Forth Ports

Operations Administrator

Forth Ports - Posted 2 months ago
£35k/year  + Equity


Edinburgh, SCT

Operations Manager
Career Level
Company size
1k employees

Operations Manager Job description

Forth Ports Limited is a dynamic and multimodal ports owner and operator. 

We offer a wide range of diverse port-related services to help connect the UK with Europe and the rest of the World and if recent world events have taught us anything, it is the critical importance of logistics to every aspect of our life.

The port business is where it all happens and from unitized cargoes to renewables and everything in between, we keep Scotland moving.

The Role

Based at our Port in Leith, we are looking for an Administrator to join our Operations Department. 

The key duties will involve documenting, recording and communicating resource allocation, processing overtime using our internal system, use our integrated HR/Payroll system to record absences, raising POs, and working closely with the Operations Management Team and Accounts to record all related cargo and customs charges.

Candidate Requirements

You will be an experienced and capable administrator and will ideally have worked in a similar role in a port, transport, or logistics environment. 

You must be organized, efficient and have good attention to detail to allow accurate recording of all container operations information. Good IT skills are essential as well as previous experience in using data entry systems.

Working as part of a busy but small team you must have the ability to remain calm and helpful when under pressure. Your role will see you dealing with colleagues in the Port as well as our customers therefore excellent verbal and written communication skills are also essential.

You must hold a full driving license.

Required criteria

  • The right to work in the UK
  • Full driving license, valid in the UK
  • An experienced and capable administrator
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong IT skills
  • Experience in using data entry systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desired criteria

  • Experience working in a similar role in a port, transport or logistics environment

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