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Port Specialist

Industry: Building, Construction and Engineering

Date posted: Wed, 17 Jan 2018


Location: Kwazulu-Natal,

Expires: Sun, 18 Mar 2018


Compensation: R940000 - R950000

Reference Number: AN016



Job Description

  • If managing the movement of goods tickles your fancy, then this is the role you have been waiting for.
  • Ensuring that outbound rail and road traffic is maintained at optimum levels by coordinating with the mine-site Logistics Operations and Transport Superintendent on a daily basis.
  • Monitoring outbound logistics products, ensuring that customer requirements are met and that product movements to the port are on schedule.
  • Controlling and maintaining the integrity of the harbor logistics operation, ensuring that all shipment requirements are met with no quality or contamination problems.
  • Managing port and related service levels agreements (port agents, stevedores, surveyors, port terminal etc.)
  • Liaising with various shipping agencies to ensure the timeous and efficient export of products to customers.
  • Ensuring expeditious resolution to customer and other claims.
  • Attending planning meetings at Ports.
  • Preparing and controlling the annual budget by forecasting operating, selling costs and monitoring expenditure on a monthly basis.
  • Ensuring regular communication with service providers in order to expedite orders.
  • Maintaining and improving product handling/quality, safety, health and environmental standards and practices.
  • Bachelor degree/BTech in Supply Chain Management/related tertiary qualification
  • MICS (Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers), CSCP (Certified Supply Chain Professional) preferable
  • MS Office (advanced Excel), SAP (HR & procurement).
  • Minimum of 5 years operations experience in a leadership capacity
  • Port/terminal operations experience (in particular demonstrate relationships with operational and management teams in the ports)




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