Training Manager at Maersk Line

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Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customer’s supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs roughly 70,000 people. With simple end-to-end offering of products and digital services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, Maersk enables its customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere – all over the world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Training Manager
Job Requisition ID: R47260
Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full time
Reports to: Operations Manager
Direct reports to: Equipment Training Officer
ScopeTerminal based


  • Under guidance of the Operations Manager, this position supervises a group of equipment trainers, ensuring subordinates perform their jobs, efficiently, safely and in a timely manner.
  • Communicates training plan, process updates, operation sequence and new ways of working (Lean Training) to superiors and subordinates.

Manages the activities of the Operations training unit:

  • Conducts need analysis to determine training needs based on projected processes, changes, and other factors.
  • Provides safety support for Operations in terms of conducting Risk assessments, developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) performing audits and supporting with incident investigation.
  • Plans, develops, and provides Equipment operation, safety, and other Operations related training for personnel.
  • Manages training procedures and practices in accordance with global standards.
  • Monitor and evaluate training program’s effectiveness, success, and ROI periodically and report on them.
  • Provides instruction and coaching to training instructors.
  • Facilitates Lean training for all categories of employees as well as the deployment of lean tools (Visual/Daily Management, Problem Solving, 5S and Standardized Process).
  • Drives continuous improvement initiatives and facilitates Kaizens, etc.
  • Reports any problem areas of operations and implements the agreed changes to resolve the problems.
  • Instructs subordinates in safe working practices and maintains a watch over terminal area for unsafe working practices.
  • Acts as focal between the Industrial Training Fund and the Company.

Work/Business Contacts And Authority:

  • Internal – All
  • External – Nil

Critical Qualifications / Skills / Experience

  • Education: Minimum of First Degree.
  • Experience: Level 4 Lean Student with up to 2 years experience in terminal operations.

Knowledge of:

  • Terminal Operations
  • Training Methodologies
  • ITF Reimbursement processes
  • Lean Tools

Ability to:

  • Apply Lean Tools in Practical Situations
  • Transfer knowledge and skills to students and terminal leaders
  • Manage relations and keep the momentum of Safety and WOW culture.

Core Competencies:

  • Extrovert and comfortable to engage with all levels of the organization.
  • Structured both with own work and support others to develop strong structures
  • Result oriented.
  • Analytical, speak with data.
  • Supportive and coaching personality.
  • Able to maintain overview and structure even with many balls in the air

Learning & Career Opportunities:
In this position, the incumbent will have an opportunity to acquire skills and knowledge in the following areas:

  • Leadership
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Process and resource optimisation.

Relevant next career steps might be:

  • Terminal Transformation Manager
  • WOW Manager
  • Shift Manager
  • Operations Manager or another operational manager role.

We Offer

  • We offer you exciting career opportunities with an international reach to further expand your experience through our diversity-focused and award-winning talent development initiatives.
  • Energizing and pioneering, this is also an environment that keeps you motivated. You’ll be joining a values-led, genuinely diverse, and talented team that is passionate about being there for employees, and for each other.
  • We strive to deliver the right environment for the right people while fostering a culture of fairness, mutual respect, responsibility, and care for our business and our customers.
  • We have a competitive compensation and benefits package for full-time employees. Our talent policies are recognized world-wide as one of the best in the industry and we continue to look for new ways to invest in our people through ongoing personal and professional development initiatives.
  • We value the diversity of our talent and will always strive to recruit the best person for the job. We’re proud of that and we see it as a genuine source of strength for building high performing teams.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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