Spectrum Forwarding & International Logistics Limited Job Vacancies- 2 Positions

Spectrum Forwarding & International Logistics Limited is recruiting to fill the vacant positions below:

  1. Import/Export Supervisor
  2. Management Accountant

Import/Export Supervisor Job Vacancy at Spectrum Forwarding & International Logistics Limited

Job Title: Import/Export Supervisor

Job Location: Lagos
Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Handling all aspects of international freight movements (export by Sea, air and/or land) You will act as a conduit between our customer and carriers to ensure all needs are met within the specified delivery time, taking responsibility for monitoring progress and keeping the customer advised of the status.
  • Manage Import/Export Documentation and Processes to agreed KPIs.
  • The day to day monitoring of freight forwarders transporting inbound/outbound freight
  • Obtaining freight quotes from suppliers and providing costs to sales teams
  • Internal analysis of freight costs, identify issues, over charging and any associated corrective actions.
  • Invoice checking to meet tight deadlines
  • Build strategic, professional and ethical relationships with internal and external entities
  • Ensure a consistently high level of service and communication by supporting Supply Chain and Customer Services to meet deadlines.
  • Complete FOA documentation,
  • Anticipate and plan for future changes to any current legislation.
  • Review and audit import/export documentation and ensure that correct harmonized codes are being applied by the 3rd party importing agents, identify errors, taking corrective action when required.
  • Complete monthly HMRC reconciliation for sign off by senior management team.
  • Review and update all process documentation in Cochlear document management system.
  • Maintenance of import/export country database.
  • Liaise directly with carrier and customers on shipment planning and coordination
  • Engage with dedicated customer on daily basis ensuring goods move as planned.
  • Complete ad-hoc freight procurement
  • Handle and be experienced in international documentation such as; Bill of Lading, Letters of Credit & Bills of Exchange
  • Advise on or complete customs clearance
  • Investigate customer queries and concerns
  • Liaise directly with carriers and agents to resolve exceptions and discrepancies as they arise
  • Work with suppliers and Demand Planners to ensure efficient customs procedures.
  • Manage communications and relations with internal/external customers & suppliers.
  • Follow relevant quality procedures in order to deliver quality products and services and identify and support the implementation of continuous improvement
  • Day to day carrier management
  • Any other duties as required

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • 3years + experience within the Freight Forwarding Industry as an Import/Export specialist or progression to this level.
  • Sound knowledge of import and export procedures. An in-depth knowledge of the complete supply chain so that you can co-ordinate effectively and liaise with vendors and departments.
  • Very good understanding of day to day ocean freight operations, the principles of global supply chains and logistics operations
  • Clear understanding of Practical and procedural knowledge of international documentation
  • Must have a proven track record in implementing and maintaining carrier and internal shipping systems. In addition to this you will have a good understanding of the systems and electronic communication methods used to keep track of stock movements, delivery times, transport costs and performance evaluation.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS excel & General knowledge of other MS office products, Outlook, powerpoint, word
  • Inter-personal skills – Influencing, communication, relationship management, cultural awareness and ability to work across teams
  • Desire and commitment to achieve excellence.
  • Good understanding of tariff codes processes.
  • Worked in freight forwarding/knowledge of 3PLs.
  • Knowledge and ability to demonstrate internal and external customer management.
  • Competent at using all online portals (EU/HMRC) associated with the management of imports and exports.
  • Good employment history with Supervisory experience ideally
  • Need to be IT literate

How to Apply
Interested candidates should send their applications via mail to info@spectrumnforwarding.com

Application Deadline: 09/12/2016 

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