Import & Export Manager Job in Nigeria

 Kerildbert Holdings Limited is a leading 3rd Party Logistics Company in the provision of Shipments, Clearing & Freight Forwarding, Customs Brokerage Removals and Procurement Services to firms in the Country.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Import & Export Manager

Location: Lagos
Reporting to: Head of Clearing & Forwarding
Number of Direct Reports: 5 Staff

Job Responsibilities

  • Track, trace, and follow up on shipments from the place of origin through to the destination to ensure expeditious processing of shipments benchmarked against agreed timelines.
  • Process certificate of insurance with certified insurance brokers. Apply for Form M on the Nigerian Customs portal with correct information with all relevant documents attached (PFI, insurance certificate, NAFDAC permit(s), SON permit and ensure final transmission to be sent to suppliers
  • Engage with local banks on the pre-shipping and clearing documentation, by ensuring correctness and timely delivery of documentation.
  • Prepare, review, and process applications for yearly import permits and licenses (SON, NAFDAC, Plant Quarantine, NESREA)
  • Engage foreign suppliers to fully comply with local import and export regulations.
  • Give strategic input to procurement in setting up new foreign suppliers and onboarding of the suppliers with the end-to-end Impex process.
  • Advise suppliers to ensure PFI details are correct and adequate and meet Nigeria Customs Service import requirements.
  • Ensure that form M numbers are sent to the supplier (foreign) to make sure they are quoted on all relevant and shipping & import supporting documents.
  • Ensure the pre-clearing process is completed before dispatching to operations.
  • Real-time update of internal systems and database (intranet) with all jobs (projects) progress.
  • Ensure that clients are not left with any liabilities caused by delays or errors in the clearing and delivery of the job (projects)

Minimum Qualification and Experience

  • Graduate of any discipline with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in Freight Forwarding and Supply Chain Management in General.
  • Proven professional Knowledge of Nigeria Customs Service and other regulatory agencies.
  • Sound knowledge of the Supply Chain Industry, Import and Export documentation Logistics, etc.

Application Closing Date
31st May, 2024

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the Position as the subject of the email.