Our client Oceanfreight East Africa Limited is the sole agent for Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) in Kenya and Uganda.
MSC is one of the world’s largest shipping companies. Oceanfreight seeks to recruit an Imports Manager, based in its Mombasa Head office, as part of its efforts to enhance organisational strength.
The key responsibilities for this role include:
•Issuing and signing delivery orders and bills of ladings;
•Checking and authorising release of cargo to clients;
•Checking/analysing vessel’s manifests and lodging them with relevant authorities;
•Ensuring invoices are raised and dispatched to clients in good time; and
•Answering customers queries on all matters relating to shipping.
We are looking for a self-motivated, organised and efficient individual with high levels of integrity and strong persona.
In addition to this, the ideal candidate should have:
•Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, economics, business administration or equivalent. Additional qualifications related to shipping will be an added advantage;
•At least 10 years experience in the shipping industry, 5 of which should be in a management position in a recognised shipping company;
•Be conversant with shipping documentation and customs and port operations; and
•Be a team player and be ready to work during odd hours.
How to Apply:
If you believe you fit the required profile, please send your applications in confidence to email@example.com by close of business Friday 30 December 2011, quoting reference number ESS 462. Please provide your curriculum vitae containing details of your qualifications, experience, present position, current and expected remuneration as well as copies of professional/academic certificates.
Include day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address, names and addresses of three references.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.