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Job Title: Operations Manager - Port of Felixstowe
Location: Felixstowe
State: Suffolk
Position Description:

Job Title: OPERATIONS MANAGER – CONTAINER DIVISION

Location: Felixstowe

Salary: Circa £60,000 and a generous benefits package.

Hours:  A 24 hr/7 day shift pattern.

The Port of Felixstowe is one of the largest deep-water ports in the UK and to support our continued development we are looking to recruit Operations Managers to join our Container Division. We are looking for dynamic leaders who can work in a continuously changing environment with excellent operational skills. You will be leading a team and will play a fundamental part in delivering customer and organisation wide requirements. Reporting to the Senior Manager, you will manage your team to execute the operational plan in accordance with business requirements. This role works a 24 hr/7 day shift pattern.

The Role:

The Port of Felixstowe is one of the largest deep-water ports in the UK and to support our continued development we are looking to recruit Operations Managers to join our Container Division. We are looking for dynamic leaders who can work in a continuously changing environment with excellent operational skills. You will be leading a team and will play a fundamental part in delivering customer and organisation wide requirements. Reporting to the Senior Manager, you will manage your team to execute the operational plan in accordance with business requirements. This role works a 24 hr/7 day shift pattern.

Key Requirements:

* Manage a team of up to 10 direct reports who in turn supervise up to 150 operatives

* Lead and inspire your team to maximise customer service and delivery of the operational plan

* Drive utilisation and performance to ensure the most cost-effective use of resources

* Set, communicate and review targets for team members and manage performance identifying
gaps for development

* Ensure operations are performed in accordance with all Health & Safety procedures.

For full details, please refer to the Job Description here...

Who are we looking for?

Suitable applicants will have:

* Significant experience of working in an operational management role with a unionised workforce

* Proven track record of delivering operational plans in line with targets

* Educated to Degree level, or with demonstrable experience as an Operational Manager within
industry

*Excellent communication skills with a proven ability to lead a team in an ever changing environment

Ideally, the successful applicant will have a good understanding of port operations and an IOSH Managing Safely Qualification.
The role is being recruited at Grade M13 and offers an attractive salary (circa £60,000) and a generous benefits package.

Please apply via the Port-al here... 

The selection process will involve a competency based interview and psychometric assessment.

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