Deadline: 07 Jan 2021.
Date posted: 24 Dec 2020.

Location:Dar es Salaam.


Position Summary

A Port Supervisor assists in planning the sequence of loading and unloading cargo from ships, and the placement of cargo in the port area. The Supervisor oversees large-scale operations, assists in resource planning and deploys manpower for each shift. The individual also takes charge of lashing operations that secure cargo on vessels.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Allocate resources to carry out vessel loading and unloading plan.
  • Conduct audits on compliance to Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) requirements.
  • Deploy staff to match operational demands.
  • Facilitate communication between the executive and working staff.
  • Monitor vessel arrival and discharge to coordinate cargo loading and unloading.
  • Oversee cargo handling operations.
  • Perform daily planning on resource allocation (berths, yard and stowage planning).
  • Propose workflow improvements to improve efficiency.
  • Recommend initiatives to enhance vessel operations and productivity.
  • Supervise lashing operations.
  • Solve day-to-day issues and proposes improvements to workflow in order to enhance productivity and efficiency of the port operations

Major Requirements

  • Background within transportation and logistics (ideally shipping/ maritime agent, merchant, broker) with knowledge of local requirements (approaches, governmental/ local authorities)
  • 5 years experience in shipping
  • Leading others, analytical thinking, out of the box solution finder, multi-tasking, good stakeholder management skills, ability to work well under pressure, contingency planning
  • Good MS Office application knowledge
  • Must be well organised person who is able to multi-task under pressure, and may be required to work outdoors and irregular hours.

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