Up-Coming Port Terminal Company Job Vacancies, May 2014

A Nigerian/International Group with an Up-Coming Port Terminal Company seeks to recruit interested and qualified professionals to fill the following positions.
Position: Executive Assistant (Group)
This role provides executive support to the Executive Directors in the Group. Duties and Responsibility:

    Managing the administrative functions in the Group Head Office.
    Planning, organizing and managing events and meetings.
    Attending high level meetings on behalf of the Group and reporting thereon.
    Attending to correspondence at Inter-Group level.
    Reviewing confidential emails and correspondence with utmost discretion.

Qualifications and Experience

    A first degree in Law (LLB, BL) or Humanities from a reputable university.
    An MBA or any other Master’s degree is essential.
    Minimum of 7-10 years’ experience of supporting an executive in a large  organization.
    Excellent human relations and interpersonal skills
    Professional qualification/membership of a recognized body.
    Ability to perform with precision and confidence to work under pressure  at odd hours.
    Excellent planning and organizational abilities.
    Ability to communicate effectively with all level of management and staff.
    Excellent written and oral communication as well as presentation skills
    Proficiency in computer use and multimedia applications.
    First class Reference is obligatory.

Position: Director of Administration
Reporting to the Group Chief Executive Officer (GCEO), this role is accountable for creating, managing and enhancing the Group’s administrative functions at the strategic level by developing strategies, policies and infrastructure for Group integration and synergy, with oversight responsibilities spanning general administration, human resources and facilities management across the Group.
Duties and Responsibilities

    Provides direction in the development and implementation of Group administrative policies and organizational structure
    Monitors and controls administrative services costs
    Implements robust, scalable and customizable Group policies and procedures supported by active monitoring and compliance management systems for sustainability across the Group.
    Liaises with government agencies and maintains cordial relation with them with a view to getting support when and if required.
    Coordinates and facilitates the Group’s development efforts by assisting operating companies with the implementation of their administrative programmes.

Qualifications and Experience

    A first degree in Law (LLB, BL) or Humanities from a reputable university.
    An MBA of any other Master’s degree is essential.
    Membership of relevant professional body.
    Minimum of 10-15 years’ experience, at least 5 years of which should be at executive management level.
    Working knowledge of organizational planning, staffing, training, policy development and budgeting.

Position: Commercial & Business Development Manager
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this role involves a range of activities and responsibilities that bridge the commercial and operational activities of the Logistics, Clearing, Forwarding and Transit company which is a member of a Group.
Duties and Responsibilities

    Ensures smooth day to day logistics, operation, documentation processes and procedure and maintains regular contact with customers working in berth planning, commercial and operational roles.
    Secures berth facilities to all vessels on arrival at the port and takes responsibility for port cost budget and cost control.
    Reviews shipping and berthing documentations.
    Ensures optimal utilization of the port and port equipment and berth facilities.
    Analyses and monitors operational data to ensure that potential problems are averted.
    Supervises the activities of the Logistics, Cleaning, Forwarding and Transit team of the company to ensure accurate and detailed documentation and compliance with all relevant maritime industry statutory requirements in order to avoid delays and sanctions.
    Ensures the maintenance of industry safety standards and procedures.

Qualifications and Experience

    A good first degree from a recognized university.
    An MBA or any other Master’s degree is essential.
    Membership of the Institute of Freight Forwarders of Nigeria or any other relevant professional body is obligatory.
    Minimum of 7 -10 years’ experience in a similar position, 5 years of which should be at Senior Management level.
    Must be a confident and assertive team player with good communication skills and must be familiar with the computer programme associated with the industry.
    Paying critical attention to details, and must have excellent financial and analytical skills.
    Demonstrates ability to handle difficult situations that may require an element of negotiation or problem solving.
    Proficiency in computer use and multimedia applications.

Position: Confidential Secretary
Reporting to the Executive Assistant (Group), this is an executive position that involves the exchange of sensitive and private communications.
Duties and Responsibilities

    Drafts, transcribes and distributes mails and correspondences.
    Answers telephone calls and handles callers appropriately
    Attends to daily correspondences.
    Maintains filing system both in electronic and hard copies
    Creates and maintains calendar of appointment schedules, events and meetings.
    Performs general secretarial duties.
    Performs such other lawful duties as may be assigned from time to time by Management.

Qualifications and Experience

    HND in Secretarial Studies
    Proficiency in computer use and multimedia applications
    Excellent written and oral communication skills as well as inter-personal relations.
    Ability to work under pressure with utmost discretion.
    First class Reference is obligatory.

The remuneration package attached to each position is attractive, within industry standard and negotiable.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their applications together with detailed CV and a recent passport photograph via e-mail to:
recruitments.gcs@gmail.com on or before 3rd June, 2014.

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