APL Operations Assistant (M/F) in Marseille, France

CMA CGM, founded by Jacques R. Saadé, is a leading worldwide shipping group. Its 449 vessels call more than 420 ports in the world on all 5 continents. In 2016, they carried 15.6 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units).

Now headed by Rodolphe Saadé, CMA CGM enjoys a continuous growth and keeps innovating to offer its customers new maritime, terrestrial, and logistical solutions.

With a presence in 160 countries and through its 600 agencies network, the Group employs 29,000 people worldwide, including 2,400 in its headquarters in Marseilles.

MISSION:

You will assist the Lines operational teams (Operations Managers and Ship Managers) in the management of vessels’ voyages and ports of call.

RESPONSABILITIES:

First, you will monitor the CMA CGM loading performances on partner vessels (monitoring of the compliance with allocations).

You will also ensure the exchange of information and data via telephone and e-mail with the different external parties of the Lines (agencies, partners, operational centres), as well as internal interlocutors (Ship Managers, Dangerous Cargo Office, sales teams, Partnerships Agreements Department …).

In addition, you will use software of logistics management, of statistics production and you will increment databases dedicated to the follow up of the operational activity of the Line.

You will participate in the handling of Change Of Destination (COD), dangerous cargos loading requests in connection with the Dangerous Cargo Office (DCO), Out of Gauge (OOG) loading and you will relay specific messages.

Finally, you will control and circulate various voyages reports.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:

You have an undergraduate degree (3 years) in International Sales, Transport or Logistics and ideally, you have already done a first professional internship. You are fluent in spoken and written English. You have a good command in Office and IT tools and an ability to work with various software programmes used in the Group.

You are rigorous, able to manage priorities and the unexpected, and have a good team spirit. Your interpersonal skills, your curiosity and responsiveness are assets for this position.

Come along on CMA CGM’s adventure