IMPORT MANAGER

Posted 3 years ago

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Matric
  • FIATA Diploma or equivalent 3-year freight forwarding qualification.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 7 years import experience in freight forwarding industry of which two years were served at managerial capacity.

ADVANTAGEOUS ATTRIBUTES:

  • Good problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Dynamic self-starter that works independently.
  • Attention to detail and handle pressure.
  • Can communicate within the team and contribute to the overall success of the team.
  • Adaptable as this is a constantly changing environment.
  • Have budgeting and forecasting skills.
  • Have the demonstrated ability to identify and develop new business opportunities within current and new client base.
  • Have knowledge of business process re-engineering and analysis.
  • Have the ability of turning strategy into operations implementation.
  • Have knowledge of current management practices.

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Administration of shipment files.
  • Appoint sub-contractors and monitor their performance.
  • Arrange insurance cover and process claims.
  • Coordinate the customs clearance of bond store cargo.
  • Coordinate freight movement and customs clearance of import cargo.
  • Cost freight movements and prepare service estimates.
  • Effect creditor’s disbursements and process debtor’s invoices.
  • Import sales and servicing.
  • Manage the import department.
  • Comply with the requirements of the quality management system.

 

Job Features

Job CategoryAir freight and Sea freight

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