The Sharjah Container Terminal, established in 1976 was the first
purpose built and fully equipped modern Container Terminal in the Middle East.


About Gulftainer

Gulftainer - a true global success story borne out of Sharjah.

In 1976, Gulftainer was launched to operate the first container terminal in the Middle East, the Sharjah Container Terminal. From these humble beginnings, Gulftainer is now one of the world's leading international ports and logistics solution providers and the first and only operator from the Middle East to manage ports in the USA.

One of Gulftainer's terminals in the UAE has been ranked as the No. 1 most productive port in Europe, Middle East and Asia (EMEA), and No. 3 in the world by the US Journal of Commerce.

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Current Openings

Gulftainer Jobs - 11 Vacancies (with Salaries) Dec 2023

Operations Support Director
(15 - 25 yrs.)
Sharjah - United Arab Emirates
Keywords: Ports Engineering,Civil Engineering,Operations Support Engineer,Director of Engineering
Role Purpose: Ensures that the Group’s Port, transport, forwarding and logistics facilities operate safely, efficiently and achieve industry leading productivity targets. Ensure service delivery level expectations whilst enhancing the Company’s reputation for world class port and terminal operations. Responsible for developing group operations support strategy and 5-year road map. Directly manages a team of 5 functional experts at group level, plus indirectly manages a group of approximately 25 functional experts at country/entity level, to maximize value add to company. Provides support and tools for operational excellence and benchmarking – Group wide study and identification as required. Active participation in operational activities surrounding M&A’s and new concession opportunities. Select, implement and monitor an efficient group procurement process and ensuring global compliance with the group procurement process and toll. Assists country teams in creating positive relationship with all port users/clients such as the Shipping Lines, and governmental agencies, thereby establishing solid customer retention base. Assures that all Business Units comply with operational, QHSE, Procurement and Engineering Policy, standards, processes and guidelines Leads regular Operation meetings with all group and Business Unit heads to ensure all aspects of Terminal operations are monitored and operated efficiently Continuously motivates, supports, and harnesses the entire Operations Team towards the goals and objectives of GT as echoed in the operational support strategy and Company’s Vision and Mission Systematically ensures training requirements are met for the entire Port Operations Team regarding the technical and non-technical aspects of their work and identifies and exposes those high potential Operations Team players to special projects with clear succession planning by way of effective training on the job Supports Engineering Management to decide on Equipment procurement at all Group facilities within budget guidelines. Responsible for the Performance Management and development of all team members. Ensure health, safety, and environment programmes are integrated into existing work systems, and security protocols are enforced and observed in all Company’s activities to protect the employees and the public. Complies with all applicable laws and relevant industry standards of practice and commits to the continuous improvement of HSSE management practices. Provides strong visible commitment, leadership and personal involvement in health, safety, security, and the environment and makes available the resources necessary to achieve our HSSE objectives.

Financial Research and Investment Analyst
(7 - 14 yrs.)
Sharjah - United Arab Emirates
Keywords: Research Analyst,Financial Analyst,Investment Analyst,Financial Research,Financial Analysis,Investment Analysis
Role Purpose: Responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating and directing functions relating to: Investment Analysis, Financial Modelling and Feasibility Study - Preparing business plans, financial modelling (Excel), study and prepare project feasibility for new projects, investments, business expansion and valuation. - Supporting the Commercial team in the preparation of business proposals for management and clients. - Calculating and analysing project profitability, ROI, cost of capital, risk evaluation and premium, leverage ratio, and able to apply the right valuation tech. - Preparing pitch book of M&A Transactions and Comparative Analysis. - Support with project funding and financing process, transactions, due diligence, valuations, debt restructuring etc. Market Research, Macro-Economic Events, and Trend Analysis - Conducting market research, monitoring market events and evaluating its impact on business performances, including risk and impact assessments, to identify potential opportunities. - Preparing the pitch book of Financial and Key data of competitors and players in the industry for benchmarking, comparison, analysis and for transaction advisory. - Studying industry dynamics, size, and major players in the regions and major deals in the market such as strategic JVs, collaboration, M&A, new product services, etc. Risk Analysis and Management - Operating Risks; Pricing Risks; Interest Rate Risks; Currency Risks; Credit and Liquidity Risks.

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