Job for a General Manager, Operations in a Shipping and Logistics Company


Adexen Recruitment Agency is remitted by its shopper, a firm to recruit a suitably certified candidate to fill the place under:



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Job Title: General Manager, Operations
 Port Harcourt, Rivers
Charter Management:

  • Manages all of the vessels constitution contracts (from an operations standpoint) from on-hire to the purpose of off-hire.
  • Ensures the strategic plan is developed and carried out for a secure, environment friendly marine companies operation that serves the wants of inner and exterior shoppers.
  • Reviews and progresses the standardized new-build technique and supplies marine enter to contract idea choice.
  • Continuously assessing working setting and shoppers enterprise contexts to establish.
  • alternatives for new enterprise, together with progressive partnership potentialities.

Vessel Management:

  • Acts as escalation point-of-contact and interface on all vessel operations issues.
  • Plans budgets and schedules for fleet upkeep and ensures strict compliance.
  • Controls the assigned price range and actively search operational leverage to enhance price effectivity by way of creating a steady enchancment operational tradition.
  • Supervises the preparation of vessels for all statutory surveys (Class and Flag) together with dry docks as at when due.
  • Ensures strict adherence to Company’s SMS guide to safeguard shipboard high quality security and environmental requirements in strict compliance to ISM and different related codes and procedures.
  • Ensures strict compliance to PMS and different insurance policies enunciated to maximise vessel operationability.
  • Provides weekly / month-to-month reviews as requested by administration or shoppers.
  • Prepares month-to-month govt abstract reviews on vessel operations for Executive administration.
  • Carries out month-to-month operational price range overview, put together variance evaluation together with expenditure pattern and different related reviews for administration.
  • Develops and maintains inner controls and insurance policies for an efficient operations system.

Operations: Vessel Standardization and Budget Management:

  • Oversees all operational actions to make sure prime quality and optimised service supply at a extremely aggressive fee.
  • Optimises fleet capability utilisation and standardization.
  • Enforces a 100% uptime preventive vessel upkeep coverage regime.
  • Makes positive that each one Calibration outcomes are documented in accordance with the QA/Project particular necessities.
  • Familiarizes self with, follows and implements the most recent revisions of high quality guide QA/QC procedures together with the HSE programmes
  • Monitors and instantly rectifies non-compliance to vessel working procedures.
  • Ensures well timed port turnaround, defect shut outs and shipyard restore actions
  • Creates an setting of steady enchancment and efficiency for budgets, security, workers and clients
  • Investigates new alternatives for deriving worth from marine companies competencies.
  • Ensures adherence to all security necessities and rules.
  • Oversees the implementation and execution of all security applications together with drills strict compliance to Crisis administration Plan and Vessel Security Plan.
  • Responsible for all revisions of high quality guide QA/QC procedures together with the HSE programmes and securing administration’s approval.

Operations Team Management and Development:

  • Supervises and ensures the environment friendly administration of company belongings, programs and infrastructures.
  • Be a function mannequin for all marine and base groups, display management conduct, set requirements and encourage others to attain the division’s targets.
  • Listen successfully, assess the state of affairs, decide related points, establish options and acquire consensus
  • Establishes a structured plan for data sharing and functionality growth in fields of experience
  • Champions the corporate core values to display and instill similar in all staff.
  • Drive steady enchancment initiatives guaranteeing all actions are carried out in compliance with agreed high quality requirements and rules.
  • Develops constructive relationship inside workforce and with different division heads.
  • Provides and ensures execution of acceptable integration of latest hires aboard vessels and inside Marine Operations division.
  • Directly accountable for figuring out the coaching and growth wants of Operations workforce and guaranteeing provision thereof in response to established and accredited coaching applications via HR.
  • Provides on-going efficiency suggestions and teaching to all marine Operations Department workforce members

Regulatory and Stakeholder Management:

  • Develop efficient relationships with a vary of stakeholders together with shoppers and regulatory businesses
  • Exceed buyer expectations via operational excellence and to actively promote the corporate model
  • Provides environment friendly, nice and immediate service to shoppers.
  • Provides every day, weekly and month-to-month reviews as requested by the administration or the shopper.
  • Develops insurance policies and programs, designed to attain the mission of the Company and adjust to all marine regulatory, security and classification society necessities


  • Maintains provide and gear buying programs, which guarantee most high quality, least price and excessive reliability.
  • Monitors/oversees scheduling of marine and vessel operations work durations to attain most effectivity.
  • Manages uniform stock and distribution.
  • Have direct oversight of all vessel upkeep data and gear warranties.
  • Deals with non-conformities protecting ship and shore primarily based operations.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 10 years cognate working expertise with no less than three years in senior administration place
  • Manufacturing expertise in quick Moving client Goods sector might be a bonus
  • Provide recommendation/opinion and train discretion regarding confidential and delicate data/issues
  • Ability to interpret and/or consider data and/or create analytical approaches to decision making or drawback  fixing.
  • Demonstrated capacity to handle a number of priorities and duties
  • Ability to affect shopper pondering
  • Ability to influence and affect people throughout ranges
  • Ability to grasp and execute complicated directions (verbal and written).
  • Valid First Aid and CPR coaching
  • An worldwide publicity (working expertise or education) is necessary
  • Internationally acknowledged delivery qualification
  • Good data of vessel programs and their correct upkeep might be an added benefit
  • Ability to handle a a number of vessel group
  • Demonstrated capacity to efficiently handle massive groups


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