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Manager Imports, Exports & Customs Clearances, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Keywords / Skills : Manager Imports, Exports & Customs Clearances, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

10 - 15 years
Posted: 2019-02-18

Industry
Recruitment/Staffing/RPO
Function
Sales/ Business Development
Role
Sales Exec/ Sales Representative
Posted On
18th Feb 2019
Job Ref code
588
Job Description
Job Description :

Origin Consultants Pvt Ltd a Retained Executive Search Services Company has been retained by A Diversified Saudi Arabian Conglomerate to identify a Manager Imports, Exports & Customs Clearances for their Tractor & Heavy Machinery Division based at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
The company is a Diversified Saudi Arabian Conglomerate offering comprehensive, customer-centric solutions in industries including construction, mining, oil & gas, agriculture, power, electricity & water generation, material handling, building materials, transportation & logistics, real estate development, travel & tourism, waste management & recycling, and hospitality.
The Company incorporated in 1967 deals with international brands in Machinery & Equipment, Tractors, Buses, Cranes, Asphalt Pavers, Compressors, Pumps, Hammers, Trucks and Lifts.

As a Manager Imports, Exports & Customs Clearances, your responsibilities include the following:
  • Effectively and efficiently manage the movement of products/equipment/materials in and/or out of KSA in accordance with organizational policy and procedures, and to comply with relevant local, country and international law and processes.
  • Manage relationships with shipping lines, airlines, transport companies, shipping agencies, freight forwarding companies, etc. and negotiate their rates, contract terms facilities and services and ensure best value.
  • Develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles in import/export activities and procedures.
  • Manage the necessary documentation and online forms for the efficient and cost-effective execution of all import/export activities.
  • Plan and implement import/export strategy and activities consistent with overall aims and requirements of the organization.
  • Ensure 100% coverage of all risks & Demurrage-free clearance of all goods
  • Quantifiable economy and measurable efficiency achieved through selection of best transport means and routes
  • Adherence to the organizations policies and procedures, KSA and international laws and processes
  • Communicate with export and import and related authorities, and customers and suppliers, in all relevant territories and countries, as necessary to ensure efficient andpositive relations, support and activities.
  • Liaise with other departments in order to establish and maintain effective and relevant export/import activities and support in relation to the organizations sales, purchasing, materials management, and overall operating functions.
  • Manage and maintain effective insurance provisions relating to import/export activities.
  • Manage all staff reporting to the position so as to effectively recruit, train, evaluate, motivate, delegate and monitor their activities.
  • Use personal initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles in import/export activity and procedures.
  • Maintain personal ability in, and appropriate use of all relevant Information & communications technology and other systems within the import/export function.
  • Maintain and share with colleagues as appropriate, personal knowledge of all relevant import/export law and procedures; tariffs and duties; licenses and restrictions.
  • Anticipate research and report on future changes in import/export laws and in relevant local territory practices, and ensure such knowledge is factored into the planning of the departments own strategy, resources and procedures.
  • Monitor, record, analyze and report on activities, trends, results and recommendations relating to import/export activities.
  • Prepare and submit all necessary documentation in a timely and accurate manner shipping schedules; letters of credit, credit control mechanisms; licenses; declarations; packing, routing, transport and safety documentation.
  • Investigate, plan and implement strategically effective and relevant transport methods, which meet optimally the needs of the organization and its suppliers and customers.
  • Plan and manage the effective and necessary conversion of weights, s, values, and quality standards interpretations between importing and exporting systems and territories.
  • Negotiate contracts for sales/purchases and manage renew, review contracts as required to enable effective trading, operations and customer/supplier relations.


Desired candidate Profile
  • MBA / Post Graduate in Foreign Trade or Import Export with 10 to 15 years in imports and exports, of which at least 5 years experience in a senior role with a large import / export department, shipping line logistics or freight forwarder
  • Good Leadership skills & Proven experience of successful liaison with Directors, Departmental Heads, Forwarders, Shipping Companies, Customs Brokers, Insurance Companies & Local Transporters
  • In depth knowledge and application of Import/Export procedures
  • Ability to meet demanding deadlines
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving
  • Sound knowledge of world Geography with attention to detail
  • Flexibility and willingness to efficiently handle the personal shipment clearance for Executives
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and effectively meet deadlines
  • Superb organizational and prioritization skills
  • Strong focus on customer service
  • Willing to work extra hours


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ABOUT ORIGIN CONSULTANTS PVT LTD
which partners with Professional Organizations in a Human Resource Consulting Process aimed at Talent Acquisition, Recruitment and Selection of Organizational Leaders.
Headquartered in Mumbai, India, Origin Consultants Pvt Ltd focuses on Senior and Middle Management positions across and . Origin Consultants has established delivery teams and technology infrastructure at Pune, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and New Delhi.
With a Strong Network of Professionally Qualified and Experienced Candidates, Origin Consultants have conducted numerous successful Executive Searches for their Clients. Customers of Origin Consultants range from Startups to established Fortune 500 Clients and From the Largest Indian Corporations to Global MNC Multinationals.

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