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Operations Director

Adexen

Ghana

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by an international maritime group to recruit a Operations Director for its operations. The position is based in Ghana.

Responsibilities

    • To oversee all aspects of operations function, while maintaining a high level of service to customers, measuring and monitoring vendor and staff performance and controlling overall operational costs.
    • Consciously establishes a culture that encourages customer focus, individual development, efficiency, collaboration, and creates an environment for process improvements.
    • Upholds and ensures that all Group policies and procedures are followed and maintained.
    • Implementation and management of Group organizational structure and process, as it pertains to Port Operations, Equipment, Transport Dispatch and Maintenance & Repair functions.
    • Chair staff meetings to review and guide progress of costs savings initiatives and operational priorities.
    • Negotiate purchasing services, vendor contracts, and evaluations per Group policies.
    • Equipment control management of all company owned and leased equipment, including maintenance and repair.
    • Resolution of high level concerns.
    • Monitor performance benchmarking figures to recognize and appraise personnel and to guide them for improved performance when necessary.
    • Represent Area within committees, pursuing efficiencies, cost savings thru the sharing of resources and services.
    • Maintain working knowledge of all governmental rules and regulations.
    • Participate in various working groups, business processes and any areas as requested by Senior management.
    • Assist local management in selection/hiring of staff.
    • Maintain communication with local managers, providing, and disseminating updated information regarding policies and procedures.
    • Work closely with other area Directors on process improvement and communication flow.

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Bachelor's Degree from a recognised University
    • 10 years of experience in Maritime business and logistics Industry
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar senior position within an international company
    • Previous experience in West Africa is a plus
    • Knowledge of technical aspects: vessel operations, port terminals, containers operations
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

Logistics & Transport

Job Seniority

Director

Job Category

Engineering and Production

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

10 - 15 years

Skills

Transportation, Ports, Cost Management, Customer Relations, Operations Management, Policy, Process Improvement, Maritime, Maritime Operations, Procurement, Customer Service, Communication, Team Management, Maintenance Management

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