience of working in a multi-cultural environment, in a global assignment is an added advantage.
Well developed English; oral, written communications and report writing skills
Ability to work under pressure, anticipates potential problems, diagnose, evaluate and resolve planning problems in order to meet operational performance objectives and deadlines.
Good leadership skills with a teamwork approach.
A truly international working environment in a modern working location
Value and team-based leadership
An open and engaging working environment
A wide range of international career opportunities
Opportunities for personal and professional growth in a dynamic environment
Competitive compensation packages
Thisis an expat/local position, based in Lagos, Nigeria and will remain posted until 4th of January 2012.
Please apply through the job portal and ensure to upload/attach a recent CV. For all internal applications please note that HR will request your staff card upon receipt of your application.
If you have any questions or would like further information, you are welcome to contact Jean Chukwura on Jean.Chikodi.Adiele@apmterminals.com
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