Job Description

Job Title: Port Manager

Job Location: Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

Job Overview:

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer the Port Manager’s primary purpose is to take full commercial, operational and legal responsibility (including cost and revenue) for the Port. Aligning the port with group strategy, the Port Manager is also responsible for the generation of a profitable business with new and existing global operators whilst minimising commercial/legal risk and maintaining productive relations with clients and staff. Overseeing the management of port resources and infrastructure to ensure the smooth running of the facility and ensuring that port targets are achieved through the delivery of best practice and coordination with customers and external agencies. The Port Manager also seeks to collaborate with and secure governmental stakeholder support in the implementation of the objectives set by the group to help drive economic growth and represents the organisation at industry events.

Key responsibilities include –

  • Port operations management
  • Managing port revenue and cost
  • Generating and sustaining a profitable business

Qualifications, Experience and Skills required –

  • Degree/Diploma or equivalent in Port/General/Business Management
  • Minimum 10-15 years in a managerial role with 5 years being in a senior/general management position
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of port operations, warehousing supply chain logistics
  • Experience in/or understanding of shipyard management is an advantage
  • Ability to communicate, support, and work with a very diverse cross-cultural team at all levels (internal and external)
  • Able to demonstrate a wide degree of creativity with strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a strong understanding of business metrics and how to measure performance

Behavioural Competencies –

  • Demonstrate ability aligned to core competencies of Communication and Transparency; Accountability; Solution Provider and Problem Solver; Collaboration and Operational Efficiency
  • Demonstrate ability aligned to leadership competencies of Strategic Perspective and People Management

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Company Description

RAK PORTS IS A MODERN, DYNAMIC AND FLEXIBLE NETWORK OF PORTS WHICH ACT AS A MAJOR CENTRE FOR INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRY AND MANUFACTURING.
We provide a suite of essential services including cargo handling, free zone land lease, ship repair, warehousing, marine & anchorage, cruise tourism and industrial training to our many clients and partners in the Middle East region and beyond.

Our group of ports are a vital part of the supply chain for thousands of companies from all corners of the globe, and we are the gateway source for the construction materials which built – and continues to build – the Middle East region into a modern model of economic prosperity.

With recent investments in our overall infrastructure totalling in excess of $250 million, RAK Ports has never been better positioned to be a first-class business partner for local, regional and international companies operating in the construction, manufacturing and industrial sectors.

In addition to providing both inward investment and employment for our emirate and wider region, RAK Ports is a fundamental contributor to the growing economy of an emirate which has now established itself as one of the world’s key base locations for all types of industrial business.

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