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  • Posted: Jan 19, 2021
    Deadline: Jan 24, 2021
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    Dragnet Solutions is a dynamic Information Technology company that specializes in the design, development and implementation of innovative people screening solutions. Since our incorporation in 2007, we have been at the forefront of creating and recreating objective recruitment and application management processes to meet international standards. As official...
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    General Manager

    Location: Calabar, Cross River

    Job Description

    • We are recruiting for the role of a 'General Manager'. The ideal candidate will report to the Group CEO and lead the Terminal Free Ports under the direction of the Board of Directors.

    Key Job Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the day-day management of the operation in accordance with current legislation and the general policies/specific directions of the Board.
    • Enhance and facilitate the profitability of the Port, its public image and positive contribution to the economy of Nigeria.
    • Prompt execution of all resolutions and decisions of the Board of Directors
    • Develop, implement, monitor and report on the Performance Management System of Terminals.
    • Provide good Commercial and Business acumen leadership especially in the areas of port and shipping economics and management to explore opportunities for revenue generation, business growth and enhancing/promoting efficient and safe port operations
    • Oversee the efficient running of all the Divisions of the organization to ensure they are operating at a high standard, executing all their functions and roles, achieving their goals to  ensure each Division and the Authority achieves its mandate;
    • Provides advice to the Board that reflects the analysis of a broad range of issues affecting port operation, management and development.
    • Demonstrates a sophisticated understanding of political, social and economic factors affecting the organization.
    • Builds and sustains relationships within the organization, the Board of Directors, NPA, port users and with a diverse range of external stakeholders
    • Drives a culture of achievement and commitment to achieving outcomes beyond expectations.
    • Drives activities that support organizational sustainability, operational efficiency and flexible resource management; engender a culture of accountability and transparency
    • Provides Leadership in enterprise-wide compliance to the statutory corporate governance and process compliance standards.

    Job Specifications

    • Good University Degree
    • Minimum of 15 years of quality work experience; 5 of which must have been spent at Strategic Senior Management level in the Shipping/Port Industry
    • Professional qualification e.g. MSc/MBA Management is compulsory
    • Advanced knowledge of port operations and management.
    • Working Knowledge of all relevant International Port related regulation standards
    • Working Knowledge of port and shipping industry is of critical advantage.

    Job Competency Requirements:

    • Leadership (Leading From the Front, Leadership by example)
    • Business Acumen
    • Management Skills( Technical, Financial, People, Project)
    • Communication
    • Visioning
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Excellent Decision Making
    • Accountability
    • Result and Value Driven
    • Quality Management.

    Key Performance Indicators:

    • Revenue Growth
    • Profitability
    • Cost Efficiency
    • Market Share Growth
    • HSEQ Compliance
    • Corporate Governance and Risk Management Compliance
    • Regulatory Compliance
    • Port Overall Performance and Productivity
    • Effectiveness of Stakeholders Relationship Management
    • Shareholder Value Growth.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Dragnet Nigeria on to apply
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