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An opportunity to be part of a high-performance team that ensures APM Terminals is the most efficient, safe and profitable terminals in the region
Working with partners, shareholders and other stakeholders
Developing roles and responsibilities for a key terminal for APM Terminals in the region
Are you a leader with terminal operations experience and the ability to think outside the box and challenge status quo! We are looking for our next Planning Manager, who will lead a highly engaged and talented team to help reach our ambitious performance targets of 33cmph by end 2021.
Manage, motivate and instruct planning department. Structure tasks and goals, establish efficient courses of action, set priorities, organize information and efficiently execute daily tasks with considerations to very high productivity and efficient utilization of equipment and resources
Liaise with Managers and Supervisors to manage any kind of exceptions such as vessel arrivals lateness, increased yard density, adverse weather
Follow up with Shared Planning Centre on vessel planning timely readiness and quality
Manage daily yard constraints in close coordination with Shared Planning Centre and / or equipment suppliers and setup the most optimal yard strategy aiming for high performance
Keep close contact with SEULOC and HOC berth planner to ensure berth plan is adhered to and connections are ensured
Ensure that data quality used in the planning systems always is of highest integrity, and maintained in a timely fashion
Lead planning and operational initiatives to support reaching targeted productivities
Constantly follow up with TOS and ECS teams on bugs fixing and enhancement roll out
Maintain and enhance relationships and goodwill with terminal departments, external / internal customers and vendors
Establish and maintain performance criteria for reporting personnel in conjunction with the Operations Manager
Perform periodical scheduled performance review with reporting personnel
Ensure personal development plans are created, reviewed, and carried out for all subordinates
Promote data driven decision making
Contribute to the improvement of existing methodologies, processes and measurements when executing duties on an ongoing basis
Requires an engineering degree or a master’s degree in logistics, Port operations management or related fields
Requires in depth knowledge of Navis N4, its associated optimization and automation modules
Requires in depth knowledge of computer-aided resource planning systems
Requires in depth hands-on experience of operations and planning
Requires strong leadership skills coupled with the ability to build a high performing team with the right combination of personalities
Requires advanced level of verbal and written communications skills in English.
Requires experience as a leader of a small or mid-size team
Previous experience in an (semi) automated terminal and / or a large transshipment facility is a differentiator
A forward thinking and creative individual who can relate to people at all levels of the organization
The ability to obtain cooperation and influence people while promoting a positive team environment