Senior Manager, Port/Terminal Operations
Hapag-Lloyd 19 reviews - Vancouver, BC

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Hapag-Lloyd, a major international steamship company specializing in the import and export transportation of containerized cargo, currently has an excellent opportunity available for a skilled Senior Manager, Port/Terminal Operations in Vancouver, BC.

Senior Manager, Port/Terminal Operations
You will assume responsibility for managing vessel/terminal operations in an efficient, productive and cost effective manner. This key leadership role will see you act as the local representative for all port/vessel operations including sitting on various committees and associations. You will also be called upon to provide guidance and leadership to the operations department.


  • Coordinate with the vessel planner, corporate operations and terminal operators to load and discharge vessels
  • Manage orders for labour such as stevedores or pilots
  • Appoint and monitor any port sub-agents
  • Approve invoices and expenses related to vessel costs
  • Ensure accurate and timely SAP work-order creation
  • Analyze port costs and ensure effective cost control
  • Act as the point of contact for: allocation, product management, planning, dwell times, general port inquires and dangerous goods issues
  • Ensure vendors adhere to contractual obligations
  • Maintain local contact with all vendors impacting the handling of vessels and review/recommend opportunities for improvement
  • Ensure that all governmental regulations and company policies are adhered to
  • Manage, train and motivate staff

Skills & Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a supervisory or managerial role
  • Minimum of five years’ related industry experience
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational abilities
  • Able to work independently

If you qualify for this position and wish to apply, please submit your resume to Human Resources by e-mail or by fax 514-934-5107.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

About this company
19 reviews
Hapag-Lloyd charts its course on the waterways of the world. The shipping company operates a fleet in excess of 135 containerships through...