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Regional Port Operations Manager

Job Description

We are partnering with a leading ship organization, which is currently seeking a Regional Port Operation Manager to join their team based in Jacksonville, FL.

 

This individual will be responsible for the regions of North America, South America, and the Caribbean and will be a major figure in appraising solutions, services, and maintaining port operation agreements.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage, maintain, and follow up on agents and service provider agreements, tariffs, and contracts
  • Ensure terminal equipment/details and agent information are up to date in the system
  • Follow-up on internal and external audit and inspection findings towards agents and service providers
  • Ensure implementation of company standards
  • Drive cost reduction initiatives for equipment storage and positioning
  • Cost control towards operational costs
  • Monitor KPI performance and follow up with suppliers
  • Practice corporate leadership principles in accordance with company policy

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, maritime, or logistics studies and/or experience in port operations would be desirable but not essential
  • General business knowledge and extensive experience in the maritime industry
  • Proactive mindset and ability to think ahead
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in an international environment
  • Team player and ability to work independently
  • Proactive and solution-oriented