Job Description

Cargo Controller
MAIN PURPOSE
To achieve maximum vessel utilisation for both Far east and Trans-Atlantic trade lanes whilst providing an interface between the companies Cargo FLOW. Country offices, Product team, Operations teams and Commercial departments, respecting the requirements and constraints of both.
MAIN RESPONSBILITIES
Target 100% TEU/DWT utilisation for Laden on vessels Ensure that vessels wherever possible sail Europe around 100% either TEU/DWT utilisation for Laden.
Accurate and regular performance reporting. This includes a forecasting tool showing historic data, the weekly UT report, weekly sales/trade communique and other adhoc performance reports.
Allocation control of field offices. Maintain vessel allocations for all European Booking Offices. Maintain vessel allocations for all European Booking Offices. Ensure that field offices are fully utilising the allocations assigned to them.
Enforce roll procedure, protect commitments and notification procedure. Enforce notification procedure so that all European Booking Offices return any unused allocation for redistribution to other booking offices. Enforce roll procedure to avoid last minute or unexpected shut outs from vessels.
Implementing new deployments. Assist regional management implementing new deployments, inclusive but not limited to coordinating electronic work and publishing schedule, cut-off and similar info.
Diversion administration. Filter all diversion requests involving European gateways and destinations, ensuring each request is properly forwarded and executed timely as needed.
Contingency planning for Europe Cargoes (Import and Export). In the case of Port omits, cut and runs, dry docking etc.
KEY COMPETENCIES & QUALIFICATIONS
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Previous Container shipping experience
Cargo Control Experience preferred
Numeric proficient
PRACTICAL & TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE
Excellent decision making skills
Proven experience in problem solving
Proactive approach
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate effectively through various means and at all levels