Global Trade Officer at Dangote Group

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Dangote Group is one of Nigeria’s most diversified business conglomerates with a hard – earned reputation for excellent business practices and products’ quality with its operational headquarters in the bustling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria in West Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Global Trade Officer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time

Description

  • We are looking for a passionate Global Trade Officer who will establish a framework for seamless transmission of shipping documents from our various suppliers to inbound logistics towards team, towards ensuring prompt clearing of our cargos with minimal detention time, thereby eliminating or reducing demurrage payment.
  • Global Trade Officer will develop a documentation check list and transmission channels to achieve seamless cargo clearance, and prompt payment to vendors when payment documents are negotiated. Global Trade Officer will design and manage comprehensive records of all shipping documents up to date and real time.
  • Global Trade Officer will create and maintain cordial relationships with suppliers, banks and other stakeholders aimed at resolving issues promptly whenever they arise.

Responsibilities

  • Review and vet all draft shipping documents initiated by suppliers towards ensuring accuracy, timeliness and compliance with relevant regulations.
  • Ensure that shipping documents follow due process of transmission and routed through the appropriate banking system recognized by regulations and other trade conventions in order to avoid documents rejection, redirection etc.
  • Arrange and prepare daily schedule of shipping documents collection from banks.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports of shipping documents collection and dispatch.
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects when necessary.
  • Management and Custody of Shipping and other related documents.
  • To liaise between procurement, suppliers and inbound logistics in order to ensure end to end processing and transmission of shipping documents with minimum errors so as to avoid unnecessary discrepancies.

Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Supply Chain or Logistics
  • Minimum of two to three years in Procurement, Logistics, Shipping and Trade Operations in banks
  • Must have good knowledge and understanding of the dynamics of Forms “M’ and Letters of Credit as well as basic exchange control regulations.

Skills and Competences:

  • Analytical skills
  • Presentation and report writing skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain poise under pressure.
  • Proficient in and hands-on knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Good communication and inter-personal relations skills.
  • Meticulous with eyes for details.

Benefits

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development
  • Career Development

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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