Job Opportunity at Spectrum Forwarding & International Logistics Limited : Trade Assistant

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: Trade Assistant

Key Responsibilities
  • The role requires the Trade Assistant to respond to market demands and trends.
  • To Assist in maximizing space planning both at vessel and terminal level.
  • To Handle import and export issues
  • To work in a busy team environment and will participate in weekly or daily planning meetings.
  • To review and monitor cargo flows throughout various load ports, update, maintain and develop space planning and systems.
  • You will also monitor terminal capacity and vessel planned cargo, trade and market demands.
  • To liaise with worldwide load and forecasting capacity requirements as well as lifting port agents to maximize capacity utilization to respond to market requirements.
  • Negotiating to conclude various contracts, settle various payments and dispute resolutions
  • Liaising with all relevant sales staff, back office, corporate functional divisions, third party experts and servicers to successfully manage contracts, logistics, payments, dispute resolutions etc.
  • Issue contracts/invoices/debit notes; handle/create/scrutinize shipping documents and payment on time with proper manner on a daily basis
  • Manage import/export license application
  • Work closely with Project Managers and logistics team for shipment matters.
  • Compile monthly SG Customs Strategic Goods Bulk Permit (Tier3 Permit) shipments report
  • Conduct Shipping Request review & approval.
  • Ensure completeness and accuracy of trade documentation including electronic data, with core function: Commercial Invoice (CI) Generation
  • Develop and implement trade relevant procedures
  • Internal Control Program – assist in filing / administrative work / develop flow chart
  • Training – compile training materials / prepare attendance form
  • Daily input into internal systems such as ECC and other specific computerized systems
  • Sorting, delivering, filing and archiving documents
  • Arranging credit line applications and managing all ancillary preparatory, monitoring work relevant to credit line management and trade receivable/payable managements
  • Summarize and report accurate trade and commodities futures order recap to relevant parties
  • Produce accounts and reconcile the profit figures for the department
  • Administrative duties (including document management, booking hotels and transport, arranging conferences etc.)
Key Requirements/Skills
  • Minimum of Diploma and above in Logistics/Shipping/Trade or any other relevant discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years in a Logistic /shipping company
  • Highly proficient in Business English(verbal, written and listening)
  • Ideally good at space management and statistics.
  • Good analytical skills. Able to digest large volumes of data and documents accurately and methodically
  • Ability to work as part of a team and also independently, always with punctuality in mind
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in alignment with stringent deadlines and work under constant pressure
  • To coordinate and accommodate work process, ensuring jobs getting done across different time zones
  • To work autonomously with integrity, sincerity, action driven, solution seeking, cross cultural, open-minded mentality in rigorous and constantly changing business environment
  • Ability to manage and keep good relationships with internal and external individuals, organizations
  • Advanced command of MS Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint and SAP
  • Friendly, positive attitude with a firm commitment to learn and grow.

Job location
Lagos

Application Closing Date
8th February, 2017

How to Apply

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

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