• Full Time
  • Paarl

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Education/Qualification/Experience:

  • Senior certificate / grade 12 / matric.
  • Suitable tertiary qualification.
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in the fruit industry, with a specific focus on sea exports and related documentation.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To ensure that product is moved from the grower to the client according to standard procedures and protocols, whilst maintaining ongoing communication with role players.

KEY COMPETENCIES (KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS)

 

Functional/Technical
·       Computer literacy: MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

·       Excellent Email etiquette

·       Export systems knowledge

·       Understanding Incoterms

·       Excellent Customer Service skills

 

Leadership/Behavioural
·       Excellent communication skills; verbal and written.

·       Effective negotiation skills.

·       Excellent planning, organisational skills.

·       Building and maintaining good interpersonal relationships.

·       Detail and results orientated with the end customer needs kept in        consideration.

·       Needs to be able to work with minimal supervision.

·       Ability to act with tact and discretion.

 

 

KEY PERFORMANCE OUTPUTS

 

Key Performance/

Success Indicators

Outputs
Operations ·       Interacting with the commercial departments

·       Informing customers regaring their allocations

·       Shipment tracking to the customers.

·       Container tracking.

·       Communicating with destination agents and customers.

·       Dealing with internal, customer and agent queries.

·       Following up on destination deliveries and Proof of Deliveries.

·       Ensuring all details on the ERP system are correct and maintained.

Seafreight Transport ·       Source destination transport quotes.

·       Arrange destination transport if required.

·       Communicate with transporter, customer and internal stakeholders.

Seafreight Documentation ·       Execute final loading notifications and forward to clients and clearing agents.

·       Good understanding of export documentation – accurate checking, liasing with freight forwarders regarding corrections, documents required for destinations being shipped to.

·       Manage documentation log

·       Follow up with origin agents regarding documents, amendments

·       Build relationship with regulatory bodies

·       Stay informed regarding industry standards

·       Ensuring all documents are received, saved, and sent to correct clients/agents

Logistics ·       Monitor vessel ETD, ATD, ETA and ATA’s and followed-up previous week’s shipments ATD and ATA.

·       Clients loadplans

·       Distribute load-out summary for previous week’s loadings.

·       Sign off creditor’s invoice after checking against quotes/agreements.

·       Delivery tracking, queries, planning, follow up, and capturing.

Pre Season ·       Compare and find best rates from service providers.

·       Build interpersonal relationships (by arranging visits)

General ·       Assist with other logistics tasks and functions as required

 

Email CV in WORD format: cvs@agricruitment.co.za

Please consider your application as unsuccessful if you have not been contacted within 2 weeks.

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