Fednav – Manager, Operations

Fednav International Ltd, headquartered in Montreal, is the largest ocean-going ship owning and chartering group in Canada engaged in ocean transportation of mainly bulk cargoes on a worldwide basis. With 75years of experience and expertise, we are a driven, innovative, and respected organization committed to our employees and customers.

Honesty, integrity, and a respect toward community and environment define our values.



Position: Manager, Operations

Reporting to: Senior Manager, Operations

Location: Fednav Corporate Head Office – Montreal, Quebec


Main responsibilities:

  • Assist and support the Senior Operations, Manager with the day-to-day management of the Operations Department and the fleet activities, including:
  • Assist in monitoring the fleet: optimization of revenue (routing, cargo lifts, speed/consumption, load/discharge operation) and cost control
  • Approve billings (Short lift Claims, off hires) and payments (Stevedore and tugs disbursements, vendor invoices)
  • Assist Senior Manager, Operations and Vice-President, Operations as and when required on various projects and initiatives
  • Mentor, supervise, and guide the Operations Department employees
  • Monitor and assess personnel performance, assess and implement development or training plans for the Operations Department employees



  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in a similar operations role within the dry bulk shipping sector
  • Minimum of five (5) years of sea-going experience
  • Minimum of five (5) years of leadership experience in managing teams. More specifically:
  • Excellent motivating, mentoring, and coaching skills
  • Ability to build relationships and develop trust
  • Natural capacity to foster teamwork and to create a positive environment
  • Ability to develop a culture of continuous improvement
  • Natural self-starting skills, results driven and strong problem solver
  • Facility to control costs
  • Bachelor’s degree in Shipping and/or Maritime related field
  • Capable of working with current computer applications


Location : Fednav International Ltd 1000 de La Gauchetière Street West, Suite 3500 Montreal, Quebec H3B 4W5 CANADA


  • Annual discretionary bonus, based on performance
  • Annual discretionary salary increase based on performance
  • Medical/dental coverage
  • Fitness subsidy program
  • Accrued pension benefit
  • Employee assistance program
  • 20 paid vacation days


Annual Salary: $125,000-$155,000

Full-Time position: 35 hours per week

Fednav International Ltd offers a competitive total compensation package and opportunities for growth and development. Please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to resume lsilvestre@fednav.com and quote the position, Operations Manager in the subject heading of your email. Fednav is an equal opportunity employer.