Import & Export Controller

Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Job Description


Overview

This job function requires the suitable candidate to have a minimum 10 years sea / air import and export experience within a customs clearing and freight forwarding company. Competent in all aspects of international freight forwarding and customs clearing – Able to handle all tasks A – Z (From File opening (registration) to closing (invoicing). Customer liaisons must possess good communication skills, both verbally and written.

Qualifications

Matric and Relevant Tertiary Education

Experience

Easy Clear Software System (Processing Bills of Entry Declarations)

Duties

Imports: Receiving and checking of shipping documents and confirming shipment details with the Shipping Lines. Preparing schedule to ensure that all incoming shipments are recorded and nothing is missed out. Registering of Import Shipments on Easy Clear System. Track shipments and communicate information with internal Logistics / Sales Teams and external customers. Framing Bills of Entry Declarations and preparing and setting up documents for processing at Customs Department and Port Authorities Office. Preparing “release” documents for presentation to the Shipping Lines and obtaining Final “release” to arrange and co-ordinate upliftment of container from the Port for delivery to the Warehouse. Invoicing of all shipment files. Checking, reconciling and capturing all Creditor invoices. Closing and balancing all shipment files. Invoicing all shipment files. Exports: Receiving export shipment orders (instructions) and booking the shipments with the shipping lines. Working knowledge on Letters of Credit. Registering of Export Shipments on Easy Clear System. Co-ordinating Quality Inspections (Bureau Veritas, Intertek, SGS, etc…). Arranging and placing of the EMPTY containers for loading at the Warehouse and movement of the FULL container to the Container Terminal (Export Stack). Framing Bills of Entry Declarations and preparing and setting up documents for processing at customs Department and Port Authorities Office. Framing Bills of lading for presentation, together with the “release” documents to the Shipping Lines. Collecting the Bills of Lading from the Shipping Lines and couriering same, together with all the Shipping Documents (Commercial Invoice, Packing List, etc…) to the customer. Checking, reconciling and capturing all Creditor invoices. Closing and balancing all shipment files. Invoicing of all shipment files. Handling “cross-trade” shipments and ensuring compliance. Assisting in preparation of cost estimates and proposals.

Job Competencies

1 Business Acumen Level Appropriate understanding 2 Conflict Management Strong skills needed 3 Customer Focus Strong focus 4 Timely Decision Making Good Skills needed 5 Functional Technical Skills Good Person Management and technical skills needed 6 Innovation Management Essential 7 Integrity and Trust Essential 8 Motivating Others Essential 9 Problem Solving Essential 10 Drive for Results Essential 11 Strategic Agility Willing to learn and adapt 12 Managing Vision and Purpose

General

Only Online Applications will be accepted. Should you not hear from us within two weeks of your application, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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Job Detail

  • Job Id
    JD747099
  • Industry
    Not mentioned
  • Total Positions
    1
  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Salary:
    Not mentioned
  • Employment Status
    Permanent
  • Job Location
    Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Education
    Not mentioned