Port Operations Coordinator

  • Job posted:
  • Terms:
  • Employer:
    Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC UK)
  • Hours:
  • Job Title:
    Port Operations Coordinator
  • Salary:
    From £18,500 to £21,500 per annum
  • Location:

MSC UK prides itself on being the ‘Employer of Choice’ within the shipping industry and we are looking to recruit a Port Operations Coordinator to join our Port Operations team in Ipswich.

Job Description

The successful applicant will retrieve and process into internal and external systems; all import manifests for the trades designated, to meet the deadlines set out by MSC, Port of calls and HM Customs. You will work with a team of well trained, multi skilled colleagues able to adapt to meet the demands of the job wherever the workload is greater.

We believe the successful Port Operations Coordinator should have the following skills:

* Good computer skills
* Flexible attitude to an often-demanding role
* Desire to complete tasks to deadlines set
* Very good communicator
* Strong Team player
* High levels of concentration
* Prioritise workloads at busy periods
* Knowledge of customs procedures an advantage but not essential
* Good literacy skills

The Key tasks for the Port Operations Coordinator role are:

* Ensuring all manifests are uploaded into MSC Link within target deadlines
* Communicate completion of vessels to import documentation department
* Completion of vessel out turns in a timely manner and advise all parties involved of amendments
* Processing Change of destination requests and communicating this to MSC Planners
* Booking and monitoring of transhipment cargo, to ensure smoothest transit time
* Providing HM Customs with all relevant information prior to ships arrival
* To communicate to other MSC Agencies to obtain load list / intended transhipments & advise of COD’s
* Ensure customs clearance formalities are taken care of prior to shipment
* Liaising directly and indirectly with customers and trade desks

Some of the benefits we offer you:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous Pension
  • Professional and personal learning and development opportunities
  • Flexible holiday scheme for permanent employees to buy and sell up to 1 week
  • Income Protection Scheme for long-term absences
  • Life Assurance
  • Discounted holidays with our sister company MSC Cruises
  • Free parking

So, if you feel that you are the Port Operations Coordinator that we are looking for then please click apply now and you will be taken directly to our careers page to submit your application.

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