Employer: CTG Global
Location: Hodeidah, Yemen
Closing date: 31 May 2017
Vacancy reference no.:VAC-0111
Contract duration:up to 6 months
Starting date: ASAP
OVERVIEW OF CTG GLOBAL
CTG support and manage humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world. With past performance in 15 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia and Central and South America – we offer a holistic fabric of project management, implementation and support. Skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, we have the ability to act quickly (crisis response teams can be on the ground in 24 hours) and to establish structured operations in high-risk environments. CTG recruit and manage qualified, skilled teams with extensive experience operating in challenging conditions.
OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION
This job role is based on the coastal region of the Red Sea in Yemen, working out of a partially functioning harbour which requires regeneration and monitoring in order to bring it back to an efficient working capacity. This will require a high level of knowledge in port and marine service operations, and an ability to work unaided in difficult conditions. This will require assessing and evaluating the causes behind what are effecting vessels reaching Yemen and potentially causing bottlenecks, and then liaising with the client to propose ways of increasing the volume of the harbour. In order to do this, you will need to be able work well in high risk areas and have the ability to resolve a variety of commercial shipping issues as they arise. Responsibilities will also require knowledge and the ability to obtain the discharge certificates from vessels after they have been cleared to leave the port, as well as compiling reports on daily project activity.
• Provide technical knowledge of port and marine service operations;
• Be the key focal point for UNVIM related issues with port authorities
• Assess the background reasons affecting the numbers of vessels reaching Yemen, existing and potential bottlenecks and propose ways of increasing volume.
• Develop indicators that would help monitor the effectiveness of UNVIM and volume of commercial cargo entering Yemen by sea
• Assist in raising awareness of the importance of maritime access amongst the international community using well researched and presented evidence.
• Work with commercial shippers to resolve issues as they arise
• Obtaining discharge certification once the vessels have been cleared to leave.
• Compiling reports on project activity.
As determined by the Project Manager
Reporting back to Djibouti
To be advised
• Bachelor’s degree in related field and/or Diploma in Related field.
• Work experience:
• Minimum of 7 years of demonstrable relevant Ports & Shipping experience and/or minimum of 5 years of demonstrable relevant Maritime Services experience.
• Geographical experience:
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in Middle East and/or Africa with local experience in Hodeida is an advantage.
• Fluency in English and Arabic are essential.
• Educated to degree level with a solid background in Maritime services
• Potentially be an ex-Harbour Master with experience of dealing with port clearance and customs
• Someone who is organized methodical and pays close attention to detail, schedules and timelines
• Meticulous administration ability and management skills.
• Experience of, and willingness to, work in high risk and hostile environments.