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28 Jan 2023

Permanent Operations Manager Vacancy – Staff Solutions

Staff Solutions – Posted by jobleak24 Eastern Cape, South Africa

Operations Manager

Job Description

Operations Manager Vacancy – Staff Solutions

Working Location: Eastern Cape, South Africa

Salary: Market Related

Work Type: Permanent

Full Title: Operations Manager

Closing Date:  26 February 2023

The Employer: Staff Solutions


Job Descriptions:

One of our best clients is looking for Operations Manager to start working recently.

Main Duties:

  • To manage a stevedoring division with multiple staff, Multiple customers, and machinery/equipment
  • To liaise with customers, super-cargo’s, vessel crew, Port Terminals and private operators supervising the vessels in order to ensure a productive operation
  • To plan and manage the effective utilization of labour and equipment/machinery
  • Staff training and development
  • Visits vessels ensuring that the operation is being performed safely and effectively
  • To take a proactive approach to ensure a cost-effective service to the client
  • To attend daily meetings on vessels
  • To attend to staff meetings (shop stewards’ meetings / SHE Committee meetings)
  • General administration i.e., accident/incident reports, written communication with clients.
  • To manage the ship and shore operations to achieve planned productivity levels and to ensure efficient utilization of available resources within laid-down financial parameters.

Main Requirements:

  • Must have minimum of a matric (Grade 12) level of education
  • Tertiary qualification or studying towards a tertiary qualification, in a shipping or related field – an advantage.
  • Must be computer literate (Word, Excel, e-mail)
  • Must have minimum 3-5 years proven operational experience within a stevedoring / lashing environment
  • A sound knowledge of the planning, stowing, discharging, lashing & securing of cargo on break-bulk and bulk vessels
  • Proven financial and administrative experience
  • Must be prepared to work shift work and duty weekends
  • Visible initiative and drive (proactive & lead by example)
  • Must have a sound knowledge of relevant quality working standards and safe working procedures as well as the requirements of the Health and Safety legislation (National Port Act / OHS Act / Maritime Occupational Health and Safety Act)
  • Sound Industrial Relations knowledge, i.t.o. the requirements of Labour Legislation and HR procedures
  • Must have sound communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must have valid code 8 driver’s license.


Job Categories: Logistics. Job Types: Permanent.


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