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Globe 24-7 Pty Ltd


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Port and Rail Operations Superintendent


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Mining Supply Chain Management

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Ambatovy, a Sherritt International Nickel & Cobalt operation in Madagascar, is currently searching for a Port and Rail Operations Superintendent to lead and coordinate all functions within the port and rail department to ensure that all activities are completed in a detailed specific timeline whilst maintaining company core values.

The Company

Globe 24-7 in partnership with Ambatovy is working together to source experienced and qualified talent for their existing world class lateritic nickel processing facilities and mining operation in Madagascar. Ambatovy is committed to create lasting prosperity for all stakeholders and contribute significantly to sustainable development in Madagascar.

The Role

The Port and Rail Operations Superintendent will interact at a Senior level with SPAT Port Authority, Maintenance, HR, Health and Safety and Finance departments daily.


  • Be aware, understand, communicate and comply with the Ambatovy Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) Policies and associated documentation.

  • Develop and execute on a 1-3 year operational, maintenance and Capex budget.

  • Identify operational or design deficiencies and implements change to avoid or exceed production targets.

  • Ensure that the development, review and training of emergency/evacuation procedures are fully understood.

  • Review and execute shutdown plan timing as required.

  • Shipment schedules to be uploaded at the Port (Coal, Limestone, Ammonia, Sulphur).

  • Provide regular communications and updates to the SPAT Port Captain.

  • Approve maintenance expenditures, all contractor requirements for the port and rail facilities.

  • Conflict resolution management between SPAT and Madagascar Rail.

The Requirements

  • Relevant Business Operations Degree in Logistics or Supply Chain.

  • Previous experience as a Manager of a recognized port operation and logistics, with a proven track record of implementing maintenance reliability strategies.

  • More than 10 years of applicable operations experience in a bulk materials minerals processing environment.

  • Ability to read P&ID's, piping specifications and engineering documents.

  • Training and developing subordinates to assume positions of greater responsibility in the organization.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a focus on Functional Cultural awareness.

  • Language skills: English is essential. French is highly advantageous.

  • Computer proficiency in CMMS is required for process data analysis and troubleshooting.

The Rewards

The position offers a competitive remuneration package. Lodgings are modern and secure.

Contact Us

Please apply directly by submitting your resume, preferably as a Microsoft Word document.