Oasis Africa Consulting Limited Head, Clearing and Logistics Jobs in Nigeria

Oasis Africa Consulting Limited Head, Clearing and Logistics Jobs in Nigeria


Oasis Africa Consulting Limited - Our client, a diversified solution provider with a broad portfolio in power generation, electrical infrastructures, industrial equipment, elevators & escalators and HVAC is currently recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Clearing and Logistics

Location: Lekki, Lagos

Job Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Oversee department handling Company‚Äôs imports, Raw material, Machinery, Spare Parts, and capital equipment and work within a diversity of regulations and requirements set down by government, financial institutions and private enterprises.
  • Oversee all import function of the company from pre-shipment, shipping and clearing from the ports
  • Ensure submission of customs documents required to facilitate clearing of imported cargo when the required documents are not available, incumbent is to initiate corrective actions
  • Ensure opening of form m / lc application to import, timely order execution & documentation like pre & post shipment documents.
  • Manage customs documentation for clearing and forwarding.
  • Liaising with the shipping company on all issues with consignment
  • Administering import procedures and documentations and effectively liaison with Nigerian customs logistics
  • Managing demurrages, port charges within specified norms. Managing seamless movement of the consignments to the destination.
  • Liaising with port authorities & customs officials, monitoring compliance to regulatory requirements (NAFDAC, SON, Customs, NXP, Banks, Inspection agents etc.) and ensuring proper maintenance of requisite papers & documents.
  • Coordinating with port authorities for various requirements connected the vessels handling at the ports.
  • Renewal of relevant licenses for all company imported listed items, should be conversant to the procedures
  • Regular reporting and updates to key stakeholders across the business
    on all imported orders/ shipments
  • To ensure compliance with all procurement policy, customs, importation and financial regulation regarding importation of goods
  • Provide the business with market insights on new government and regulatory policy as it affects importation.
  • Any other assignment that may be given from time to time by superior officers
  • Drive continuous improvement culture and high level of employee engagement at all levels in department.
  • Provide leadership and guidance in the development of people to provide a strong bench for backfills.

    Education Requirements

    Qualifications:

  • HND / B.Sc. Finance, Business Administration, Economics or a related field.
  • MBA with relevant professional certification will be an added advantage.

    Technical Requirements, Knowledge Requirements:

  • Must have operational knowledge of the ports and government agencies.
  • Must have knowledge of proper clearing and haulage documentation for imports.
  • Must have appropriate knowledge of inspection agents, banks, shipping companies and terminals.
  • Must have the ability to handle customs and shipping companies for imports
  • Must have knowledge of the customs and excise HS code and explanatory notes.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.

    Skills Required:

  • Relevant functional skills & expertise
  • Leadership skills
  • Self- driven
  • Need to release energy
  • Performance focus & strong sense of urgency
  • Need to work across boundary
  • Develop capability
  • Learning agility

    Other Requirements:

    Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 12 years of cognate experience in a clearing within an agency settings or in a recorgnised Company.

    Salary and Benefits

  • Pay/benefits are competitive based on industry standards.

    Application Closing Date

    Not Specified.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should:
    Click here to apply online

    Oasis Africa Consulting Limited Head, Clearing and Logistics Jobs in Nigeria

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