Spectrum Forwarding & International Logistics Limited Vacancy for a Chief Clearing Officer

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.

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

Job Title: Chief Clearing Officer
Location:
Lagos
Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing all import function of the company from Pre shipiment, Shipping and clearing from the ports.
  • Responsible for the daily supervision of all customs clearing activities (Import/Export)
  • Lead a small team of Customs clearing staff.
  • 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.
  • Renewal of relevant licenses for all company imported listed items,should be conversant to the procedures
  • To get duty assessment in one day after Pre- Arrival Assessment Report PAAR and rotation number is allotted.
  • To follow up with approved clearing agent to ensure timely clearance.
  • Arrangement for customs and other unit for examination
  • To apply and get refunds shipping & container deposits etc.
  • To be able to organize fast track clearing for the group.
  • To prepare daily progress report and send to Head Office before close of the business.
  • Liaising with accredited clearing agent for the clearing of good at destination Apapa , Tin can island and airport as the case maybe
  • Liaising with the shipping company on all issues with consignment
  • Administering import procedures and documentations and effectively liaison with Nigerian Customs / Logistics.
  • Managing demurrages, port charges within specified norms.
  • Managing seamless movement of the consignments to the 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 the vessels handling at the ports.
  • Any other assignment that may be given from time to time by superior officers

Qualifications and Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in any relevant discipline. Masters Degree a Plus.
  • Minimum of 2-4 years cognate experience in a Clearing & Forwarding Company
  • Must have Operational knowledge of the ports and government agencies.
  • Must have knowledge of proper clearing and haulage documentation for imports.
  • Must have appropriate knowledge of inspection agents, Banks, shipping companies and Terminals.
  • Must be proactive and result oriented.
  • Ability to work under tight schedule
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Dependability: Reliable, responsible and dependable
  • Attention to Details: Being careful about details and thorough in completing work task
  • Initiative: Willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities within required timeframes.
  • Must have the ability to handle customs and shipping companies for imports, temporary importation, and Exports.
  • Must have knowledge of the customs and Excise HS Code and Explanatory notes.
  • Mastery of the Internet for Business Purposes.
  • Pleasant Personality and Ability
  • Proven track record, practical knowledge and deep operating experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • IT working knowledge is essential
  • Good presentation skills


How to Apply

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

Application Deadline  30th November, 2016.

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