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ID:  536451

Marseille, FR

Terminal Operations Expert


Led by Rodolphe Saadé, the CMA CGM Group, a global leader in shipping and logistics, serves more than 420 ports around the world on five continents. With its subsidiary CEVA Logistics, a world leader in logistics, and its air freight division CMA CGM AIR CARGO, the CMA CGM Group is continually innovating to offer its customers a complete and increasingly efficient range of new shipping, land, air and logistics solutions.

Committed to the energy transition in shipping, and a pioneer in the use of alternative fuels, the CMA CGM Group has set a target to become Net Zero Carbon by 2050.
Through the CMA CGM Foundation, the Group acts in humanitarian crises that require an emergency response by mobilizing the Group’s shipping and logistics expertise to bring humanitarian supplies around the world.

Present in 160 countries through its network of more than 400 offices and 750 warehouses, the Group employs more than 155,000 people worldwide, including 4,000 in Marseilles where its head office is located.


CMA Terminals Holding is part of the successful CMA CGM Group, the world's 3rd largest container shipping company. CMATH is a port operator used to develop, design, build, own and operate terminals and dry docks. It welcomes CMA CGM lines but also invites all shipping companies to develop terminals and offer a top quality service.





  • Assess and help improve the regular operational performance of each Business Units (BU) within CMATH terminals portfolio
  • Provide support for operational improvement when needed
  • Support Business Development projects for all operations-related topics.



Operational Performance

  • Ensure that terminals are providing consistent levels of service and keep focused on constant improvements
  • Take accountability of operational reporting, including monthly Opex analysis and use of operational KPIs, then reported to CMA Terminals Holding Operations Department
  • Meet with Terminal Management and Clients to review operational performances
  • Conduct targeted operational audits
  • Propose solutions at technical and/or managerial levels to meet both moves & schedules requirements whilst optimizing Terminal’s assets and resources
  • In particular, support terminals with their yard Strategy, manning structure, berthing line-up, equipment dispatch
  • Benchmark Operational practices and organizations across Group’s facilities and promote and implement best practices
  • Support terminals with any structural projects like expansion, densification, change of operating model.


Business Development support (Greenfield projects or acquisitions)


  • Support project for business development and as the case may be: analyze and compare potential operation model, coordinate operational due diligences, pilot external technical studies, etc.



•    Other Group technical departments, in particular CMA CGM Lines Ops, QHSSE, IT and Engineering.





  • 10 years in container terminal operations, including one significant experience in the Operation Department of a container terminal
  • Crossed cultural awareness and general knowledge of a liner environment
  • Autonomy and sense of initiative, interpersonal, managerial and communication skills
  • Responsiveness and work ethics, team spirit & result-oriented
  • Fluent in French & English, both spoken & written
  • Willing to travel, this position requiring regular travels.



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