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  • Posted: Jan 27, 2021
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    The Dangote Group is one of the most diversified business conglomerates in Africa with a hard-earned reputation for excellent business practices and products' quality with its operational headquarters in the bustling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria in West Africa. The Group's activities encompass: Cement - Manufacturing / Importing Sugar - Manufacturing ...
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    Pre-Shipment Officer - Export - (Cement Industry) - Lagos

    Reference No.: Preshipment002
    Location: Apapa, Lagos


    • Provide support to Logistics Officer in managing key operations decision, , adherence to shipping activities, safety guidelines and quality requirements etc.
    • Support in scheduling of DCP’s cement export shipments in compliance with applicable regulations, policies, and procedures.
    • Obtain relevant information on planned shipments and update shipping schedule.
    • Ensure compliance of the Freight Forwarding processes with DCP rules and regulation.
    • Ensure that all safety requirements such as certifications, identifications, etc. are fully complied as per DCP requirements and regulations.
    • Ensure the good administration and filing of all the Freight Forwarding documents in line with the DCP procedures.
    • Coordinate shipment logistics from Nigerian origin to across other Africa nations to deliver under the guidance of the Nigerian Law / regulations and in compliance to the DCP rule.
    • Liaise with Export Terminal Logistics, Border, and DCP plant personnel to ensure efficient operations.
    • Liaise with the banks and government appointed shipment inspection agents on every shipment for appropriate duty payment of shipping charges classification in conformance to the statutory requirement.
    • Liaise effectively with government agencies (e. g NAFDAC, Customs, NPA) to secure relevant permits and approvals.
    • Ensure appropriate and correct shipping documents are obtained from logistic, freight forwarders, government appointed pre-shipment inspection agents, etc.
    • Ensure that all export activities and shipping documentation are transacted and updated.
    • Ensure key performance indicators are reported and followed up. Prepare periodic shipping activity reports in line with DCP rules.
    • Check Customs tariff positions and interpret government fiscal policies & amendments.
    • Ensure adequate record keeping of customs documents, notices, government regulatory documents and documentations of other third parties.
    • Ensure timely payment of NESS fees and
    • Ensure NESS receipts are forwarded to Inspection agents for the generation of CCIs.
    • Follow up with authorities (Customs/ONSA) in case of delays of approvals.

    Education and Work Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in any related field
    • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in logistics management

    Skills and Behaviours:

    • Knowledgeable on INCOTERMS, laws, and regulations applicable to Freight Forwarding and importation
    • Good understanding of trends, challenges, opportunities, regulations, and legislations relating to the cement manufacturing industry.
    • Sound knowledge of DCP’s product and service offerings.
    • Working knowledge of inventory management terminologies, methodologies, and approach
    • Basic knowledge of system-based inventory management systems
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Attention to detail and quality
    • Willingness to learn, improve and adapt to changing requirements
    • Working knowledge of relevant supporting tools and technologies such as MS Excel, Project Management applications, etc.
    • Membership of relevant professional bodies in the Supply Chain and Operational functions will be an added advantage
    • Knowledge across all the disciplines of Supply Chain Management will be an added advantage


    • Private Health Insurance
    • Paid Time Off
    • Training & Development

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Dangote on to apply

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