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Senior Shipping Officer At Deep Blue Energy Services

Date Posted: 09/Oct/2013
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Engineering
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria

 

About this job

ACTIVITIES:
The Service holder adheres to the H3SE rules –
•    Be in constant alignment with H3SE Company rules, Procedures, Instructions and applicable legislation - Take the necessary measures to avert immediate threat of danger.
•    Exercising caution as necessary to avoid danger to persons and installations or avoid pollution
The Service holder manages the Compliance: -
•    Ensures compliance of the Freight Forwarding processes with all internal Company rules (including OPS/CA guide to conduct) and all applicable laws and regulation (JV rules, Country laws...)
•    Ensure that all safety requirements such as certifications, identifications, etc. are fully complied as per company requirements and local government regulations
•    Organize, structure and coordinate company referential compliance in Freight Forwarding activities and report gaps
•    Ensure the good administration and filing of all the Freight Forwarding documents in line with the applicable procedures
•    The Service holder participates to the planning, coordination and organization of the Freight forwarding entity
•    Consolidate the planning related to shipments and customs clearance of goods
•    Coordinate international logistics, specifically for project shipments from material origin across the world to delivery at reception facility in Nigeria under the guidance of the Nigerian Law / regulations and in compliance to the company rule.
•    Help supervise and mentor Freight Forwarding officers and Graduate Freight forwarding officers on a day to day basis
•    Monitor the freight forwarders to ensure compliance to the statutory requirements for material importations are adhered to.
•    Assists Transit Manager in the Contract Committees during the CFT
The Service holder liaises with Métier partners and third parties for the Freight Forwarding entity –
•    Liaise with base logistics, reception and warehousing personnel to ensure efficient operations and cargo deliveries
•    Liaise with the banks and government appointed shipment inspection agents on every shipment for appropriate duty payment classification in conformance to the statutory requirement
•    Liaise effectively with government agencies e.g NAFDAC, Customs, NPA in the bid to secure relevant permits and approvals for importation activities.
•    Ensure appropriate and correct shipping documents are obtained from the suppliers, freight forwarders, airlines, banks and government appointed pre-shipment inspection agents. Optimize the activities of third party service provides and evaluate their performance
•    Ensure that all import activities and shipping documentation are transacted and updated.
The Service holder participates to the Freight Forwarding operations by performing the following activities: -
•    Check Customs tariff positions and stud/interpret yearly government fiscal policies & amendments - Ensure KPI reporting and follow up
•    Supervise foreign purchases invoice certification reception, Freight Forwarding banking activities, import duties and shipping payments
•    To follow and know the market, participate to the follow-up and evaluation of clearing and freight forwarders.
•    Proffer advisory role on customs clearing and shipping procedure guidance to service contractors with DDU/ DDP materials.
•    Prepare weekly, monthly and annual shipping activity reports in line with company rules - Participates in shipping contracts, procedures and policy formulation
•    Prepare service Level agreements for Freight Forwarders and Clearing Agents
•    Negotiate and handle settlements for material damages arising from operations in relations with Insurance
•    Ensure adequate record keeping of customs documents, notices, government regulatory documents and documentations of other third parties Interim
•    Act as Transit Manager during his/her absence.

CONTEXT AND ENVIRONMENT
•    Freight Forwarding is an important factor in the day to day operations of the affiliate. The Major constraints of this job are Operate under the frequently changing Nigeria Laws, Shipping / Customs Regulations and Policies
•    Manage lead times while optimizing cost and meeting the operations demand.
•    Reconcile the divergences between practice and official rules and Operating under the supervision of various Government agencies and their peculiar attendant discrepancies

ACCOUNTABILITY
•    Ensure that operational activities are conducted in compliance with Company policies, while optimizing costs and lead times, meet the shipping program,
•    Ensure that import and export activities are conducted in compliance with Nigerian Laws, Company Policies, Procedures & HSC
•    Follow up accurately and ensure on time material shipping and delivery to reception to forestall delays in project material availability
•    To ensure that third party contractors / services providers (3PL’s) add value to operations.

QUALIFICATION AND BACKGROUND AND REQUIRED SKILLS
•    A graduate of any Social Science discipline with at least 7 years experience in international trade / shipping in similar activities.
•    Membership of relevant professional bodies in the Supply Chain and in Operational functions will be an added advantage.
•    Good Knowledge of upstream metiers
•    Good knowledge in Legal environment, Insurance, Tax
•    Good Negotiation and Team management skills

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