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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE

Location: Dubai, U.A.E.
Job Description:
  • Responsible for the assigned Sales targets for the Security Guards. Increase revenue over and above assigned targets. Identify new opportunities, Find link selling opportunities using both old/new contacts. Ensure all customer transactions are completely and accurately recorded and all necessary paperwork and information is passed to LINE immediately. Must act as a bridge between the company and its current market and future markets.
  • Exploring new market opportunities by identifying prospects; researching and analyzing sales options. Market Segmentation and Develop individual Sales Planning to hit target and innovation.
  • Develop and maintain good relationship with clients with a goal to increase revenue for the company which may include negotiating rates, monthly, quarterly and/or yearly contracts, etc. Generate good will in the market by being a brand ambassador for WS and its products. Maintain good PR with potential client in the market and resolve their complaints.
  • Ensure that operational and sale- related information is communicated to all other appropriate departmental staff, thus maintaining accurate records. Work effectively with other sales team members in order to provide cover and maintain continuity of customer relations and service.
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelors / MBA preferred
  • 3 plus years of facility / sales exposure with minimum 2 years spent in the region in security sales and marketing. Role requires excellent interpersonal / negotiating / persuasive skills. Must be target oriented and able to achieve results within set timelines.



FINANCIAL ANALYST

Location: Dubai, U.A.E.
Job Description:
  • To provide the highest quality financial reporting and analysis to the Country management team, the Region management team and International Finance. Responsible for the process of collecting, sorting, summarizing and distributing the right financial information to those who need it.
  • Direct and oversee the management accounting functions including forecasting, budgeting and 10-year plan, cost/management reporting and variance analysis, AFE/capital expenditure control and reporting 
  • Performing highest quality financial reporting (IFRS and Dubai COA) and analysis to the Country management team, the Region management team and International Finance.
  • Preparation and analysis of Budget figures (monthly - quarterly - yearly), reporting of Budget & Actual variances, let the other   departments be aware of their costs and Budget limits.
  • Performing the functionality cost-center based reporting-budget comparison.
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree preferably in Business Administration, Finance or Accounting from a top-tier university
  • Min 3 – Max 5 years of progressive experience in a financial position (‘Big 4’, marine terminal industry and/or multinational company experience is desirable)
  • Good working knowledge of IFRS
  • Knowledge of local GAAP and local taxation
  • Be highly analytical, detail oriented and problem solver together with exceptional critical thinking skills
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, presentation skills
  • Strong PC skills: experience with Financial systems/applications such as MS Navision, Oracle
  • Excellent MS Office competency
  • Speak and write fluent English



OPERATIONS MANAGER

Location: Saint John, Canada
Job Description:
  • A core position in a new business venture, together with the Terminal General Manager and the management team, the role is required to effectively manage the total resources of the terminal to achieve optimum levels of employee productivity, ROI, Zero harm and site based financial results.
  • This position, located at Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, will ensure customer service expectations are exceeded where practicable, transforming the terminal into a best practice facility.
Job Requirements:
  • Tertiary qualifications in business, operational management, logistics or other relevant field or extensive relevant work experience.
  • Completion of an Operations Management Diploma highly regarded.
  • Previous experience in line management with a large customer focused operation, in stevedoring, transport or related field.
  • Previous P&L responsibility.
  • Experience in negotiating with Unions and employee representatives.
  • Experience in working in a Safety Management System environment.
  • Sound business acumen.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to identify, analyse and solve business, commercial and operational problems.

MAINTENANCE SUPERINTENDENT

Location: Saint John, Canada
Job Description:
  • Participate in and lead the daily maintenance activities to maximize the efficient utilization of manpower, equipment and resources.
  • Supervise Maintenance Foremen, hire daily labour, and determine resource requirements.
  • Work closely with Operations Superintendents to ensure the safe, reliable and cost effective operation of all equipment and assets.
  • Implement and manage standard maintenance procedures.  Review performance against maintenance plans and engineering standards.  Consistently attain and/or exceed equipment performance targets.
  • Ensure safe working practices are adhered to and promote safety in all aspects of the maintenance process.
  • Development and implementation of the Safety and Environment Program documentation and training.
  • Participate in safety programmes and attend Safety Committee meetings.
  • Responsible for communicating maintenance plans and schedules to terminal staff and working with operational requirements.
  • Manage performance of maintenance personnel including day-to-day interaction with ILA Business Agent
  • Identify and solve problems and issues on a daily basis.
Job Requirements:
  • A university degree in mechanical engineering or a related field is preferred or extensive relevant work experience.
  • Strong mechanical background, where you have developed the following skills:
  • Superior mechanical and electrical aptitude.
  • Good working knowledge, including troubleshooting skills with:
  • Diesel engines, gearboxes and hydraulics.
  • Thorough knowledge of modern reliability and maintenance best practices, including IT-based asset management systems.
  • In depth, comprehensive understanding of container terminal equipment and maintenance requirements.
  • Training or general experience in structural maintenance.

OPERATIONS SUPERINTENDENT

Location: Saint John, Canada
Job Description:
  • Supervises advanced planning activities prior to the vessel’s arrival and during operations.
  • Supervises vessel operations, monitoring production and managing any changes required to ensure the most productive and safe results.
  • Oversees and manages all operational matters on the facility during his/her shift.
  • Manages labour relations and issues as they arise.
  • Orders labour in accordance with the customers’ requirements and advise the Dispatchers of the number of Foremen required as well as any special labour needs.
  • Manages equipment and berth allocations.
  • Ensures that the operation is organized, so that productivity levels are high.
  • Liaises with agents, Supercargoes, Operational Contacts, and terminal staff to ensure stakeholders are aware of any changes to the operational plan.
  • Keeps managers apprised of issues that could affect terminal operations.
  • Acts as a focal point for any stevedoring issues that may arise with an assigned vessel.
  • Reconciles and approves Foremen’s operations timesheets.
  • Creates work orders for services not included in various shipping lines’ cargo handling contracts.
  • Identifies and solves problems and issues on a daily basis.
  • Ensure timely reports are sent as per contractual obligations.
  • Participates in Safety Programs and attends Safety Committee meetings
Job Requirements:
  • A college degree in Marine Operations or Operations Management would be an asset.
  • Previous experience in waterfront supervision or other related operational experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of health and safety requirements for terminal operations.
  • Understanding of the collective agreement, dispatch rules and gang structure.
  • Comprehensive understanding of container terminal and break bulk operations. Also needs thorough knowledge of specialty cargo handling such as temperature controlled or hazardous cargo.

ACCOUNTING ADMINISTRATOR

Location: Saint John, Canada
Job Description:
  • Ensure all invoices are coded and posted into the accounting system in a timely manner
  • Verify accuracy of information and ensure approvals are valid
  • Process employee expense reports and maintain data within Concur
  • Review expenditures to ensure they are compliant with internal and DP World Global Policies
  • Maintain communication with vendors to ensure any issues are addressed and resolved quickly
  • Assist with Electronic Funds Transfers (EFT) and wire payments
  • Reconcile vendor statements and follow up to resolve any discrepancies
  • Oversee, plan and execute the cheque run process
  • Prepare and analysis of monthly A/P reports
  • Develop processes within your job to improve quality and accuracy of work performed
  • Reconcile the A/P sub-ledger to the General Ledger at month-end
  • Maintain supplier information on Maximo
Job Requirements:
  • A minimum of 1-3 years of Accounts Payable experience
  • Post-secondary education in accounting would be an asset
  • Experience with Agresso and Maximo systems preferred
  • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a high volume setting
  • Exceptional computer skills and ability to quickly learn new software
  • Possess knowledge of accounts payable and the accounting cycle
  • A willingness to take initiative to solve problems and a desire to identify process improvements
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate clear and concise information in an accurate and informative manner
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with your team and other departments

ADMINISTRATOR

Location: Saint John, Canada
Job Description:
  • Create and maintain inventory reporting for internal and customer use
  • Work with outside customers or internal departments to develop a schedule for the delivery of products or resources
  • Schedule cargo pickup and delivery appointments with customers
  • Complete all necessary forms such as bills of lading, customs documentation
  • Follow company policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Effectively communicate with all levels of company employees
  • Identify potential issues and resolve them quickly
  • Receive, create, and validate for correctness and distribute various shipping and customs-related documentation as required
  • Communicate with ocean carriers, shippers, and other customers on a daily basis
  • Generate and submit re-manifest/cargo control documents (A8A) to Canada Customs
  • Provision of commercial invoice/packing slip to customs broker
  • Support administration, billing, accounts receivable/payable functions as required
  • Accountable for meeting and exceeding key performance indicators (KPIs) related to the role
Job Requirements:
  • Previous experience creating and managing customer inventory reporting
  • Prior experience working in an industrial and unionized environment.
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Ability to interact and manage a wide range of people interfaces;
  • Understanding of incident, change, and problem management processes;
  • Customer service oriented; capable of effectively communicating with all levels within the organization;
  • Proven ability to exercise judgment within generally defined practices and policies in selecting methods and techniques for achieving desired results;
  • Must be a team player, flexible, pro-active, highly motivated and capable of working on own initiative.

APPLICATION MANAGER

Location: London, U.K.
Job Description:
  • Providing guidance and support for European business units in respect of TOS purchases and implementation;
  • Principle contact for TOS related issues for business units in the European region as well as Global Operations;
  • Control and ensure that all TOS projects within the European Region are in line with DP World global policies;
  • Guarantee that TOS implementations in EUR share knowledge and experience;
  • Ensure that projects are carried out in line with agreed scope, time-line, budget and quality level, including project management, risk mitigation, system integration, vendor management;
  • Regional vendor contact for TOS applications and related automated equipment control systems and interfaces;
  • Key member of the panel for all vendor selection processes including; technical evaluation, commercial evaluation, making appropriate recommendations to the business unit and Global Operations;
  • Provide professional assistance and guidance to DPW sites outside the European Region where deemed necessary;
  • Ensure successful implementation of TOS in regional projects and specifically in complex environment such as full automated terminals;
  • Frequent support on projects outside the European region (DP World projects, global projects or on assignment to JV partners);
  • This role will involve a significant amount of travel throughout Europe as well as occasional trips to wider international locations.
Job Requirements:
  • At least 5 years’ experience at a senior project manager level with appropriate software development experience;
  • Worldwide experience of TOS implementations and project management;
  • Extensive experience in TOS tenders including definition of tender documents, RFI, RFP, gap analysis, detailed specification of requirements, vendor commercial negotiations, contracts and contract management;
  • Container Terminal Industry vendor knowledge (TOS, CHE, IT, OCR, PDS, Reefer Monitoring, Automation);
  • Specific experience on automated container terminals including fleet control systems and equipment interfaces;
  • Proven knowledge and experience with several TOS products from the complete TOS vendor landscape (COSMOS, NAVIS, ZODIAC, CYBERLOGITEC, TOTAL SOFT BANK,)
  • SPARCS E-learning;
  • English is required, other European languages highly advantageous;

SENIOR INTERNAL AUDITOR

Location: UAE
Job Description:
  • Work with IA team or independently on audits of DPW business units, regional offices or head office departments across the DP World Group with a core focus on financial & operational processes and controls;
  • Supervise and/or execute audits from start to finish, where directed by the IA Managers or the Chief Internal Auditor (“CIA”), delivering high impact audit reviews addressing DP World risks;
  • Produce high quality draft reports on findings and recommendations from audits to ensure any potential concerns are addressed in an effective and timely manner; and ultimately reported to the DP World Audit Committee as mandated;
  • Plan and document all audits in line with GIA audit procedures to ensure delivery of risk-based audits;
  • Continually strive to draft and develop Audit Work programmes for effective and comprehensive audits; Keep abreast of changes in legal and regulatory environment which may impact our audit work and advise IA Managers/CIA if Audit Work Programmes require revision or update;
  • Present audit conclusions to business unit management as necessary; this may be in a Boardroom through PowerPoint presentations to managers or directors;
  • Research and identify examples of organizational best practices in and outside the group; flag these to the GIA team for sharing across borders; Encourage the understanding of Group Policies (existing and amended) at sites visited;
  • Manage core aspects of our internal GIA Quality and Assurance Improvement Program to help improve our quality, effectiveness and efficiency in our audits;
Job Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance-related field
  • Certified Public Accountant qualification or equivalent ie ACA/MBA
  • Have a minimum of 5 years’ strong experience in auditing;
  • Are fully aware of all the IPPF standards; you are extremely proficient and knowledgeable in applying internal control concepts, including COSO on a variety of audit projects;
  • Are well versed in Risk Management best practices

GLOBAL ASSET MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST

Location: Dubai, U.A.E.
Job Description:
  • Trend, monitor and advice, regarding asset maintenance and reliability of Group wide Asset Management KPI’s. Make recommendations and ensure alignment of AM strategies in order to maintain asset related maintenance and reliability functions are at desired levels for DPW.
  • Liaise with internal customers and application partners to provide cost effective solutions that meet the standards and requirements of DP World and its Business Units.
  • Design and governance of all Asset related maintenance and reliability operational documents for global practices standardization and the DPW asset management program.
  • Design and implement in line with appropriate BU objective’s with respect to asset maintenance and reliability function, including financial effectiveness, efficiency and optimized financial equipment replacement in line with better practices on Life Cycle Asset Costing & Management.
  • Assist and collaborate with DPW AM Centre of Excellence asset management programs to provide input on technical solutions where applicable and as appropriate.
  • In conjunction with DPW Institute ensure continuous development of the appropriate curriculum in relation to ‘Reliability in Asset Management’ (or similar as required) in order to provide the necessary training to DPW’s global business community, to support BU efficiency needs.
  • Provide input to BU Risk Management Plans that will anticipate reliability-related and non-reliability related risks, that could adversely impact business unit operations.  
  • Act as the contract owner of master agreements with application vendors (if applicable) and additionally, in conjunction with the corporate procurement dept., manage the tender of new and/or major upgrades of asset / engineering solutions, applications.
Job Requirements:
  • Experience with the design and implementation of Container Terminal, Asset related Reliability Programs (as mentioned in section 2 above) – Minimum 5 years
  • Project Management (PMP Certification – Desired)
  • Management experience with respect to the latest computerised Asset / Engineering maintenance and reliability systems and applications in a container, bulk and general terminal environment.
  • Specialisation in mechanical and / or electronic discipline (maintenance, repair, design engineering) – Master’s level.
  • Knowledge in container terminal industry business process, asset reliability, maintenance and repair, systems, finance, integrated technologies, methods and standards.
  • Auditor skills
  • Experience with ISO standards
  • Excellent knowledge of  English language; a second or third language is desired
  • Excellent computer literacy
  • Willing to travel
  • Desirable (not mandatory) certificates (reliability Engineering related):
  • Certified Maintenance and reliability Professional (SMRP)
  • Certified Reliability Leader (AMP)
  • Level 1 certification in Thermography and/or Ultrasound

OPERATIONS AND HSEQ OFFICER

Location: Limassol - Cyprus
Job Description:
  • Ensuring all incidents are thoroughly investigated and corrective actions put in place to prevent recurrence.
  • To communicate the elements of the Integrated Management System to the workforce and feeding back ideas and suggestions for continuous improvement
  • Implementation of changes to P&O Maritime’s policies and procedures
  • Training employees and building Management System awareness levels
  • Actively promote HSE awareness
  • Monitor compliance of all staff with Company’s health, safety and environment policies and procedures to maintain a safe working environment
  • Take corrective action to remedy safety hazards or risks and restore a safe working environment
  • Submit Safety and Environmental Alerts to the Group HSEQ Manager.
  • Plan and schedule the implementation of shore and shipboard drills and actively monitor to ensure that personnel are prepared for emergency response if required.
  • Under guidance of the Group HSEQ Manager, develop and update procedures in partnership with Operations and Technical departments.
  • Provide overall oversight on the competency assurance programmes for marine staff.
  • Monitor changes in relevant local legislation and standards.
  • Manage the Incident Register – keeping it up to date and providing ongoing analysis to identify trends and recommending plans to address these.
  • Conduct Risk Assessments on all operations and tasks, and identify and action control measures to be put in place.
  • Identification of environmental aspects and impacts and maintain the aspects and impacts register.
  • Develop and implement Safe Work procedures.
Job Requirements:
  • Chief Mate STCW 2010, incl. Manila Amendments
  • Tug Master experience
  • Experience with Maritime HSEQ 
  • Experience in port operations or equivalent
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and relevant software applications

IT SUPPORT TECHNICIAN

Location: Canada
Job Description:
  • Monitor IT Helpdesk queue and answer service request calls in an appropriate and timely manner; initiate and maintain a database of service request tickets including categorization and entry of required information.
  • Work with customers to efficiently resolve service requests relating to IT equipment, systems and software, or escalate requests to appropriate personnel for resolution.
  • Helpdesk 24/7 on-call which involves following up on high importance service requests and automated system monitoring alerts in a timely manner, resolving where possible and escalating to appropriate administrator or manager if required.
  • Enforce IT department security controls and policies in performance of all tasks.
  • Demonstrate general understanding of all infrastructure, systems, software and services managed by the IT department including relationships and interactions between different components.
  • Demonstrate understanding of department backup and recovery procedures and execute procedures when required.
  • Maintain communication with Vancouver IT team and Manager on outstanding service requests, issues and concerns.
  • All job-related duties as assigned.
Job Requirements:
  • Associate’s degree in Computer Support or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in an IT environment.
  • Must be able to efficiently manage time and workload, including planning, prioritizing, organizing and following through on tasks while maintaining close attention to details.
  • Must be motivated with excellent personal communication and customer service skills.
  • Must have knowledge of IT security principles and controls.
  • Must have knowledge of Microsoft Operating Systems and Products including Windows 7, Windows Server (2003/ 2008/2012), Active Directory and Microsoft Office.
  • Must be able to methodically identify and resolve problems with computer hardware and software systems.
  • Flexibility to work outside normal business hours.
  • Prior experience working in an industrial environment is an asset.

GLOBAL ASSET MANAGEMENT

Location: Canada
Job Description:
  • Trend, monitor and advice, regarding asset maintenance and reliability of Group wide Asset Management KPI’s. Make recommendations and ensure alignment of AM strategies in order to maintain asset related maintenance and reliability functions are at desired levels for DPW.
  • Liaise with internal customers and application partners to provide cost effective solutions that meet the standards and requirements of DP World and its Business Units.
  • Design and governance of all Asset related maintenance and reliability operational documents for global practices standardization and the DPW asset management program.
  • Design and implement in line with appropriate BU objective’s with respect to asset maintenance and reliability function, including financial effectiveness, efficiency and optimized financial equipment replacement in line with better practices on Life Cycle Asset Costing & Management.
  • Assist and collaborate with DPW AM Centre of Excellence asset management programs to provide input on technical solutions where applicable and as appropriate.
  • In conjunction with DPW Institute ensure continuous development of the appropriate curriculum in relation to ‘Reliability in Asset Management’ (or similar as required) in order to provide the necessary training to DPW’s global business community, to support BU efficiency needs.
  • Provide input to BU Risk Management Plans that will anticipate reliability-related and non-reliability related risks that could adversely impact business unit operations.  
  • Act as the contract owner of master agreements with application vendors (if applicable) and additionally, in conjunction with the corporate procurement dept., manage the tender of new and/or major upgrades of asset / engineering solutions, applications.
Job Requirements:
  • Experience with the design and implementation of Container Terminal, Asset related Reliability Programs (as mentioned in section 2 above) – Minimum 5 years
  • Project Management (PMP Certification – Desired)
  • Management experience with respect to the latest computerised Asset / Engineering maintenance and reliability systems and applications in a container, bulk and general terminal environment.
  • Specialisation in mechanical and / or electronic discipline (maintenance, repair, design engineering) – Master’s level.
  • Knowledge in container terminal industry business process, asset reliability, maintenance and repair, systems, finance, integrated technologies, methods and standards.


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