South Asia Gateway Terminals (Pvt) Ltd.
Port of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Careers at SAGT


SAGT is an exciting place to work and provides a conducive environment for career growth in a field that is complex, fast paced, and rewarding. We offer a challenging and rewarding career for individuals who aspire to join Team SAGT.

Current vacancies

Job profile:

This role calls for a repetitive, systematic & skillful approach to work  and needs to be performed in a highly precise manner to ensure all operations on-board the vessel are carried out as per strict operational & safety guidelines. 

Main responsibilities of the job include:

•  Ensure lashing/unlashing work is carried out to job requirement and vessel’s satisfaction.

•  Direct Crane Operator to discharge or load containers from/to specific locations on the vessel.

•  Liaise with Operations Executive of progress/problems during Operations.

Candidate profile:

Our ideal candidate will be a  steady individual with a high level of tolerance  who will thrive within a very structured work environment and have an excellent knowledge in the field of shipping and experience in transportation & Logistics industry.

 You must have:

•     Passed G.C.E. A/L examination with minimum three (03) passes and G.C.E. (O/L) examination  in six (06) subjects 

      including mathematics & English with minimum three (03) credit passes,

or

•     Passed G.C.E. (O/L) examination in six (06) subjects including mathematics & English with minimum three (03) credit 

      passes with an Academic/Professional Qualification in the field of Shipping, Transport & Logistics from a recognized

      university/institute.

•     Excellent oral and written communication skills of the English language.

•     Ability to plan, direct, monitor, lead and control specific operational tasks.

•     Minimum three (03) years direct work experience (Local / Overseas) in port operations/container yards/shipping lines.

•     Willing to work on Roster/Shift basis.

 An attractive and competitive remuneration package is on offer for selected candidates.

Please email your comprehensive CV with details of two non-related referees, copies of certificates & a copy of NIC ddressed to the General Manager - HR to careers@sagt.com.lk or by post with the position applied for in the top left corner of the envelope to the address shown hereunder within 10 days of this advertisement.

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Job profile:

 

Operate RTG Crane for movement of containers as instructed and in accordance with safe operating procedures, performance targets and standards.

Main responsibilities of the job include;

•  Work to the instructions indicated on the radio data terminals located in the Operator cabin in

    handling and stacking of containers.

  Effectively communicate by UHF/VHF radio with relevant staff.

  Mounting of import containers and receiving export containers to and from trucks as directed by

    the system.

Candidate profile:

 

Our ideal candidate will have a high level of tolerance for repetitive tasks and  deliver precise error free work with attention to quality and detail.

 

The ideal candidate should;

 Be male below 45 years of age.

  Passed G.C.E. (O/L) Examination in six subjects with three credit passes including Mathematics and

   English

    Or

  Passed G.C.E. (O/L) Examination in six subjects including Mathematics and language with three

    credit passes and G.C.E (A/L) Examination with four/three simple passes for core subjects.

  Have minimum five years of experience as a RTG Operator.

  Be able to use UHF/VHF Radio equipment.

  Be able to handle and list cargo restraining equipment up to 55 Tons.

  Have required fitness level including hand /eye/foot coordination & meeting visual & auditory standards.

 •     Willing to work on Roster/Shift basis.

 

An attractive and competitive remuneration package is on offer for selected candidates.

Please email your comprehensive CV with details of two non-related referees, copies of certificates & a copy of NIC addressed to the General Manager - HR to careers@sagt.com.lk or by post with the position applied for in the top left corner of the envelope to the address shown hereunder within 10 days of this advertisement.

 

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Job profile:

 

The Executive Procurement will function in the area of purchasing of goods and services and

responsible to ensure the availability of required goods and services conforming to the highest quality and safety standards at the correct price.

Main responsibilities of the job include;

• Raising Purchase Orders relevant to Purchase Order Requisitions ( Goods / Services ) and

  Maintaining records.

• Supplier registration, entering new plant and machinery to the system.

• Calling quotations, following up actions of Purchase orders.

• Coordination between stores, Engineering, Procurement and Finance departments.

• Coordination with the suppliers for collection/delivering of materials and transport.

Candidate profile:

Our ideal candidate should be a disciplined individual who pays attention to details, strong

commitment to tasks and accomplish duties with high sense of quality at a faster than average pace.

    

You must :

• Preferably be a Male below 35 years old.

• Have a degree or equivalent professional qualification in logistics and/or Supply Chain Management

   from a recognised university.

• Have passed G.C.E. (A/L) Examination with minimum three simple passes for core subjects &

   G.C.E. (O/L) Examination, in six credits including Mathematics and English language.

• Have minimum three (03) years of work experience with exposure ERP system.

• Have sound knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office packages such as word, excel, power point,

   outlook.

• Have excellent oral & written communications skills of the English language.

 

An attractive and competitive remuneration package is on offer for the selected candidate.

  

Please email your comprehensive CV with details of two non-related referees & a

copy of NIC addressed to the General Manager - HR to careers@sagt.com.lk

or by post with the position applied for in the top left corner

of the envelope to the address shown hereunder

within 10 days of this advertisement.

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The job

 

We are looking for an experienced professional in IT having served in a leadership role to lead the Information technology (IT) function in our organization. You will be the one to devise the company’s IT/Digital strategy and ensure that all aspects in relation to same and as necessary and aligned to that of the business are in place.

An excellent candidate must have a proven track-record, a solid IT background and consistently keep up-to-date with advancements of the field as relevant. Apart from their education and experience, they must have every quality of a leader and a strong strategic and business acumen.

The goal is to ensure that information technology adds the maximum value to the business success of our company.

 

The mandate

 

• Understand the business strategy and serve as an agent of change that challenges the status quo.

• Develop a clear vision/roadmap of the Digital & IT future for the organization considering the market forces and customer expectations in the global Ports & Container Liner

   Shipping industries and build the case for change.

• Provide flawless execution by being on time, within scope and on delivery in partnership with operations and IT, deliver quick, early wins flawlessly to build trust via iterative

   delivery.

• Enhance the use of technologies and systems currently installed (Oracle EBS, Oracle Cloud, Oracle EAM, NAVIS N4 etc.) to further streamline all internal operations and help

   optimize their strategic benefits.

• Provides expertise and advice on all aspects of the SAGT’s Information Technology initiatives.

• Build strong coalitions across customers, service partners, operations, marketing, finance, HR and other functions.

• Lead a team of highly talented individuals and instill a high-performance culture.

• Ensure Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) aspects of the above are in line with global best practices.

• Approve purchases of technological equipment and software and establish partnerships with IT providers.

 

The requirement

 

• Proven experience at a similar managerial level.

• Excellent knowledge of IT systems and infrastructure.

• Background in designing/developing IT systems and planning IT implementation.

• Solid understanding of data analysis, budgeting and business operations.

• Superior analytical and problem-solving capabilities.

• A strong strategic and business mind-set.

• Excellent organizational and leadership skills.

• Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities.

• BSc in computer science, Computer engineering or relevant field; MSc/MA will be preferred.

 

 

The reward

 

You can expect a compensation package competitive with the market including a company maintained vehicle, performance based bonus, local and foreign development opportunities and a medical benefit scheme.

 

 

Applications should be sent to ceo@sagt.com.lk within 07 days of the advertisement.

 

 

 

 

 

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