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Shift Manager

Bosaso, Bari, Somalia




The Shift Manager – General Cargo & Container Terminal is responsible in planning, managing and supervising container terminal operations during a shift to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the terminal, considering commercial, safety and operational factors while adhering to port policies and procedures and procedures.


For General Cargo, Break Bulk, Bulk, Ro-Ro & Livestock Activities Yard strategy and utilization
1. Assist in defining the overall yard strategy, and ensure compliance with the same
2. Assist in defining and planning yard activities/ procedures on the lines of terminal structure, yard configuration, nature of operations, container types, and type of equipments
3. Assist in defining Yard Traffic Rules/ Yard Path Matrix to optimize the productivity of yard equipment and
throughput capacity of the yard
4. Plan for handling of GC and/or Break Bulk with quick delivery pre planned due to paucity of space
5. Plan for loading Live Stock with accuracy of head count
6. Ensure injury free loading of Livestock
7. Ensure proper tally of any and all GC, BB, Bulk, Ro-Ro & Livestock whether discharged or loaded to be accurate
(all discrepancies to be immediately notified to shipper/consignee & management to avoid claims.
8. Ensure random checks of quantity of cargo being received from vessel, delivered to consignee, or loaded to vessel after being received in the Port
9. Ensure all HSE Rules/Regulations are followed.
10. Ensure Secure operation at all times, by coordinating with Security Team on ground
11. Ensure coordination with Stevedore/Subcontractor if applicable and smooth operation
12. Ensure cargo is received from vessel and delivered and/or loaded with accurate tally
13. Ensure Daily reports on each vessel operating within the Port.
14. Ensure all documentation and payments complete prior to delivery of cargo or loading of cargo on board

General activities

1. Reallocate equipments and resources across planning team in a timely and organized manner based on the workload
2. Identify training areas for departmental development needs
3. Co-ordinate with IT to ensure system requirements are met for effective yard and vessel planning
4. Ensure effective inter and intra departmental communication for vessel and yard operations
5. Plan, monitor and analyze relevant reports, Propose areas for operational improvement, system automation and up gradation
6. Perform periodical scheduled performance review with reporting personnel
7. Periodically review Stevedore/Sub Contractors performance.
To be considered for this position, the candidate must possess the following qualifications and experience:
* Higher Diploma / Graduate / Bachelor’s degree qualification in any discipline
* Diploma or Certificate in either Operational Management, Maritime or Logistics
* 10-12 years of work experience within a container terminal environment, 3 years of which having held a
supervisory/managerial level role and demonstrated experience of working with GC, BB, Bulk, Ro Ro
Livestock & Containers.
* Should also possess experience of implementing and promoting Health & Safety training and awareness in
the workplace

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