Fresher Careers – Imports Officer at Roofings Ltd

Job Title:  Imports Officer
Organization: Roofings Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Roofings Ltd is part of the Roofings Group, a leading manufacturer of
steel and plastic building materials within East Africa. Our offices are
situated about 6km outside Kampala city centre in Lubowa, along Entebbe Road.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • The incumbent will identify, evaluate,
    recommend and supervise potential service providers in accordance with set
    guidelines and procedures
  • Prepare and circulate requests for
    quotations to prequalified service providers/Forwarders
  • Receive and evaluate quotations from
    service providers (clearing/shipment agents) for ready/ expected
  • Intuitively evaluate suppliers’/service
    providers’ performance annually to ensure conformity to established
  • In charge of the initiation of payments
    for suppliers/service provided against received invoices as per set
    standard and procedures
  • Keenly analyze supplier/service provider
    file and reconcile the individual accounts for settlement
  • Expeditiously follow-up (track) both
    airfreight and sea freight consignments to ensure timely ‘delivery as
    stipulated in the import purchase order
  • In charge of generating material
    requisition sheet for consumables required in the department using
    software application (ERP)
  • Responsible for the promotion of best
    imports practice, high ethical standards, and adherence to the company
    approved imports procedures
  • In charge of contracts administration for
    suppliers/service providers to ensure adherence to the agreed contract
  • Actively participate in preparation of
    department monthly/ annual reports
  • Register and follow up on suppliers and
    service providers’ complaints and ensure remedial actions are taken
  • Ensure that all documents relating to
    imports are passed onto the manager on time
  • Ensure that insurance matters pertaining
    to all imported cargo are properly followed up in liaison with our
    insurance brokers,
  • Upon delivery of a consignment, will
    ensure that all the GRNs relating thereto are filled in that particular
    file later than two days
  • Ensure all documents passed on are
    properly filed in their respective files
  • Ensure that all tax payments made are
    entered into the register
  • Posting all imports data into ERP
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Imports Officer should hold a
    Bachelor’s degree in Business Studies or Clearing & Forwarding
  • At least one year’s experience in similar
    role is preferred
  • Computer literacy skills – ability to
    comfortably use MS Office packages
  • Working knowledge of ERP is an added
  • Good numerical ability
  • Excellent communication skills – ability
    to write and speak clearly
  • Well organised and focused
  • Possess the ability to professionally
    interact with all key stakeholders e.g. service providers, colleagues
  • Initiative – ability to initiate a task
    and follow through its execution
  • Report writing skills
How to Apply: 
All candidates should send their applications accompanied by relevant
academic testimonials, curriculum vitae with names, and contact details of
three (3) referees can be forwarded online to or hand
delivered to the address below:
Human Resources Manager, Roofings Limited, Plot 126 Lubowa Estate
Entebbe, P.O. Box 7169, Kampala. Uganda
Deadline: Monday, 30th March 2015
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