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General Manager - National Handling Services (NHS)

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Job Summary

National Handling Services is offering a challenging career opportunity to a highly talented, self-driven and results oriented individual to take up the following position at the Zimbabwean Dry Port at Walvis Bay in Namibia.

Duties And Responsibilities


  • Manage all aspects of the Dry Port Operations activities to ensure and maintain the quality of services to meet International standards
  • Develop the Business Unit's annual plans and strategy to ensure capacity utilisation of the port facilities. Develop and recommend an annual operating budget
  • Plan, develop and approve operational policies, programs, procedures and methods in line with National Handling Services' general policies and other applicable regulations.
  • Develop suitable programmes and procedures to ensure efficient and safe operation and optimal utilisation of all cargo handling equipment
  • Develop, implement and direct programmes to ensure the safety of all personnel including visitors to the operational areas, equipment and property.
  • Promote prompt, smooth and efficient dialogue between stakeholders, cargo agents, authorities and the transport and logistics operations and to maintain strong and professional relationships with customers.
  • Develop and manage a system of controls to ensure that the service levels and operational performance goals are met within prescribed costs, revenue and profit parameters.
  • Participate in marketing and sales efforts including planning new account strategies and prospecting for new accounts as well as participate in negotiation of contracts and closing sales.

Qualifications And Experience

  • Degree in Business or equivalent
  • Masters in Business Administration or a relevant postgraduate qualification
  • At least 10 years' experience in cargo handling, dry port operation, logistics or related field, 5 of which should have been at senior management level.
  • Sound experience in marketing and financial management.
  • Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • A holder of a valid driver's license.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their application letters, CVs and certified copies of academic and professional certificates to: 

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