The individual will be responsible for overseeing the operations of the Port Harcourt branch of the organisation which involves the provision of administrative decision-making, support and leadership.
Responsibilities of this position includes but not limited to:
Supervising and coordinating import and export operations in and out of the location.
Managing daily forwarding activities of the growing air, ocean and road business while effectively developing new roles and services.
Approving and reviewing freight agents’ quotations as well as customers’ invoices.
Liasion with the sales department to develop strategies for the acquisition of new customers and the retention and development of the existing ones.
Effective relationship management with clients, agents, suppliers, customs authority officials etc.
Maintaining communication and control throughout all phases of the supply chain, including the production of management reports and statistical/unit cost analysis.
Ensuring the adherence to all rules and regulations pertaining to the freight forwarding units.
Conducting operational meetings with key staff in the branch.
A bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with strong freight forwarding background in operations, business and development.
Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role.
Relevant certifications/qualifications in logistics/supply-chain programme.
Excellent business literacy and communication skills