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2011 Maersk Nigeria Vacancies

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27 Apr, 2011

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Vacancies in Nigeria

CENTRAL AFRICA CLUSTER MANAGER – INLAND SERVICES – APM TERMINALS, LAGOS, NIGERIA
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Central Africa Cluster Director based in Lagos Nigeria.  Nigeria has been identified as a ‘must win’ market and in this role you will be accountable for driving profitable growth and the Inland Services strategy gaining exposure to senior stakeholders across the business.

EXPIRES: 5/7/2011 Ref: 56356

Reporting to the Inland Services Regional Director for Africa, you will be responsable for a portfolio of businesses across Central Africa and will have a Cluster team reporting into you.

PURPOSE

Responsible for all aspects of leadership, profitability, and governance for IS activities in the Central Africa Cluster
Directs the activities for entity teams throughout the Central Africa Cluster  to ensure continuous strive for operational excellence and profitability
Ensures that policies and guidelines are developed in accordance with overall regional strategies and policies
Pro-actively identifies growth opportunities across the Cluster.

ACCOUNTABILITIES
Holds accountability for all financial and non-financial targets for IS in the Central Africa Cluster
Responsible for the management supervision of the entities in the Central Africa Cluster
Evaluates the financial results of the Central Africa Cluster  by regularly analyzing the P/L with the key leaders and taking measure to correct deviations, leverage opportunities, and ensures forecasted results are attained or surpassed
Drives cost leadership principals as a mandatory practice throughout the Central Africa Cluster . Responsible for reporting and performing sufficient cost control
Actively contributes to the development of the third party revenue and sales pipeline
Responsible for ensuring that the Central Africa Cluster  organization and infrastructure is at all times geared and prepared to handle future growth
Discernable contribution to the resolution of regional IS issues and priorities
Supports the region in evaluating divestment opportunities and strategic fit of  existing entities within the country
Responsible for the development of a five year plan for the country encompassing:
People Development.
Safety
Product enhancement (projects & new ventures)
May act as commercial representative before ML and other (key) customers
Represents IS internally and externally through participation in meetings with port authorities, customs, shipping agent associations, etc as required
Maintains relationships with other APM companies and parties to assess current situation and identify ways to increase business opportunities
Measures and communicates results to the organization (periodically)
May be board member of the local companies

CRITICAL QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE
Must be a fluent French speaker
The position requires advanced skills and knowledge to lead teams throughout different disciplines
Minimum college degree. Advanced degree in management such as MBA, is preferable
Proven management experience from the terminal or shipping industry or alternatively related industry within transport or supply chain management
Detailed understanding of the various links between functional areas
Sound knowledge of Project Management techniques and investment analysis
Excellent negotiation and relationship building skills on all levels
Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate across the organization
Trustworthy, ambitious and able to work highly independently and in teams
Ability to provide leadership, obtain cooperation and promote a team environment to meet objectives

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