UMO est présent dans quatre pays: Sénégal | Mali | Burkina Faso | Cote d'Ivoire
OCEAN FREIGHT COORDINATOR - COORDINATEUR FRET MARITIME - Gambie

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OCEAN FREIGHT COORDINATOR - COORDINATEUR FRET MARITIME 

An end-to-end logistics platform that offers innovative distribution and delivery solutions to companies and merchants through a geolocated application. Pioneer in the Senegalese market and looking to expand in other countries, we are experiencing high growth and looking for an ocean freight coordinator for its teams in Gambia. We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build the future of logistics in Africa. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's move the world forward together.

MAIN OBJECTIVES

-Book shipments with shipping companies / agents / representatives abroad
-Take into account the demand for sea freight transport
-Ensure that the transport request matches the customer's needs
-Assign operations to shipping companies based on economic and technical relevance
-Manage responses to quotes and rates requests
-Ensure the smooth running of maritime import and export operations
-Ensure the follow-up of the invoicing of the internal and external service providers in collaboration with the finance department
-Handle claims
-Participate in operational meetings and ensure regular reporting
-Organize the shipment of goods according to the terms defined with the customer
-Follow-up and control of documents required for transportation
-Ensure coordination between the various parties involved
-Inform the customer of the good progress of the operations
-Fill in the computer tool with all the data of the file
-Transmit the file to the customs department in compliance with customs rules and follow up the return of the declaration within the appropriate timeframe
-Confirm the departure and/or arrival of the goods according to the operational
procedures
-Management of disputes in relation with his direct hierarchy
-Invoice the file in compliance with the incoterms and internal processes
-Be strong in proposal, communication with internal and external customers
-Contact with shipping companies for purchase, sale and negotiation, know how to search and propose the best opportunities.
-Contact with carriers for purchase and sale of collection services.

PROFILE REQUIREMENTS

-Minimum of 5 years of higher education in International Transport or equivalent university education
-5 years professional experience in a similar position.
-Microsoft pack office and an advanced knowledge of Excel is required.
-Ideally, experience acquired in a start-up environment with high
-In-depth knowledge of maritime transport and incoterms
-Rights and customs of transport
-Customer relationship, team spirit, reactivity, rigor and organization
-Operational English
Hierarchical superior: Head of Freight