Shift Manager 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: Shift ManagerRef.: AT-207220Location: Onne, RiversKey responsibilitiesEnsure that all operations at the yard, gate or vessel are executed in accordance to priorities set by the planning team and escalate where changes may be required.Communicates vessel operation sequence and stevedoring requirements to subordinates.Executes the planned yard sequence and advises planners on information required.Ensure the optimum utilisation of all equipment employed during the designated shift period by monitoring equipment work queues and allocating equipment and personnel where required to achieve maximum productivity.Supervise the Yard and Vessel and Gate Supervisors & indirectly the gangs and ensures that each gang is organized, that each person knows what to do and when to do it for the vessel discharge and load operations according to plan in order to achieve the highest possible crane productivity.Acts as a focal point for any stevedoring issues and ensure that the load and discharge registration is performed accurately and timely.Instructs subordinates in safe working practices and maintains a watch over terminal area for unsafe working practices.Identifies and solves problems and issues within his competence on a daily basis that may arise with an assigned vessel to improve an untroubled operation.Monitor continuous operations at shift changeover times and rest break changeovers.Reports problems and issues to the Execution Manager, when necessary especially issues of complexity or great impact on the operation.Ensures highest levels of productivity, while adhering to high quality and safety standards.Coordinates the container discharge and load operations, yard operations, and berth schedules to ensure maximum productivity and the efficient use of labour and equipmentConstantly contribute to improve work processes, methods & improve operational efficiency of operations personnel 

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