Yard Planner


Key responsibilities

Yard Planners are responsible for the planning and allocation of all physical container stock in the yard/port terminal. When a ship arrives in port, the Yard Planner must organise where in the terminal the cargo from the ship needs to go and also arrange what cargo goes back onto the ship.

Generic skills

  • Planning
  • Leadership
  • Problem solving
  • Interpersonal
  • Attention to detail
  • Critical thinking

Priority skills

  • Ability to take ownership
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and protocols

Career progression

  • Vessel Planner
  • Operations Manager



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