Job Vacancies at Spectrum Forwarding & International Logistics Limited

Spectrum Forwarding & International Logistics Limited have been practicing Logistics business since year 2004 and was incorporated and registered in Nigeria on the 29th December, 2009 with Corporate Affair Commission.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: Customs Broker
Location: 
Lagos
Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for compliance with Customs regulations in all transactions as well as broker compliance activity within the branch
  • Arranging collection and deliveries of freight for both international air and ocean imports
  • Handling import routing and customer service
  • Determine and track duties and taxes payable and process payments on behalf of client.
  • Represent clients in meetings with customs officials and apply for duty refunds and tariff reclassifications.
  • Coordinate transportation and storage of imported goods.
  • Classify goods according to tariff coding system.
  • Examine product information to ensure compliance with regulations.
  • Monitor work of all import personnel and increase competency of all employees and ensure optimal level of customer services.
  • Monitor all processes and ensure compliance to all Federal regulations and custom duties.
  • Manage air & ocean customs clearance within the branch
  • Prepare customs documentation and ensure that shipments meet all applicable laws to facilitate the import and export of goods.
  • Perform audits on transactions and ensure compliance to all customs brokerage transactions.
  • Analyze process and design procedures to reduce operating costs for import businesses and design various improvement activities.
  • Manage current work processes and initiate procedures to reduce downtime and ensure compliance to service measures.
  • Coordinate with various departments and maintain compliance to all import operations.
  • Prepare required documents and procedures according to customer standards and ensure compliance to service requirements.
  • Manage and assist to resolve all customer queries and ensure resolution of all problems.
  • Administer all processes and ensure continuous improvement to all to provide optimal level of services to customer.
  • Gather and collate various commercial data and prepare required reports.
  • Maintain knowledge on all industry rules and regulations and perform all custom duties.
  • Knowledge in entry preparation, classifying and compiling
  • Processing customer shipment billing and invoicing
  • Stay up-to-date on all customs changes
  • Perform other duties as assigned or necessary
  • Other duties as needed

Key Qualifications/Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working in custom brokerage
  • Customs Broker’s license preferred, but not required
  • Experience in the freight, air/sea import and export business.
  • Must be a Licensed Customs Broker
  • Customer outcome focused
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Strong work ethic
  • Operations experience in the brokerage and freight forwarding industry
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel and other industry specific software.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to initiate activities independently, learn and achieve results
  • Investigative and problem solving skills Strong analytical skills

 

Job Title: Sales Development Executive
Location:
 Lagos
Key Responsibilities

The Sales Development Executive will assist with the following key functions:

  • Exploring all opportunities to develop additional business from assigned customer accounts.
  • Managing and coordinating all sales development activities whilst aiming to achieve sustainable business growth through the increasing of sales.
  • Proactively finding new target customers, acquiring new business & creating sales leads from overseas to achieve sales targets, as well as taking responsibility for the achievement of objectives and team sales targets.
  • Approaching & presenting to customers by skillfully communicating information regarding the Company’s solutions and services.
  • Developing and securing new import sea and air business, particularly on our core trade lanes
  • Providing clients with competitive proposals and following up quotations
  • Providing value added services to clients
  • Generating and following up sales leads
  • Meeting prospective and existing clients
  • Working closely with Operations to ensure a smooth transaction for each customer
  • Liaising with Sales Team as well as Marketing team to send out promotional mailings
  • Reporting sales activities & sales performance regularly or upon request.
  • Assisting Team Leaders or Managers to set strategies to achieve team or company targets.
  • Providing quotations to existing and new clients for import sea, air, road movements; and proactively following up in order to win the business
  • Handling clients’ bookings by effectively liaising with customers and overseas agents in order to arrange smooth shipping of cargo at origin
  • Building strong relationships with clients in order to understand clients’ needs and maximize sales opportunities
  • Supporting outside sales team in securing face to face appointments, preparing proposals and helping to close deals.
  • Actively pursue growth opportunities, by developing new clients and maintaining good relationship with existing clients
  • Drive new business growth across all facets of the business in line with the sales targets/budgets set by the Sales Manager
  • Continuously promote sales activities personally, by developing and concentrating on new key accounts and developing business with existing accounts
  • Ensures accurate compilation and reporting of operational and financial information about the customers
  • Achieve a balanced portfolio of business that maximizes operational efficiency and reduces risk all in accordance to the allocation of targets set by the Sales Manager
  • Prepare sales plans and reports
  • Constant communication with new customers, customer support and the freight management departments about relevant company policies, departmental expectations and customer expectations

Key Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Administration, Logistics ,Sales & account management and/or a related field.
  • Proven sales experience in freight forwarding is essential
  • Ability to prioritise, and organise work in order to achieve deadlines and targets
  • Ability to understand clients’ Freight Forwarding challenges and structure effective solutions
  • Ability to influence and build relationships at all levels
  • Extensive knowledge of International Freight
  • Research and development of new sales opportunities
  • 3-5 years of applicable business development / sales experience providing solutions in Freight Forwarding
  • Excellent industry knowledge with the ability to sell import ocean services
  • Self-motivated and target driven with ambition to succeed
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to build strong, lasting relationships with clients
  • Implementation of new strategies to increase business growth
  • Strong computer literacy in Microsoft Office.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications via mail to: [email protected]

 

Application Deadline: 31st July, 2017.

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