Import Officer at May & Baker Nigeria Plc

May & Baker

Job Description / Responsibility

To ensure strategic sourcing and procurement of imported direct and indirect materials, finished goods, machines, equipment and accessories in a timely and cost-efficient manner.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities:-

Responsible for the importation of raw and packaging materials, finished goods, machines, spares, equipment and accessories in line with the company’s procurement policies.

Facilitates the import process to ensure compliant, timely, and accurate stock movements, which includes import documentation, shipment coordination, customs clearance, etc.

Participates in the Sales and Operations Planning Process (S&OP) through relevant procurement reporting and summary of key supply constraints.

Ensures import purchase orders are executed promptly as required to foster effective delivery of imported materials for uninterrupted operations.

Processes all customs clearing-related documents and ensure relevant deadlines are met.

Coordinates the activities of clearing agents and ensures clearing costs are in line with approved tariffs.

Liaises with suppliers to ensure shipments are done on schedule, and adequate documentation accompanies shipments.

Ensures Exchange Control Documents (ECD) are promptly submitted to Authorized Dealer Banks.

Establishes mutually beneficial, ethical and healthy relationships with suppliers to achieve quality standards and improvements on a continuous basis.

Prepares monthly reports on import activities.

Any other responsibility as assigned by the Head, Planning and Procurement.

Educational Requirements

    A Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Engineering, Management, Economics or a related discipline. A Master’s degree would be an added advantage.

    Membership of relevant Professional bodies

Experience Requirements

    Minimum of 4 years cognate experience in a similar role.

Additional Job Requirements

    Competencies Required for the Role:

    In-depth knowledge of the importation process, procurement practices and principles

    Demonstrated knowledge of customs regulations and compliance requirements

    Strong negotiation and analytical skills

    Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with external and internal stakeholders

    Meticulous and detail-oriented

    Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, ERP – Microsoft Navision

    Key Performance Indicators:

    Procurement cost reduction and avoidance

    Compliance with regulatory and statutory guidelines

    Demurrage rate and returns on container deposits

    Openness, transparency and efficiency of the procurement process.

Company Information
May & Baker Address : 3/5 Sapara Street, Industrial Estate P M B 21049, Ikeja, Lagos , Lagos , n Web : Website

Job Summary

May & Baker
  • Category : Logistics
  • Posted on : 17 Mar 2023
  • Job Type : Full Time
  • No. of Vacancies : 1
  • Employer : May & Baker
  • Experience : 0
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Location : Nationwide
  • Application Deadline : 24 Mar 2023

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Print at: 29 Mar, 2023 12:08 pm

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