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Planner at MAERSK

Ref.: AT-200564
Location: Nigeria

Key responsibilities

  • This position is within the Operations Department
  • Control yard space allocation by service, nominated vessel, POD, equipment type, special handling (i.ehazardous, out-of-gauge, temperature controlled etc.) for empty and loaded equipment.
  • Monitor and fine-tune the terminal operating system in order to ensure that yard planning is satisfactory and meets the strategy requirements.
  • Prepare the ‘yard work plan’ on a daily basis and communicate to relevant persons where the equipment has to be located.
  • Prepare the work flow related to housekeeping, empty movement, corrections etc.
  • Report on a weekly basis to the Yard Strategist on the status of production, yard density, equipment utilization and strategy/allocation changes.
  • Nominate empty equipment for shipment as directed by the concerned shipping line.
  • Interact and communicate with vessel operators to ensure that berthing requests, production and productivity requirements are handled in a professional and efficient mannerMonitoring progress of operations and adjusting labor orders as needed.
  • Create a master-berthing plan with ideal vessel placement positions.
  • Forecast requirements based on input from the entire planning department regarding expected rates of production, planned gang deployment, current yard situation and connection requirements.
  • Maintain service rotation and vessel call information in the terminal operating software


  • B.Sc or its equivalent with good grades
  • At least two or more years’ experience in container terminal operations environment.
  • A prominent level of planning and organizational skills.
  • In depth knowledge of berthing ships, control and traffic of vessel movements, re-berthing positioning of vessels, and marine berth handlings.
  • In depth knowledge of planning manpower & equipment and in-depth knowledge of berth planning process, yard lay-out and operating techniques.
  • Ability to anticipate and manage problems.
  • Understands safety regulations, safe working procedures and safe materials handling procedures

How to apply

Interested and qualified candidates should apply here

Deadline: 18th February 2019

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