Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Summary

Shipping coordinator needed by one of our clients. The ideal candidate will supervise and administer Shipping/ Logistics functions, including supervision of subordinates and administration of daily operations of the work unit to ensure timely clearance/ delivery of equipment and or materials for the Group.

Job Description

  • Liaise with end-users, suppliers, contractors/ clearing agents to ensure just-in-time clearance/ delivery of items to warehouse/ end users.
  • Check/review all proforma invoices to ensure that there is compliance on statutory requirements like inclusion of Freight charges, unit of measure, harmonized system code (H.S. Code) etc.
  • Review all shipping documents for correctness and correcting same where otherwise to enhance smooth clearing operation.
  • Liaise with Lagos Head Office for form M and PAAR processing.
  • Compute import duties and advising Management on budgeted shipment landing costs for planning purpose.
  • Track/ monitor shipped goods in transit for planning purpose.
  • Liaise with Shipping companies, Terminal Operators, NPA, NIMASA etc on shipment related issues.
  • Reconcile Shipments/ deliveries with vendors, end-users/ project team, warehouse etc.
  • Negotiate with vendors/ clearing agents for the best price and recommending the best for the job.
  • Observe the Group’s HSE policies and procedures and ensure that safe work methods are applied.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned, from time to time by supervisor/line manager.


  • Member, Chartered Institute of Shipping of Nigeria.
  • Minimum of 20 years hands-on-experience in Supply Chain Management role and must have occupied senior management positions in the past.
  • Analytical skill
  • Strong attention to details
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Preciseness
  • Good communication skill
  • Must be proactive
  • Team player
  • Ability to meet up with dead lines
  • Knowledge of supply and chain management
  • Knowledge of market value and prices
  • Knowledge of world shipping practices and Customs tariff.

Job Features

Job CategoryOil and Gas / Energy / Maritime

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