Job Vacancies at Spectrum Forwarding & International Logistics Limited [2 positions] - Jobs in Nigeria

Job Vacancies at Spectrum Forwarding & International Logistics Limited [2 positions]

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22 Sep, 2016

Category :

Administrative Jobs in Nigeria, Management Jobs in Nigeria

Spectrum Forwarding & International Logistics Limited is a commission agent/performing a task on behalf of the exporter/importer routine tasks such as Loading/unloading of goods,storage of goods,arranging local transport, obtaining payment for his Customers.
Our scope covers the area of freight forwarding and logistics services 


Job Title:  Business Development Manager
Location: Nigeria

Responsibilities:

  • Approach new customers to sell the company’s international freight forwarding and sea freight services
  • Promote and grow our Air and Sea freight services (both imports and exports).
  • Promote the company name and values.
  • Selling the company’s multimodal logistics services to new and existing clients.
  • Arrange face-to-face meetings to present a portfolio of multimodal services, and to successfully win freight business with new and existing customers.
  • Achieve agreed monthly/quarterly revenue sales targets.
  • Be customer focused- understand the customer’s requirements and tailor a suitable solution for their needs
  • Cold calling, quoting new business and close new business.
  • Maintaining a healthy pipeline of customers/ accounts.
  • Reporting weekly activities and monthly achievements to your line manager.
  • Updating the CRM system.
  • Use own initiative to identify new sales opportunities for customers based around the world
  • Achieving an agreeable target every year.
  • Developing new ideas/ strategies.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Minimum of BSc in Business Admin,Finance,Marketing or other relevant fields required
  • Candidates from the freight forwarding industry are preferred
  • Strong track record successfully leading and managing sales teams
  • Proven track record in selling air and ocean business as well as solution selling
  • Demonstrated leadership, people and process management skills
  • Excellent relationship building skills, especially at the executive level
  • Excellent verbal, written and visual/presentation communication skills
  • Must have ability to handle multiple responsibilities — to work across many accounts, projects, and/or issues and prioritize effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a matrix environment — must work well across multiple units across the company
  • Should be comfortable working with standard PC applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Internet) as well as using Sales Force Automation and Knowledge Management tools
  • Should be familiar with the local business etiquette and customs of the region


Job Title:  Ports & Shipping Administrator
Location: Nigeria

Responsibilities:

  • He/She will be responsible for the administration of financial transactions related to cargo delivery and general Shipping Services
  • Responsible for cost accounting and GST calculation purposes.
  • Monitoring shipping costs and updating the Voyage Economic Model accordingly.
  • Assisting in the preparation of the annual Shipping Services Budget based on the approved annual Shipping Plan.
  • Gathering shipping market data and assisting in preparing shipping market review reports.
  • Coordinating the timely shipping of orders to customers
  • Producing customer specific paperwork where necessary in line with the customer procedures
  • Booking in deliveries with relevant warehouses where necessary
  • Invoicing dispatched orders
  • Managing the performance of nominated carriers
  • Processing authorised Returns and investigating credit notes as necessary
  • Taking information from Marketing Support team and agreeing shipment dates, producing and checking shipment reports.
  • Shipping goods based on information received from the internal customers.
  • Liaising with shipping agents and freight forwarders for collection times.
  • Liaising with warehouse staff to agree shipment dates and arrange haulage.
  • Filing all shipping-related paperwork
  • Handling internal and external enquiries.
  • Liaising with customers on all matters regarding documentation and shipping
  • Reporting dispatched order to the customer service and sales team
  • Signing off supplier invoices as necessary
  • Any other administration duties as may be reasonably required

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Minimum of HND/B.Sc in Ports & Shipping administration, Office Admin and any other relevant field
  • 3+ years administration experience
  • Previous experience in an import/export environment
  • Knowledge of shipping methods and terminology
  • Excellent attention to detail and be able to multi-task
  • Impeccable organisation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Ability to work accurately under tight deadlines
  • An Import and Export qualification is desirable but not necessary.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications via mail to [email protected]

Application Deadline
10/10/2016

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