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Container Control Manager

Adexen

Lagos, Nigeria

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen has been mandated by one of its clients in the Marine industry to recruit a Container Control Manager for its operations in Nigeria. The position is based in Lagos, Nigeria.

Responsibilities

    Managing equipment control activity, managing EQC Coordinators, updated equipment movements & information quality, monitoring EDI transmissions & movement response time, handling containers without movement as well as handling lost containers.

    • Oversees the day to day activities of the Off dock and Transporters
    • Follow company’s procedure and code of ethics 
    • Coordinate the distribution of seals to West Africa as the need arises
    • Ensure that all vendors invoices tendered for payment are properly checked to avoid duplicates and payment for containers not transferred
    • Coordinate with Head Office procurement/logistics team for new vendor nomination process and handling empty container stock
    • Extract weekly report for incomplete transportation job order and communicate to the vendors as well as monitor the transportation job orders
    • Monitor the system update of daily moves by the off docks to ensure accurate date for demurrage collection and correct the out of sequence movement on weekly basis
    • Update import/demurrage system twice per week and ensure any missing dates are captured and updated in the system promptly
    • Update delivery of full and empty containers report from off dock activities 
    • Generate daily, weekly and prepare monthly containers reports of all terminals whenever transfer of empty containers from the depot to the terminal occurs
    • Follow through with proper documentation of all triangulated containers 
    • Generate from the inhouse system the list of containers with the Consignees and exporters every 2 weeks and sends to the Import and Export Team for their necessary follow up for the return of our empty containers.
    • Design and implement containers monitoring system until they are fully returned to the terminals
    • Manage the repair and maintenance of reefer containers
    • Verification of transporters before onboarding (in coordination with Procurement team)
    • Biweekly reporting of non-moved containers to commercial team for follow up
    • Monitor empty container sales and reporting in liaison with Finance and Head-office
    • Monitor damaged container repairs and reporting in liaison with Finance and Head-office
    • Manage drop-off of containers by clients
    • Coordinate the logistics team and department

     

Desired Skills and Experience

    • First degree in Social Sciences/Arts or relevant discipline
    • Master’s Degree is an added advantage
    • At least 8 years of progressive shipping logistics/operational responsibility with at least 5 of those years in a managerial position
    • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint; web-based and email programs
    • Demonstrable passion for our company’s mission; a hands-on manager with integrity and a desire to work in a dynamic environment.
    • Ability to communicate and coordinate with the other departments towards achieving company’s mission and targets and building effective working relationships as well as partnerships.
    • An analytical mindset aimed at improving equipment control and administration standards.
    • Ability to lead a team of equipment control coordinators and provide strategic direction to the department and organization.
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

Logistics & Transport

Job Seniority

Manager

Job Category

Supply Chain

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

10 - 15 years

Skills

Business Planning, Logistics Management, Project Coordination, Relationship Management, Logistics, Strategic Planning, Negotiation

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