Import & Export Manager

  • Contract
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Website TopFloorZambia TopFloor Limited

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Our client, a leading FMCG, manufacturing and distribution company is looking to hire an Import & Export Manager who will manage import and export transactions, ensuring that requirements, documentation and processes function according to procedures and in compliance with trade laws.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement import and export strategies to optimize efficiency and reduce costs.
  • Manage the import and export processes, including documentation, customs clearance, freight forwarding, and logistics.
  • Ensure compliance with international trade laws and regulations.
    Work with suppliers, customers, and shipping carriers to ensure smooth and timely delivery of goods.
  • Negotiate with customs authorities to resolve any issues or disputes.
  • Monitor and manage import and export budgets and expenses.
  • Collaborate with internal teams, such as sales, procurement, and finance, to coordinate import and export activities.
  • Stay updated on changes in import and export regulations and communicate them to relevant stakeholders.
  • Implement and maintain import and export documentation and record-keeping systems.

Desired Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, logistics, international business, or a related field.
    Should have at least 5 years of experience in import and export operations.
    Must have a strong understanding of international trade laws and regulations.
    Should have excellent knowledge of customs procedures and documentation.
    Must have experience in negotiating with customs authorities and resolving customs-related issues.
    Should have strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    Should be highly organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
    Must have proficiency in using import and export software and tools.
    Should have a proactive and customer-oriented mindset.
    Must be detail-oriented with a strong attention to accuracy.

How to apply
Applicants should send their resumes with the job title as the email subject before 02nd February, 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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