Planner at West Africa Container Terminal (WACT)

West Africa Container Terminal (WACT) is one of the first green field container terminals to be built in Nigeria under public private partnershipWACT is located in Onne port (some 30kms from Port-Harcourt) in Rivers StateWe have been successfully connecting East, North, West Central Nigeria and Rivers state to the worldThis has been possible through top-quality services, cordial business relations with customers, regular interaction with stakeholders, human resource development, modern handling equipment and superior e-commerce capabilities.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: PlannerRef.: AT-200564Location: NigeriaKey responsibilitiesThis position is within the Operations DepartmentControl yard space allocation by service, nominated vessel, POD, equipment type, special handling (i.ehazardous, out-of-gauge, temperature controlled etc.) for empty and loaded equipment.Monitor and fine-tune the terminal operating system in order to ensure that yard planning is satisfactory and meets the strategy requirements.Prepare the 'yard work plan' on a daily basis and communicate to relevant persons where the equipment has to be located.Prepare the work flow related to housekeeping, empty movement, corrections etc.Report on a weekly basis to the Yard Strategist on the status of production, yard density, equipment utilization and strategy/allocation changes.Nominate empty equipment for shipment as directed by the concerned shipping line.Interact and communicate with vessel operators to ensure that berthing requests, production and productivity requirements are handled in a professional and efficient mannerMonitoring progress of operations and adjusting labor orders as needed.Create a master-berthing plan with ideal vessel placement positions.Forecast requirements based on input from the entire planning department regarding expected rates of production, planned gang deployment, current yard situation and connection requirements.Maintain service rotation and vessel call information in the terminal operating software 

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