Operations Coordinator

Salary: £19-£22k basic or United Arab Emirates Dirham equivalent

Holiday: 25 days per annum plus Bank Holidays and lieu days. 30 days plus Lieu days if Dubai based.

Location: Manchester City Centre / Dubai

Days/ Hours: Monday to Sunday (40 hours on a rota and to be discussed at interview).

Contract type: Full Time/Permanent

Reports To: Operations Manager / Operations Director 

To support the maritime operations through management and coordination of armed security operators on-board transits to ensure the efficient delivery of maritime security throughout the Indian Ocean (High Risk Area). 

Duties Include:

  • Efficient mobilisation of security contractors, including deployment instructions (flights/visas and task instructions).
  • Management of guard schedules and communicating to the Ops Manager / Ops Director in order to recycle the guards and maximise P&L.
  • Delivery of key voyage documents (including weapons/equipment/flag state requirements).
  • Liaison with keys stakeholders including:
    • Clients (vessel managers).
    • Shipping agents.
    • Other maritime authorities.
  • High level of understanding and competence of our internal software system (training will be provided) to ensure the effective delivery of operations.
  • Understand maritime flag-related issues in relation to the movement of restricted equipment.
  • Understand maritime industry regulations to ensure operations are compliant and legal.
  • Respond to critical incidents in a timely and appropriate manner, including out of hours (duty).
  • Coordination of manpower, ensuring all security personnel are compliant to maritime security industry requirements.

 The Ideal Candidate:

  • 12 months experience in an operations/logistics role
  • Good IT skills with knowledge/experience of Microsoft Office software.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Methodical and able to prioritise workloads.
  • A team player with good attention to detail and target / success driven.
  • Flexible in their approach to working hours / routine. 

If you feel you are the ideal candidate APPLY today! 

Keyword: Operations management, logistics, team working, planning, problem solving, communication, IT, initiative, Operations, resource management, manpower coordination, security management, security operations, maritime logistics.