Lead Vessel Co-ordinator

Job Responsibilities

  • Effectively monitor and guide the daily activities of the vessel coordinators of the assigned central purchasing team.
  • Assist each vessel coordinator on queries and problems related to logistic coordination/consolidation & to procurement systems and processes.
  • Monitor daily communication flow of buyers with internal & external parties. Conduct daily/regular meetings, as required, to get an overview & control on daily supplies arrangement.
  • Handle issues related to the quality, quantity, condition and wrong/missed delivery of equipment or material.
  • Provides the vessels and Superintendent/s with regular advice concerning progress with logistic arrangements, changes if any & plans for delivery
  • Produce routine reports on Logistic Management, as required, for internal/external review.
  • Active participation in creation, development & implementation of new projects to strengthen purchase/logistic process in line with the vision of company.
  • Actively use relevant modules of PAL – PMS, Purchase, Drydock and Voyage to support the Technical Superintendent and vessels
  • Mentor and develop the skills of each vessel coordinator in the assigned team by interactive coaching and on the job training.
  • Monitor/report performance of team members to maintain & improve the quality of service delivered by the team.



A right candidate should have minimum 5 years of experience in Freight Forwarding (Air / Sea / Land) industry. Someone with experience is similar role with team handling experience of at least one year will be an added advantage.

Also, you should have:

  • Good knowledge of customs requirements in various geographical zones.
  • Very good communication and negotiation skills
  • Detailed knowledge of vessel operations
  • Good understanding of customs requirements in various geographical zones
  • Knowledge of freight forwarders, documentation requirements to execute freight forwarding
  • Good organizational and project management skills
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