Shipping Supervisor Job Opportunity – Buena Fortuna Associates Ltd

Title:    Shipping
Organisation: Buena
Fortuna Associates Ltd
Kampala, Uganda
Reports to: Manager Shipping
Buena Fortuna Associates Ltd is
a recruitment agency specializing in support staff and technical recruitment.
We place permanent and contract professionals across a wide range of
disciplines in various sectors. They would like to recruit for their valuable
Job Summary:   The
Shipping Supervisor will oversee the loading inspection operations, validate
the company’s operational certificates/licenses in the entire supply chain in
line with the organization shipping guidelines and documentation management
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Issue
    export documents in line with the buyer’s specification and required
  • Routinely
    inspect loading operations to ensure compliance with shipping
    specifications, and seals on truck doors in line with shipping guidelines.
  • Ensure
    product sale registration with regulatory authorities is done on time in
    accordance with regulatory framework
  • Regularly
    verify and keep records of incoming and outgoing shipments, prepare items
    for shipment and ensure timely submission of customs documents in line
    with records management guidelines
  • Determine
    routing and legal load limits of trucks, in accordance with established
    schedules and weight limits of states and issue loading orders for
  • In
    charge of preparing UCDA, CESS, ACE/WIS & fumigation provisions in line
    supportive structures for the same.
  • Validate
    draft bills of lading from shipping lines and agents as per buyers
  • Checking
    of invoices for inland & ocean freight from service providers and post
    weight and shipping charges.
  • Ensure
    validation of company operational certificates/licenses and
    monitoring/managing expiry/renewal procedures.
  • Manage
    daily export data and compile records of unfilled orders.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant should preferably hold a Degree in a Business related course
    from a reputable Higher Institution of Learning. Degree in Procurement and
    Logistics is an added advantage.
  • A
    minimum of four or more years hands on working experience with a reputable
    Shipping line, Clearing and Forwarding or Export Company.
  • Computer
  • Excellent
    oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent
    negotiation and influencing skills
  • Excellent
    planning and organizational skills
  • Good
    judgment and analytical skills
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and
interested candidates should submit their applications, curriculum vitae,
certificates and transcripts giving full details of applicants’ education,
qualifications, work experience, present salary and salary expectation and
naming three referees.  Email to
Deadline: 27th July 2015
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