Executive Imports

Posted a month ago by DHT Cement (Pvt) Ltd, Classification: Imports & Exports

Responsibilities : 

  • Performs the costing of all import shipments for goods in transit in the consignment database.
  • Liaises with the Finance Department for opening letters of credit, transfers, and bank delivery orders for shipment covered by L/C.
  • Authorizes our freight forwarders to clear the goods in the case of direct shipments.
  • Obtain a short lading certificate from the Customs Authority.
  • Files insurance claims and follows up for payments/credit notes with the insurance company.
  • Checks and verifies Freight Forwarder's invoices for imports, obtains approval from the respective department head, and forwards these to Finance for payment.
  • Plan and implement all import strategies according to customer demand, administer the movement of imported goods, and ensure compliance with all government regulations.
  • Communicate any variances in the quality of imported material to the suppliers and take immediate remedial actions to avoid future occurrences.
  • Partner with suppliers and plants to ensure accurate movement of all goods, ensure the arrival of goods within the required timeframe, and obtain the best freight rates at all times.
  • Design, evaluate, and renew contracts with material and service suppliers, and monitor and prepare reports for all import activities.
  • Prepare all import quotes from suppliers and perform all shipment bookings with carriers.
  • Update on all import laws and procedures and maintain knowledge of all tariffs and licenses.

Requirements:

  • A bachelor's degree in business administration, supply chain /certificate / diploma in business, logistics, or a related field may be required.
  • Previous experience in a similar position.
  • Proficiency in the relevant management software programs.
  • Superb written and verbal communication and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent networking and time management skills.

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