PURPOSE OF THE JOB The Sea Freight Manager is responsible for ensuring that product is moved from the grower to the client according to standard procedures and protocols, whilst maintaining ongoing communication with all parties involved.
RESPONSIBILITES : Formalize allocations into loading instructions. : Communicate loading instructions with load points. : Book containers with Freight Forwarder.
Deal with all operational issues that arise during loading of containers. : Source transport quotes. : Arrange transport from depots and load outs.
Communicate loading instructions with load points. : Book containers. : Compile Sea freight Schedule with vessel option.
Capture all details on Sea freight Log. : Forwarded Loading Notifications to Freight Forwarders. : Generate addendums on system and sent out to load points for PPECB stamp to be forwarded to Freight Forwarders.
Generate and forwarded Custom Invoices to Freight Forwarders. : Generate File Fronts before any allocations are made. : Execute final loading notifications and forwarded to clients and clearing agents.
Distribute load : out summary for previous week's loadings. : Sign off creditor's invoice after checking against quotes / agreements.
verbal and written. : Effective negotiation skills. : Excellent planning, organisational skills. : Building and maintaining good interpersonal relationships.
Detail and results orientated with the end customer needs kept in consideration. : Needs to be able to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to act with tact and discretion.MINIMUM EDUCATION / QUALIFICATION / EXPERIENCE : Senior certificate / grade 12 / matric : Suitable tertiary qualification.
Minimum 3 years of work experience in the fruit industry, with a specific focus on Sea freight.