Vessel Operations Manager

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage, motivate, recruit, train and develop staff in accordance with the company’s policies and employment laws, and ensure relevant HR procedures are followed (appraisals, discipline, grievance, etc.)
  • Manage and maintain all Vessel Operations department work quality and target achievements
  • Continual focus on process improvements to increase department productivity while achieve functional goals
  • Attend meetings and contribute to company’s strategy and policymaking as required
  • Seek and continuously develop knowledge and information about competitor activity, systems, and tactics, and communicate this to relevant departments in the company
  • Develop personal skills and capabilities through on-going training, as provided by the company or elsewhere subject to company approval
  • Plan and implement strategies and activities consistent with overall aims and requirements of the company
  • Use personal judgment and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles in Vessel Operations activities and procedures
  • Anticipate, research and report on future changes in laws and in relevant local territory practices (customs/CFIA /port authorities), and ensure such knowledge is factored into the planning of the department's own strategy, resources, and procedures
  • Communicate, liaise, and support other departments using appropriate methods to facilitate the development of profitable business and sustainable relationships
  • Perform all related tasks as required and requested by management to meet departmental business and service needs.

All MSC Canada employees are expected to exhibit the MSC Values, striving to drive customer centric results in all interactions with colleagues and customers alike.

  • University degree in a related field
  • University training in management is considered an important asset
  • Knowledge of the port operations an important asset
  • 5-7 years’ managerial skills (with direct reports), including leading successful teams, resource planning, time management and priority assessment capabilities
  • A solid business strategy approach to working, having already demonstrated (i.e., business case proposals, etc.…) and attained defined business goals
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (i.e... Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and technical ease
  • Exceptional diplomacy, communication, organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with a variety of people at all levels ▪ Ability to make rational decisions in difficult and critical situations
  • Bilingual (English and French), an asset
Job location

Montreal, QC,Canada