Imports Assistant

  • 0 yrs
  • Not Disclosed

Job Description

Update customers on the position of the cargo as and when changes take place; update Customer specific delivery details when needed and or required with the use of Fleet Management;
Minimize turnaround times by managing the off loading of trucks in Zambia (warehouses, internal depot, customer designated locations, or specific requests from government authorities, etc.);
Ensure required arrangements are in place at all times, and communicated to the relevant Fleet team to enable timely release and offloading of trucks at offloading points – this includes weekends holidays;
Where necessary proactively push for demurrage (VIP customers to be addressed internally in prior);
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Key Skills< b>
Display the highest levels of responsibility and accountability;
Hard worker, with high levels of dedication;
Energetic hands on individual that is proactive and results orientated with an assertive approach and strong leadership skills;
Decision maker and quick thinker with ability to resolve operational problems;
Good communication and Co operation skills;
Strong customer relationship management skills;
Details orientated (accuracy when working);
Good time management and planning skills;
Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co workers and Top Management;
Conflict management ability;
Willingness to work late as per required workload;
Show high levels of skills and interest in developing others;
Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role;
Preferences for immediately available candidates committed to working weekends and longer hour< p>