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    • Import Logistics Officer at a Manufacturing Company

    Posted: Oct 12, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Import Logistics Officer


    • We are currently seeking to employ an Import Logistics Officer
    • We need an individual who can multitask and is able to accomplish tasks well. An individual who can manage all import and export functions from pre-shipping, shipping to delivery of the consignment.
    • An individual with in-depth knowledge of cargo clearing processes and the ability to deliver under pressure and budget efficiently and effectively.


    • Obtain accurate Check List and check all documents to avoid errors, identify missing documents, and/or identify potential issues. Opening of form M / LC Application to import.
    • Handling timely order execution & documentation like Pre & Post shipment documents.
    • Manage customs documentation for clearing and forwarding.
    • Liaising with accredited clearing agent for the clearing of goods at destinations Apapa, Tin can Island, and airport as the case may be.
    • Liaising with the shipping company on all issues with consignment.
    • Administering import procedures and documentation and effective liaison with Nigerian Customs / Logistics.
    • Managing demurrages, port charges within specified norms.
    • Managing the seamless movement of the consignments to the destination.
    • Liaising with Port authorities & customs officials, monitoring compliance to regulatory requirements, and maintaining requisite papers & documents.
    • Coordinating with Port Authorities for various requirements connected to the vessels handling at the ports.
    • Renewal of relevant licenses for all company imported listed items and should be conversant to the procedures
    • To get duty assessment in one day after Pre- Arrival Assessment Report PAAR and rotation number is allotted.
    • To follow up with approved clearing agents to ensure timely clearance.
    • To apply and get refunds shipping & container deposits etc.
    • To be able to organize fast track clearing for the group.
    • To prepare daily progress report and send to Head Office before the close of the business.
    • Any other assignment that may be given from time to time by superior officers.


    • A Bachelor’s degree in any discipline Degree. A Master’s degree is a Plus.
    • Minimum of 4 years cognate experience in Transport, logistics and supply in Nigeria.
    • Proficiency in international documentation, LC, Shipping processes, bill of lading.
    • Previous experience working with customs brokers, forwarders, and international partners
    • Must have Operational knowledge of the ports and government agencies.
    • Must have knowledge of proper clearing and haulage documentation for imports.
    • Must have appropriate knowledge of inspection agents, Banks, shipping companies, and Terminals.
    • Must have the ability to handle customs and shipping companies for imports, temporary importation, and Exports.
    • Must have knowledge of the customs and Excise HS Code and Explanatory notes.
    • Detail-oriented, organized, and able to prioritize tasks
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (primarily Excel and Word)
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.

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