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Operations Superintendent

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in South Africa, Kwazulu Natal
SalaryR400k - R300k
Job TypePermanent
EducationB Com Logistics
Experience5 years

Job Description

Operations Superintendent needed for shipping company in KwaZulu Natal

Key Performance areas:

• Operational attendance, husbandry and clearances for liner and non- liner vessels

• Co-ordinate the loading and/or discharging of vessels and appointment of surveyors, tally, stevedores etc.

• Good understanding of berthing/ port and terminal regulations

• Preparation of relevant documentation/ planning and co-ordination of service providers prior to vessels arrival

• Liaison with all service providers, principles and shippers or receivers on an ongoing basis to ensure vessels quick turnaround

• Ensure nominated vessels comply with ISPS and other operational requirements

• Calculate port disbursements and calling for funds prior to vessels arrival

• Authorizing supplier invoices and expediting vessels disbursement accounts

•Keep principals updated on a daily basis and ensure deadlines are met at all times

• Ensure ETA notices are sent to port and shippers in accordance with terminal guidelines

• Knowledge of diverse vessels (container, multi-purpose, pee, woodchip, tankers, bulk and break-bulk carriers) will be an advantage


• Tertiary qualification in shipping studies

• Minimum 5 years' experience

• Must be able to work under pressure

• Must be aware of port restrictions and guide lines

• Must be able to communicate effectively with service providers, port and terminal authorities

• Be computer literate

• Good command of the English language

Should you meet the requirements for this position, you can forward your comprehensive CV to or fax to 0862053495. You can also contact Georgia on 021 551 8638, ext 115.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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