Charterhouse is working with a Global Logistics Consultancy, which specialises in providing operational support such as Husbanding, Fuel Supply and Remote Logistics to its naval clients. As a result of increased demand, our client is in search of an Operations Specialist to work closely with the team based from their regional headquarters in Dubai.
About the role
This role will be responsible for all matters relating to the service and supplies of contracts, in the husbanding field in the UAE and across the GCC region, in line with the terms detailed in client contracts and company guidelines. The Operations Specialist will travel frequently across the GCC region as required to attend regular on-site visits, in order to monitor operations, train agents and oversee any audits or emergencies.
There will be frequent travel involved, often at short notice, therefore, a high degree of flexibility is required in this role. Our client provides in depth training on their services and industry knowledge, in return they are looking for a motivated, proactive individual who is solution orientated and able to communicate effectively and remain calm in high pressure situations.
This role will be focused on ensuring there is a strong line of communication at all times between the company, the client and the local agents, based in the various ports, in order to prepare ship visits and delivery of agreed services to the highest standard. In conjunction, this role will prepare all trade services contracts whilst analysing and negotiating prices ensuring the best economic outcome.
To be considered for this role, the candidate should be able to demonstrate a track record within a maritime, shipping or logistics environment, for an organisation which has operations across the GCC region. The successful candidate will have experience in executing operational services and contract management.
Our client is looking for someone who is self-motivated, able to remain calm under pressure and has the ability to effectively problem solve. The candidate must have excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal to a professional level, and should be able to travel at short notice to markets within the GCC.