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Landside Transportation Execution Assistant Cotonou

A.P. Moller - Maersk

A.P. Moller - Maersk Cotonou Benin

1 month ago

A.P. Maersk is an integrated container logistics company, and our mission is to enable and facilitate global supply chains and provide opportunities for our customers to trade globally. From the farm to your refrigerator or the factory to your wardrobe, developing end-to-end solutions that meet customer needs from one end of the supply chain to the other.

We are looking for a candidate to take up the role of Landside Transportation Execution Assistant in Cotonou, Benin. The position holder is going to manage all matters in accordance with customs / Tax regulations and processes, classify products according to the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS), and receive and review documentation.

He/She will also input and transmit data in ASYCUDA for the shipment customs clearance, audit CHB files to ensure compliance, billing/entry accuracy, and timeliness, track, and trace shipments, and coordinate with airlines, shipping lines, and freight forwarders on the availability of imported... shipments, and finally arrange with trucking companies the pick-up and delivery of freight solutions to simplify and expedite cargo flow.

We Offer:

We’re working to create more inclusive workplaces, new spaces where everyone feels at home and where innovative ideas can flourish. We don’t just work across continents: we work across genders, generations, cultures, sexual orientations, religions and disabilities. That’s why we genuinely value our employees for who they are and what they bring. By driving inclusivity in global trade, we connect more people, unleash more creativity and share more opportunities.

It’s not just moving goods, it’s a movement.

If you would like to start your journey with us in the future as a trainee, please apply for this opportunity.

Key responsibilities:
• Deliver timely and accurate completion of all Import & Export declarations and Transit Movements.
• Deliver timely and accurate execution of all financial activities relevant to CHB.
• Design process gaps and be actively involved in working on improvements to key processes to improve productivity and service levels to get on time
• To be an active team member who will exchange knowledge and expertise.
• Develop Customs products to expand the portfolio, market footprint, and generation of additional revenue
• Ensure all Customer needs are met or exceeded, within our Compliance Controls,
• Maintain a first-class business relationship with all customers and internal stakeholders
• Develop and execute cost savings plans together with Vendor Management Team to deliver the most attractive cost profile while maintaining excellent standards of safety and reliability
• Liaise and prepare transport plans with suppliers, including the identification of triangulation opportunities within and across brands.

Main Requirements:
• 2 years of experience in logistics and Transportation
• A fluent level in French and at least a conversational level in English is a MUST.
• A Bachelor's or a Master's degree in logistics.
• Good knowledge and expertise in Mc package (Excel, Outlook...).
• knowledge of Customs is an advantage
• Proactivity, problem-solving, Communication, and stakeholder management skills.
• Operation, Transit, and Export and Import Management.

Our recruitment process:

Please apply before the 25th of April 2023.

If your profile matches the job requirements, our recruiter will get in touch to share more about the role and get to know you better

If successful, you will discuss the role with the Line Manager and his team
Cotonou Benin

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