Port Manager

The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for all aspects of the day to day operations of the Port Office in Vancouver to include service delivery team and development, service execution, profit and loss, identifying revenue growth opportunities, compliance with all the company Ethics, Quality and HSSE policies. The customer base includes clients across the oil, cruise, container and bulk commodity sectors as well as serving naval, government and inter-governmental clients.
Key Accountabilities
Operations Excellence-Ensure service delivery is provided to the highest standard and in accordance with the customer’s requirements meeting all the company’s group procedures, standards, statutory and regulatory requirements.
Commercial-Identify and report new growth opportunities in conjunction with regional and group functions. Develop a close and communicative relationship with all the company principals especially those which have or potentially may have activities with the port office.
Budget/Forecasting-Actively participate in setting the port offices budgets, KPIs and localized strategies as required to ensure alignment with the overall regional strategic plan.
Customer/Vendor Relationship –Establish and maintain formal and informal relationships with customers, relevant government departments and agencies, local authorities and stake holders to exchange information and views and to ensure that the company is providing the appropriate range and quality of services.
Data Quality and Integrity – Perform accurate and timely updates of systems in order to meet principals’ requirements and key performance indicators and  utilizing Standard Operating Procedures.
Ensure accurate and effective operational and commercial information flow into the company systems.
Funding – Ensure that where applicable pro-forma prefunding requirements are met prior to vessel arrival. Monitor and ensure funding status is in control at all times. Comply with all of the financial aspects and requirements of a vessel appointment.
Reporting – Daily preparation and submission of vessel movement reports in order to provide updates on the department performance. Continuous improvement on operational systems and processes and support the company systems are utilized and updated as required.
Updates – providing updated information on local rules and regulations and any changes as and when notifications received, enabling the quick adaptation of the operational and documentation procedures to the new regulations and ensure no service failure to the customers.


  • 5 years’ experience in general maritime industry (mostly vessel operations) with exposure to various commodities and vessel types utilized in the port of employment.
  • Expertise in international, federal, state and/or local laws, rules and regulations for operations and security.
  • Commercially knowledgeable with good business acumen.
  • Managerial skills (motivate and lead employees).
  • Balance multiple tasks, changing priorities & operate within a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Be able to interact with principal and vendors in a professional manner.
  • Must be legally eligible for employment in Canada.
Job Type: Full-time
  • Maritime: 5 years (Required)
  • Bachelor's (Preferred)