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P&O Ferries

Port Manager Zeebrugge

At P&O Ferries

P&O Ferries is a household name operator of ferry services across the English Channel, North Sea and Irish Sea, with almost 4,000 employees.
We have a fleet of more than 20 ships and operate more than 30,000 sailings a year. In addition to sailing on eight major routes between Britain, France, Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, Holland and Belgium, we operate intermodal continental hubs at Zeebrugge and Europoort and have our own logistics arm, P&O Ferrymasters.
Every year we carry more than 10 million passengers, 1.6 mllion cars and 2.2 million freight units.
*As voted for by consumers in the 2016 Globe Travel Awards

The Port Director is responsible for the Port Operations. The Port Operation is subdivided into three departments, known as: Short Sea, Irish Sea and North Sea.
The Ports of Europoort, Bruges and Tilbury constitute the operating range of the Head of Ports Operations.
The Port Manager Zeebrugge bears the operational responsibility for all facets of the day-to-day operation in the port of Zeebrugge.

Port Manager Zeebrugge

Job description

The Port Manager Zeebrugge is responsible for securing efficient and customer-oriented logistic processes for freight and passengers at the Bruges terminal in all its forms, driven by continuous improvement and a safe working environment, where acting is within the frames of an agreed upon budget.

Key Accountabilities:
- Advises the Head of Port Operations about relevant topics that could influence the daily operation.
- Provides an active contribution to the implementation of business plans aimed at growth, service and efficiency and implements this within the establishment.
- Making sure that all processes of port operation (freight and tourist services) are executed efficiently in accordance with agreed strategy.
- Advising and tuning with fleet and sales about the operation in common cases.
- Acting as liaison of the organisation in formal and informal handling of port authorities, legislation, agencies and other port users.
- Act in accordance with relevant national and international legislation for Port safety and environment.
- Responsibility of directors and managers that they are aware of developments and incidents within the organisation.
- Responsible for compliance with company policies, of all relevant national, European and international legal requirements regarding health and safety.
- Risk awareness, increasing safety for employee and management.
- Dealing with human affairs in his responsibility in accordance with company’s policy domain.
- Ensuring efficient working methods and procedures and striving for lowest possible failure rate and highest possible employability.
- Ensuring that terminal is safe for users.


- A BA/BS degree in a relevant subject is required
- 10 or more years of experience in a relevant field or similar role
- Focused on quality
- Good leadership qualities
- Performance and service-oriented
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Bruges - Ostend

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  • Function type: Logistic management
  • Sector: Logistics, Transport and Handling
  • Zeebrugge (location)


  • Permanent
  • Full-time

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