Maersk Line recruits 01 Head of Ocean Fulfillment – West African Trades

Maersk Line recruits 01 Head of Ocean Fulfillment – West African Trades

Maersk Line

Cape Town, South Africa
Transports et logistique

Head of Ocean Fulfillment – West African Trades

Full time

ZA – Cape Town



The Opportunity

This is a Senior Management position in the heart of Maersk operations. Being part of the dynamic, diverse and passionate team, you will be highly exposed to a variety of internal and external key stakeholders.

Being part of the OCL (Ocean Customer Logistics) Management team, you are working closely together with your peers and leadership team to implement the strategic direction of the overall OCL.

Being successful in this role means that you have delivered excellent results towards customer satisfaction and the lowest possible cost.

We Offer

Maersk offers exciting career opportunities in a truly international working environment. When you join Maersk, the world becomes your workplace. A career at Maersk means working in a culturally diverse, performance stimulating environment. You’ll be part of a rich heritage and an exuberant logistics company that aims to be an inspiring and challenging place to work. You will feel the diversity and dynamics of our international business from day one. We commit to providing the best possible development and career growth to all our employees through digitalized learning ways in order to keep them up to date with development of technological changes.

Key Responsibilities

Lead and develop the Ocean Fulfillment team, train and grow employees, improve the way the team works.

Provide direction and clarity to the team in order to deliver our promise to customers, sail full ship on the most reliable network at lowest cost.

Drive promise fulfilment, effective space utilization, flow efficiency, scheduling, coordination and partnership with country clusters, ROM, and relevant Centre Functions.

Be responsible for fuel and environmental efficient vessel operations across the portfolio of the services.

Drive the establishment of vessel operation contingency plans and driving cost saving opportunities.

Participate in and support vessel scheduling, ROM, port deployment projects or any other improvement projects within or outside OCL.

Develop, strengthen and optimize Maersk services with the objectives to increase productivity in terminals, reduce port stays, high quality of vessel stowage and create customer value at lower possible cost. 

Deputy to Head of Africa Ocean Customer Logistics.

Responsible for planning & delivery for all customers in the trade scopes to and from West Africa. Covering 5 direct services from Asia, 10 services from West-Med and our 6 feeder services in West Africa.

Responsible for ensuring we deliver export and import volumes in close coordination/cooperation with 3 x Areas, Region and ROM. Including managing all seasonal commodities (cocoa, coffee, cotton, cashews, etc.) directly with 20+ Country organizations.

Owner of services with stakeholder pairing network & market directors in Copenhagen.

Owner of procurement strategies for terminals in West Africa and anchor for external stakeholders (port groups/terminals) in a vast geographic area.

Together with the 4 other OCLs responsible for roundtrip service delivery on all services calling West Africa.

Who we are looking for

A minimum of 8 years experience in the industry

Able to work autonomously and take calculated and independent decisions under high-pressure scenarios

strong senior stakeholder management and influencing skills

Able to drive change management

Customer Focused

Track record of building effective teams and developing talent

Solution orientation and problem solving skills

Excellent at priority setting and collaboration work

Cultivates innovation

Passion for delivering a high level service for our customers

Informations supplémentaires

Ref. R37134

A.P. Moller – Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customer’s supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs roughly 70,000 people. With simple end-to-end offering of products and digital services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, Maersk enables its customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere – all over the world.POSTULER

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