Import Export Excutive

  • SARIA Recruitment
  • Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
  • Jun 14, 2024
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Job Description

Job Summary: - The Import/Export Executive will oversee and direct import and export operations in compliance with tariff and customs regulations.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversees the preparation of letters of credit, bills of lading, license agreements, and other correspondence and coordinates other paperwork necessary to comply with the customs regulations;

  • Calculates duties, tariffs, price conversions, weight, and volume of merchandise exported and imported.

  • Handle Purchasing insurance, typing permit, getting bank permits,

  • Update the payment status to the supplier, give the proper instruction about documentation requirements to the supplier,

  • Collect a validated full set of shipping documents from the bank and from the client and transfer for custom clearance,

  • Responsible for setting up and systematizing everything from contracts, export documentation, handling communication with government authorities, shipping line and various vendors;

  • Ensure that LC terms are complied with and export proceeds are collected timely;

  • Identifying, contacting and establishing strong working relationships with buyers, suppliers, brokers, forwarders, transport companies, banks and other involved parties;

  • Making sure that the company follows the relevant government rules and regulations in its activities;

  • Manage communication with export authorities, banks and shipping lines for all required documents for our exports;

  • Produced all required documents for each shipment and monitored shipments to guarantee on-time delivery;

  • Create reports of all ongoing shipments to be presented on weekly

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent understanding of information systems technology;

  • strong communications skills and basic computer skills;

  • Good understanding of sales and marketing strategies;

  • great understanding of domestic and world economy;

  • Ability to easily understand and organize shipment processes;

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Academic qualification 

  • BA in logistics, Procurement and Supply Management/Business Management or related fields

Years of experience: Minimum of 4+ years of experience in a comparable position;

Salary: Negotiable

Workstation: Addis Ababa