Imports Coordinator Job Careers – Appliance World Ltd

Job Title:    Imports Coordinator
Organisation: Appliance
World Ltd
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Appliance World Ltd is one of the largest organizations
in Uganda dealing in consumer electronics (refrigerators, microwaves, audio
products, televisions, and washing machines), commercial air conditioning and
mechanical ventilation, mobile phones, computers/network monitors.
Job Summary: The Imports
Coordinator will liaise with the authorized suppliers of Appliance World Ltd as
it has been, shipping agents, shipping lines/forwarders and freight agent. The
incumbent will also ensure that proper documentation is done on time for goods
to reach their respective destination. In addition, you will ensure that goods
are warehoused/ex-warehoused following the set terms and conditions of both
Appliance World Ltd and Manufacturers.
Key Duties and
Responsibilities:  
·        
In charge of coordinating with the Sales and
Marketing Manager in order to get the orders for the month, so that you are
aware of the number of containers/tons for that month.
·        
Ensure timely communication with the suppliers
so as to get invoices processed accordingly.
·        
You will communicate with the shipping
lines/forwarders to get freight rates by sea or air and this should be done on
a monthly basis.
·        
Negotiating rates and nominating suitable
forwarders putting into consideration the port of loading, price and transit
time involved.
·        
Constant communication between the freight agent
and the suppliers to ensure that goods are loaded and reach their respective
destination on time.
·        
Ensuring that relevant documents are received in
time for custom clearing purposes.
·        
Constant communication with our clearing agent
to ensure that goods are warehoused/ex-warehoused in the quickest manner
possible.
·        
Calculate the customs duty and VAT in accordance
with URA regulations and ensuring that all taxes are paid in time in order to
have goods released quickly.
·        
Proper filing of all relevant documents such as
invoices, packing lists, bills of loading etc. You should be in position to
provide any document that will be asked for during your operations.
·        
Opening up of letters of credit through our
banks.
·        
Payment of OA dues to LG and payment of import
loans to our banks have to be done on time in order to avoid inconveniences to
our operations.
·        
Provide weekly and monthly reports to management
giving information on the status of all consignments which is later used to
evaluate forwarders, clearing agents and shipping lines.
·        
Ensure that any divergences from Appliance World
Limited’s work standards and procedures are reported either to the Sales and
Marketing Manager or General Manager for attention.
·        
Ensure that work is completed on time and the
standard of work is as recommended.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
The applicant should
have significant experience in liaising with importers, exporters, shipping
agents, shipping lines/forwarders and freight agents
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to send
their updated CVs via email to novemberjobs@applianceworld.co.ug. Your cover
letter should be the email itself and your CV should be attached in Word or PDF
format. The subject line of your email should be the job title followed by your
name, eg Imports Coordinator – Allan Nsubuga
Deadline: 10th December, 2016
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