We are searching for a dynamic and experienced leader to join our organization in the role of Executive Vice President. The Executive Vice President reports to and assists the Deputy Director. All operating units report to the Deputy Director. Those units include the general cargo operations, McDuffie Coal Terminal, Pinto Island Steel Terminal, Human Resources, the Harbor Master and Port Police.
The Executive Vice President will understudy the Deputy Director and assume some of those duties, as they are ready. The Deputy Director is responsible for overseeing the operating units performing the full range of managerial oversight functions; providing consistent delivery of high quality and cost effective operations; preparing, negotiating and administering labor agreements and customer contracts; providing executive oversight for long-range strategic planning processes; working closely with the Director on assigned duties; maintaining relationships with port customers.
The ideal candidate for this position has previous corporate management experience and a proven track record for effective team management and results-driven leadership. He or she will be capable of partnering with high-level officers to grow the company, strengthen it and ensure its sustainability.
Education: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration, transportation/logistics, economics, engineering or a related field. MBA, MPA or other advanced degree desirable.
Experience: At least 10 years including executive level management and administrative experience, preferably including maritime and port industry experience.
Organization skills: Able to prioritize and organize numerous tasks and complete them under time constraints. Must have the capacity to balance both short- and long-term issues effectively and handle many simultaneous and often conflicting and changing priorities.
Strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate (in writing and verbally) with others in a professional, diplomatic and positive manner in dealing with customers, the public, community leaders and employees. Able to represent the Port as required, including attendance of important functions, industry events and public meetings.
Thorough knowledge and understanding of cargo handling including break-bulk, bulk and project cargos.
Strong management skills relating to the ability to develop and administer port policies and procedures.
Problem solving skills: Logically think through and solve problems involving several variables. Remain objective in gathering information and investigating issues.
Leadership skills, including the ability to manage time effectively and handle both internal and external conflicts.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary and benefits
About Alabama State Port Authority
The Alabama State Port Authority, located in Mobile, Alabama is an agency of the State of Alabama. The port is governed by a nine-member board appointed by the Governor for staggered, five-year terms. The board appoints the Director who is the chief executive officer. Mobile is the 10th largest port (by tonnage) in the U.S with a diverse cargo base. Due to pending retirements, the Authority is looking to strengthen its management team. Visit our web page at www.asdd.com for more information.
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