Career Opportunities at Kempt Harkulson Nigeria Limited

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6 Dec, 2016

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Business Mgt Jobs in Nigeria, Logistics Jobs in Nigeria

Kempt Harkulson Nigeria Limited (KHNL) was set up to provide logistics support for both local and foreign companies in Nigeria. We have been offering such services for over 10 years with a growing clientele base.
We have grown from a logistics support company to complete oil service Support Company providing manpower development & training, immigration consulting, travel management as well as providing guesthouse and transit accommodation for the oil & gas industry.

Kempt Harkulson Nigeria Limited (KHNL) recruiting to fill the positions of:

Job Title: Logistics Manager
Location: Lagos
Key Responsibilities

  • In charge of all KHNL logistics unit which will entail vast knowledge and experience in freight forwarding (seaport & airport clearing). This requires proficiency in clearing ocean and air shipments.
  • Running of door to door delivery operations of our clientele.
  • Ability to run support vessel movement clearances on behalf of our clientele.
  • Must have the ability to handle customs and shipping companies for imports, temporary importation, and Exports.
  • Handling pre arrival, berthing, and sailing of vessels.
  • Monitoring clearing of project cargoes sea/air ports to ensure delivery within lead time
  • Handling service boats movement in and out the port
  • Supervising cancellation of vessel temporary importation permit
  • Ability to handle all clearances of the various agencies; NIMASA clearances, NPA, Customs, Immigration, NAHCO etc.
  • Must have Operational knowledge of the ports and government agencies.
  • Must have knowledge of proper clearing and haulage documentation for imports.
  • Must have appropriate knowledge of inspection agents, Banks, shipping companies and Terminals.
  • Must have knowledge of the customs and Excise HS Code and Explanatory notes.
  • Ability to relate with all relevant agencies as well as authorities ranges from NIMASA, NPA, Customs, INTEL, NAHCO etc.
  • Ability to develop and ensure compliance to standard logistics procedure.
  • Business development to Identify and acquire new clientele to provide logistics services.
  • Staying updated with recent market/industry trends, competitors & leading customer strategies
  • Preparation of weekly and monthly report.

Qualifications & Competences Required

  • Candidate should have a Minimum of B.Sc in any social science or engineering field from a recognized institution. Professional certification or relevant masters degree is an added advantage
  • Candidate should have a Minimum of (3-5) years’ experience in a similar logistics (clearing & Forwarding) role while experience in the Oil & gas/ Maritime industry will also be an advantage
  • Ability to work independently to achieve sales goals.
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Ability to travel to meet the demands of the various branches
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexible and able to work under pressure

Job Title: Crewing/HSE Coordinator
Department/Function: Business Development
Location: Lagos
Position Reports to: General Manager
Type of employment: Regular
Business Unit: Recruitment and Sourcing
Qualification: First Degree
Attributes:

  • Good knowledge of English.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Adequate PC and STCW knowledge.
  • Previous experience on crewing/manning
  • Good interpersonal skills

Areas of Responsibility (Key Deliverables /Accountabilities)
General

  • Managing all aspects of seagoing personnel administration.
  • Ensuring the implementation of Crewing procedures as planned and executed by the Company.
  • Ensuring that each vessel is manned with qualified, medically fit, and experienced seafarers and supervising the application of the STCW convention.
  • Managing the selection and recruitment of all seafarers, directly or through manning agents, in accordance with the Company procedures.
  • Controlling briefing, interviewing, screening and hiring for all seagoing personnel.
  • Monitoring available ex-crew and schedule deployment, anticipating future Company’s needs for recruitment and informing the General Manager on manpower planning and employment problems
  • Implementing manning decisions made by the Top Management.
  • Liaising with the other manning agents for the recruitment of Deck and Engine Officers.
  • Checking application forms and previous Company’s records for each seagoing personnel prior to engagement and deal with the same after engagement.
  • Verifying that the qualifications and experience of new recruits are genuine.
  • Ensuring the control/monitoring of documents and certificates of embarking seagoing personnel.
  • Maintaining Crew lists of current manning in respect of each vessel.
  • Maintaining personal, medical and training records and certification details of all personnel.
  • Keeping all personnel files up-to-date.
  • Maintaining a computerized database which contains key personal data and assignment history of all personnel.
  • Reviewing information on the performance of all seagoing personnel and make suggestions on their promotion, after consultation with the General Manager.
  • Implementing salary, pension and welfare schemes.
  • Resolving employment disputes with seafarers and their representatives and ensuring smooth completion of same.
  • Keeping aware of manning developments including the requirements of ILO, Flag
  • Administration, Seamen’s union and representative bodies, shipowners’ unions and employment associations.
  • Pooling unsuitable seagoing personnel and keeping full records.

Health, Quality, Safety and Environmental Protection Management:

  • The promotion of the Company HSE Policy and culture in the Company premises.
  • Demonstrating his commitment to safety and environmental excellence, by his behaviour.
  • Ensuring that the requirements stipulated in the Company procedures are properly implemented and maintained by his department.
  • Ensuring that the working conditions in the office are safe.
  • Performing internal audits.
  • Briefing seagoing personnel with the Company Policy, procedures and requirements.
  • Ensuring that the performance of all Officers and ratings is to be appraised by clients.
  • Identifying training needs of seafarers and initiating further actions.
  • Member of the Emergency Response Team.
  • Participating in the Shore Safety/Management Review meetings and ensuring that any subsequent actions are carried out as soon as is practicable thereafter.

Job Title: Business Development Executive
Location: Lagos
Key Responsibilities
Business Development

  • Identify and acquire new customers and also ensure their profitability is maintained
  • Prepare call plans prior to customer visits to establish objectives and explore customer needs with the aim of matching products with the Customer Value Proposition.
  • Recommend bid on business opportunities; Participate, implement and maintain data base.
  • Ensuring effective, efficient and robust business processes on all tenders/ contract negotiations in line with Corporate Operating Procedures.
  • Identify the potential Corporate Clients, Access their credit worthiness and target them for closure within a set timeframe.
  • Provide accurate forecast and ensure the set sales targets for each business unit are met.
  • Liaising with various units to ensure clients’ complaints are resolved speedily
  • Acquire Large Multinational Corporate Accounts and handling hardcore negotiations.
  • Responsible for Marketing exercises as well as customer service follow up.
  • Stay updated with recent market/industry trends, competitors & leading customer strategies
  • Management of all Client relationships and work in partnership with the Management in
  • maintaining client relationships
  • Preparation of weekly and monthly report.

Qualifications & Competences Required

  • Candidate should have a Minimum of B.Sc in any field, higher qualification is an added advantage
  • Candidate should have a Minimum of (3-5) years’ experience in a marketing role. experience in the Oil & gas/ Maritime industry will be an advantage
  • Excellent presentation skills with groups of all sizes and levels of management
  • Ability to work independently to achieve sales goals.
  • Ability to travel to meet the demands of the various branches
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexible and able to work under pressure

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their curriculum Vitae to: [email protected]

Application Deadline  31 December, 2016

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