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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
The purpose of the position is :
Supervise the vessel planning team and ensure services are provided on time and with high quality to the different terminals
Lead the day-to-day vessel planning work to achieve agreed goals and targets
Be responsible for the general vessel planning activities and ensure guidelines are respected and followed by the operations planners
Ensure vessels are efficiently planned and ordered according to the operational requirements
Liaise with managers and terminal stakeholders to manage any kind of exceptions such as vessel arrivals lateness, increased yard density, adverse weather
Investigate and document service failures
Maintain a continuous improvement mindset by actively seeking ways to reduce wastes in operations through a better vessel and yard planning
Maintain close coordination with Terminals, GSP and LOC to ensure service delivery is on time with the right quality
Ensure the training plan of new vessel planners is being executed and followed up
Provide the different shifts with the adequate staff to ensure smooth planning
Follow up on daily with terminal berth planners on the different changes in the berth plan to ensure EDIs are provided on time and connections respected
Coordinate on daily basis with yard strategist about the different changes in the yard affecting operations
Requires Master degree in logistics, Information technology, applied economy or any other relevant field
Requires at least 1 year of experience in container terminal operations environment preferably in a large facility
Previous experience as a planner is highly required
Requires in depth knowledge of Navis N4, its associated optimization and automation modules
Previous experience in different terminals is a differentiator
Understands safety regulations, safe working procedures and safe materials handling procedures
Requires advanced level of verbal and written communications skills in English