Zenith Carex was incorporated on 1st November 2002 under the 1968 Companies Acts of the Federal Republic of Nigeria under registration RC 465 705. We have, in line with our vision, already taken a front line position in the air express industry in less than a decade since our commencement of operations. We have cut a niche as the air express company that can depend upon not only to keep with the terms of our services but more often to exceed customers’ expectations. Zenith Carex international was established to offer unique air express mail and freight delivery services to our clients in new and innovative ways that would mark clear departure from existing methods.

Job Position: Port Clearing OffExecutive

Job Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers

Job Description

  1. The candidate should be very conversant with customs tariff act, clearing and forwarding procedures, and clearance of goods at Airports and Seaports.
  2. Obtain accurate Check List and check all documents to avoid errors, identify missing documents, and/or identify potential issues. Opening of form M / LC Application to import.
  3. Handling timely order execution & documentation like Pre & Post shipment documents.
  4. Manage customs documentation for clearing and forwarding.
  5. Liaising with accredited clearing agent for the clearing of goods at destination Apapa, Tin can island, and airport as the case may be.
  6. Liaising with the shipping company on all issues with consignment.
  7. Administering import procedures and documentation and effective liaison with Nigerian Customs / Logistics.
  8. Managing demurrages, port charges within specified norms.
  9. Managing the seamless movement of the consignments to the destination.
  10. Liaising with Port authorities & customs officials, monitoring compliance to regulatory requirements, and maintaining requisite papers & documents.
  11. Coordinating with Port Authorities for various requirements connected to the vessels handling at the ports.
  12. Renewal of relevant licenses for all company imported listed items and should be conversant to the procedures
  13. To get duty assessment in one day after Pre- Arrival Assessment Report PAAR and rotation number is allotted.
  14. To follow up with approved clearing agents to ensure timely clearance.
  15. To apply and get refunds shipping & container deposits etc.
  16. To be able to organize fast track clearing for the group.
  17. To prepare daily progress report and send to Head Office before the close of the business.
  18. Any other assignment that may be given from time to time by superior officers.
  19. Manage customs documentation for clearing and forwarding.
  20. Renewal of relevant licenses (should be conversant to the procedures).
  21. Should have a proffessional knowledge of Airwaybills and Bill of Ladings.
  22. Candidate should clear consignment within a limited period of time.
  23. To negotiate best freight rates with the airlines to cover the interest of clients.
  24. Provide client support and handle client communications effectively.
  25. Build connections on behalf of the company.
  26. Provide accurate, valid and complete information by using the right methods/tools.

Job Requirements

  1. B.Sc / HND in Business Administration or any related course.
  2. A minimum of 5 years work experience in related field.
  3. Proficiency in port and sea clearance process.
  4. Excellent communication skills.
  5. Speed.
  6. Interpersonal Relationship skills.
  7. Accountability.
  8. Must have knowledge of the customs and Excise HS Code and Explanatory notes.
  9. Strategic Thinking.
  10. Must have appropriate knowledge of inspection agents, Banks, shipping companies, and Terminals.
  11. Proficiency in international documentation, LC, Shipping processes, bill of lading.
  12. Previous experience working with customs brokers, forwarders, and international partners.

Application Deadline
29th December, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment@zenithcarex.com using “Port Clearing Officer (Port Harcourt)” as the subject of the mail.