Port Operations Officer

Mozambique, Full time

Ascending is currently recruiting an Port Operations Officer for a Client in Beira, that is one the biggest Cargo Company Worldwide.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the "husbanding" and inform the Captain about required stopover documents and on applicable local regulations;
  • Handle specific requests related to the ship, to the crew and to the cargo (crew relieve, supplies, coordination of local partners for technical interventions) and order the harbor services (watchtower, piloting, towing, lamanage);
  • Centralize the information related to the call and drive the cargo handling teams in coordination with the Line and the Ship manager;
  • Ensure the administrative preparation of the stopover and collect export documents supplied by various partners in order to provide the Ship manager with a final export file;
  • Send the loading list to the terminal and ensure the establishment of the comprehensive documentation;
  • Inform the Harbor Master and terminal about dangerous cargos to be loaded and carry out a 24 hours/7 days basis follow-up for the vessel and the handling operations;
  • Transmit a regular reporting to the Lines on the progress of the stopover;
  • Check suppliers’ invoices for the shipowner in relation with Cost Control team (handling, piloting, etc.);
  • Realize inspections in terminals (e.g. customs visits);
  • Carry out statistics by port of loading and destination on a weekly, monthly and annual basis:
  • Four (4) year college degree preferred - Maritime, Logistics or Transportation focus a plus;
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license;
  • Marine terminal experience a plus.
  • Proficiency in English and Portuguese;
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