Job Title: Ports & Stevedoring Officer

Job Purpose / Objective
  • To serve as our client's focal person at the air and sea ports to foster smooth processing of export and import cargoes through the Nigerian Customs Service and other regulatory bodies.
  • Ensure complete and correct documentations relevant for customs-clearing are received by our client's clearing agent before arrival of flight/vessel.
  • Monitor arrival of vessels, flights and manifest submission by our client's appointed clearing agent.
  • Follow up on any issues that may arise during custom clearing processes and ensure that these are escalated to relevant person for resolution.
  • Ensure that the examination conducted on our client's cargo by Nigerian customs is done professionally without damages to the cargo.
  • Ensure that regulatory requirements for customs clearance from other regulatory bodies i.e. NAFDAC, SON, NSA at the Ports are complied with and assist freight forwarder to resolve issues.
  • Prepare documents and liaise with ERG for the processing of permits for NAFDAC and NSA.
  • liaise with Airlines/shipping companies/freight forwarder for all lost and or short landed cargoes and ensure they are closed out in line with relevant procedures.
  • Monitor cargo clearing activities of the Freight Forwarding Contractor and ensure they comply with pm-agreed SLAs
  • Prepare Air and Sea weekly status reports for presentation during weekly operations meeting
  • Monitor and ensure prompt Customs duty payments with the banks and other relevant parties
  • Advice on security and safety of our client's cargo at the ports.
  • Bachelors Degree or HND from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning (Additional qualification is an advantage)
  • Minimum of 5 years post-graduation working experience, three (3) of which must have been in cargo clearing and forwarding.
  • Good IT skills with proven knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Ports operation and cargo clearing protocol, Custom Regulations and use of Asycuda
  • Transport and supply chain management
  • Good communication and relationship Management skills
  • Candidate must be of high integrity and have excellent work ethics
  • Not mom than 45 years old.

Job location
Port Harcourt

Application Closing Date
Friday 6th January, 2017

How to apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV's to: [email protected]