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
    consignments
  • Intuitively evaluate suppliers’/service
    providers’ performance annually to ensure conformity to established
    standards
  • 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
    terms
  • 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
    advantage
  • 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 hr@roofings.co.ug 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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