A rapidly expanding ports and terminals, marine services, and logistics company is seeking a talented Terminal Operations Director (Medan) to take on a newly created role. In this job, you will lead a team and be responsible for all operations and strategy-related functions.
About the Terminal Operations Director (Medan) Role: In this business critical role you will be responsible for playing a crucial role in facilitating the smooth flow of goods and ensuring the competitiveness of the ports and terminals in the global trade landscape. You will also take the lead the team to achieve productivity targets and operational efficiency. You will develop and drive operational strategies, provide leadership to the team, ensuring a safe, and cost-effective operations.
Ensure operational strategies, policies, procedures, objectives and targets are reviewed from time to time to ensure it is in line with port users’ requirements and to maintain service levels acceptable by clients
Manage the FEM (Facilities and Equipment department) operational costs and cost control measures in all section/unit activities
Develop and maintain a dynamic, skillful, productive, ever-learning and highly motivated workforce, involving job enhancement/re-design, empowerment, counselling, upskill/reskill trainings and create career development framework
Maintain cordial relationships with clients and other service providers via effective communication channels and creating a personal touch value and listening to their feedback. Maintain close rapport with relevant government authorities, ensuring that government bureaucracies are constantly reviewed and aligned to facilitate trade, shipping and port operational practices
Optimise the use of resources, equipment, and labour to maximise the efficiency and productivity of port and terminal operations
Be involved in terminal development projects (e.g. yard expansion, berth extension, etc.)
Partner and maintain effective relationships with JVCo functional heads to attain business and operational synergy and efficiency for the terminal
Ensure profitability in all operational and business activities
Ensure strict adherence to safety regulations and compliance with environmental and maritime laws. Work closely with the HSSE leadership and team to implement safety protocols and procedures to prevent accidents and incidents
A talented professional with at least 10 years of experience in managing container operations business is required for this newly established role.
Degree qualifications with proven 10 years in ports operations and people management experience
Technical and extensive knowledge of marine port operations and/or related logistics services and value chains
Effective verbal and written communications in English and interpersonal skills
Results-driven, proactive, and able to work both independently and as part of a team
Great consultative and relationship management skills
Ability to manage priorities, be organised, methodical and deal well under pressure
Willing to be based in North Sumatera, Medan
Able to communicate fluently in English
This international logistics, terminal and port specialist needs no introduction and is recognised as the leader in their field of expertise. With great clients and known for their corporate entertainment, they have won many awards. The culture is demanding but if you are confident and have a can-do attitude the potential rewards are significant. The company is also very focused on developing and training their people to the highest standards.
If you are driven, determined and want to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you. Great career progression opportunities await the right person in this exciting Terminal Operations Director (Medan) job.
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