19 February 2021

Operations Manager

Description :

Shoreham Port is currently looking to recruit an engaging and proactive Operations Manager to join the Port’s busy operational team. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient turnaround of vessels and terminal facilities. This role is an integral part of the management team and will lead the Port Supervisors and colleagues to continually improve and enhance our operation to ensure we meet and exceed our customer requirements.

If you are a hands-on operations professional who enjoys variety and thrives in a fast-paced, rewarding environment this could be the role for you.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • You will be good at organising as you will be planning the daily management of our ships' operations, terminal activity as well as managing the roster and labour allocation.
  • You will be able to demonstrate a proven track record of working safely in a busy, commercial environment
  • You will enjoy coaching and leading the front-line Supervisors and Port Operatives to deliver great service
  • You will be good with numbers as you will be managing costs, whilst optimising efficiency.
  • You will be a role model focusing on making continuous improvements to our customer service, quality, and efficiency.
  • You will be comfortable working with risk assessments, safe systems of working and health & Safety best practice.
  • You will be experienced in assessing training needs and implementing appropriate plans to bridge the gap.

Key Skills

  • Previous experience in a similar role in a busy operational environment.
  • Proven leadership skills in developing teams
  • Excellent health and safety knowledge and understanding. Ideally NEBOSH certificate.
  • Experience of managing roster patterns, time and attendance
  • Flexibility in working hours to support operational requirement including some weekend working required part of the operations management roster.
  • Ideally supervisory experience of managing teams.
  • Customer service orientated.


  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Exceptional pension scheme.
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays).

Please Note: Applicants should be aware the Port has a zero-tolerance policy for drugs and alcohol and a random programme of testing is operated throughout


Please fill out the below application form and send to




The closing date for applications is 21st March 2021.

Package :


Apply by : 21 March 2021