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Field Operations Manager (Clearing and Forwarding)

Achievers Logistics   |  Greater Accra Region

Salary Range

₵1,000.00 to ₵2,000.00 per month

Specialization

Accounting / Audit / Tax

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years

Available Slots

1

Application Deadline

Jan 15, 2018

Job Description

Achievers Logistics Ghana, Shipping and Transport Operating Company seeks the services of a Field Operations Manager (Clearing & Forwarding)

 

Job Title: Field Operations Manager (Clearing & Forwarding)

 

Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra

 

Job Summary

  • This position is responsible for providing leadership and direction for the clearing and forwarding activities of the company. This role directly supervises multiple personnel to maximize productivity. He/She shall report to the Managing Director of the company

 

Job Description

  • Handle all development and operational activities of sea freight forwarding and clearing business
  • Managing all forwarding/clearing operations activities
  • Responsible for achieving departmental productivity goals
  • To plan and develop the systems and procedures to improve the operations quality and efficiency of the division
  • Monitoring the Custom Clearance procedures and ensuring to build a strong relationships with various
  • governmental organizations and represents the company in a professional manner, including making presentations
  • To set individual accountability and goals and to give recommendations for the internal promotions
  • Other related responsibility or administrative duties
  • Manage, control and supervise the activities of the Clearing and Forwarding operations staff
  • Monitor payments of debit notes (shipping and terminal)
  • Deal with customs queries where the clearing staff cannot resolve same
  • Report daily activities Use personal judgment and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles in the clearing process
  • Agree on costs and disbursements to carry out clearing
  • Check and verify shipping records, handle questions or concerns of shipping shortages or overages and address problems with inventory control
  • Ensure proper compliance and adherence to all appropriate regulations, policies and laws
  • Consistently promote a strong corporate culture, quality and high performance work teams
  • Bringing sales of all products such as warehousing, local distribution. sea Freight and road transport
  • Submit reports in an accurate and timely manner

 

Qualification and Requirements

  • BSc / HND in Business Administration or Shipping Management
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role within a large organization, 5 years of which should be at Management level

 

Competencies

  • Strong initiative and leadership skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Analytical and problem solving business and entrepreneurial spirit Proficiency in computer use and multimedia applications
  • Excellent knowledge of the Customs and Excise HS Code and Explanatory notes and ability to handle Inspection
  • Agents, Banks
  • Shipping Companies and Terminals
  • Must be driven and ready to work round the clock to meet deadlines
  • Possess experience in Clearing & Forwarding operations and management with good knowledge in shipping documents and custom procedures
  • Have relevant experience in the market place with a strong business development background
  • Have a good detailed understanding on the market trends and demand
  • Demonstrate the ability to take initiative and responsibility
  • Confident, well spoken with excellent communication skills
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