Import & Export Manager

  • Contract
  • Lusaka, Zambia
  • Applications have closed.

TopFloor Zambia

Our client, an FMCG company, is looking for an Import & Export Manager to join their team. The Import & Export Manager will be responsible for overseeing and managing the import and export processes, ensuring compliance with customs regulations and optimizing logistical operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement import and export strategies to optimize efficiency and reduce costs
  • Manage the import and export processes, including documentation, customs clearance, freight forwarding, and logistics
  • Ensure compliance with international trade laws and regulations
  • Work with suppliers, customers, and shipping carriers to ensure smooth and timely delivery of goods
  • Negotiate with customs authorities to resolve any issues or disputes
  • Monitor and manage import and export budgets and expenses
  • Collaborate with internal teams, such as sales, procurement, and finance, to coordinate import and export activities
  • Stay updated on changes in import and export regulations and communicate them to relevant stakeholders
  • Implement and maintain import and export documentation and record-keeping systems


Desired Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, logistics, international business, or a related field
  • Should have at least 5 years of experience in import and export operations
  • Must have a strong understanding of international trade laws and regulations
  • Should have excellent knowledge of customs procedures and documentation
  • Must have experience in negotiating with customs authorities and resolving customs-related issues
  • Should have strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Should be highly organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
  • Must have proficiency in using import and export software and tools
  • Should have a proactive and customer-oriented mindset
  • Must be detail-oriented with a strong attention to accuracy

Interested candidates should submit their application before 02nd February 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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