Job Purpose and Impact
The Contract Desk Coordinator , under direct supervision, will help coordinate and plan import / export processes, customs documentation, and shipping and receiving of foreign merchandise to ensure it arrives on time.
We seek a professional who will participate in issuing import licenses and completing monetary transactions associated with the import in a timely manner.
Reconcile data for inventory, warehouse transfers, loading orders, quality, claims, demurrage and dispatch cases, etc.
Maintain and foster established relationships with small accounts, customers, clients, suppliers and other business partners.
Collaborate with external authorities to verify and comply with all customs requirements.
Ensure compliance with the home and foreign country government laws and customs regulations.
Prepare, review, approve and maintain files for import / export documents.
Handle basic issues and problems under direct supervision, while escalating more complex issues to appropriate staff.
Other duties as assigned
Graduate / Post Graduate degree.
Good communication skills in English both verbal and written and comfortable working with international environment.
Minimum 2-3 years of relevant work experience.
Meticulous. Focus on details. Experience in Microsoft programs especially Words & Excel. Experience in SAP would be an added advantage.
Knowledge of commodity trading is preferred.
Exposure to International Business contracting in commodity trade.
Clarity and knowledge of Incoterms, export documentation and international payment terms etc.
Knowledge of L / C terms and conditions preferred.
Fair exposure with overseas customers with direct business communication.
Innovative and challenging attitude
MBA degree / diploma holder preferabaly in International Business course.
Proficiency in MS Office
Preferably Experience of two years in commodity trade contracts.
Worked earlier with similar commodities / companies
Expertise in different GAFTA clauses