Head of Marine Traffic

Vacancy number • PUB407294

  • The position is in charge, under supervision of Logistics Division Manager, of all logistics marine activities related to cargo transportation of the Contractor(s), from building and maintaining a reverse planning of cargo transportation, to monitoring the 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.
  • The position shall interact daily with Procurement and Logistics departments personnel of Contractors, and any other relevant third party.

About this role

  • Develops and maintains a transportation plan and associated schedule to monitor permanently the delivery of all type of material and equipment’s (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 priorities and constraints.
  • Develops and maintains all performance indicators related to marine traffic and shipments, adapt permanently the Key Performance Indicators to each phase of the project, and issues the associated dashboard.
  • Develops and maintains cordial relationships with transportation organizations and authorities, especially in RLIC, to assure effective handling of shipping, including the aspects of customs, export / import matters and foreign government regulations.
  • Works with the 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 mobilization of transport equipment, in order to ease and expedite vessels’ offloading.
  • Provides advice and support to Contractors on freight forwarding and logistics strategy and programs for all type of cargo.
  • Maintains permanent watch on Marine logistic trends and global organization in order to monitor and anticipate delays in equipment deliveries.
  • 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).
  • Promotes and uphold safety, health, environmental and worker welfare performance of all logistics execution activities being implemented by the Contractors.
  • This covers the job title the job reports to, the number of direct reports and total headcount, and key internal and external relationships.


  • 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 logistics problems.
  • Knowledge and experience in customs clearance procedures and associated documentation.
  • Demonstrates sound written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate at all organizational levels, in particular when at Site.
  • Experience with Contractors, Sub-contractors and Vendors involved in the oil and gas industry.
  • Demonstrate ability and sensitivity to work with people from a variety of cultural backgrounds.
  • Experience with worldwide Logistics and Freight Forwarding organizations.
  • Diverse technical and business background in executed projects to enable strong interface and communications with Project Managers, Business Team personnel, government and port authorities and construction personnel.
  • Good teamwork ability, facilitation skills, communication skills, and stress control.
  • Good analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills, with a high level of adaptability.


  • Salary:
    • Day Rate in USD Plus Allowance
  • Work Schedule:
    • 10 Hours / 6 Days
  • Duration:
    • May 2027, renewable
  • Location:
    • Qatar

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