Wednesday, February 08, 2012

Job vacancies in an International freight


An International freight, clearing and forwarding firm has the following employment opportunities


(a) Freight Coordinators

2 Posts

Responsibilities
  • Marketing and Business Development of the company’s presence within the region
  • Scheduling and tracking of shipments from Origin to destination.
  • Negotiating rates with carriers and providing quotations to respective clients.
  • Development and enhancement of customer relationships
  • External interface and development of relationships with other industry bodies and governments
  • Providing management Reports, Performance Metrics, Market Intelligence and Risk assessment
Qualifications:

Education:
  • A University Degree in business.
  • Professional Qualifications in Freight Forwarding or Logistics
Experience:
  • Experience of 5 year in a reputable freight and logistics firm.
  • Strong understanding of marketing and negotiating strategies.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment while managing multiple priorities
  • Proactive, energetic and self driven with excellent communication skills
  • Excellent communication skills and exceptional customer service skills
  • Expertise in rate quotation/international cargo routing.
  • Must have knowledge of government procedures relating to imports & exports knowledge of customs laws pertaining to Kenya, east and central Africa.
  • Sound Knowledge of the KRA Simba System
(b) Declaration Clerks

2 Posts

Responsibilities
  • Undertake all declaration procedures for imports and exports
  • Application of IDFs
  • Advice the management on correct and most preferred course of action to overcome technicalities that may arise in declaration or operations.
  • Bonds management and cancellation procedures
  • Ensure correct use of the Kenya Revenue Authority Tariffs
  • Ensure that correct values are used during declaration and other related procedures to avoid losses that may accrue as a result of penalties
  • Proper filing and documentation.
Qualifications
  • Must have over 4 years experience in the same capacity
  • Must have a diploma in clearing & forwarding course from a recognized institution.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to maintain good working relationships with all the stake holders in the field.
  • Must be flexible in work habits and schedules,
  • Must have knowledge of government procedures relating to imports & exports knowledge of customs laws pertaining to Kenya, east and central Africa.
  • Sound Knowledge of the KRA Simba System
(c) Clearing Officers

2 Posts

Responsibilities
  • Proper filing and documentation.
  • Advice the management on correct and most preferred course of action to overcome technicalities that may arise in clearing operations.
  • Ensure that shipments are cleared in time to avoid demurrage.
  • Ensure the cleared shipments are delivered to the client premises and well acknowledged.
  • Must have knowledge of government procedures relating to imports & exports knowledge of customs laws pertaining to Kenya, east and central Africa
Qualifications
  • Must have a diploma in clearing & forwarding course from a recognized institution.
  • Must have over 3 years experience in the same capacity
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong Analytical & Negotiating Skills.
  • Knowledge in the clearing and forwarding procedures such as declaration of imports; sea freight & Airfreight.
  • Sound knowledge of the KRA Simba System
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to the following address;

DN/A. 1223
P.O. Box 49387 - 00100
Nairobi

CV’s should be received not later than 29th February, 2012

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