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02/07 Anindita
HR at Maersk

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Maersk - Incident & Litigation Coordinator (4-6 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 945380

Maersk is looking for Incident & Litigation Coordinator

We Offer :

We are seeking a self-motivated and dedicated professional with an affinity for strategic and operational support in large and complex maritime casualties. The vacancy will fill a role within Maersk's Incident Management & Strategic Support team.

This role offers a unique opportunity to further develop a career as a specialist within the area of casualty handling and maritime litigation management. The position is based in Mumbai, India and will report to Manager - Incident Management & Strategic Support.

The nature of this profile demands flexibility of work timings depending on the incident.

Key responsibilities Key Areas of Responsibility :

- Team focus : This is team's primary and main responsibility and thus takes priority over other tasks.

- Coordinate the flow of information and mitigate the loss arising from marine incidents, such as fire, collision, grounding and heavy weather damage.

- Liaise with Operations, Commercial Teams and External network (P&I Insurers, correspondents, law firms, GA adjusters, salvage traders).

- Provide information, guidance and support to internal and external stakeholders.

- Handling legal disputes, negotiations, dispute resolution, recoveries against liable third parties and settlements in co-operation with the relevant internal stakeholders.

- Responsibility for all court cases, collecting relevant information, costing, assessing, summarizing and maintaining the claims system

Individual Focus :

Support Incident team :

- Engage with internal stakeholders to constantly improve and share best practices in relation to incident handling.

- Liaise with external stakeholders to devise incident handling protocols.

- Application of risk management and incident handling routines to devise and execute action plans as soon the team receives notification of an incident requiring the activation of such plans.

- Identify and retain contemporaneous evidence in preparation of claims and recovery arising from the incident.

Support Legal Counsel, Mumbai :

- Manage and monitor development on new matters arising with focus on claims requiring the involvement of external legal counsel.

- Ensure the timely engagement and assistance of frontline commercial colleagues to avoid cost exposure.

- Legal loss prevention in terms of avoidance of unnecessary court actions.

- Coordinate with Lawyers as and when required.

- Obtain quarterly reports on the status of the cases handled by them

- To ensure all documents related to court cases are duly electronically stored/physically stored for easy access/retrieval.

- To maintain confidentiality/safekeeping of documents in custody.

- Mapping and sharing lessons learnt while handling cases in various jurisdictions.

- Always act in a manner consistent with and loyal to the Maersk Values.

Challenge of the job/problem solving :

- The person needs to be highly self-motivated with a solution driven attitude.

- The person needs to be highly analytical with strong attention to detail, without losing sight of the overall bigger perspective.

- To have the ability to develop a good rapport with a variety of stakeholders from different cultures, identifying and meeting their needs whilst ensuring a beneficial outcome for the carrier.

- The ability to wear different hats and remain level-headed and flexible in a variety of situations.

We are looking for :

Knowledge & Qualifications :

- Experience required is 4-6 years.

- Law graduate with proven experience in managing maritime casualties, Hull & Machinery, cargo claims, maritime litigation

- Sound shipping Knowledge and understanding of operations.

- In depth understanding of legal principles underpinning international trade, bills of lading and COGSA.

Training/Special Skills Required :

- Future oriented decision making

- Attention to Detail

- Solution and result-oriented mindset towards court case handling

- Is highly motivated to learn as well as share knowledge

- Excellent written and spoken English

- Focus on Quality

- Work under pressure

- Tactful and effective handling of multiple stakeholders

- Ability to perform in and contribute to a team-oriented environment

- Ability to analyze, structure and organize tasks and work independently

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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