Middle Office Manager-Sea Freight Imports & Exports
Lusaka, Zambia, Full Time Salary: Closes: June 21, 2021
SUMMARY OF THE POSITION
Responsible for the administration and daily operations of the Sea Freight Import and Export Department in Lusaka by planning, coordinating, and supervising daily activities to meet performance KPIs and follow the Group’s guidelines
FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES
Co-ordinate operations through close liaison with Customs & Compliance Manager, Borders, and all support functions
Ensure operational processes are strictly adhered to as per Company’s standards and Client requirements
Closely monitor Customs risk by ensuring all RIB, RIT and Temporarily imported or exported consignments respect time constraints as stipulated by ZRA
Check that Files are Invoiced on time and in full and according to agreed rates on file
Manage disbursements file and profitability
Liaise closely with the Finance Department and ensure that the department performs within the allocated Budgetary constraints
Approve Payment Vouchers and in liaison with the Finance Department, ensure payments to suppliers are made timeously
Ensure regular follow up of all outstanding accounts and support Credit Control Dept in collecting dues
Work closely with the Front Office team to develop the business and expand the Company’s customer base
Perform Monthly and Quarterly reporting to senior management on the Company’s Operational and Financial performance
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
At least 10 Years of work experience in the Logistics field
Degree in Transport & Logistics/Business Administration
Accounting experience will be an added advantage.
Membership at Zambia Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport (ZCILT)
Excellent computer skills (word, excel, PowerPoint, internet) and database management
Must be fluent in both written and verbal English.
Must be able to work independently as well as in a team and be self-assured.
To apply for this position, please send your application letter, curriculum vitae and professional qualifications to email; firstname.lastname@example.org before the closing date of the advertisement. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.