Operations Manager (Tramp) – Based in Singapore

Singapore| Job Reference No. T8016

We are currently looking for an experienced Operations Manager for our Tramp division, based in Singapore.

Job Description

  1. Management

    • Manage the Operations Department with team located in Singapore, Houston (US), Hamburg (GER) and other offices;
    • Implement and monitor Operations procedures and systems to ensure efficient running of the department as well as responsibilities and accountabilities for team members;
    • Mentor and support team members and promote training and skill upgrade;
    • Liaise and work in close coordination with external Cargo Superintendent (CSI) and contractors where applicable.
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  3. Claims & Insurance

    • Investigate causation and quantum of alleged claims;
    • Mitigate company exposure by use of all available defenses and immunities within contract and/or as applicable within the law;
    • In close coordination with AAL Legal team, liaise with Protection & Indemnity (P&I) Clubs and underwriters to ensure effective claims settlement;
    • Liaise closely with AAL legal team and Commercial team for the claim settlement amounts & updating claims database;
    • Ensure case reports are completed within required timeframes;
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  5. Contracts

    • Manage and conduct contract negotiation with port and stevedoring service providers where necessary;
    • Conduct contract performance reviews;
    • Assist in obtaining legal advice on contracts upon request;
    • Assist with other contracts or CP’s when requested;
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  7. Operations

    • Manage vessel turnaround time and costs;
    • Manage service providers;
    • Liaise with CSI with aim of improving port operations & productivity following each voyage;
    • Monitor Key Performance Indicators for various operational matters;
    • Review and approve disbursement accounts with port agencies;
    • Monitor voyage optimization and handle vessel performance issues.
Qualification

  • Master Mariner qualification or extensive relevant experience within the maritime industry;
  • Understanding of Maritime Law and Contracts of Carriage.

Person Requirements

  • Candidates with relevant experience in the same capacity in shipping industry preferred;
  • Experience as ‘operators’ in dry cargo and preferably involved with MPP vessel operations;
  • Knowledge in the latest versions of the Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Proven skill and ability with shore based operations;
  • Knowledge in cargo stowage; cargo hold cleaning for dry bulk cargoes
  • Highly attentive to detail and excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Exceptional time management, organizational and prioritization skills.

If you think you meet the criteria needed for this position, please apply to the:

Human Resource Manager

Emailrecruitment@aalshipping.com
Job Reference No.T8016
Closing DateThursday, 20th October 2016

Please indicate the position and Job Reference Number in your application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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