Career Opportunities : Chief Operating Officer - Kribi Containers Terminal (Cameroun)

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LocalisationLocalisation :ebolowa-region-sud-cameroun Date de publication sur minajobs EmploisDate de publication :02/11/2016   Catégorie : Temps complet Salaire : A négocier
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CMA Terminals is a port operator used to develop, design, build, own and operate terminals and dry docks. CMA Terminals welcomes CMA CGM lines but also invites all shipping companies to develop terminals and offer a top quality service.


Responsible for the implementation of activity in a new deep water Container terminal, in Cameroon, he will be in charge of the terminal operations from day 1 with the objective of achieving on the short term the highest level of performance and quality of services. He ensures the efficient utilisation of the terminal facilities and resources, meeting shipping line satisfaction and maintaining a safe and secure work environment. He will have to develop the customer portfolio quickly.




  • To implement operational concept and develop procedures to achieve the highest level of performance and support the implementation of a new Terminal Operating Systems along with the IT Manager To plan and manage the resources, skilled and qualified staff and availability of equipment, in an efficient and cost effective manner
  • To identify, interview, recruit the operational staff, to establish a training program and organize the relevant training sessions to achieve successful start of the operations in collaboration with the HR Manager
  • To coordinate / supervise effectively all aspects of mechanical engineering functions at the terminal and coordinate technical maintenance programs with the M&R Manager
  • To be active in the TOS implementation and impact on operations.
  • To implement a flexible organization, enabling the terminal to adjust the resources to the requirements of the shipping line customers through development of flexibility and multi-skills.
  • To attract promptly the major shipping lines and make the terminal also attractive for transshipment.
  • To set up monthly KPI, monitor performance against operational goals and take the corrective actions if any deviation
  • To develop long term relationships with all the customers of the terminal and ensure that performance and services are in line with their expectations
  • To establish and maintain a good organization work, and keep the staff motivated.
  • To manage the operations within the allocated budgets and to forecast budget for the successive year
  • To build the profitability of the terminal
  • To efficiently develop synergies and knowledge sharing with the other terminals of CMA CGM Group.



  • A person holding a  Bachelor’s degree in any discipline or sea going experience beyond Chief Mate’s level of container ships
  • At least 5 year experience in operations of container terminals. Experience of transshipment is appreciated but not mandatory.
  • Experience in Africa or in emerging country is appreciated but not mandatory
  • Extensive experience in container terminals commissioning managing operations in restricted situations during facility improvement/construction related environments
  • Good knowledge and experience in Terminal Operating Systems.
  • Knowledge and experience in Vessel yard planning systems
  • Thorough knowledge in important features of operational equipment present in a container Terminal
  • Strong interpersonal skills to manage and motivate a local work force to change the work cultures and achieve high quality performance.
  • Fluent in French. Working English is required also.

    He reports to the General Manager, and under request, to the Board of Director.

CMA Terminals is part of the successful CMA CGM Group, the world's 3rd largest container shipping company

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