Export Documentation Manager - Drake International, Port Elizabeth

  • Port Elizabeth
  • Salary: Market Related (Negotiable)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Logistics
  • Posted by Drake International on Thursday, February 13, 2020
  • Reference: 899870
  • Apply before Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 17 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Drake International

Our client is a reliable and dynamic freight forwarding company in South Africa for the Perishable industry focused on Fruit, general purpose cargo and import on behalf their clients.

Job Requirements:

* Matric
* Relevant logistics Qualification is advantageous
* 3 years' Experience in the Shipping industry (Exporting Fruit industry would be an advantage)
* Extensive Computer and Excel Experience

Responsibilities and Duties:

* Receive booking, Determine Protocol & Handling Requirement Process Operations of Consignment
* Expeditiously consigning of client shipments
* Ensure all Regulations are met and in accordance with the commodity and import country profile
* Prepare all export documents within required timeframe and in relation to Customer Requirements
* Manage data for shipments by providing instructions & support for all steps of Certification
* Complete all Documentation submissions accurately and according to Client Instructions
* Finalise and transmit Correctly Completed Documentation within our service delivery undertaking.
* Effectively Facilitate all aspects required & process any additional requests for successful delivery.
* Record keeping, Data maintenance & communication in accordance with company SOP
* Update, Monitor and Collate all shipment details & Review In Transit Status
* Scheduled & Regular Reporting to Client regarding all aspects of documentation
* Ensure compliance to all company policies and procedures are followed
* Manage all communication with Export authorities & Role-players
* Able to prioritise each client shipping consignees and special documentation requirements
* Enjoy that LogisTex is always update with any specific instructions
* Ensure that you understand the various markets and your products 0 This includes market requirements which are constantly changing, these notices need to be studied and queried if there are any uncertainties
* Clients email address need to be kept up to date for the various communication which is sent out by the system
* Need to ensure that special instructions are followed and documented, and any discrepancies need to be communicated to the clients.
* Maintain awareness of documentary regulations affecting the international movement of cargo & arrange all required compliance aspects.
* You need to be accountable for ensuring data integrity and operational excellence for all shipments.
* Monitor, provide response & Resolve all customer inquiries and requests.
* Provide efficient delivery logistics through data management & documentation.
* Follow customer SOPs and work in close cooperation with partner Account Managers
* Need to understand the Industry, and know when the peak seasons is
* Need to maintain a high level of expectation to our clients, and make the extra and necessary steps to achieve this.
* Develop & Maintain Collaborative relationship with clients (Externally)
* Develop & Maintain a mutually respectful/beneficial relationship with all co-workers (Internally)
* Communicate with Management to resolve any customer queries outside your control/have no knowledge of. (Internally)

Candidate Needs to have the following strengths:

* Be able to deal with repetition
* Be able to work in a pressurised environment
* Be able to prioritise and multi-task
* Deadline Driven and a passion for what they do
* Great Attention to Detail and accuracy
* Must be meticulous
* Needs to be able to function as a team-player and be committed to clients and company
* Needs to be able to work several clients / Tasks at any specific time
* Excellent Administration Skill
* Excellent computer and Excel Skills

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks, please take it as your application was unsuccessful

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Drake South Africa is an internationally recognised company established over 40 years ago, focusing on finding the right people for the right job and providing companies with a full range of innovative HR solutions.

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