Thursday, November 17, 2011

Fosad Consulting Nigeria Limited Graduate Vacancy

Fosad Consulting Nigeria Limited – Our Client, a young dynamic multinational with strong presence in the maritime sector seeks to recruit for various graduate positions listed below. Successful candidates will have the opportunity of working in a truly international organization with vast career opportunities both home and abroad. You will also be empowered to build a team with a strong future potential.

1.) Operations/ Trucking Supervisor

To lead and develop our operations throughout Nigeria, with initial focus on Lagos. The job will entail developing our service portfolio, import/export of containerized/reefer cargo, complex projects, management of warehousing etc.
We are looking for an outstanding, ambitious individual with the ability to thrive in a challenging environment.

The individual is a leader with passion for logistics.

You will lead and manage a growing team.

You can drive consistent performance and improvement throughout the organization.

You are a proactive, dedicated and result oriented individual with good interpersonal skills who takes a customer centric approach and understands the effects of time and cost to any operation.

You appreciate challenges and seek to find solutions.

You are upright in nature and can take a corporate view.

You will like to be part of a young and dynamic multinational organization currently experiencing a period of high growth.

Preferred candidates:
30 – 45 years old
Nigerian National
University degree or equivalent in a relevant field
7 years of experience in logistics in Nigeria
3 years experience in a leadership position
Proven track record of entrepreneurship and performance.
Ensure smooth and efficient operation/service delivery of all jobs
Develop, build, lead and motivate the Operations Team
Meet all targets to performance and volume as set forth and agreed with Management
Ensure adherence to the Group Guidelines (Communication, IT, Contracts, Values etc.)
Ensure relevant SOPs/IOPs are in place and up-to-date
Apply client centric approach to performance and minimize cost exposures
Provide weekly activity reports to management with performance measurements
Conduct Performance Appraisals, set objectives, maintain Job Descriptions for all subordinates
Negotiate and enter into contracts with relevant subcontractors (Truckers, Clearing Agents etc.)
Ensure availability of trucking capacity for all deliveries
Ensure a cost efficient operation and identify cost reductions/inefficiencies
Limit risk exposure through responsible proactive operation
Secure sufficient human resources and assets available to perform timely clearing/deliveries .
2) Operations Team Coordinator

The Operations team Coordinator will be responsible for monitoring activities of the Operations executives, allocations of vessels to terminals, advising vessel rotation numbers and ensuring proper transfer of containers to appropriate terminals thereby delivering the best customer proposition to our customers.
Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Team coordinator will be overall responsible for :
Receiving delivery data and scrutinizing clearing documents
Lodging of entries
Customs examination
Client delivery
Documentation of logistics documents
Follow up on Risk Assessment Report (R.A.R) transfer for shipments from Apapa to Kirikiri
Allocating files to operations staff
Liaising with Terminals.
Other Areas of Responsibility:
Monitoring and complying with delivery target for clients
Ensuring return of empty containers and processing of deposits refund where applicable
Proffering solutions to clients on operations related issues via the customer service desk
Advising Customer Service on location of container and where duty is to be remitted
Cross checking documents received from clients to ensure correspondence with duty rates/ requirements
Other port related issues that may arise
Representing the company at stakeholders meeting at the port.

Job Profile / Requirements
Hands on experience of terminal operations (minimum of 3years)
Local experience with port personnel
General shipping/ logistics knowledge
Operational understanding of logistics activities pertaining to Customs House Brokerage (CHB) and Drayage business etc.
3) Clearing Assistants
Assisting the Clearing Manager with clearing of goods at the ports.
This role is strictly for candidates that worked or are still working with a clearing & forwarding firm/outfits.
Please, candidates are strongly advised not to apply if “THEY HAVE NEVER WORKED AS A CLEARING OFFICER OR AGENT” in any clearing outfit.

A year and above with any clearing & forwarding outfit or logistics company
Bsc or HND in any discipline
4) An EX-Customs Officer to act as Relationship Officer (1) – Senior role
Candidate must have had experience as a Customs Officer in Nigeria
Application Deadline
18th November, 2011
Method of Application
Candidates whose competencies matches above positions should forward their CVs to: on or before the 18th of November, stating clearly the position applied for as the subject of your mail