This position is responsible for the development and implementation of the Business Development strategy to accelerate the growth of container traffic through Port Pipavav. Work pro-actively to attract new customers to the port.
Take active part in the Management team and involved in key strategic decisions for the terminal.
Requires as a minimum a college degree.
Masters degree in business administration or management highly desirable.
Should be a self starter, who can demonstrate a pro-active and energetic approach to achieving business targets and meeting commercial objectives and have significant understanding of bulk & general shipping, with particular knowledge of charter party agreements.
Should be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and give examples where those skills have assisted in building & maintaining excellent commercial relationships.
Requires knowledge of marketing and sales applications in the business sector.
Requires thorough knowledge of marine port operations, the shipping and logistics management industry.
Requires good contacts within the shipping industry, the local communities, and the government.
Must be able to demonstrate strong leadership and influencing skills.
Must be able to exercise sound business judgment in order to set direction and establish priorities.
Requires good managerial skills, including planning, organizing, and directing work.
Requires advanced verbal and written communications skills in English as well as local language, in addition to effective interpersonal skills. Requires a collaborative work style, fostering cooperation and teamwork. Must have effective negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
Requires excellent analytical skills, including the ability to interpret data.
Requires good time management, due to fast-moving, demanding work environment.
Must be able to exercise discretion and good judgment, with an ability to understand the effect of decisions overall in the company.
Must be able to handle company information with confidentiality and discretion
LEARNING & CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
In this position, the incumbent will have an opportunity to acquire skills and knowledge in the following areas:
Extensive management experience in container cargo.
Experience in Strategy implementation
Leadership skills in leading a large number of people
Advanced negotiation skills.