Clearing and Forwarding Officer – (Expat)
Excel Minds
Apapa, LA, ng
2d ago

Job Description

  • 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.
  • Ensure timely clearing of goods at the ports to their final destination.
  • Liaising with the shipping company on all issues with consignment.
  • Administering import procedures and documentation and effective liaison with Nigerian Customs / Logistics.
  • Interface with all the government approved regulatory agencies in connection with the required documents and certifications.
  • Managing demurrage, port charges within specified norms.
  • Managing the seamless movement of the consignments to the final 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.
  • To get duty assessment in one day after Pre- Arrival Assessment Report PAAR and rotation number is allotted.
  • To be able to organize fast track clearing for the company.
  • To prepare daily progress report and send to the line manager before the close of the business.
  • Any other assignment that maybe given from time to time by superior officers.
  • Discretion
  • High attention to detail
  • Travelling is required in and around Nigeria
  • Able to close deals without supervision.
  • Requirements

  • Minimum of bachelor degree.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ cognate experience in a Clearing & Forwarding Company in Nigeria
  • Proficiency in international documentation, LC, Shipping processes, bill of lading
  • Previous experience working with customs brokers, forwarders, and international partners.
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good team player.
  • Time management.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Interpersonal, Self-Management and Leadership skills
  • Strong sense of professionalism, integrity, and sound judgment. Ability to maintain confidentiality and protect trade secret
  • Benefits

    Competitive pay, bonus & local allowance

    Comprehensive health insurance

    Furnished accommodations / housing allowances (rent, water & electricity)

    Transport facilities (car, fuel expense, designated driver)

    Avenues for professional development

    Chance to work as a leader

    Grow with the company

    Requirements

    Minimum of bachelor degree. Minimum of 4 years’ cognate experience in a Clearing & Forwarding Company in Nigeria Proficiency in international documentation, LC, Shipping processes, bill of lading Previous experience working with customs brokers, forwarders, and international partners.

    Good oral and written communication skills Good team player. Time management. Attention to detail. Interpersonal, Self-Management and Leadership skills Strong sense of professionalism, integrity, and sound judgment.

    Ability to maintain confidentiality and protect trade secret

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