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Export Controller

  • Permanent Intermediate position

  • CPT - CBD, Western Cape

  • Market Related cost to company

  • Job 2054559 | Ref CPT000190IB

  • Posted 06 Jan 2017 by Human Communications


About the Position

Do you love working in shipping?  If “yes, does the company you work for offer this:


  • Controllers who can consolidate their experience in the full function of vessels – start to finish.  This will keep you current in your industry and invested in the business.
  • Hands-on managers with years of knowledge to share with staff. 
  • A medium sized company that is not too big to feel lost in the crowd / “just be a number” but small enough to care for and know each other.
  • Good company benefits over and above market-related salary:  group life (includes funeral cover, death benefit & temporary disability) and medical aid gap cover for staff at no cost to the employee.
  • An MD who works closely with managers so he is aware of what is happening in all departments at grass roots level where it matters!
  • Career development: staff are provided opportunities through appraisals or internal vacancies to apply for other positions in the company

 
This well-established shipping agency requires the services of an Export Controller to join their Cape Town team.

What must I have?


  • Matric/Grade 12
  • 5 years’ + ships agency experience , non negotiable
  • Relevant shipping courses
  • Fully computer literate
  • Excellent customer services and communication skills (written and verbal)

 
What will I be doing?


  • Full Vessel Operation (start to finish of a vessel) – constant & timeous communication with customers, clients, (re stack dates and carrier haulage instructions) suppliers and statutory authorities
  • Capturing of booking records (current and cancelled or transferred bookings) on company’s in-house system
  • CTOs
  • NAVIS updates
  • Monitor and control movements of containers into terminal stack
  • NAVIS updates
  • Preparation of vessel reefer and special manifests
  • Ensure close liaison with relevant internal and external parties, concerning bookings and rates
  • Ensure close liaison with Port and SARS Authorities concerning freight activities
  • Ensure that N76, contract, tally sheet, matrices documents are received
  • Capture of shipping instructions
  • Bill of Ladings
  • Collections – BOE (SAD500), and relevant charges and monitor payments
  • Acquittals
  • Preparation and forwarding of freight commission statement and manifests
  • Closure of vessel files
  • Submission of feeder details to discharge ports and principals

 
And what about those benefits?


  • Medical Aid – Discovery Health – company contribution is 50 / 50 up to a maximum of R 1,450 per month.
  • Medical Aid Gap cover – The company provides this benefit at no cost to the employee
  • Provident Fund – company & employee contribute 6% of the Monthly Basic Salary each
  • 13th Cheque – not guaranteed. However if paid, this takes place in December at the discretion of the company Directors. A pro-rata calculation will apply during the first year of service.
  • Annual increases take place in January each year. A pro-rata calculation will apply during the first year of service.
  • Group Life benefit – includes Death benefit, Income Protection & Funeral benefit – the company provides this benefit at no cost to the employee


Additional information:


  • This appointment is subject to a 4-month probation period during which the successful incumbent will be assessed monthly.
  • If you have not heard back within 14 days of CV submission, please consider your application unsuccessful

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