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  • Posted: May 23, 2024
    Deadline: Jun 15, 2024
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    DRYVA Logistics is an integrated logistics company, providing end to end supply chain management solutions. Our portfolio covers Third Party Logistics, E-Commerce Logistics and Warehousing. We are building a team of top talents who can grow fast into senior leadership.
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    Import and Export Manager


    • Manage overall imports and exports for the company.
    • Prepare and manage all shipment-related documents. Process import documentation and processing of permit such as SON, import permit, SON product certificate, SONCAP, NESREA permit, NAFDAC import permit, etc.
    • Oversee port and customs clearing processes efficiently and effectively.
    • Open Form M, NXP and manage insurance Premium process, shipping line reconciliation, on time delivery of shipment from port, liaising with clearing agents, shipping lines, customs and other relevant Government Agencies
    • Advise necessary changes to streamline export and import.
    • Liaise with suppliers / vendor to ensure submission of correct pro-forma invoice suitable for establishing form M and LC in line with Nigeria Customs Service import requirements / guidelines / regulations.
    • Follow up with vendors and freight forwarder for all shipments and a real-time update must be provided daily.
    • Real-time update of internal systems and database with all jobs (projects) progress.
    • Negotiate with carriers and freight forwarders to secure cost-effective transportation
    • Coordinate application for import duty exemption certificate (IDEC) and certificate of capital importation (CCI); especially importation of goods from China.
    • Classify goods to tariff coding system and calculate import duty and tax payable in advance.
    • Liaise with accredited agents for clearing of goods at destination ports, customs etc.
    • Timely order execution and documentation of pre and post shipping documents
    • Liaise with Port authorities & customs officials, monitor compliance to regulatory requirements, and maintain requisite papers & documents.
    • Ensure that form M numbers are sent to the supplier (foreign) to make sure they are quoted on all relevant and shipping & import supporting documents.
    • Ensure the pre-clearing process is completed before dispatching to operations.
    • Draft LC (Letter of Credit), and follow up with the banks for LC issuance
    • Coordinate with Country Finance Manager for negotiation of banking terms and conditions on LC.
    • Process and examine required shipping documents as per rules and regulations in line with Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) guidelines.
    • Source Forex from CBN/I&E Window.
    • Ensure draft copies of documents are in line with established approved Purchasing Order (PO).
    • Day to day coordination with finance department and banks to ensure no delays in processing Pre-Arrival Assessment Report (PAAR), Form M and LC.
    • Collection and submission of foreign exchange control documents (FECD).
    • Develop and implement import and export policies and procedures
    • Maintain and update the import/export compliance database
    • Monitor and report on international trade trends and developments.

    Requirements & Qualifications

    • Minimum of a second Class upper in any course preferably Supply Chain or Finance from a reputable university (exceptional HND candidates will be considered)
    • Cognate 5 -10 years’ experience in experience in import/export operations.
    • Extensive Knowledge of Nigeria / Customs Importation Procedures and related documentation (Form M, Paar, Duty Assessment, Duty Waiver)
    • Extensive Knowledge of International Payment Methods (LC, Bill of Lading)
    • Conversance with Incoterms
    • Excellent Negotiation Skills with foreign suppliers
    • Logistics management and organization
    • Familiarity with CBN rules, regulations, and other applicable agencies' provision; SONCAP, NAFDAC, NDLEA, CUSTOM, etc.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools
    • Track record of over-achieving quota
    • Ability to work independently without supervision
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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