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  • Posted on: 27 December, 2011 Deadline: 31 December, 2011
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  • APM Terminals is one of the largest container terminal operators in the world. The diverse portfolio includes substantial interests in more than 40 ports around the globe. We continue to actively develop and invest in new projects and opportunities in ports and terminal management. 
    Job Title: HSSE Manager (One year duration) - APM Terminals,
    Location: Onne, Port Harcourt, Nigeria
    Job Ref: 61162
    WACT is looking for a "HSSE Manager" whose key role is to Lead the effective achievement of HSSE functional objectives through the leadership of the HSSE function.
    The HSSE Manager is for one year duration & then will assume the position of Operations Manager after wards.
    Critical Qualifications/Skills/Experience
    • At least 5 years in Supervisory/Managerial  roles
    • Experience in using PC applications
    • Good analytical skills / capable of establishing priorities
    • Skilled in all aspects of Physical, personnel security and incident management planning
    • Leadership, motivational skills and ability to support diverse business units.
    • Effective negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
    • Highly motivated and self disciplined, accustomed to meeting tight schedules under demanding conditions
    • Tactful and reliable with the ability to facilitate and manage change.
    • Understanding of container terminal operations
    • Satisfactorily completed an approved WHSO course conducted by a Registered Training Organization;
    • Other qualifications or experience that would enable the applicant to satisfactorily perform the functions of a WHSO.
    •  Ability to plan and manage activities so that hazards are assessed and risks eliminated in so far as is reasonably practicable by appropriate protection and prevention measures.
    •  Experienced Security Professional
    • Improve the Security and safety of events that concern WACT and guarantee compliance with security standards.
    •  Review, Design and Implement effective security for the terminal, set safety and security standards and access the risk levels of events
    • Ability to impact, obtain cooperation and assistance to meet objectives.
    Operational Aspect;
    • University degree, Magnum participant, MISE Graduate
    • Post graduate studies in Port and / or Terminal Management or related business studies
    • At least 3 years in management roles in any of APM group’s company
    • Extensive understanding of modern terminal operations including computer terminal management systems and EDI applications preferred
    • Understanding of the container shipping industry and an ability to relate with shipping company and other associated industry managers.
    • Extensive knowledge of APM Terminals operational practices preferred.
    • Experience in the operation of APM Terminals container facilities preferred.
    • Experience in finance related matters, setting budgets and reporting against financial objectives.
    • Effective negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
    • Ability to provide leadership, obtain cooperation and assistance to meet objectives.
    • Experience in using PC applications.
    Application Deadline: 31st December, 2011


    Job Title: Planning Manager - APM Terminals, APM Terminals Apapa Limited, 
    Job Ref: 45005
    Location: Lagos
    This position offers an outstanding opportunity to join the global team at APM Terminals Apapa and contribute to the success of the organization. The position reports to the Operations Manager.
    Key Accountabilities 
    • Key planning focal point for entire Operations
    • Manages and instructs direct reports on the daily activities of the planning department for vessel and yard operations.
    • Maintains an administrator level of proficiency in use of both Express and SPARCS (or any other related system) to ensure full use and realization of available tools for managerial purposes
    • Conducts direct and professional communications with internal and external customers in reference to the operational needs and controls.
    •  Ensures full utilization of Labor and equipment, as required for best optimization and efficiency.
    • Resolves problems and issues and reports same to Operations Manager when appropriate
    • Provides regular process control checks and initiates and supports performance improvement activities.
    Your Profile
    • A good University Degree
    • Has minimum 5 years managerial experience within Terminal Operations environment.
    • Experience of working in a multi-cultural environment, in a global assignment is an added advantage.
    • Well developed English; oral, written communications and report writing skills
    • Ability to work under pressure, anticipates potential problems, diagnose, evaluate and resolve planning problems in order to meet operational performance objectives and deadlines.
    • Good leadership skills with a teamwork approach.
    We offer
    • A truly international working environment in a modern working location
    • Value and team-based leadership
    • An open and engaging working environment
    • A wide range of international career opportunities
    • Opportunities for personal and professional growth in a dynamic environment
    • Competitive compensation packages
    This position is an expat/local position, based in Lagos, Nigeria and will remain posted until 4th of January 2012. 
    Please apply through the job portal and ensure to upload/attach a recent CV. For all internal applications please note that HR will request your staff card upon receipt of your application.


    Job Title: Finance Manager - APM Terminals, Onne, Rivers State, Nigeria, Nigeria
    Ref: 61267
    Finance Manager – West Africa Container Terminal Nigeria Limited (WACT Nigeria)
    Manager Level – local/expat position
    The position reports to the Managing Director.
    WACT Nigeria offers you a position with the opportunity to have a direct impact on business decisions and results. 
    The desired candidate should provide overall direction and leadership to the finance and administration functions/staff. This candidate should be able to work well independently and also as a team member. 
    Key Competencies/Skills:
    The ideal candidate possesses following skills:
    • Extensive knowledge of setting of budgets, reporting in HFM/ZIMPL, inventory control systems and accounting, knowledge of ERP systems, IFS financials software is an advantage. 
    • Extensive knowledge of APM Terminals operational practices preferred.
    • Experience in the operation of APM Terminals container facilities preferred. 
    • Analyzes performance statistics and trends in order to identify areas for improvements and cost savings i.e. cost saving potentials
    • Good communication, negotiation and networking skills
    • Ability to provide leadership, obtain cooperation and assistance to meet objectives
    • Sense of urgency and result orientation.
    • Business and financial acumen
    • The position will require you to perform as a Leader of Others.
    Experience and knowledge required:
    Education – Master Degree in Finance/ACCA/CA preferred.
    Experience – Minimum 5 years of demonstrated financial management experience
    Key Responsibilities:
    • To drive and lead finance and accounting, provide accurate and timely financial information and allowing Managing Director and the board to make informed and financially backed decisions.
    • Take ownership of WACT Nigeria financial information to influence Commercial decisions Facilitate performance tracking in line with KPI Scorecards and business plans.
    • Achieve the Company’s and its customer’s expectations with regard to operational efficiency, productivity and reliability.
    • Develop the local finance organization. 
    • Ensure all corporate accounting is done accurately, systematically and timely. 
    • Supervise the job of manager accounting, manager receivables and admin manager.
    • Measure and monitor performance against critical criteria, Finance/ Accounting policy and guidelines established by APM Terminals.
    • Help to achieve the set financial budgets for the Operations Division.
    • Manage employee performance issues including training, appraisals, discipline and grievances.
    • Coach, train and delegate responsibilities to subordinates with the long-term objective of having them take over roles that are more senior.
    • Drive identification of local opportunities to improve profitability
    Application Deadline: 5th January, 2012

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