Export Officer

Posted 9 months ago

Location: Agbara, Ogun State

Job Purpose: Manage and co-ordinates import & export processes from order planning, shipment, clearance to delivery  while Monitoring industry regulations and compliance related to import and export goods.

Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for Export logistics while ensuring compliance with all external and international laws as regards shipping, logistics, clearing as well as regulatory/government agencies.

  • Prepare Shipping documents accurately and in compliance with specific markets requirements ensuring efficiency and effectiveness of imports and exports process.
  • Ensure all relevant regulatory approvals (including NAFDAC & SON registration, Import License, NXP, NACIMA, Form M and ETLS Certificate) are secured before Shipping.
  • Liaise with local planning as well as OCs/Export Customers to ensure orders are shipped respecting aligned standards in terms of Lead time, MBR, MOQs, Loadable volumes per SKUs, OTIF etc.
  • Track Orders and shipments in-transit and at port pending for custom clearance while ensuring Custom Clearance documents are prepared and submitted timely to avoid delays and demurrage.
  • Set up, maintain and broadcast SLA to control KPIs for Import/Export operations and Carry out periodic review and assessment of Logistics Service Providers (Clearing agents/forwarders) in order to drive efficiency and cost saving initiatives.
  • Establish & sustain relations with banks and other agencies associated with import & export activities.
  • Co-ordinates inspection and necessary shipment survey in case of claims and follows up with the insurance company.
  • Checks and verifies Freight Forwarder’s invoices for imports & exports and process with finance for payment.
  • Ensure awareness, understanding and application of QHSE policy on assigned jobs in relation to food safety hazard.
  • Any other related job as may be assigned by the line manager.

Education/Certifications: Minimum of HND/B.Sc (or its equivalent) in relevant field of Engineering, Sciences, Social Sciences from a recognized institution.

At least 3-5 years post qualification experience (in an Import/Export Function within a manufacturing environment) or Logistics firm

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in Supply Chain/Logistics with at least two years in Export operations.
  • Sound Knowledge of imports & exports procedures, customs/ bank/insurance documentations and formalities.
  • Excellent knowledge of international trade Incoterms and payment/documentation routing.
  • Knowledge of import/export costing and pricing methodology


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Result oriented with excellent attention to details.

Proactive with Strong time management skills with ability to multitask effectively.

Ability to build strong collaboration with stakeholders and team members





Job Features

Minimum QualificationMinimum of HND/B.Sc
Years Experience3
Salary RangeVery Attractive

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