Logistics Officers in Lagos, Nigeria

at Senakins Health Resources

Logistics and Supply Chain
Food & Beverages
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Logistics Officer

This position will manage all import functions of the organization, from pre-shipment, shipment and clearing from ports. You will also be responsible for preparing all custom documentations in line with applicable laws and must have a clear understanding of Nigerian Customs clearing procedure documentation in shipping, air & freight clearing and forwarding.




Are you the one we are looking for? Then you should know that your specific duties will include the following:

  • Respond to enquiries, send quotations and negotiate with clients.
  • Tracking of shipments, updating customers on arrival information and ensuring correct shipping documentation.
  • Custom declaration and clearance of goods at the ports.
  • Ensure that all regulatory requirements to engage in the clearing and forwarding business are up to date and in compliance.
  • Ensure shipper gets clear instructions on clearing documentation as per country requirements, with the consultation of purchasing office
  • Follow up closely on the customs/clearance formalities and delivery process.
  • Oversee the entire clearing and forwarding process to ensure the clients goods get to them in a timely manner and communicate any obstacles in the clearing process to the client.
  • Liaise with suppliers for timely shipments, follow up for documents to be received and goods cleared well in time to avoid late documentation charges, storage charges and demurrages.
  • Advice management on correct and most preferred course of action to overcome technicalities that may arise in declaration or clearing operations.
  • Follow up on correspondences between various statutory bodies and other parties including Son, Nafdac
  • 11.  Undertake administrative duties in the department as required


  • To be selected for this role, you should be able to demonstrate the following competencies
  • OND, HND or BSc degree in Supply Chain Management/Business Administration or any other related field
  • In-depth understanding of imports and export procedures.
  • Good knowledge Imports declaration (The use of HS codes)
  • You must be experienced in logistics costing and preparing quotations.
  • Be an excellent communicator (both verbal & written)
  • Proficiency in use of MS Office tools
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience




  • Highly developed teamwork skills  ability to work with others and embrace team work
  • Ability to coordinate the C&F operations with a large team of diverse creative employees
  • Ability to lead in an environment of constant change
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in holding conversations with customers and giving progress reports
  • Demonstrated ability to increase productivity and continuously improve methods, approaches and departmental contribution–commitment to continuous learning
  • Demonstrated ability to see the big picture and provide useful advice and input across the company
  • Experience working in a flexible, employee empowering work environment
  • Analytical and enquiring mind.


Qualified Candidates to send CV and application to: hrm.senakinshealthresources@gmail.com

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