Head of Marine Traffic

Posted 19 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameMegha Koshy

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a Head of Marine Traffic on a contract basis. The position will be based in Doha. For further information about this position please apply.


Bachelor or Engineer Degree in Logistics, Freight Forwarding or International Trade
Minimum of ten (10) years in Freight Forwarding, maritime imports and exports, transport of conventional and unconventional goods, including dangerous goods.
Knowledge of and proficiency in the techniques of identifying, analyzing, and resolving transportation and logistic problems.
Knowledge and experience in customs clearance procedures and associated documentation.
Experience with Contractors, Sub-contractors and Vendors involved in the oil and gas industry.
Experience with worldwide Logistics and Freight Forwarding organisations.

Key Accountabilities

The position is in charge,of all logistics marine activities related to cargo transportation of the EPC Contractor(s), from building and maintaining a reverse planning of cargo transportation, to monitoring the EPC Contractor in vessels' booking and vetting, to timely issuance of all required shipping and clearance documentation, to coordination with Port Authorities for efficient berthing schedule.

Develops and maintains a transportation plan and associated schedule to monitor permanently the delivery of all type of material and equipments (critical, non critical, conventional, bulk, HLO, SHLO).

Interfaces and coordinates as often as necessary with port authorities to build an integrated vessels berthing schedule, incorporating all Projects and Constructions prioities and constraints.

Develops and maintains all peformance indicators related to marine traffic and shipments, adapt permanently the Key Performance Indicators to each phase of the project, and issues the associated dashboard

Works with the EPC Contractors to identify and implement transportation techniques for the purpose of moving project materials and equipment in a safe and efficient manner
Coordinates daily with the Road Traffic Coordinator to ensure the timely mobilisation of transport equipment, in order to ease and expedite vessels' offloading.

Works with the EPC Contractors to identify and implement transportation techniques for the purpose of moving project materials and equipment in a safe and efficient manner
Initiates a database to monitor logistic trends and up to date information regarding freight market (cargo vessel availability, crew availability and vessel berth plus rates).

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.