• Vacancy in a Leading Clearing & Freight Forwarding Company

  • Posted on: 14 June, 2013 Deadline: 5 July, 2013
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  • A Leading Clearing & Freight Forwarding Company is looking for a dynamic staff in their Lagos Office for the role of an Operations Manager.

    Operations Manager


    Key Responsibilities

    ·         Manage, control and supervise the activities of the operations staff
    ·         Monitoring of payments for debit notes (shipping and terminal)
    ·         Ensuring that a competent clearing staff handles the clients job at all times
    ·         Dealing with customs queries where the  clearing staff cannot resolve
    ·         Keeping track of all jobs in clearing, from the day the file enters clearing up to delivery point
    ·         Represent the company at meetings.
    ·         Reporting daily activities
    ·         Using personal judgment and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles in the clearing process.
    ·         Agreeing on costs and disbursements to carry out clearing.

    Skills Requirement

    ·         Strong initiative and leadership skills
    ·         Good Communication and interpersonal skills
    ·         Analytical and problem solving Business and entrepreneurial spirit
    ·         Results and performance oriented
    ·         Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

    Educational Qualifications

    ·         Must possess a minimum of a second class lower in Business administration or any related discipline from a reputable university
    ·         Minimum of 2 years experience in logistics (especially in clearing and forwarding)
    ·         Applicant should not be more than 35 years and not less than 28 years
    ·         Applicant must have concluded NYSC
    ·         Must have proven repertoire in setting and meeting strict KPIs.
    ·         Must have Operational knowledge of the ports and government agencies.
    ·         Must have knowledge of proper clearing and haulage documentation for both import and export.
    ·         Must have appropriate Knowledge of Inspection agents, Banks, Shipping Companies and Terminals.
    ·         Must be ready to work to deadlines and supervise a team of 10 staff
    ·         Must be driven and ready to work round the clock to meet deadlines.
    ·         Must have the ability to handle customs and shipping companies for Imports, temporary importation, and Exports.
    ·         Must be able to handle pressure.
    ·         Must have certifications within the maritime industry.
    ·         Must have knowledge of the Customs and Excise HS Code and Explanatory notes.

    Method of Application

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