South Africa

Senior Controller: In House (Durban)

Company Barloworld Automotive & Logistics Africa
Reference # INH01
Published 20/02/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Responsible for the communication, co-ordination, compliance and quality for specific shipments handled on behalf of nominated customer based within FM&S in relation to sea freight and airfreight exports
Job Functions Logistics,Supply Chain
Industries Distribution, Warehousing & Freight,Freight / Shipping / Transport / Import / Export,Logistics,Supply Chain
•Be able to pro-actively manage the entire export process for sea freight, airfreight, courier and road freight

•Must have a thorough understanding of the export process, with particular capability around export requirements into Africa.

• Pro-active and effective planning of workload to ensure customer agreed KPI’s and expectations are met. This needs to be performed in-line with the agreed SOP’s and registers

• Accurate financial processing – ensuring creditors invoices are timeously processed.

• The ability to create accurate and precise estimates for all consignments

•Ensure service level reports regarding suppliers service to ourselves is regularly completed for monitoring by management

•Prompt resolution of all queries.
•Matric or Grade 12
•Logistics Diploma
•Other industry related qualifications would be recognized
•Minimum of 4 – 5 years’ experience in freight forwarding - specifically exports and estimates.
•Must have a thorough understanding of the export clearing and forwarding process and operational function.
•Must have relevant exports experience
•Must have experience in compiling estimates
•Export clearing and forwarding process and operational function.
•The ability to understand and compile estimates
•Core Freight Knowledge
•SAP Knowledge
•Communication skills related to persuading and influencing others
•The ability to work independently
•The ability to multi-task
•Written analysis skills
•Interpersonal skills related to networking & conflict handling
•Ability to reason with numerical and written information
•Critical thinking skills to analyse and diagnose requirements or problems, develop integrated solutions and solve relatively complex problems
•Visual charting
•Ability to multi-task
Computer, technology and systems
•Focus on getting things done
•Preference for planning and organising
•Commitment to behaving correctly and ethically
•Remain resilient with stress and pressure
•Customer centricity and focus
•Result orientated
•Ability to achieve deadlines set by management
•Appreciation for challenging others with respect
•Concern for communicating clearly
•Enthusiasm for learning, sharing and growing
•Concern for working within parameters
•Concern about aligning with best practices
Job Closing Date 28/02/2020
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