Situations Vacant

Situations Vacant

Branch Manager – Marlborough Inland Port

Location: Marborough
Company Name: Port Nelson Ltd
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Transport and Logistics

Date Listed: 17 June 2024
Applications Close: 13 July 2024


  • Lead in an operational and customer-focused role
  • Join an innovative, industry-leading business
  • Based in the stunning Marlborough region

Further develop your leadership and management skills in a role where there is plenty of scope for growth.

Port Nelson Ltd (PNL) is the maritime gateway for the Nelson Marlborough region – a vital hub for economic activity and a key stakeholder in the region’s continued growth and prosperity.  QuayConnect is Port Nelson’s 4PL supply chain solutions business focusing on the wine industry, particularly moving Marlborough wine for export through Nelson. This innovative supply chain and distribution model has redefined connectivity between producers, suppliers, and customers.

With the Marlborough Inland Port development due for completion at the end of the year, QuayConnect is undergoing continued growth and has an amazing opportunity for a Branch Manager to join their Marlborough team.

About the role: Reporting to the General Manager QuayConnect, this permanent full-time position will have a mix of leadership and operational responsibility for the QuayConnect container yard and warehousing operations at our Marlborough Inland Port. You will provide strong leadership, and drive operational efficiencies while overseeing all operating costs to enhance business performance.  Strong business partner relationship skills are a key requirement for this role as is the ability to identify and deliver new business and growth opportunities for QuayConnect.

About you: You will have extensive background and knowledge across Port and/or warehousing and container operations management, preferably in a 3PL warehousing and distribution environment, with a proven track record of effective leadership.  Effective communication will come naturally to you, as will a passion for delivering exceptional service.  You will have strong business acumen, be self-motivated, innovative and possess enthusiasm and drive to thrive in a fast-paced and exciting newly created role.

Port Nelson are passionate about their people, customers and community and are committed to strengthening relationships with Te Tauihu iwi. Based in a destination that provides a sunny climate all year round with magnificent landscapes to explore, we offer a great working environment along with a competitive remuneration package plus relocation assistance.

​​​​​​​This is an exciting opportunity to work in an amazing company that prides itself on strong values and culture.

Please contact Jacqui on 027 734 0113 for more information. 

Applications close at 5.00pm on 13 July 2024, unless filled prior.

Please note: Port Nelson Ltd is an alcohol and drug-free workplace. Pre-employment testing is part of our recruitment process.  Applicants for this position must be NZ citizens or already have permanent residency to be considered for this role.

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