Clearing and Forwarding Manager Job,kenya

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Job Description

Job Vacancy: Clearing and Forwarding Manager

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Source for new clients to provide clearing and forwarding services to
  • Send quotations to clients and proceed to negotiate
  • Check fiscal prices, customs requirements, and clearing fees.
  • Study cost estimates to get the optimal and most efficient shipping, transport and clearing method
  • Ensure all regulatory requirements to engage in the clearing and forwarding business are up to date and we are in compliance
  • Track shipments and follow up with the forwarder regarding vessels’ arrival dates at the destination
  • Send clear instructions to the shipper regarding the clearing documentation as per country requirements with the consultation of purchasing office
  • Follow up closely on the customs / clearance formalities and delivery process
  • Update the shipment clearance log on progress and communicate delays daily
  • Overseeing the entire clearing and forwarding process to ensure the clients goods get to them in a timely manner and communicate any obstacles in the clearing process to the client
  • Conduct customer surveys to ensure the client is satisfied with our services
  • Negotiating with shipping lines, airlines, transporters and agents
  • Ensuring good quality customer service levels are achieved.
  • Delivery / Dispatch of goods to Dealers / customers as per SO.
  • Invoicing as per company price list.
  • Maintaining stock records in the computer system and existing checking physical stock tallies with the same.
  • Collection of payment cheques from Dealers
  • Banking Dealers cheques, entry in the computer records and reconciliation.
  • Submitting Sales Tax returns, procuring ‘F’ Forms & timely submission IN LIASON WITH FINANCE OFFICE.

Qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in imports and exports, airfreight and sea freight within the clearing and forwarding industry is non-negotiable for this position
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Self-driven
  • Great commercial awareness
  • Excellent accuracy
  • Good communication skills
  • Good leadership qualities
  • Excellent knowledge of operations in the clearing and forwarding industry.
  • Degree holder in supply chain management/ diploma in clearing and forwarding

How to Apply

Candidates who qualify should send their resumes to [email protected] before 30th August 2015.

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