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Tuesday 1 April 2014

Transit Officer - Oil Company Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda

Vacancy: Transit Officer
Recruiting Organisation: Oil Company
Duty Station: Kampala,
Country: Uganda

About NFT:
NFT Consult, a leading HR Consultancy firm.  NFT Human Resource Solutions are customer tailored per industry requirements and are geared towards increased cost savings, process improvement leading to improved efficiency and effectiveness yet simultaneously strengthening quality and control of resources. NFT would now desire to recruit for its valuable client in the Oil and Gas sector in Uganda.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Actively participate in Air/Land/Sea freighting and customs clearing operations
Make sure that all materials cleared by the Customs are promptly delivered to the reception/warehouse without delay and follow up on clearing agents.
Work in collaboration with relevant local and foreign authorities for the provision of stacking spaces prior to the arrival of cargo

Liaise effectively with government agencies (e.g. Customs) in the effort to secure relevant permits, approvals and shipping documentation for the Freight Forwarding function
Participate in the management of main freight forwarding contract
Ensure that all customs clearing transactions are properly documented for easy accessibility during material and personal effects shipping
Arrange, direct and supervise local transportation of materials across company locations and assist Technical Logistics to ensure that guidelines on the deliveries of Local Purchases of Materials are enforced
Ensure of the conformity of packaging as required.
Ensure an efficient container and truck tracking system with all parties

The most ideal candidate should hold a degree in Procurement/ Logistics degree or a related discipline.

Skills and Experience
At least two to three years’ experience in handling cargo and freight forwarding.
Excellent freight forwarding background (2-3 years’ experience)
Computer literacy skills i.e. proficient IT skills (Microsoft Office)
Excellent communications and interpersonal skills

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified candidates should visit the web link below and create a profile on the NFT Consult website by entering their e-mail addresses. Please visit web link below and click Apply now if convinced you have the job requirements. The applications/CVs should be prepared in English and submitted in either MS Word or PDF format will be considered.

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